Camping

Percy Quin State Park

Percy Quin State Park

We are always looking for quick weekend trips that require less than an hour drive.  We live just on the other side of Lake Maurepas from New Orleans, so we’re lucky to have a number of places that fit the bill.  Percy Quin State Park […]

The Best Place to Camp on Dauphin Island

The Best Place to Camp on Dauphin Island

The sleepy beach town of Dauphin Island has really grown on Josh and I this past year. It’s close to home, it’s underdeveloped (this is good, in our opinion), and the word “touristy” never comes to mind. These few points makes it close to perfect […]

Bogue Chitto State Park

Bogue Chitto State Park

It’s surprising to think that as close as this state park is to our home (the closest), Josh and I hadn’t explored it yet. I suppose we tend to picture our “get away” as getting a-w-a-y. Craving a camping trip so last minute, it was […]

What to Pack for an RV Trip

What to Pack for an RV Trip

Updated 6/26/2017 Josh and I took our second trip with the camper this weekend. We’re hooked. As big of fans as we are of tent camping, we’re not sure we’ll ever stay in a tent again! Okay, okay maybeee that’s dramatic, but our camper is […]

Quick Homochitto Backpack Trip

Quick Homochitto Backpack Trip

I headed off Friday morning to do some hiking and camping at Homochitto National Forest.  I usually end up heading towards the Clear Spring Recreational area in Mississippi – just west of Bude and east of Meadville.  From there it’s easy to take any of […]