After 11 months on the road, today we arrived back in Des Moines. The Reagens greeted us at the campground. We got set up and then headed to their house for dinner. We will need to spend the next couple of days moving out of the RV.
This afternoon I took off from work just a little early and we embarked on the Maid of the Mist boat ride into Niagara Falls. The boat goes past American Falls and then spends about 5 minutes in Horseshoe falls before returning to the dock. It was really neat to be so close to the falls. I think everyone but Lucia and Rose would put it in the top 10 experiences of our trip.
This evening for an early dinner we drove in to Buffalo to have some Buffalo Wings at Anchor Bar, the home of Buffalo Wings. We all shared some wings and some fries. We also all agreed that the ‘medium’ wings were just right for us and the ‘hot’ were a little hot. All four of the main wing eaters left the restaurant with fiery lips.
Today we made our first visit to Niagara Falls. We parked by American Falls and then walked across the bridge to Canada. It was actually my first time ever leaving the country! We enjoyed the evening.
Today we drove all the way across New York, arriving at our campground on Lake Ontario in late afternoon.