Archive for category: Southeast

Looking for the Real Louisiana? Try the ‘Cajun Coast’

They call it the “real Louisiana,” otherwise known as the “Cajun Coast.” It’s a special slice of the Bayou state that’s rich in history, Cajun culture, wildlife and the vital industries of fishing and petroleum production. And did we mention great food and hospitality? Begin by taking Bayou Teche Scenic Byway (Highway 182) between New Orleans and Lafayette. You’re in […]

Like What You See In Mid-Tennessee? Head West.

If the sights and experiences of middle Tennessee leave you wanting more, there’s more to be had by heading west. Whether it’s outdoor attractions, bumpin’ nightlife or more of the state’s rich history, west Tennessee has it on tap. The Tennessee River marks the official boundary between middle and west Tennessee. It bisects the state as it flows north from […]

Sand and Serenity at the Florida Seashore

Debbie and Ken Petersen both work full time at Disney World – she’s an art director for Epcot; he’s an audio-video engineer. So where do you vacation when you work for one of America’s top vacation destinations? After a long work week, the Petersen’s like to escape crowds and congestion by taking their 32-foot travel trailer to Gamble Rogers Memorial […]

A Taste of Tennessee

From Nashville to Chattanooga, You’ll Find that RVing Opportunities, Family Adventures Abound The 128-mile trek from Chattanooga to Nashville offers a rich concentration of what makes Tennessee a great destination for family fun: a patchwork of natural wonders, hands-on history, and urban adventure. From the lively Country Music Capital to quiet Civil War Battlefields, from high-mountain lakes to a big […]

Quiet Pleasures in the Alabama River Lakes Region

For their 25th anniversary, Bob and Debra Smith planned a getaway to one of their favorite camping spots – Millers Ferry Campground, a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers campground located in the Alabama River Lakes region of the state’s Black Prairie Belt. With wooden waterfront sites along the Alabama River, paved pull-through RV pads, and sprawling redwood decks, the Smiths […]

Savoring South Carolina’s Upcountry

With Miles of Hiking Trails, a Wild and Scenic River, Sparkling Reservoirs and Great Camping … the Blue Ridge Foothills are a Springboard to Outdoor Adventure. Warm sunlight tumbled through the trees beside Robert and Glenda Metz’s travel trailer – the autumn glow transforming their campsite into a sanctuary of mellow color. Fall is a golden season at Oconee State […]

Land of Tumbling Water – North Georgia Highlands

Woodlands and Waterfalls Combine to Make a Trip to the North Georgia Highlands a Journey to Remember. A summer hike through the mountains of northern Georgia is a bit like swimming in a lake – one moment you’re moving through a pocket of warm, moist air, the next you’re hit by a cool, dry breeze. The difference can be dramatic […]

Of Wind and Water – North Carolina’s Outer Banks

From Towering Dunes to Crashing Surf, North Carolina’s Outer Banks Provides RVers a Scenic Seaside Experience. The Outer Banks islands lie just beyond North Carolina’s eastern shore, sheltering the mainland like a fragile, broken finger. An ever-changing landscape carved by water and wind, this chain of small barrier islands has stood the test of time. Today it remains an enormously […]

Discovering Florida’s Gulf Coast

Florida’s Gulf Coast is an Overlooked Gem, Sparkling with Southern Hospitality and Rich in Natural Charm. Follow U.S. Highway 98 where the Gulf Coast laps at the Florida Panhandle and you’ll find the very heart of what locals call “The Real Florida” — a place with little pretense, an absence of towering beachfront high-rises, and an abundance of natural wonders. […]

Discovering Georgia’s Colonial Coast

From Hip Urban Attractions to Quiet Natural Wonders, this Coastline Invites Exploration. Georgia’s Colonial Coast is a magnificent puzzle — an intricate maze of languid streams, acres of salt marsh, and sandy island beaches that soften the lines between earth and sea.  From elegant Savannah, the coastline wanders 100 miles southward to the raw, windswept shores of Cumberland Island — […]