We just want a place to sleep….. On our way back to Michigan from Myrtle Beach, we decided to stop and visit with family in Tennessee. But first, we had to stop by Tony Gore’s Smoky Mountain BBQ. This is always a requirement we ever we are in the area. We got to the town where we were to meet our family a bit early. So Terri and I decided to check out the local Walmart and see if it looked like a good place to stay for the night. …

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This year our trip to Ocean Lakes was scheduled later in the season. This time the pool was open daily instead of just on weekends. It is great to be able to grab a tube and float down the lazy river as the warm sun beats down on you. What a relaxing time this is. Better yet, all the holiday crowd has gone home now and left the pool all to ourselves. While we were in town we hit all the normal dining spots, like Nacho Hippo, The Original Benjamin’s, …

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So once again we took a gamble and decided to try and get into Tamarack on our way to the beach. It is a good half-way stopping point between our home and Myrtle Beach. We only needed a safe, quiet place to spend the night and Tamarack usually fits the bill. As we pulled into the service station below, feeling extremely tired after several hours of driving, we noticed it was packed. There were literally a hundred Big-Rigs parking there for the night. Scattered in between them were even a …

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Its still winter up here, where is spring? Harrisville State Park is a great place if you are lucky enough to get a site right on the lake shore. This time of year is great for us. The park is still relatively empty and it is a lot easier maneuvering our rig into some of these smaller campsites that are at these older state parks. With the chill in the air during the day and the cold nights, we didn’t spend a lot of time outdoors on this trip. But, …

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We happened to be window shopping when we ran across a store that sold Purple mattresses. We have heard a lot of good things about these mattresses and thought we’d give it a try. While talking to the store manager about the Purple mattress, he asked about mattresses we have owned in the past. I looked around the store and noticed that he sold Denver mattresses as well here, so I answered we have a Denver mattress at home. We actually did. We liked the Denver mattress in the beginning …

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