Category Archives: Florida

Ocala National Forest – Salt Springs Recreation Area

We were fortunate to get a site at Salt Springs Recreation Area for 4 nights.  This is the only campground in Ocala National Forest that has hookups.  There are 12 campgrounds in total.  The others are all primitive campsites.  The … Continue reading

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Hanging Out with Our PA Friends in FL

We have had a great time exploring Florida, but we have also enjoyed spending time with friends.  Our friends Lida and Gordon from Erie, PA have a beautiful house in Kissimmee, Fl.  Gordon invited us to come for a visit … Continue reading

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Tomoka State Park

We headed north from Savanna’s Recreation area to spend four days at Tomoka State Park located just north of Ormond Beach on the Atlantic.  This park is noted for its live oak hammock with arching limbs covered in beautiful Spanish … Continue reading

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Exploring the Atlantic Side – Ft. Pierce, FL

Camping at Savanna’s Recreation Area Our time in Ft. Myers went by fast.  On March 1st we drove across the state of Florida to spend some time exploring the Atlantic coast.  From the blogs we read we heard that Savanna’s … Continue reading

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Day Trips to Great Places

Matlacha, FL We visited the little artsy town of Matlacha, FL one day.  This town is full of eclectic art studios, shops and seafood restaurants.  There are lots of places to browse and be amused by the items on display … Continue reading

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A Day at Myakka River State Park

Where River and Prairie Meet the SKY!! While in Ft. Myers, we visited Myakka River State Park twice.  The first time we just drove through for a quick visit and decided this place deserved it’s own day!  The park had … Continue reading

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February Continues in North Ft. Myers, FL

We wanted to share some more experiences we had while we were staying in North Fort Myers. We visited the power plant park in Lee County to view more manatees. This is a place where manatees congregate when the ocean … Continue reading

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Having Fun in Ft. Meyers

We have spent the entire month of February in an RV park in North Fort Myers. The weather has been very nice – it has been in the mid to upper 80s almost everyday. It has almost been too hot … Continue reading

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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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