Hillsborough River State Park – January 4 – 17, 2023

Wednesday January 4, 2023 we left Lake Louisa State Park in Clermont, Florida and drove a little over an hour to Hillsborough River State Park near Thonotosassa, Florida. This would be our second time staying at this State Park. We were here for the first time back in 2021. We were booked into a different […]

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Lake Louisa State Park – December 21, 2022 to January 4, 2023

Wednesday, December 21, 2022 we left Sebastian Inlet State park to return to Lake Louisa State Park so we could spend the Christmas and New Year’s holidays with our “East Coast” kids and grandkids. Cindy was feeling much better after her bad bout of food poisoning and we were looking forward to a fun time

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Sebastian Inlet State Park – Sebastian Inlet, FL – December 7 -21, 2022

Wednesday morning, December 7, 2022 we left Wekiwa Springs State Park and drove a little over 2 hours in a southeasterly direction to Sebastian Inlet State Park. Cindy loves the beach. Not like the getting in the water swimming (who knows what might get you out there…a shark, a jellyfish or even man-eating seaweed) kind

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Wekiwa Springs State Park – Wekiwa Springs, FL – November 23 to December 7, 2022

Wednesday, November 23rd we packed up Voyager and Nomad to drive about an hour away from Lake Louisa State Park in Clermont to Wekiwa Springs State Park, just north of Orlando in the Apopka area. We’d be spending the next two weeks there so that we were a little closer to the kids and grandkids

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Orlando, Ocala and Lake Louisa State Park in Clermont, FL – November 8 to November 23, 2022

On Tuesday, November 8, 2022 we left Manatee Springs State Park Chiefland, FL one day before our reservation was complete so that we could drive to Orlando to vote in the 2022 Florida elections. When we originally made our reservations almost a year prior, we had not noticed that Election Day would be on the

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Manatee Springs State Park Chiefland, FL – November 2 to November 8, 2022

On Wednesday, November 2, 2022 we left Fort McAllister State Park near Savannah, GA and drove 4 hours to Manatee Springs State Park in Chiefland, FL for a six-night stay. This stay is mostly just a rest and relaxation stop before we head to Central Florida for what will be a VERY busy 2 months

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Hope, NC and Savannah, GA – October 25 – November 2, 2022

Well, it’s been awhile since we uploaded a new post. Things have been busy, so we’ve got some catching up to do. Let’s get started. We left Lyndhurst, VA on Tuesday, October 25th and drove to Hope, NC for a one-night stay at Dirt Bag Ale Brewery, a Harvest Host location. As we pulled into

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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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