It was darker than we had expected when we arrived at Grand Haven State Park. It is always so much easier setting up camp in the daylight. What made it even more difficult was the fact that what clearly was marked as the entrance to the park was NOT the way in at all. In fact, this way in had a locked gate. The sign to the new entrance was difficult to see in the daylight let alone trying to spot it in the dark. Therefore we ended up on a …

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If I had to describe Fort De Soto Park in just one word, it would be “CRABBY”. Upon arriving to the park we headed into the office to check in. We were told at the counter that they needed our names, credit card, licence plate number, shoe size, the name of our 3rd grade teacher, what day of the week it was when we lost our first tooth, how many trees are in the forest….OK maybe I’m getting a little carried away. They did ask more than they needed to especially …

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We are at the Ludington State Park for the Labor Day Weekend. They call this park “The Queen of the Michigan State Parks”. It really has a lot to offer. It has an enormous beach front located on Lake Michigan which goes all the way up to one of Michigan’s oldest lighthouses, Big Sable Point Lighthouse. It also has a smaller beach on Hamlin Lake. The water in the area attracts many fishermen. As you can see this park is extremely popular. We had to book our site 6 months ago …

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I am waking this morning to the rhythm of waves pounding onto the sands of Myrtle Beach. It is as spectacular as we had expected. The ocean breeze is whistling through the palm trees causing them to sway like a conductor would orchestrate to the approaching waves of the sea. The sun is glistening across the ripples in the water and reflecting disco ball patterns into the windows of our RV. Last night the gentle breeze had kicked up a notch. With a storm approaching our RV was actually rocking …

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