Three weeks to get from Missouri to Southern California. 1900 miles and seven stopovers. Here’s what we did along the way.
Full map of the U.S. National Parks Service parks, sites, monuments, preserves, seashores, etc. Great planning resource for discovering new places to visit.
A day visiting Abraham Lincoln’s home and the Lincoln Presidential Museum. This was a wonderful opportunity to learn about our 16th U.S. President.
Visiting Fort McHenry and learning about the Battle of Baltimore, when the words to The Star-Spangled Banner were written.
Visiting the Eastern Shore of Virginia, including a trip to Assateague Island to see the wild ponies. Crossing the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel.
Highlights of our visit to Washington, D.C., Mount Vernon, Williamsburg, Jamestown, and Yorktown. What an awesome history lesson!
Jacksonville, FL: We visited the oldest city in the U.S., the oldest fort, a cotton plantation, a French settlement, and canoed with manatees.
We spent a weekend in Everglades National Park where we went on a boat ride, spotted some crocodiles, and hid from swarms of mosquitoes.
Driving from New Orleans to Tallahassee for the Fulltime Families Rally. We visited friends along the way and made plenty of new friends too.
Our four days in Louisiana included a visit to the Tabasco Sauce Factory (the best hot sauce on the planet), New Orleans, and a War of 1812 battlefield.