We started our journey on the hanger deck:
And then journeyed into the ship. Uncle Kirk called these knee (or was it knee-cap) breakers. Apparently the sailors became very adept at running through the halls and hurdling these. Jillian had a little trouble:
She liked the bunks, though:
Uncle Kirk briefed us:
Doesn't Ryan look interested?
Scott and Jillian are ready for their dog fights!
Back on the hanger deck, there were lots of cockpits you could sit in:
Little boy, big ammunition:
Little girl, big stairwell/ladder:
And everyone got in the brig:
And, finally, the flight deck:
And then another. This one was used to pick up capsules from the Apollo missions, including Apollo 13:
Too much excitement for little Jacob. He was a good sport to spend most of the day on the ship!
They take your picture on a green screen when you first get on. It's a nice momento:
Aunt Sandy got this one of us with the "island" in the background:
Scott and the USS Midway:
We had a fabulous lunch at the Fish Market afterwards and Aunt Sandy read to the kids: