• Indian Springs State Park
    Campsites,  Georgia State Parks

    Indian Springs State Park

    While camping at High Falls State Park in Georgia a couple of weeks ago we visited another Georgia state park just a few miles away. Indian Springs State Park was an interesting park to explore. History Indian Springs State Park is rich in history and natural beauty. The Creek Indians once used the springs for healing the sick. It was an important site to the Creek and held great significance to them. The state of Georgia took over the land from the Indians in the 1820’s and it became a growing tourist destination. The mineral rich spring water helped attract people to the area and allow the area to grow.…

  • High Falls State Park
    Campsites,  Georgia State Parks

    High Falls State Park

    The kids were on spring break last week so a little camping trip was much needed. We chose a campground out of state, but not that far from home. High Falls State Park in Georgia was our next camping adventure. High Falls State Park High Falls State Park was once a well established town in the 1800’s. It fell on hard times after a railroad bypassed the town. Businesses closed and people moved, it became a ghost town. The remains of the gist mill and powerhouse can still be seen on the hiking trials throughout the park. It is now a state park. Campground The campsites have two different locations,…

  • How to Make a Campground Reservation in Florida
    Campsites,  Florida Parks

    How to Make a Campground Reservation in Florida

    We love camping in Florida and apparently so do a lot of other campers. Finding a campsite for a weekend getaway can be frustrating. You will quickly realize that the more popular campgrounds are booked months in advance, especially during the winter months. I’ll give several ways we learned on how to make a campground reservation in Florida. If you are like us, you don’t always know that very far ahead if you will have time off to camp for a weekend. I have found some helpful websites and an app to help find the perfect campground for each of our camping trips with just a few weeks to plan.…

  • Rainbow Springs State Park
    Campsites,  Florida Parks,  Florida Springs,  Kayaking

    Rainbow Springs State Park

    It was such great weather in Florida this weekend, we decided to go on an adventurous day trip to Rainbow Springs State Park. This is the first time we have been to this beautiful park and it was worth the trip. Location Rainbow Springs is located in Central Florida, near the city of Dunnellson, in Marion County. This would be a great day trip if you are visiting the Tampa or Orlando area. It is a bit of a drive, but a great state park to just relax and enjoy the beauty of nature. History Rainbow Springs and the surrounding area had been inhabited by several cultures for thousands of…

  • Campsites,  Florida Parks,  Florida Springs,  Kayaking

    Salt Springs Recreation Area

    Our weekend camping adventure was to Salt Springs Recreation Area. This was an easy drive for us because it was located so close to our home. It made it a relaxing, stress free weekend, full of adventure. Salt Springs Recreation Area is located in the Ocala National Forest in Florida. It is located about 35 miles from Ocala in Marion County. Campsites We loved this campsite. It had everything we needed. There are extra long picnic tables, grills, and fire pits at each site. Not to mention they are also full hook ups for RVs. The paved parking pad was an added bonus. These are spacious sites with plenty of…

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