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Gatlinburg to Myrtle Beach

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

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

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

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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Finding Our Center

The creek view at our new tiny home lot in Gatlinburg, TN

As many of you may know ever since Lora, Roxie, and I (Duane) started full time RVing, we have also been searching for a place to call home.  A place we know is always there waiting for us as we travel and explore North America. During our travels so far, we had narrowed the location…

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Honeysuckle Meadows RV Park, Sevierville, TN

Honeysuckle Meadows RV Park, Sevierville, TN

Rating:  ♥♥♥♥• Address:  3958 Wears Valley Road, Sevierville, TN 37862 Phone:  865-453-1041 Website:  honeysucklemeadowsrvpark.com Verizon: II•• WiFi: ♥♥♥♥• Review If you’re planning a trip to the Great Smoky Mountains, check out Honeysuckle Meadows RV Park. It’s located in picturesque Wears Valley in Sevierville, TN about ten miles from the main drag in Pigeon Forge, TN.…

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Viair 40047 400P-RV Automatic Portable Compressor Kit

Viair 40047 400P-RV Automatic Portable Compressor Kit

RECOMMENDATION: Buy RATING: ***** Find it on Amazon here The Viair 400P-RV Automatic Portable Compressor Kit is the third and best tire inflation system that we’ve owned.  It’s solidly built and heavy for its size.  It’s approximate size is 14 x 10.2 x 16.7 and that’s packed inside its bag with all its attachments.  It…

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Tarpon Springs to Gatlinburg

Honeysuckle Meadows RV Campground in Sevierville, TN

We were very happy in Florida for the winter and not yet ready to venture north, but Lora found a lot for sale in a tiny home resort in Gatlinburg, TN.  These lots were moving fast and so we sprinted out of Florida and into the cold of Tennessee in the winter. About 50 miles…

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Winter Cold Avoidance

Snow in Maryland at Christmas meant it was time to head south!

After spending Christmas with family in Maryland and Virginia, the weather started turning cold and we felt the urge to go south. We like to travel leisurely so we took three days to get to our first stop in Florida, Bulow RV Resort in Flagler Beach. Bulow RV Resort was hardly a resort, but we…

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