Project 52 Photos: Week 19 – Battleship

Thursday was the first day of track out for Dylan. His last of the school year and last big break until August. We loaded up and drove 2 hours to the coast to spend the day in Wilmington. Lunch with friends that moved from here a year ago (so grateful for the opportunity to catch up!). Followed by a tour of the USS North Carolina battleship.

Project 52 Photos 2016: Week 19 USS North Carolina Battleship

Trent & I had both visited as kids, but this was a first for our children. And pretty much all I remembered was how hot it was! That part still rang true. It was worth it though. We lucked out and only a few other people were visiting so we were able to move at our own speed (okay, so the speed of our 6 year old which was pretty fast!). We’ll have to plan another visit when we can slow down and really take it all in. Still, a fun adventure.

USS North Carolina Battleship - Photo Collage

Afterward, Dylan & I located 3 geocache on the property. We took a look at the former spot of the basketball court used in the tv show One Tree Hill. Then headed back into downtown briefly for ice cream and a glimpse of the tall ship El Galeon before making the drive home.

Tall Ship El Galeon - Wilmington, NC

It was long exhausting day, but so fun and worth it.

Have you visited the USS North Carolina or another battleship?

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