Pre-Flight Checklist For Your Family Holiday to Florida

If you are taking your family to Florida this summer then you are going to be in for the trip of a lifetime filled with laughter, excitement and joy. In order to make sure that this trip goes off without a hitch you must ensure that you have … [Read more...]

Top Reasons To Check Out Florida This Summer

Source: Unsplash Trying to decide where to take the kids this summer that won’t break the bank? It might sound too good to be true, but have you considered Florida? While it sounds like an expensive excursion, it doesn’t have to be. In fact, Florida … [Read more...]

Bahia Honda: Camping in the Florida Keys

The journey from Miami to the Keys will forever be one of my favorite road trips. My little car, windows down, skipping across tiny islands like a river rock hopping across flat water. Salty air rustling my hair into a knotted mess, sunshine warming … [Read more...]

Trail Running Florida: The Overseas Highway Heritage Trail

“North, or south?” Alex asked as we neared the end of the dirt road stretch. I took a deep gulp of humid air, trying to keep my breath while surveying the options ahead. We had just pulled over after finding a dirt road on Long Point Key. Our detour … [Read more...]

Florida: The USA’s Hidden Outdoor Adventure Gem

Here’s the thing: When I was a young adult living in Florida, I spent every weekend trying to get outside. And for some reason, I thought I had to cross state lines in order to achieve outdoor bliss. I’d spend up to 12 hours driving in a single … [Read more...]

Weeks 4 & 5 – Sunburnt: Winter in Miami

I used to love the long haul between Colorado and Florida. I’ve driven it over a dozen times, and it used to enchant me. These days, I’ve become a road trip curmudgeon. How do both Texas and Kansas stretch for so long? Why are southerners such awful … [Read more...]

Top Eleven Favorite Places from MY Journey in Focus

As many of you know, I’ve relinquished my “full-time road warrior” status in order to be closer to my parents in my hometown of Longview Washington. Here, I am within minutes of my Dad’s house as well as my Mom and Stepdad’s, and all four of my … [Read more...]

Final Days in Florida

The first thing I have to say about Florida is... well, I was going to say it rains a lot here, but upon reflection what I really need to say is that I will be back. It did storm a lot during the weeks I spent in Florida, but now that I'm in Georgia … [Read more...]

Between Spring Showers

I always have the best intentions of being consistent about posting on my blog, and when I'm not I can usually blame lack of good internet connection for my delays. Most of the parks I stay at offer free WiFi, but it's usually slow at best and that … [Read more...]

New Sights and New Routines

After Navarre Beach, the next planned destination was quite a ways farther down the gulf coast to visit my friend John Snow in Fort Myers. John (another old friend from the photographic industry) cast the bait when he offered a free place to park my … [Read more...]

Rolling Into Spring

I left Caddo Lake bright and early last Saturday morning with “Hawkeye” (my GPS) set for an RV park New Orleans. First stop was not too far down the road. “Mimi and Papa” (parents of my good friends Steve and Lisa Jane) live in Shreveport. This … [Read more...]