Ringing in 2018 at Sebastian Inlet State Park

We started out the new year right — in our Airstream, camped at yet another fantastic state park. Sebastian Inlet State Park is located in the Treasure Coast area of Florida, approximately 175 miles north of our home in Miami. This is a park that exemplifies the motto of our state park system: The Real … Read moreRinging in 2018 at Sebastian Inlet State Park

Geeking Out at Kennedy Space Center

When our new year’s holiday plans changed from Flamingo to Sebastian, courtesy of Hurricane Irma, our new camping location put us within striking distance of the Kennedy Space Center at Cape Canaveral. As die-hard space geeks, a visit to KSC was at the top of our list of planned activities during our 5-day visit to … Read moreGeeking Out at Kennedy Space Center

Seeing Renewal in Destruction at Everglades NP

Even though our area of downtown Miami came through Hurricane Irma relatively unscathed, we live in an entirely fabricated environment that’s designed to withstand storms and other natural events. Underground power lines, steel-reinforced concrete construction, and a limited amount of trees all contributed to very light damage from Irma in Miami’s downtown core. However, we … Read moreSeeing Renewal in Destruction at Everglades NP

Rocketing Up the Learning Curve at Jonathan Dickinson State Park

We snagged a campsite for the week of Thanksgiving at Jonathan Dickinson State Park in Hobe Sound, where we planned to have our first extended camping experience with our new Airstream trailer while being close to family to celebrate the holiday. The park is packed with enticing amenities and activities, so we hoped to enjoy … Read moreRocketing Up the Learning Curve at Jonathan Dickinson State Park