Lyndhurst, Virginia – October 17 – 25, 2022

We left Mammoth Cave on Monday, October 17, 2022 and drove to Charleston, West Virginia for a one-night stay at Cracker Barrel. Cindy likes those stays since she doesn’t have to cook dinner or, usually, breakfast. On this stop we did both AND Cindy bought herself, Ann, and Amber each their own Costco-sized package of …

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Mammoth Cave, Kentucky (Part 2) – October 12 – 17, 2022

So, after messing up and not getting a ticket for a guided tour of Mammoth Cave, I bought one of the few tickets left for the self-guided tour of the Historic Entrance of the original cave that was found by John Houchin who, according to legend, discovered the entrance while hunting for black bear in …

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Mammoth Cave National Park, Kentucky (Part 1) – October 12 – 17, 2022

Wednesday morning, October 12, 2022 we left the Sumner Crest Winery in Portland, Tennessee and drove a nice, short 81 miles to Mammoth Cave National Park in Southern Kentucky. The drive, though short, was beautiful as we enjoyed the leaves changing colors and raining down on us while we glided beneath them on the road. …

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Sumner Crest Winery in Portland, Tennessee – October 11 – 12, 2022

Tuesday Morning, October 11, 2022 we left the T.O. Fuller State Park just outside of Memphis and drove 251 miles to the Sumner Crest Winery in Portland, Tennessee to boondock overnight using our Harvest Host membership. Sumner Crest Winery opened its doors in 1997 and has been using the soil of Northern Tennessee since then …

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Memphis, Tennessee – Blues, B.B. King, and Beale Street – October 6 – 11, 2022

After our quick visit to the William J. Clinton Presidential Library in Little Rock, Arkansas on Thursday, October 6, 2022, we were back on the road to our next stay; the T.O. Fuller State Park just outside the city best-known for its roots to the music of Blues and Rock ‘n Roll, Memphis, Tennessee. Memphis …

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Cracker Barrel, Conway, AR and William J. Clinton Presidential Library, Little Rock, AR – October 5 – 6, 2022

On Wednesday, October 5, 2022 we left the Belle Starr Campground on Lake Eufala in Oklahoma and drove 202 miles to Conway, Arkansas where we would spend the night boondocking in the parking lot of a Cracker Barrel Restaurant. Although we have known about the ability to park your RV overnight in Cracker Barrel parking …

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Belle Starr Campground on Lake Eufala, Oklahoma – October 2 – 5, 2022

On Sunday October 2, 2022 we left the Black Kettle Campground in Oklahoma and drove 271 miles to the Belle Starr Campground on Lake Eufala in Oklahoma. If you’ve kept up with our postings this name might be familiar because this was our second stay at this campground, as we were here a little over …

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San Jon, NM and Black Kettle Campground, OK – September 24 – October 2, 2022

On Saturday, September 24, 2022 we left the Cochiti Lake Recreation Center in New Mexico and drove 218 miles east to San Jon, New Mexico for a one-night stay at a county park on our way to Black Kettle Campground in the grasslands of Oklahoma. San Jon was a nice little county park that allowed …

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Pueblo, CO and Cochiti Lake Recreation Center, NM – September 18 – 25, 2022

Sunday, September 18, 2022 we left the Stillwater Campground in the Arapaho National Recreation Area just outside of Granby, Colorado and drove to Pueblo, Colorado for a one night stay. On the drive down past Denver/Colorado Springs we found out we had just missed Cindy’s cousin Darla and her family, which was a shame. Next …

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Rocky Mountain High, In Colorado – September 16, 2022

Friday, September 16th was Cindy’s birthday and I did my best to make it a day she would remember. First, and this is big because I am NOT a morning person, I got up and made her a breakfast of fried eggs, sausage, (maybe) cinnamon rolls (I wasn’t quite awake), and hot tea. Afterward, we …

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