Ponce de Leon Springs Park

Ponce de Leon State Park Entry Sign

Brief History Ponce de Leon State Park is named after Juan Ponce de Leon who led the first Spanish expedition in 1513. It has been thought that he was on this expedition in search of the “fountain of youth.” It’s located in Holmes county about a mile and a half south of US-90 on CR-181A. … Read more

Karick Lake Recreation Area

Karick Lake North Sign

Brief History Karick Lake is a man-made lake located in Okaloosa County in the Blackwater River State Forest. It was built in 1965. The lake averages about 7 feet deep in most areas but can get to 18 feet deep near the dam. There are two campgrounds associated with this recreation area. One on the … Read more

Tarkiln Bayou Preserve State Park

Tarkiln Sign

As we were researching state parks to check out while we are on the panhandle, Tarkiln Bayou Preserve State Park popped up. Located in Pensacola near the Alabama state line and just about one hour away from where we were staying in Milton, we decided to check it out.  Tarkiln Bayou Preserve State Park sits … Read more

Russell Harber Landing Park

City Of Milton

This park sits along the Blackwater River. It is run by the City of Milton. We were told about this park by one of the guys we were workamping with at the KOA in Milton. From the KOA it’s about a 10-minute drive down FL-87 and US-90. As you head west on US-90 the turn … Read more

A Surprisingly Cool Little Truck Stop

Free Museum Sign

Most of the time traveling can be a boring task. Lots of miles of interstates and highways with very little to see. You might pull off the road every now and then to get fuel or stretch but for the most part lots and lots of open roads. During your travels you will likely encounter … Read more

Visiting CapRock Winery

CapRock Winery Entrance

The KOA in Texas that we were workamping at in the summer in 2017, had a fairly stocked store. They sold your normal camping supply stuff like RV accessories, hoses, and misc replacement parts. They also carried gifts like drinking glasses, wind-chimes and clothing and of course the cold drink section. My wife’s favorite section … Read more

Woodstock Middle Bridge

Woodstock Covered Bridge

This is another covered bridge we visited while we were at Quechee/Pine Valley KOA in Vermont. This one was about 10 miles from the campground.  The bridge spans the Ottauquechee River and it was originally an iron bridge that was used since 1877. The bridge was totally rebuilt in 1969 by Milton Graton. In 1974 … Read more

Tomoka State Park

Tomoka Statue

We love visiting the state and national parks and forests. Since hitting the road full time we have stayed in Florida two winters and during that time we enjoyed many of the state and national parks and forests. While staying at Casey Jones RV Park in December 2017 we met up with some family at … Read more

CORNISH-WINDSOR BRIDGE

Cornish Windsor Bridge

This covered bridge was another we visited while we were at  Quechee/Pine Valley KOA in Vermont. This one was about 17 miles from the campground. The bridge spans the Connecticut River connecting Cornish, NH and Windsor, VT, and is maintained by the New Hampshire Department of Transportation. 449 Feet Long This covered bridge at approximately 449 … Read more