Bloggers Unite, Part Second: At Toughannock Falls

Last week we had some very special house guests – special for many reasons!

  • They were the first to use our new guest room (we moved into our new bedroom finally!)
  • They were our first out-of-state, overnight company in our home
  • They were the first to take me up on my open invitation to my blog readers to stop in any time for as long as you can stay. 
  • And finally, special, because I had not seen this friend in 15 years, and our relationship is a miracle in itself. (Perhaps I can share more of our story another time…)
Kateri and I in front of Toughannock Falls

Our guests wanted to make the most of their visit to our area, so we took them to Toughannock Falls. When I told Kateri that the falls were higher than Niagra Falls, she couldn’t believe that she hadn’t heard about this beautiful place before. It is one of our best kept secrets!

We love the gentle 1 1/2 mile walk back through the gorge to the falls – we have made this trek several times as a family.

This was the first year Claire did the hike on her own.

And Seth’s first time to the falls

He really loved the view from his back pack with Daddy.

On the bridge with my princess.

It’s so much fun to go down by the water and walk on the smooth rock bed of the river.

It’s the ideal place for those who love puddle jumping!

…And for rock throwing.

But don’t take my word for it – come and see for yourself! The guest room is officially open and ready for occupancy.


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