While in New York we were able to see the New York State Capitol in Albany. It was great and we enjoyed our visit. Then later that afternoon, we were also able to see the Connecticut State Capitol in Hartford. I thought it was fun that we were able to see two capitol buildings in the same day 🙂 Then again, they are only about 100 miles apart.
On a trip to Iowa to visit some customers of my former employer, we went a little bit further and checked off another capitol, the Iowa State Capitol in Des Moines. Not sure what number capitol this was that we visited, but we were very to be able to see it and explore a little bit of Iowa while we were at it. One of the first things we learned about the Iowa State Capitol was that it was constructed between 1871 and 1886, and is the only five-domed capitol in the country. I found that quite interesting. Continue reading Iowa State Capitol Tour – Des Moines, Iowa
While on a trip to San Francisco we decided to venture a little bit out of the city and went to visit the Budweiser Brewery and the Jelly Belly factory in Fairfield. It’s about an hour outside of San Francisco and we decided to do both tours in one day. We have been to a lot of brewery and winery tours, but the Jelly Belly tour was very unique and something we were very glad we took the time to visit. Continue reading Jelly Belly Factory Tour – Fairfield, CA
Castle Creek Winery – Castle Creek’s lush, green vineyards are a standout among the sapphire sky, red rocks and mesas is optimum for growing healthy grapes, excellent for producing a variety of fruit, including Pinot Noir, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chenin Blanc and Chardonnay. Continue reading Beautiful Castle Creek Winery – Moab, Utah