Posts filed under: Camping

~Carmen Oak Mountain State Park is Alabama’s largest state park with almost 10,000 acres of land and 230 acres of water.  The park is located just 20 minutes southeast of Birmingham making it an ideal and convenient location.  With its abundance of hiking, mountain bike trails, variety of water activities, golfing, cabins and camping lodging......
~ Carmen Reelfoot Lake State Park is a 15,000 acre lake that is located in the northwest corner of Tennessee.  Known as a fisherman’s paradise, Reelfoot Lake State Park is also a great place to go camping.  The park offers camping year-around in its 2 campgrounds. Originally created by a series of earthquakes between 1811......
~Carmen Woolly Hollow is a small, quiet state park in north central Arkansas.  Located just an hour north of Little Rock, it is a convenient weekend destination.  We spent a week at Woolly Hollow this past summer and have already made plans to return.  See why we think Woolly Hollow is a great place to......
~Carmen Coe Landing is a small, county-maintained park near Tallahassee, Florida on Lake Talquin.  With our daughter going to graduate school at Florida State University, we wanted a place to camp nearby where she could join us in the afternoons after she was out of class.  Coe Landing RV Park worked out perfectly for us!......
~ Carmen Some people keep it simple when camping with the standard hotdogs and hamburgers.  However  at our campsite we like to mix it up!  My favorite way to campcook  (over a campfire or using charcoal briquettes) is using a dutch oven (read Camp Cooking Equipment You’ll Love). On our latest camping trip to DeGray Lake,......
~ Carmen Let me start by saying I’m biased.  I truly believe that DeGray is one of Arkansas’s best lakes!  My first camping memory involves tent camping in one of DeGray Lake’s many campgrounds.  I grew up in Arkansas (USA), and we camped all around “The Natural State”.  The one place we came back to......
~ Carmen Deep in the valley of the Ozark Mountains you’ll find Devil’s Den State Park.  Constructed in the 1930s as part of Roosevelt’s plan to pull the US out of the depression, this state park has stood the test of time and remains one of the best examples of Arkansas’s natural beauty.  We have......
~ Carmen If you have followed our blog at all, you know we love to go camping!  Over the years, we have noticed that some campers follow general camping etiquette.  Some however, either don’t know these unspoken rules or don’t care.  Joe and I try to give people the benefit of the doubt and assume......
~ Carmen We love to go camping!  Recently, we spent three days camping in Gulf Shores, Alabama attending the National Shrimp Festival (see 5 Reasons to Go to the National Shrimp Festival).  This wasn’t our first rodeo.  It was so fun and memorable the last couple of visits, we continue to camp at Gulf Shores State......
~ Carmen Everything tastes better over a campfire, right?  So far, I have not been proven wrong!  On our last camping trip, I decided to see how one of my favorite recipes would taste using our beloved pie irons (see Camp Cooking Equipment You’ll Love ).  We usually make hamburgers at least one night on our......
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