Matt's Favorite Websites
Click below for some of Matt's favorite websites.
Places I have been:
BUC-EE'S is a super big place in Texas, and home to Buc-ee the Beaver!
Cy-Fair Volunteer Fire Department is in Houston, Texas. I got to see Station 9 including Engine 9 and Tower 9!
USS Batfish is a submarine located in Muskogee, OK.
The Nevada State Railroad Museum in Carson City is where we saw real steam locomotives, a historic street car, and was able to ride the rails on a cart.
Donner Pass State Park in California is in the Sierra Nevada mountains between Reno, NV and Truckee, CA.
USS New Jersey battleship BB62 in Camden, New Jersey.
The Independence Seaport Museum at Penn's Landing is where we saw the USS Becuna submarine and the cruiser Olympia.
Independence Hall in Philadelphia is now a national park site. This is near where the Liberty Bell is on display, and is where original copies of the Declaration of Independence and other important documents are kept.
The Liberty Bell in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
The Hallmark Visitor's Center in Kansas City is a great place to see Crayola crayons, greeting cards and other cool things, especially if you go there on a train.
Union Station in Kansas City is a good place to ride on a train, and also has a cool museum in it.
Space Center Houston taking the tram ride to see the space center was cool!
The St. Louis Arch the arch has a museum in the basement with buffalo and wagons.
Tulsa Zoo the zoo has giraffes, lions, tigers, chimps, monkeys, zebras, rhinos, and lots of other animals.
Fort Leonard Wood the US Army base where I saw my cousin graduate from basic training!
USS Alabama in Mobile, Alabama - a really big battleship, a big submarine, airplanes and other stuff!
Naval Aviation Museum in Pensacola, Florida - the home of the Blue Angels!
USS Kidd destroyer and model ship museum in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
Ferrara Fire Trucks is where Dwayne showed me how they make fire trucks in Louisiana.
Precious Moments in Carthage, Missouri.
Transportation Museum in St. Louis, Missouri.
Sea Center Texas in Lake Jackson, Texas.
The Joplin 44 Petro Truck Stop in Joplin, Missouri.
Things that I like:
The US Air Force Thunderbirds! is a flight demonstration squadron of the US Air Force that I saw flying F-16 jets at an air show!
Amtrak this is a great website for buying tickets to ride on a train!
USS Missouri is a big battleship in Hawaii. I hope to have a radio controlled model of it some day!
The Blue Angels The Blue Angels fly in the air. I enjoyed taking pictures of the Blue Angels at their home in Florida!
The Golden Knights The Golden Knights are the US Army parachuting team. I saw the Gold team perform at the 2010 Cape Girardeau Air Show!
Union Pacific I really like trains and this website is for the UP railroad.
Steam Engines like the 844 are my favorite trains!
BNSF I also like the Burlington Northern Sante Fe railroad. We have BNSF freight trains near our home.
Kansas City Southern is a railroad that works in Arkansas.
Jeff Gordon is my favorite NASCAR driver. I also like Jimmie Johnson and Carl Edwards!
Peterbuilt is a company that builds big semi trucks. These trucks are made in Texas.
Freightliner is another company that builds big semi trucks. I like big trucks a lot.
Caterpillar is a company that makes big equipment like scrapers and front end loaders.
John Deere makes LOTS of things that I like including combines and tractors.
I also really like Legos!