My heart sister recently commented that it looks like we'll have quite a bit of exploring to do when her family's up this way. We certainly will! And I know just the place to take my honorary nephew:
They're standing outside the Ginkgo Gem Shop, which not only has the kind of statuary guaranteed to delight a kid, but a lot of educational toys that will edify and amuse at a reasonable price.
Photos courtesy of my intrepid companion, who snapped these while I was making a beeline for the rocks.