• Fort Mountain State Park
    Fort Mountain State Park,  Georgia Campgrounds

    Fort Mountain State Park – 15

    10.14.22-10.16.22 Fort Mountain State Park is located in the Chattahoochee National Forest in North Georgia. The park’s main attraction is the epic overlooks with views of the North Georgia mountains. At the top of the mountain hikers will find a stone fire tower built by the Civilian Conservation Corps, open for tours on the weekends. The drive up the mountain has quite a few curves, but our truck did great.  The park includes a 17-acre lake with paddle boats to rent in the summer, a sand beach, and a putt-putt course. The State Park offers a fully stocked visitors center with plenty of ice and firewood. No cell service at this…

  • Fort Mountain State Park cabin 9
    Fort Mountain State Park,  Georgia Campgrounds

    Fort Mountain State Park – Cottage 9

    10.14.22-10.16.22 Fort Mountain State Park is located in the Chattahoochee National Forest in North Georgia. The park’s main attraction is the epic overlooks with views of the North Georgia mountains. At the top of the mountain hikers will find a stone fire tower built by the Civilian Conservation Corps, open for tours on the weekends. The drive up the mountain has quite a few curves, but our truck did great.  The park includes a 17-acre lake with paddle boats to rent in the summer, a sand beach, and a putt-putt course. The State Park offers a fully stocked visitors center with plenty of ice and firewood. No cell service in the…

  • Talona Ridge RV Resort
    Georgia Campgrounds,  Talona Ridge RV Resort

    Talona Ridge RV Resort

    09.30.22-10.02.22 First weekend of October in the North Georgia mountains at the new resort campground with epic mountain views, count me in! Talona Ridge RV Resort is located in Ellijay, GA with views of the Blue Ridge mountains. This RV resort is brand new and already filling up for major holidays and fall weekends. The campground has a long list of amenities to offer visitors, such as a pool, hot tub, pickle ball court, dog park with dog washing station, gym, event space, and bar.  Talona Ridge RV Resort is split into three sections, Eagle Crest, Falcon Ridge, and Hawk Valley. Eagle Crest sits at the highest point of the…

  • Huntington Beach State Park beach
    Huntington Beach State Park,  South Carolina Campgrounds

    Huntington Beach State Park – 140

    09.18.22-09.24.22 Repeat after me, bring your bikes! Huntington Beach State Park is located in Murrells Inlet, South Carolina. We previously camped at this state park twice and both of us grew up visiting this beach with family. The campground has 173 campsites, 66 of which are full hook-up with sewer connection. Both the north and south campgrounds have short walks to the ocean. The entire park offers 2500 acres of wildlife and the beach extends for three miles. This is the first trip that we stayed in the south campground, the full hook-up section. There is a $15 difference between the full hook-up campsites and the standard electric and water…

  • Poinsett State Park
    Poinsett State Park,  South Carolina Campgrounds

    Poinsett State Park

    9.16.22-9.18.22 When you know the state park manager you can get an escort at midnight to your campsite.  Poinsett State Park in Sumter County, SC is about a four-hour drive for us. Conveniently located on the way to our favorite beach campground, it’s a great place to stop and visit friends who live there. Last time we visited Emily she was a state park ranger at Santee State Park. Now she is THE park manager of Poinsett State Park.  The park was built in 1934 by the CCC. It includes a ten-acre pond, 25 miles of hiking/biking trails, and pre-revolutionary gristmill ruins. The CCC built a bathhouse out of the…