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 more Ringing in 2018 at Sebastian Inlet State Park

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 more Rocketing Up the Learning Curve at Jonathan Dickinson State Park

Ripping Off the Band-Aid

Or, How Our Maiden Voyage With Our Airstream Covered 1,250 miles in Three Days After all our advance planning, after purchasing our Airstream travel trailer from a great (but distant) dealer, after finding exactly the right truck to tow the trailer, and after much consternation about learning to safely operate all these large items, it … Read more Ripping Off the Band-Aid

Visiting a Time Capsule from the Era of the Bay

The weekend’s nice weather inspired us to visit one of the smallest destinations in the Florida State Park system, The Barnacle Historic State Park. The Coconut Grove property was the home of Ralph Munroe, one of the earliest pioneers in the Miami area. Like many of today’s visitors, he came to the area in search … Read more Visiting a Time Capsule from the Era of the Bay