Liverpool, New York: Heid’s

This weekend, my wife and I decided to take an impromptu road trip down to Philadelphia. We’d never visited, so feeling adventurous, we peeled off to make the 7 hour drive and enjoy a couple of days in the city of Brotherly Love. However, we needed to fuel up at the mid-way point, we made the only choice we could; stopping for dinner at an iconic Syracuse restaurant.

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Syracause, New York: Mother’s Cupboard

Following our July 4th fireworks cruise through the Thousand Islands, my wife and I found ourselves in Syracuse the following morning.¬†Headed to the Adirondacks for a full day of bright sun and water, we needed a hearty breakfast. We were armed with plenty of convenient options, but we headed off the beaten path, towards a shanty little shack on the outskirts of the city called Mother’s Cupboard.

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Watertown, New York: Buffalo Wild Wings

Every year on the 4th of July, I head down to the USA. Even though I’m a Canadian citizen, I spend so much time in America that it’s become a second home.¬†Independence Day is a special day, and Americans have always been exceptionally welcoming to us joining their festivities. This year, we took a fireworks boat cruise in the Thousand Island area on Uncle Sam Boat Tours, aboard the appropriately named SS Freedom.¬†The only way this could have been any more American is if Rocky IV had somehow found its way into the evening mix.

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