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Southern Hops Brewing Company

Southern Hops Brewing Company

Address: 911 S Sunset Acres Ln, Florence, SC 29501 Phone: 843-667-1900 Website: http://www.southernhops.com/ Original Post, May 26, 2017, Updated, Febuary 12, 2020: Lora and I were staying at the most boring KOA right off i95 and we needed some sweet, sweet relief.  I did a quick Google search and found Southern Hops Brewing Company that…

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Peace River RV and Camping Resort Thousand Trails

Entrance to Peace River RV and Camping Resort

  Rate Paid – $0.00 with our Thousand Trails/Trails Collection membership Address: 2555 US HWY 17S, Wauchula, FL 33873 Phone: 863-735-8888 Website: https://www.rvonthego.com/florida/peace-river-rv-camping-resort/ Peace River RV and Camping Resort in Wauchula, Florida has turned out to be one of our favorites in the Thousand Trails/Encore system in Florida so far.  While there are a couple…

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Sunshine Holiday Daytona RV Resort, Ormond Beach, FL

The entrance to Sunshine Holiday Daytona Encore RV Resort

  Rate Paid – $0.00 with our Thousand Trails/Trails Collection membership Address:  1701 North US Hwy 1, Ormond Beach, FL 32174 Phone: 877-277-8737 Website: https://www.rvonthego.com/florida/sunshine-holiday-daytona/ This is one of the nicer Encore parks we’ve stayed at in Florida.  The location was great being just about 1/2 mile off of I-95 and within a 15 minute…

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Pisgah Brewing Company

Pisgah Brewing Company, Black Mountain, NC

Address: 150 Eastside Dr, Black Mountain, NC 28711 Phone: 828-669-0190 Website: https://www.pisgahbrewing.com Original Post, Sep 13, 2018: Pisgah Brewing Company in Black Mountain, NC (the outskirts of Asheville, NC) has become our favorite micro brewery. The brewery is built inside an old factory and is very rustic with a laid back, relaxed atmosphere.  The other…

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iechyd Da Brewing

iechyd Da outside

Address: 317 N Main St, Elkhart, IN 46516 Phone: 574-293-0506 Website: http://www.iechyddabrewingcompany.com Original Post, May 23, 2018: iechyd Da Brewing Company in Elkhart, IN is one of our favorite micro breweries. Their beer was excellent and their open model of serving guests and allowing them to move freely inside the tap room was fantastic.  They…

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Gatlinburg to Myrtle Beach

Chillaxin' at our cozy campsite just a few steps from the beach - Ocean Lakes Family Campground, Myrtle Beach, SC

Yay!! A two week vacation where Lora and I are actually taking time off from work. We’re going to have two weeks of fun in the sun at Myrtle Beach, SC at the campground that started it all. We’re staying at Ocean Lakes Family Campground which is the very first place we stayed after buying…

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Trip to Thor for Service

After service was complete at the overflow service provider, we spent a few days in Thor's parking area where they provide 50 amps, water and a dump station until we could hit the road again

Lora and I decided to make a trip up to Elkhart, Indiana to the Thor factory where our Palazzo, Freya, was built. We had a lingering issue that Thor was going to fix under warranty for us. We took 3 days to get there and 3 days to come back to Gatlinburg, Tennessee. We prefer…

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Whitebarrel Winery

Freya parked next to the tasting room at Whitebarrel Winery

Whitebarrel Winery in Christiansburg, Virginia was a great place to overnight on our way from Gatlinburg, Tennessee to Hollywood, Maryland where we were going to our niece’s college graduation party.  The Whitebarrel Winery was a good halfway point to spend the night. Whitebarrel Winery is part of the Harvest Hosts club and so our stay…

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Gatlinburg to Hollywood Maryland

Taking a break at a random rest area

It was our niece’s college graduation party and we had two days to get there. On this trip we boondocked at the WhiteBarrel Winery, in Christiansburg, VA. This place was very popular and festive. We made it to the party and had a blast. Check out our other trips and reviews on our Map page…

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Gatlinburg Brewing Company

The bar area at Gatlinburg Brewing Company

Gatlinburg Brewing Company in Gatlinburg, Tennessee has been around for a long time, but just recently  opened a taproom right in downtown historic Gatlinburg.  We visited the taproom for the first time on a Monday in the middle of the afternoon and the brewery was doing great with most bar seats taken. The taproom is…

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