Camping at Fort Desoto Park, St Petersburg, Florida

Fort Desoto Park, St. Petersburg, Florida I almost hesitate to write about this or include photographs.  It is in my adopted hometown, a place I've lived for the past thirty years for the most part.   There is so much to like about Fort Desoto Park- which is partly why its beaches are constantly ranked some … Continue reading Camping at Fort Desoto Park, St Petersburg, Florida

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Recap of our 17 Day RV Trip thru 16 States

Summary of our 17 Day RV Trip through 16 States At long last I've finished writing about each of our days on the road and our explorations along the way.   The one thing I've learned about the trip is that travel through the back roads of America can be quite enjoyable and there is … Continue reading Recap of our 17 Day RV Trip thru 16 States

10 Surprising things I learned on a 17 day RV trip

Top Ten Surprising Things I Learned in 17 Days on the Road in 16 States 1. In rural America, if a town has a name, it has a Dollar General or Family Dollar store. 2. Texas actually is a very poor state with considerable poverty - at least East Texas is. 3. I discovered a … Continue reading 10 Surprising things I learned on a 17 day RV trip

17 Days on the Road in an RV in America

The Journey around America in 17 days in an RV So we rented our RV and everything went fine, both getting there top pick it up as well as the process of picking it up. We found a special deal for $19 per day if we rent an RV and pick it up in Chicago … Continue reading 17 Days on the Road in an RV in America

We booked an RV rental – now what?

Trying an RV rental in the winter  So we all go through various stages of decision-making when it comes to precious time off from work.  In our case we were weighing timing of a cruise, trip to the UK or possibly renting an RV.  A cruise out of Florida was the most reasonably priced option … Continue reading We booked an RV rental – now what?