Cypress Black Bayou Recreation Area…

For our time in Shreveport, Louisiana, we stayed at Cypress Black Bayou Recreation Area, just 12 miles north of 220.  The park is located on a 86 acres, and borders the Cypress Bayou Reservoir.  The park has 73 campsites (11 FHU,and the rest are W/E) as well as additional tent sites. The RV sites are paved […]

Campground Fun & Vehicle repairs…

We have been keeping busy during our extra time here near San Antonio! We (meaning Vaughn and one of the boys) redid the bathroom.  I’ll have to remember later to take a picture – nothing extensive, but we are liking the practicality and convenience! On Thursday, Beth and I went into town to pick up […]

swamp walk in Big Cypress…

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Last Saturday we had to pull out of our National Park site at the Midway campground in Big Cypress.  We had initially thought that the campground limit was 14 days, but it is actually 10 days.  We had signed up for a ranger-led canoe tour on this past Sunday; that date was the soonest that we could […]

Midway Campground in Big Cypress NRA!!! …

We loved our time in Big Cypress!!!  We are already talking about coming back next year – and planning our stay at the Midway campground!  ~Course, I already have big guys planning on a 9 day back-swamp canoe trip then too – where they will have to haul all their water and food, sleep on chickees (platforms […]

Conflict in RV parks – families vs. snowbirds and you’re invited to the fireworks!

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I’ve been way too entertained around here to be bothered by posting on the blog (sorry! LOL!) – we have actually moved back to Thousand Trails Orlando (a week ago! hehehe!), and the drama here is a riot! I’d been hearing on FB how anti-kid they are here at this particular park, and was actually […]

relaxing in the Orlando Thousand Trails campground…

After leaving Georgia last week, we drove for a few hours on Thursday and then spent the night in a Cracker Barrel parking lot in Florida.  On Friday, we pulled in to the Orlando Thousand Trails RV Park.  OTT is an 850 site park with all sorts of fun things for kids (and adults too!) […]

Our last stop in Texas…Lake Conroe Thousand Trails campground

After we left Colorado River TT, we spent one night at the Lake Conroe Thousand Trails RV Park.  It was cold, and we didn’t pull in until dinner-time, so we never did really check the park out.  It looked like a well maintained campground, and Vaughn and Eli used the weight room (Jake was too […]

Colorado River Thousand Trails RV park…

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We had a fabulous time enjoying our favorite Thousand Trails park (so far)!  We picked lots of pecans, and still have a Target bag full of whole pecans that need to be separated so that we can put the nutmeats in the freezer. We parked directly across from the playground since that is the girls’ […]

Lake Corpus Christi, TX…

When we left Potter’s Creek, we traveled just as far as Lake Corpus Christi, which is south of San Antonio.  We had not been here before, and since it is a state park, we had the privilege of renting 2 sites again.  At least we had plenty of space to park the van!    Lake […]

Potters Creek COE campground, TX…

We do love our COE parks – they were one of the first places that we found that didn’t care that we traveled with TEN (gasp!) kids. LOL!  I still laugh at how naive we were – the thought that traveling with 10 or 11 kids would have hiccups never crossed our minds when we […]