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Boeing’s Museum of Flight

Concorde at the Museum of Flight

Long before Starbucks, Microsoft, and Amazon.com (and the whole dot com craze for that matter) Seattle was all about Boeing. Even now, since their headquarters moved to Chicago, Boeing is still the Seattle area’s largest employer and a huge presence in the community. Besides all the obvious benefits to our local economy, Seattleites have long enjoyed Boeing’s…

Alaskan Native Heritage Center, Anchorage


We were learning before we even walked inside the Alaskan Native Heritage Center. A friendly young man demonstrated an Eskimo Yo-Yo at the entrance. Making it look easy (trust me, it’s not), he explained that this device wasn’t only a toy; it actually helps Native hunters practice their netting skills.

OMSI is Out of This World

Controlling a real robot

The Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI) in Portland is truly amazing. We didn’t have nearly enough time to see everything but general admission to the main sections of the museum provided ample interaction, entertainment, and learning for all of us. If you have more than just one day to explore, you’ll also want…