Happy Independence Day from Great Smoky Mountain National Park!

Saturday, July 4, 2020 Today we had a full day of biking, hiking, truck riding, & rafting. We started our day at the Sugarlands Visitor Center at the Gatlinburg entrance to Great Smoky Mountain National Park. There is where you can find the trailhead to the Gatlinburg Trail, one of the only trails you canContinue reading “Happy Independence Day from Great Smoky Mountain National Park!”

Gateway to the Great Smoky Mountains

Friday, July 3, 2020 This morning we packed up, left Nashville, and drove across Tennessee. We arrived this afternoon in the Great Smoky Mountains. We have seen very little so far but what we have seen is beautiful. We are staying on the south side of Pigeon Forge at Alpine Hideaway Campground. It’s a quaintContinue reading “Gateway to the Great Smoky Mountains”

Gulf State Park 2019

JKLMN is on the road again! Today we left Hot Springs for one last summer adventure before school starts in 2 weeks. We are on our way to stay at Gulf State Park in Gulf Shores, Alabama. This is a trip we’ve been wanting to take for a while. We all love the beach butContinue reading “Gulf State Park 2019”

Spring Break 2019

Lake Ouachita State Park JKLMN is spending Spring Break 2019 camping at Lake Ouachita State Park. We are literally within a 30-minute drive to home. Living in Hot Springs means we are only a short drive away from many, many fantastic camping spots. Actually, people drive here for a vacation from all the surrounding states.Continue reading “Spring Break 2019”

Great American Adventure Trip Itinerary

Great American Adventure Trip Itinerary Day 1:  Hot Springs, AR to Wakeeney, KS (approximately 660 miles, 14 hours) Campground: Wakeeney KOA Day 2: Wakeeney, KS to Colorado Springs, CO (294 miles) Campground: Garden of the Gods RV Resort Activities: Garden of the Gods; Manitou Springs Day 3: Sight-Seeing in Colorado Springs, CO Activities: Pikes Peak;Continue reading “Great American Adventure Trip Itinerary”

Goodbye 2018, Hello 2019!!

GOODBYE 2018!! 2018 has brought both highs and lows to our family. How has our year gone? Let’s see… January: Johnny and I went on our first cruise! You can read more about that here. Now that we are a year away from that cruise, I am more than willing to try another one. This timeContinue reading “Goodbye 2018, Hello 2019!!”

Christmas Break Mini-Vaca

  Thursday, December 27, 2018, 5:30 pm JKLMN is on the road again!! We made it through the last few days of school, which were full of tests, basketball, choir and band concerts. Then we made it through Christmas, which although is very enjoyable is also very stressful and busy. As we were finishing upContinue reading “Christmas Break Mini-Vaca”

JKLMN’s Great American Adventure 2018

This year we decided to take on one of our “bucket list” trips…a 3500-mile cross country RV road trip that takes us to the Rocky Mountains, Yellowstone, and the Black Hills.  Here we go!!!! Thursday, June 28, 2018 It’s travel day #1!! I can say that my 4am wake-up call didn’t come too early thisContinue reading “JKLMN’s Great American Adventure 2018”