Day Out With Thomas // Recap

May 21, 2014 in Akron,Ari Davis,children,explore locally,fun,Ohio,parenthood

Here’s a moment of mommy-honesty… I am not at all a fan of Thomas the Train. In fact I pretty much despise Thomas.

But whatevs. The Moosh straight up LOVES him some Thomas! So we purchased our $18 per person tickets and anxiously awaited the big day! I honestly could not wait to see his reaction. I knew it would be priceless! He makes this super funny noise when he gets excited.

The first thing he saw was a giant Thomas-shaped balloon… and he made the “gasp”-ing noise. Immediately. I will never forget the excitement he had from the second he realized there was Thomas EVERYTHING.

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I knew there would be other things to do in addition to the train ride; but I didn’t realize those things would all be so fun — and FREE! I assumed that the train ticket would be our meal ticket to the rest of the events — totally not the case.

Pre-train ride we got hooked up with a pretty awesome Thomas tattoo.

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The decorations on the train (which were minimal at best) were apparently incredible to a 19-month old Thomas fanatic.

 

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He alternated sitting with Mommy + sitting with Daddy. And climbing between seats.

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itsaherothomas2 The train ride itself was… a little boring. But also a little stressful. Because trying to keep a 19-month old in a seat (aka – not running through the aisles) for 40 minutes = not that much fun for mom and dad. Everything else was awesome. We couldn’t even get him to look away from the train table for three seconds… seriously.

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If Moosh is still into trains at this point next year, we’re definitely going back. HECK – we may go again this weekend just for the fun stuff! 🙂

If you haven’t yet purchased your Day Out With Thomas tickets, use code THRILL14 for $2 per train ticket!

And I vow to never forget the look on his face the first time he ‘met’ Thomas… <3

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Jenny
Twitter: americanrninnz
May 22, 2014 at 8:26 am

I loved those pictures! It looks like a lot of fun 🙂 Joe is a big fan of Thomas (and Curious George, too). I wish we had one of these coming near to us!

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