Tag : daytrip

Kejimkujik National Park Nova Scotia

First thing everyone asks is “How do you pronounce that park’s name?”.  Phoenitically it is: ked-juh-muh-KOO-jik   The drive to the park was about 40 minutes south of Annapolis Royal through the beautiful countryside and forested areas with no one around. It was fabulous. There is a visitor’s center with parking for RVs.   This National park sits in Nova …

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Port Royal National Historic Site Nova Scotia

Annapolis Royal Annapolis Royal is a wonderful waterfront community on the western side of the beautiful Annapolis Valley in Nova Scotia and is referred to as the “Cradle of our Nation”.  It was once the capital of Nova Scotia and is steeped in history with a number of tourist attractions to keep you busy for a few days or more. …

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Cove Oceanfront Campground Parkers Cove Nova Scotia

  The Cove Oceanfront Campground sits on the Bay of Fundy just north of Annapolis Royal in the beautiful Annapolis Valley. It is a convenient, peaceful location with easy access to Annapolis Royal (about 10 minutes) and its tourist attractions and restaurants and shopping.   Campground: Cove Oceanfront Campground Location: Parker’s Cove in Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia (on Bay of …

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Halifax Seaport

Halifax Citadel The Citadel sits atop Citadel Hill and has played a major role in the history of Halifax. It is a now a national historic site and can be visited and toured to really see how this fortress protected and defended a major harbour.  It still shoots a cannon at noon that has been said to give the locals …

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Welcome to Nova Scotia

We departed Fundy National Park and drove north through Moncton, New Brunswick around the Petitcodiac River in the Bay of Fundy and on to Nova Scotia. While in downtown Moncton we narrowly escaped a 3 meter (9.8 feet) underpass. We have 3 GPS units, a Garmin which sits on the dashboard, our Android (google maps) phone, and an in dash …

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Written on May, 30, 2019 by in , , , | Leave a comment
South Freeport Maine

Freeport, Maine   Freeport sits on the coast of Maine and is a small town of about 8,000 people. It offers a number of outlet stores, is home to LL Bean flagship store (open 24/7 365 days a year), has a host of restaurants, a state park, and Wolfe’s Neck Center. Who can resist a day of shopping at outlets …

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Niagara Falls Ontario Canada

Niagara Falls! The Falls, there is actually 3 of them, sit in the USA and in Canada. The American Falls and Bridal Veil Falls are on the US side of the border in New York and can be visited via the Niagara Falls State Park which offers several great viewing areas. The Horseshoe Falls (which are the widest) lie in …

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Bartons Distillery Bardstown Kentucky

“My Old Kentucky Home” is a song written by Stephen Foster in 1853 and still sung today as the Kentucky Derby anthem. The State Park is located in Bardstown, Kentucky and has a campground, golf course, and the old mansion called Federal Hill which was owned by state senator John Rowan in 1795.   The campground seems to have a …

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Written on May, 08, 2019 by in , , , , | Leave a comment
Route 66 KOA Springfield KOA

After driving through Oklahoma (and a number of toll roads – thank you family for a great supply of quarters), we settled into Missouri and on to Springfield.   For an RV park this ranks up there at the top for the KOA’s we have stayed at. It is a lovely setting with tall trees on the west side of …

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Sky City Acoma Pueblo New Mexico

Acoma is where Sky City Acoma Pueblo is located and is the homeland for the Acoma people. It sits about 370 feet above the desert floor atop a mesa and dates back to as early as 1100AD. At the base of the mesa sits the Sky City Cultural Center which has a gift shop, short film area, a lovely café, …

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