Canaveral National Seashore is located in Volusia County and Brevard County Florida. We have only visited the Volusia County side, South of New Smyrna Beach. On our last visit on June 28 we caught the launch of Space X’s Falcon 9 rocket, watched gopher tortoises go about their business, got a peak at some dolphins, and got a huge surprise on the beach.
Lyonia Preserve is located in Deltona Florida in West Volusia County. The name is derived from the Rusty Lyonia – a native scrub habitat tree that resides in the Preserve. One of the main attractions in the Preserve is the Florida Scrub-Jay. The Florida Scrub-Jay is found only in the state of Florida and only in scrub habitat.Continue Reading
We’d been cooped up in our Travel Trailer by near constant rain in October, so we made a snap decision to take the kids to one of our favorite hike locations: Johns Mountain and Keown Falls near Resaca, Sugar Valley, and LaFayette, Georgia.
Since we’re in the middle of summer and it’s super hot we have been spending a lot of time in the water. This week we headed to Alexander Springs in the Ocala National Forest. We got on the road on a stormy Tuesday afternoon but by the time we arrived, the rains had stopped. Here are some of the things we learned on our first visit to the beach and spring.
Free Checklist: 48 Things to Do Before Breaking Camp
This 6-page checklist will help you break camp. You can download it to your phone and always have it handy…and if you have adobe on your phone, you can check it off right from your phone. It even has some extra places where you can add your own items.