For the school's winter break, we monitored the weather around the holidays, looking for a warm few days within a manageable distance. We found an opening - Hot Springs!
We had the opportunity to take a no kids trip to Walt Disney World for a conference. This wasn’t a camping trip, but it was Florida in December - so we went.
Although we keep the Mantis in the garage over the winter, we still follow a plan to winterize our systems to protect against expensive repairs. Read on to learn what we did.
For our fifth consecutive year, we celebrated Thanksgiving at the campground! This year, we headed to Bayou Segnette State Park in Louisiana to serve as our base camp for visiting NOLA!
Lexington has long been on our list. At over four hours, it’s too far for a regular weekend and too close for a weeklong vacation. Thus Lex lands on the three day weekend wishlist.
After a brief day trip to Indiana Dunes State Park and Indiana Dunes National Park this summer, we knew we wanted to come back and camp for a long weekend. We got lucky and found one site available on short notice for Columbus Day weekend.
For a second weekend in a row, we visited an Army Corp lake and stayed at an Army Corp campground close to home in Southern Illinois. Last week it was Rend Lake. This week it was Carlyle Lake.
Rend Lake is close to home. Although we have camped around the lake a couple times, this isn’t a area that we know well. We took a recent weekend to stay at South Sandusky Campground to be tourists about forty minutes from home.
Little Arrow Outdoor Resort is located in Townsend, TN, an area we consider to be the quiet side of the Smokies. Little Arrow has long been on our list: the campground looked beautiful and the location appeared ideal with close proximity to Cades Cove. Did these expectations hold up during our September visit?
Prairie Creek near Bentonville and Rogers, Arkansas, was our Labor Day weekend destination. Due to a gps programming error, we headed to a different campground at the opposite end of the state, thus delaying our arrival until about 2:30am. Fortunately, the weekend improved.
Shane and Jessica
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