Category: Florida

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

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

Mission Nombre de Dios St Augustine Fl - 7-23-2015 - 1

Mission Nombre de Dios St Augustine FL

Mission Nombre de Dios St Augustine FL Our second stop on the Washington DC road trip was Mission of Nombre de Dios in St. Augustine.  It’s about 2 and a half hours away from home. If we would have left when I planned, we would have arrived right after opening time.  But we didn’t, nope… Read More

Fort Matanzas National Monument, St. Augustine, FL - 7-23-15 - 0

Fort Matanzas National Park

Fort Matanzas National Park Fort Matanzas National Park was the first stop on our Washington DC trip.  It’s about 2 and a half hours away from home. If we would have left when I planned, we would have arrived right at opening time.  But we didn’t, nay… we left home at 3am and arrived here Read More

Fort Matanzas Beach Florida

Fort Matanzas Beach Florida

Fort Matanzas Beach Florida Fort Matanzas Beach Florida was another stop that we hadn’t planned to make when we left home.  But since we left so early, it became another place to stop and kill some time while our schedule caught up with us. Fort Matanzas National Monument is literally right across the street from Read More

Crescent Beach Park, St. Augustine, FL - 7-23-15 - 0

Crescent Beach Park FL – At Sunrise

Crescent Beach Park FL Crescent Beach Park FL was not a stop that we planned to make when we left home.  But the places we planned to visit weren’t open yet since we left so early. I saw the sign for Crescent Beach Park on the way to our first stop and I thought it Read More