Viewing: Southern USA

Fontainebleau State park – Beach, fire ant attack, alligators, Splash Park and the worst flooding since Katrina

By on April 30, 2016

Our next stop after Biloxi became Fontaine State Park, a giant park right next to a beach with great possibilities for camping, walking and just relaxing at the beach. We planned to stay for 3 nights before heading to New

Crawfish festival and Jet Ski on the river in Biloxi, Mississippi

By on April 28, 2016

Biloxi We find that events in the local communities are a great way to get a taste of the local culture. Therefore we planned to visit the Biloxi music and crawfish (krebs) festival. We found a small campground, Parker’s landing,

Dauphin Island, Alabama – Beach, wildlife and Fort Gaines

By on April 23, 2016

After our stay in Milton, Florida, we continued on to Dauphin Island in southern Alabama. It is a small island connected to the mainland by a bridge. We chose this destination because of its walking trails and its wildlife. It’s

USS Alabama – Getting up and close with submarines, warships and a fighter jet capable of Mach 3.5

By on April 23, 2016

Mobile was not exactly close to our campground on Dauphin Island so we went back and forth in terms of making the 45 min. trip to visit USS Alabama or not. After reading a lot of great reviews we decided

Southern Raceway –a real southern experience

By on April 20, 2016

We had hoped to find some sort of motor race during our stay in the states, as our boys a very much into cars and just about anything can be made into a racing competition for them (which almost always

Heading for Tampa: Dinosaur World, Hillsborough State Park, Shopping at Tampa Premium Outlets and eating so much food at Fat Man’s BBQ it almost made us sick

By on April 16, 2016

After spending 3 nights at Lake Louisa we headed for Hillsborough State Park close to Tampa – which had been recommended by Jackson’s parents. On the way we stopped by Dinosaur World which we also visited back in 2014. It

An almost perfect start on our Florida and Deep South camping road-trip

By on April 16, 2016

After a good nights sleep at the Super 8 motel in Fort Pierce we were ready to head to the first campground – Lake Louisa State park. The first night of camping is always exiting and as always you also

Arriving in Miami – winning in the usual Alamo car rental lottery and shopping for 3 weeks of Camping

By on April 16, 2016

Finally touching down in Miami after a 1 night stopover in Mexico we were eager to see if we would come out ahead in the usual car rental lottery at the airport. We always rent at Alamo in Miami since