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Exploring Florida State Parks and Attractions

Paddling on the Crystal River One of the things we wanted to do in Florida was see the manatees up close and personal.  We decided on a kayak trip to Crystal River Springs to view the manatees. It was a … Continue reading

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T. H. Stone Memorial St. Joseph Peninsula State Park

Camping in the Panhandle The next week of camping with Carol and Ann was spent at T. H. Stone Memorial St. Joseph Peninsula State Park in Florida on the Gulf of Mexico across from the town of Port St. Joe. … Continue reading

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Stephen Foster State Park

The next couple of weeks we will be camping with our good friends Carol and Ann.  Today we are headed to north central Florida to visit Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park in the small quaint town of White … Continue reading

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Our Destination – Treasure Island, Fl

We spent some time with our friends and got our rig Minnie Pearl un-winterized and ready to head on some adventures.  The car and motorhome had to be thoroughly washed to get all the salt off.   It took three … Continue reading

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Brrr! It’s Cold Outside!

We found that packing Minnie Pearl in the bitter cold of this winter has been very challenging. Temperatures were below 10 degrees most of the time. We were afraid to put too much in the camper for fear of it … Continue reading

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Our Journey has come to an end!

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April 5-6, 2017 The trip from Florida to Pa was a breeze.  The weather was nice and sunny and traffic was moderate.  We spent the night at a Wal-Mart, which was a first for us.  We wondered what it would … Continue reading

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We have arrived! Visiting Friends!

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March 24-April 6, 2017 We arrived at our friends, Carol and Ann’s house.  It was so great to see them again!  We parked Minnie Pearl on their concrete driveway apron and even had electric and sewer hookups!   How about that … Continue reading

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Deciding to Head Home

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March 19-23, 2017 Bluewater Lake State Park Upon leaving Canyon de Chalet we drove all day to Bluewater Lake State Park in New Mexico.  We had decided it was time to head home.  At that point we weren’t sure which … Continue reading

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Canyon De Chelly National Monument

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March 17 – 19 We arrived at the Canyon De Chelly visitor center at 3:55 pm.  It turns out that the Navajo Indian Reservation follows daylight savings time whereas the rest of Arizona does not – so we only had … Continue reading

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Petrified Forest National Park – Barren and Beautiful

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 March 16 – 17 We got to the southern entrance of the Petrified Forest National Park and pulled into the Crystal Gift Shop to ask about camping. There is no camping at all in the Petrified Forest National Park.  Our … Continue reading

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