Manatee Springs State Park

Everyone has heard about winter manatee viewing in Florida springs, but most of the time you hear about Silver Springs or Blue Springs.  We are sure those places are amazing, but they are also EXTREMELY difficult to get into, especially for folks like us who don’t plan months in advance.  Knowing that those places probably …

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Big Lagoon and Perdido Key

Continuing east, we have spent a couple of nights at Big Lagoon State Park.  This is a sister park to Perdido Key State Park, so our camping fee allowed us into both to explore and enjoy!  They are both small parks, and other than a couple of hiking trails, we feel like we got a …

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Ocean Springs, MS

The last few days have been spent in the Ocean Springs, MS area.  We are staying in the Davis Bayou Campground of the Gulf Islands National Seashore.  This is a really nice campground with paved sites that are all equipped with electric and water and there is a dump station on site, too, so we …

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