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Month: December 2017

Our White Christmas

Our White Christmas

After a fun filled visit with family in Jacksonville, we headed west to Pensacola Beach.  There is a nearby National Park, called Gulf Shores National Seashore, which has a great Campground right on the Ocean on a narrow barrier island.  Talk about quiet and remote, from the entrance station it was about 8 miles to the campground.  For the bargain price of $29 a night you get a  site with 50 amp electricity and water with a nearby dump station. …

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Walt Disney World

Walt Disney World

As part of our stay last year we talked about going to Walt Disney World with Kevin and Cindy, it had been a few years and they have opened up Pandora in Animal Kingdom based on the movie Avatar, and re worked downtown disney into Disney Springs.  We are both longtime members of the Disney Vacation Club so getting lodging was easy, we picked Saratoga Springs Resort which is connected to Disney Springs.  I was able to get some steeply…

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Thanksgiving in Florida

Thanksgiving in Florida

Weare back in the St. Augustine area to visit my brother Kevin and his wife Cindy and their kids Ryan and Katrina for Thanksgiving and into the middle of December.  This is similar to what we did last year and had such a good time we decided a repeat was in order.  last time we were only here for about two weeks which was not enough time, so this year I made the stop about four weeks.  We were also…

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