Pictorial: Florida’s Historic Camp Helen

Camp Helen State Park is a Florida State Park and historic site located west of Panama City Beach, in northwestern Florida. The park is south of U.S. 98 and bounded by the Gulf of Mexico and Lake Powell (one of the largest coastal dune lakes in the state). The park was added to the National Register of Historic Places on May 24, 2012. Purchased inContinue reading “Pictorial: Florida’s Historic Camp Helen”

Pictorial: #ZooWorld in Panama City Beach, #Florida

By David Taylor Bev and I recently spent our entire day at ZooWorld Panama City Beach, Florida. It was fun, exciting, adventurous, entertaining, and probably one of the “most fun” day we have had together in a long time. Zoo World is a 5-acre zoological park that is home to over 200 animals from allContinue reading “Pictorial: #ZooWorld in Panama City Beach, #Florida”

#Georgia’s Watson Mill Covered Bridge, Cromer’s Mill Covered Bridge Part of Rich History of covered bridges

By David Taylor Recently Bev and I visited one of the most picturesque state parks in Georgia, the Watson Mill Bridge State Park on our way south to Florida just ahead f the latest snowmageddon to hit the east coast. It’s a beautiful park. We really enjoyed our visit there. If you like to takeContinue reading “#Georgia’s Watson Mill Covered Bridge, Cromer’s Mill Covered Bridge Part of Rich History of covered bridges”

#FlyingSquirrelBakeryCafé in #Talkeetna, #Alaska is Another Great Place to Visit on Your Adventure

By David Taylor I can recommend Flying Squirrel Bakery Cafe with zero reservations. It’s a fantastic place with great food and great atmosphere. Bev and I visited there this past fall on our trip to Alaska. I have to say I love Alaska. The nature, the freedom, the wildlife, and places like the Flying SquirrelContinue reading “#FlyingSquirrelBakeryCafé in #Talkeetna, #Alaska is Another Great Place to Visit on Your Adventure”

Nagley’s General Store in Talkeetna, Alaska is a Must See Visit Destination

By David Taylor As you may or may not have heard, Nagley’s Store is the good morning must stop in Talkeetna, Alaska. I stopped there on my travels earlier this fall to Alaska and have to say what a great place it is to pop into for a cup of coffee, shopping, sightseeing, grabbing aContinue reading “Nagley’s General Store in Talkeetna, Alaska is a Must See Visit Destination”

New Bern, North Carolina: Birthplace of Pepsi-Cola

By David Taylor It all started in New Bern, North Carolina when medical a student at the University of Maryland named Caleb Bradham was forced to drop out of medical school and return home to North Carolina. After teaching school for a bit back home, Bradham opened a drug store on the corner of MiddleContinue reading “New Bern, North Carolina: Birthplace of Pepsi-Cola”

Pictorial: A trip to Matewan, West Virginia

By David Taylor Because of its rich history that includes the Hatfield–McCoy feud and Matewan Massacre events, the center of the Matewan, West Virginia, located in Mingo County, has been designated as the Matewan Historic District, a National Historic Landmark. Interesting sights and tours can be had while visiting the town including the Matewan Depot Replica Museum. VisitorsContinue reading “Pictorial: A trip to Matewan, West Virginia”

Skeeter’s World Famous Hotdogs A Tradition Since 1925

By David Taylor I never miss a chance to stop at Skeeter’s World Famous Hotdogs, located at 165 E. Main St. in Wytheville Virginia for a couple a chili dogs with onions, and an ice cold Coca-Cola straight from the bottle. They’ve been serving up these famous hotdogs since 1925 to locals, travelers, and peopleContinue reading “Skeeter’s World Famous Hotdogs A Tradition Since 1925”

The Anchor Inn is the heart of Whittier, Alaska

By David Taylor On our recent trip to Alaska we had to make sure we made a stop at the Anchor Inn located in downtown Whittier. It is located in the heart of of the town. It’s a social hub for the community with people gathering there for family occasions, after work gatherings, and mostContinue reading “The Anchor Inn is the heart of Whittier, Alaska”

Exploring the Northern Lights

By David Taylor Back in September I trekked to Alaska in search of the Northern Lights. I have to say I was not disappointed with the results. The vastness of the Alaskan sky is amazing, nearly overwhelming in how much and how far you can see. Truthfully, words seem to escape me. The landscape isContinue reading “Exploring the Northern Lights”