Monthly Archives: November 2016

Crooked River & Jekyll Island

We left Skidaway Island State Park by Savannah GA yesterday and moved south to Crooked River State Park. This is another lovely park with large and level spaces for a reasonable price. We’ll be here for a week. The campground … Continue reading

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More Savannah Walking

Saturday morning we went to the Farmers Market at Forsyth Park in Savannah. There were lots of vegetables, oranges, honey, pecans, mushrooms, cheese, and baked goods, jams and pickles. We also stopped at the Visitor Center again. This time there … Continue reading

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A Savannah Walk

It’s Black Friday. A good day for us to stay away from the shopping centers. We did drive into Savannah just to walk around the parks. We began our walk at Forsyth Park, one of the largest parks in Historic … Continue reading

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Pulaski & Tybee

On our way out to visit Tybee Island we stopped to visit Fort Pulaski National Monument. It was designed and constructed after the War of 1812 to protect the river approaches to Savannah and was used during the Civil War. … Continue reading

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Wormsloe State Historic Site

A couple of miles from Skidaway Island State Park is the Wormsloe State Historic Site. This is what remains of the home of Noble Jones, one of the first settlers and a leading official in Georgia. The entrance arch has … Continue reading

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Savannah GA

Another bright sunny day. Historic Savannah is one of our favorite cities to visit. This might be our 4th or 5th time here, I lost count. So, we kinda know our way around now. We began our day at the … Continue reading

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Skidaway Island State Park GA

Another nice sunny day. Our time was up at the campground at James Island County Park by Charleston, South Carolina. So now we have moved south a bit to one of our favorite parks, Skidaway Island State Park at Savannah, … Continue reading

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Charleston Tea Plantation

Another beautiful sunny day. The only tea plantation in North America is just south of Charleston, South Carolina.We went to have a look. There is a lovely gift shop with free tastings of a variety of teas. Their American Classic … Continue reading

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Historic Charleston SC

Another beautiful sunny day. We found the Charleston Visitor Center this morning. There are several tour options available there. We booked a guided tour of the Historic Charleston area with the Gray Line Tour Company. We didn’t even consider driving … Continue reading

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Charleston SC

The tickets we had for the Biltmore Estate permitted us a 2nd day visit so we returned the next day for another look around. This time we focused on the Garden Center. Not much was going on outside this time … Continue reading

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Biltmore Estate

America’s Largest Home, built by George and Edith Vanderbilt 1895 in Asheville, North Carolina.  We spent several hours there on a self-guided tour that brought us up the first three levels and the basement. The house was all decked out for … Continue reading

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Traveling

The last few days have been just traveling. When we left the Mount Vernon area we headed south and west thinking we will go find the Biltmore Estate at Asheville, North Carolina. We’ve been fighting a slow leak in one … Continue reading

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Mount Vernon

Moving south a little bit we booked a two-night stay at Pohick Bay Regional Park in Virginia. This allowed us to spend a day visiting George Washington’s Mount Vernon. It took us several hours to tour the home, the visitor … Continue reading

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Washington DC 3

Election Day!   As I’m writing this I still do not know who has won the election. We’ll know tonight or tomorrow morning. We voted by absentee ballot a few weeks ago. Today we took the Metro train into DC again. … Continue reading

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Washington DC 2

Our visit here isn’t entirely about visiting the Capitol and the National Mall. Yesterday we went looking for a scenic drive and ended up going for a walk along the towpath of the old Chesapeake and Ohio Canal. Today we’re … Continue reading

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Washington DC

Such a beautiful sunny day!  A city bus stops at Cherry Hill RV Park and brings you to a nearby Metro train station. So that’s what we used to get the Capitol area today. The moment we arrived up from … Continue reading

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Cherry Hill

Just a short blog posting today to keep you informed. We are now in Cherry Hill Park, a nice RV park on the outskirts of Washington DC. It’s a little pricey but since we have been taking advantage of some … Continue reading

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And We’re Off!

We have had such a great time visiting our kids in New England but, sad to say, it’s time to go. The campground we have been staying in for most of the summer closed down for the season on October … Continue reading

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