We used to visit Tomlinson Run many times a year every summer but it hasn't been that often this year. We visited only on the first week of this month and it was a fun time for all of us. Tomlinson Run is s state park in West Virginia, it is located in 84 Osage Road, New Manchester, WV 26056.
This State Park sits on 1,398 acres along the small Ohio River and lies near the foremost tip of the panhandle, in Hancock County. It is 17-20 minutes drive from our place.
Our kids are getting bigger and their preference of doing things is changing but one thing for sure that they still love is exploring nature. We all share that passion.
They used to end up getting wet at the end of the adventure but this time, they did not. They learned how to walk on those rocks without falling or busting their behinds.
Going to a state park is one way of unplugging the kids from their gadgets. It's a great bonding for the whole family.
It is relaxing and everyone always enjoys it. I always find joy in watching my kids in this type of setting.
I will post a part 2 of this so you can see how many they caught hehehe. They turned it into competitionwhich was fun!
How about you, what do you do when you unplug from gadgets? Do you take away the ki-ds gadget once in a while. My kids only get to use their on weekend and sometimes, they don't get it at all especially when we do things like this.
What a gorgeous place! There's nothing better than getting out and enjoying nature with the family.ReplyDelete
This looks like a fabulous place to visit. There is certainly something for everyone.ReplyDelete
That looks like a great place to visit. This summer I had a hard time getting the kids to unplug. I used geocaching as a way to encourage them to be outside. It workedReplyDelete
We love exploring our local state park, Starved Rock State Park, and this one looks just as amazing. It is such a fun way to unplug, bond as a family, and work up a sweat!ReplyDelete
That looks like a great park. I love bringing my daughters to the parks. They always have a great time.ReplyDelete
Totally agree! Exploring places is a great way to unplugged our kiddos from their devices.ReplyDelete
This looks like an amazing park to go and relax. I will have to check it out if I am in the area. My kids would love it.ReplyDelete
This is a beautiful state park. It looks like your kids had a ton of fun.ReplyDelete
How gorgeous! My family and I enjoy going to state parks. Exploring state parks like this one is a wonderful way to relax, unwind, and bond with the family.ReplyDelete
This park looks awesome! I love dual-purpose parks that are a combination of play and nature! This one looks great!ReplyDelete
Wow, this park is amazing! I love the combination of it, modern and very natural!ReplyDelete
Looks like an awesome family day. My son recently got attacked by mosquito's and it looked like he had chicken pox. Now I carry off spray with me everywhere.ReplyDelete
That is a beautiful state park.. My kids love playing at the park and natureReplyDelete
West Virginia is gorgeous. We spent a night there this summer on a camping road trip and I was blown away. Definitely gave my beloved northern Michigan a run for it's money in natural splendor.ReplyDelete
This looks like such a great place for a family to visit. I know this is exactly the kind of thing my kids like.ReplyDelete
I have not been to Virginia Sis R but hubby used to work in Virginia, am not sure where exactly. It looks like you and your family had fun exploring the park. They sure are growing.ReplyDelete
I most certainly agree that this is one way of unplugging kids from their gadgets and this can be accomplished without much fuss as nature tripping is a very enjoyable activity.ReplyDelete
So nice that you have access to nature any time of the year as it gets boring to be in the city all the time.ReplyDelete
Your kids are growing up sis :) I'm happy to see that you are all still very active with their play dates. It's good to see them engage with you and enjoy the outdoors like how the young folks should rather than play with their console games.ReplyDelete
it looks like you had a great time with the kids. The park looks interesting )ReplyDelete
That's a very nice park to get lost. Your kids are growing up so well that they have different likes now. My daughter loves nature so much. Whenever we're on a short trip to the park, I can see that she is very happy. Waiting for the second part sis.ReplyDelete
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