Category: Road Trip Stops

Cocoa Beach Pier FL

Cocoa Beach Pier FL

Cocoa Beach Pier FL After our field trip in March of 2016 to the Brevard Museum of History & Natural Science, my son and I decided to go cool off at Cocoa Beach and each lunch at the Westgate Pier.  The weather was great in March for going to the beach and we finished up Read More

Lake Eola Downtown Orlando

Lake Eola Downtown Orlando

Lake Eola Downtown Orlando I’ve lived in the Orlando area most of my life.  So, naturally, I’ve been to many places in Orlando, but there are very few places that I’ve been to more than once.  Lake Eola is one that I’ve been to many times. If you’re looking for a nice, quiet way to Read More

Boquerón Beach Puerto Rico

Boquerón Beach Puerto Rico

Boquerón Beach Puerto Rico   On day 25 of our trip, we went to Boquerón Beach.  It was such a pretty beach and such a nice day.  I wasn’t able to swim this time since my ankle was broken, so I stayed in a chair up on the beach while my son enjoyed swimming with Read More

Puerto Rico Scenery

Puerto Rico Scenery So this post is a little different from other posts as I won’t talk about any specific stop that we visited.  Our Puerto Rico vacation was severely derailed on day 6 of our trip.  After visiting Cave Camuy, we were looking for some sort of old Indian reservation or something and we Read More

Río Camuy Cave Park

Río Camuy Cave Park Camuy Cave was our first stop on day 6 of our 10 day trip.  Again, it wasn’t on our Roadtrippers itinerary, but Grampa was excited to take us so we went.  My mom couldn’t take this hike into the caves due to her disabilities, so they told my son and I Read More

La Peguera & Los Balcones D'Corales

La Parguera & Los Balcones D’Corales

La Parguera & Los Balcones D’Corales This was our Mother’s Day celebration in Puerto Rico. Since the birth of my son, my mother and I had managed to spend every Mother’s Day together even though we lived far apart most years.  The whole reason I planned this trip to Puerto Rico was to spend Mother’s Read More

Rincón Beach Puerto Rico & The Boiling Nuclear Superheater (BONUS) Reactor Facility

Rincón Beach Puerto Rico This might have just been my favorite day in Puerto Rico.  Again, it wasn’t on our Roadtrippers itinerary, but my parents were excited to take us there, it is their favorite beach in Puerto Rico.  We saw the BONUS Nuclear Reactor facility on the way in.  My parents explained something about Read More

Combate Beach Puerto Rico

El Combate Beach Puerto Rico / Playa El Combate

El Combate Beach Puerto Rico Combate Beach was one of my favorite stops in Puerto Rico.  It wasn’t on our Roadtrippers itinerary, but my parents were excited to take us there.  It is a beautiful beach and quickly became one of my favorite when I saw how quiet it was.  It even has shady spots Read More

Cabo Rojo Salt Mines

Cabo Rojo Salt Mines The Cabo Rojo Salt Mines was one of the most interesting places we visited while we were in Puerto Rico.  It wasn’t on our Roadtrippers itinerary, it was really just a quick stop we made as we passed by.  A spur of the moment decision because I thought it was super Read More

Cabo Rojo Lighthouse Puerto Rico

Cabo Rojo Lighthouse Puerto Rico / Faro Los Morrillos de Cabo Rojo

Cabo Rojo Lighthouse Puerto Rico The Cabo Rojo Lighthouse Puerto Rico was our second stop of the trip.  We stopped at the Salt Mines on the way here just briefly. We drove down a long dirt road to get to the lighthouse and parked at Playa Sucia which translates to dirty beach.  I thought that Read More

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