Month: June 2021

Gettysburg National Battlefields Visitors Center

Gettysburg National Battlefield Visitors Center & Museum

Gettysburg National Battlefield Visitors Center Our first trip to Washington DC started several hours earlier than expected and resulted in me driving for close to 12 hours straight.  We had two stops on day two of our trip but it was another long day of driving.  We ended up arriving at our hotel in Arlington, Read More

South of the Border, Hamer, South Carolina, 7-23-2015 - 0

South of the Border

South of the Border On our first trip to Washington DC, the ninth stop on our Roadtrippers itinerary was South of the Border in South Carolina. This is a little shopping center located just south of the border of North Carolina and South Carolina. We had stopped for the night after visiting the Chapel of Read More

Chapel Ease St Helena Island SC

Chapel Ease St Helena Island SC

Chapel Ease St Helena Island SC On our first trip to Washington DC, the Chapel of Ease on St. Helena Island in South Carolina was the eighth stop on our Roadtrippers itinerary. By the time we arrived at this stop, my son was boredom sleeping as it was late in the afternoon and we had Read More

Tybee Island Lighthouse Savannah Georgia, 7-23-2015 - 1

Tybee Island Lighthouse Savannah GA

Tybee Island Lighthouse Savannah GA On our first trip to Washington DC, the Tybee Island Lighthouse & Museum near Savannah was the seventh stop on our Roadtrippers itinerary.  It was a little late in the afternoon and we were a bit tired. We learned that Fort Screven was actually a part of the Lighthouse admission Read More

Fort Screven Tybee Island GA 7-23-2015 - 0

Fort Screven Tybee Island GA

Fort Screven Tybee Island GA On our first trip to Washington DC, the seventh stop on our Roadtrippers itinerary was the Tybee Island Lighthouse & Museum.  We didn’t know until we got there that Fort Screven was right across the street!  What a nice surprise! My son & I love to visit forts and learn Read More

Smallest Church in America, South Newport, Georgia, 7-23-2015 - 0

Smallest Church in America in Georgia

Smallest Church in America in Georgia On our first trip to Washington DC, my son and I stopped in to visit this tiny church.  We were fascinated by how small it was and it was so pretty too. We went inside and my son was worried that we were going to get arrested for trespassing Read More

Fort Frederica National Monument, Saint Simons Island, Georgia, 7-23-2015 - 1

Fort Frederica National Monument GA

Fort Frederica National Monument GA The fifth stop on our Roadtrippers itinerary on the way to Washington DC was Fort Frederica National Monument. This was a great little visit where we got to visit the ruins of an old fort and the town that was built around it.  It was about a 1 hour stop, Read More

Little Talbot Island Park, Jacksonville, Florida - 7-23-2015 - 6

Little Talbot Island Jacksonville FL

Little Talbot Island Jacksonville FL On the way to Washington DC, the fourth stop on our Roadtrippers itinerary was this gorgeous state park on Little Talbot Island Jacksonville Fl.  We drove along a pretty long road inside the park before parking at an empty parking lot. We took somewhat of a nature trail type path Read More

Kingsley Plantation, Jacksonville, Florida - 7-23-2015 - 43

Kingsley Plantation in Jacksonville Florida

Kingsley Plantation in Jacksonville Florida My son and I visited here on our first road trip to Washington DC.  The Kingsley Plantation was the third stop scheduled on our Roadtrippers itinerary.  It was the first place that was actually open for us to visit since we left so early. Here’s the thing about plantations… they Read More

Tabby Ruins in Jacksonville FL

Tabby Ruins in Jacksonville FL After driving a couple hours on our first DC trip in 2015, my son and I were on our way to the Kingsley Plantation. It was the third stop scheduled on our Roadtrippers itinerary, but we came across these Tabby Ruins on the way to the plantation. We didn’t get Read More