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Five Weeks Flew By!

Five Weeks Flew By!

So much has happened since our last post. We'd love to go into greater detail about every adventure but it's time we got you caught up to where we are now. Hopefully we'll do a better of job of timely posts going forward. It was way back on Tuesday July 11th that we...

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Pocono Indian Museum

Pocono Indian Museum

Our travels yesterday were a rather lengthy 234 miles ending at the Delaware Water Gap/Pocono Mountain KOA in East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania and a yummy dinner of Chicken Cordon Bleu at Muller's Diner, an eatery recommended by a local as we checked in. But even before...

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Courtyard Winery

Courtyard Winery

After an overnight in Canton and an opportunity to finish transferring our gear from truck to trailer, we're on the road. This truly is the beginning of Summer Ramble 2021. Our first stop is Courtyard Winery in the town of North East, Pennsylvania. It's one of more...

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Franklin

Franklin

Our destination today was the historic marker on the banks of French Creek where John Chapman/Johnny Appleseed lived and worked more than two hundred years ago. We parked, walked to the marker, took pictures, and discovered that this was the site of the 1787 Fort...

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The Pioneer Tunnel Coal Mine

The Pioneer Tunnel Coal Mine

Besides being a trip back to the turn of the last century this was a trip deep underground. Actually we did not travel down but rather straight into the side of a mountain at The Pioneer Tunnel Coal Mine in Ashland PA. Guided by the Mine Foreman, Brad, we learned a...

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Confluence

Confluence

This is a return to a memorable place. The last time we stayed here at the COE Outflow Campground on Mae West Road at Confluence PA we toured the area, visiting the National Road, Fort Necessity, and Ohiopyle, as well as treating ourselves to soft freeze ice cream....

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The Air Heritage Museum

The Air Heritage Museum

The more we learn about family history as well as American History, the more we are fascinated by places like this. The Air Heritage Museum in Beaver Falls PA is an all volunteer organization devoted to the preservation and restoration of historically significant...

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The Joys of KOA

The Joys of KOA

Our home tonight is the Mercer/Grove City KOA in western Pennsylvania chosen for its proximity to tomorrow's adventure, the promise of decent laundry facilities, and the ease of making a reservation through the KOA app. Yes, we love public campgrounds, they are often...

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Delaware Water Gap

Delaware Water Gap

See Park Video Yesterday and this morning we explored a very small segment of this amazing national recreation area. At the Dingman's Visitors Center we learned that the history of the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area is closely tied to the beginnings of...

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Dingman’s Campground

Dingman’s Campground

It's Labor Day, the last day of the last weekend of summer. Tomorrow the kids will all be back to school and parents back to work. All along the highway today we spied RVs apparently heading home. Here at Dingman's Campground Site 64 there's no one around. The site...

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Planning a trip? Dreaming of travel? Perhaps some of our adventures could inspire yours! Over the last several years we’ve had the distinct pleasure of many cross country journeys traveling though the Lower 48 in tents and our various teardrop campers as well as an amazing Alaska adventure that did not involve a camper.

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Arctic Circle Ceremony

Arctic Circle Ceremony

After a few days of exploration in the realm of the Arctic Circle, we aboard the Jewel of the Seas celebrated with a Blue Nose Ceremony and will receive Arctic Crossing Certificates!

Magerøya Island

Magerøya Island

We made it to the Top of the World, or at least the northernmost land mass in Europe, Magerøya Island. On our coach tour we learned much about the natural history and the cultures of this starkly beautiful place.