All posts by Gord B.

Heading to the Florida Keys – Our North American RV Tour

Wednesday, November 15 – Day 78 Another sunny humid day greeted Lynda and I as we poked our heads out of the trailer. The A/C ran most of the night waking me several times. The high humidity covered everything with heavy dew as if a summer storm had passed during the night. The palm tree towering over our trailer shedded huge droplets of dew through the morning. It has been three and a half months since we left our homes in the northwest, needless to say, my exercise program has been non-existent Read more [...]

Old Town, Spring Hill & Crooked Hook RV Resort – Florida

Sunday, November 12 – Day 75 We woke to partly cloudy skies and warm temperatures, a pleasant morning as we prepared to continue our journey south............ deeper into Florida. We pulled out of Old Town RV Park around 10 am, today’s drive should be short, about 2 hrs to Spring Hill, Florida and our next boondocker host the Katz family. Shortly after pulling onto the highway Henry broke radio silence, his truck was overheating. He pulled off the highway into a vacant lot beside a gas station. Read more [...]

From Memphis to Florida – Our Great North American RV Tour

Friday, November 10 – Day 73 It has been said 'the early bird gets the worm', by now we should have enough for fishing, another cool early morning. Our mechanical issues put us one day behind we need to make up the time or make changes to other destinations. We decided to bite the bullet and put two days of driving into one. Today’s route begins in Memphis, Tennessee then through Mississippi south to our destination another 'Boondocker Welcome' host in southern Alabama. The group was anticipating Read more [...]

Graceland & BB King’s Blues Club – Memphis, Tennessee

  Wednesday, Nov. 8 – Day 71 Cloudy and cool 48 degrees as we pulled out of Bob’s, our 'Boondockers Welcome' host, a much cooler temperature than we’ve experienced on our tour to date. Except for Newfoundland where we woke to frost on the pumpkin a couple of mornings.   Click the link below to check out 'Boondockers Welcome' and free overnight camping.   We headed north from Watertown to highway I-40 and west toward Nashville. Memphis is about a 4-hr drive Read more [...]

Day 2 – Visiting Nashville, Tennessee – Our Great North American RV Tour

Sunday, November 5 – Day 68 After the long drive, the previous day and a late night at the Grand Ole Opry a day of rest was in order. The cloudy morning sky soon passed allowing the sun to warm the cool morning air to a humid 80-degrees. Bob, our 'Boondocker Welcome' host dropped by for a morning visit, we picked his brain about Watertown activities and restaurants. He recommended the Mexican restaurant for dinner mainly because they allow a brown bag of spirits. He also mentioned a Sunday Read more [...]

Nashville, Tennessee – Our North American RV Tour

Saturday, November 4 – Day 67 The morning brought cool temperatures and the sun trying to burn through the heavy mist. Our destination today is another 'Boondockers Welcome' host in Watertown Tennesse, about an hour drive west of Nashville. We delayed our departure an hour from FireFox Campground in the Smokey Mountains, according to the news dense fog and zero visibility was waiting for us in the valleys of Tennessee. Time for another cup of coffee and a photo op before the day’s drive. An Read more [...]

The Atlantic Ocean to Nashville – Our North American RV Tour

Thursday, November 2 – Day 65 After a week of R&R, the group was itching to continue our fantastic journey of North America. Our next destination is the center of the country music world, Nashville, Tennessee. Avoid restricted and unpassable roads in your RV. Check out this Amazon bestseller. From our campground on the shores of Neuse River and the Atlantic Ocean, our route takes us across the entire state of North Carolina and halfway through Tennessee to Watertown an hour east Read more [...]

Croatan National Forest – Our North American RV Tour

Thursday, October 26 - Day 58 We woke to a cool cloudy morning; the guys were out early readying the rigs for another travel day. Our departure time from Mary Hill RV Park, Maryland, is 9 am. Our time in Washington DC was great, an amazing place with so much history. Our destination today is Neuse River Campground in the Croatan National Forest.   Avoid restricted and unpassable roads in your RV. Check out this Amazon bestseller. The group is excited about our next stop and Read more [...]

Day 2 – Visiting Washington DC & Virgina

Tuesday, October 24 – Day 56 It rained overnight but cleared as we made our way to the train and our second day in Washington, DC. Riding the subway is becoming old hat for our group, we can even switch trains without getting lost……so far. We began our day with a free tour of the Department of Printing and Engraving....... the government building where US greenbacks are printed. We arrived early to a short tour line up. Once inside the huge building we were escorted down a long Read more [...]

Washington DC – Our North American RV Tour

Monday, October 23 – Day 55 Occasional showers sprinkled on our trailer roof during the night. The morning brought sun and clouds and a pleasant 77F degrees. I’m not sure if I’ve mentioned this before but we have been blessed with great weather on this marathon trip of a lifetime with mostly t-shirt temperatures and very little rain. Hop on hop off bus was again our choice for touring Washington DC, but this time we opted for a two-day package which included a 2-hour night tour. The Read more [...]