Lancaster-New Holland KOA Lancaster County, Pennsylvania

This campground is proof that you don’t have to have a ton of amenities to earn a great score. This particular KOA is categorized as a “journey” which means that it has minimal amenities. We have full hook up with cable, the tiered sites are spacious on a level gravel pad. We have partial shadeContinue reading “Lancaster-New Holland KOA Lancaster County, Pennsylvania”

Lancaster County, Pennsylvania – Part B The People and Their Faith

I’m sure most of you know that Lancaster is home to a large population of the Old Order Amish. What you may not realize is that there is also a very large population of Mennonites here as well. They are both of the Protestant faith and they share other commonalities as well. They share aContinue reading “Lancaster County, Pennsylvania – Part B The People and Their Faith”

Lancaster County, Pennsylvania – Part A Philadelphia, PA

This is one of the stops we have all anticipated! It’s such a contrast to some of the other places we’ve been. It’s very serene with beautiful farm scenery (I may be a bit prejudiced, having been raised on a farm!) and it is the ultimate in a simpler life! There’s so much to share,Continue reading “Lancaster County, Pennsylvania – Part A Philadelphia, PA”

Harpers Ferry, West Virginia

Leaving D.C, we crossed the Potomac on our way into West Virginia, our next state and stop. Harpers Ferry is a small town (pop. 286) with a big American history. This town is at the confluence of the Potomac and Shenandoah Rivers and was the northern-most point of Confederate controlled territory. The most important historicContinue reading “Harpers Ferry, West Virginia”

Changing of the Guards – Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

This video is quite lengthy but if you have never witnessed the changing of the guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery, I believe you will enjoy watching this ceremony of precision. (Be sure your sound is turned on.) For interesting reading and more information about the dedication and disciplineContinue reading “Changing of the Guards – Tomb of the Unknown Soldier”

Our Nation’s Capital Washington DC

On the road once again….this year, unlike last year when we were out west, our driving time between destinations is not very long. This leg of our journey started from Virginia Beach to DC which was about a 4.5 hour drive, including a gas stop. Here we are in our nation’s capital! We were surprisedContinue reading “Our Nation’s Capital Washington DC”

Wilmington, North Carolina

We’re making our way north and have entered into North Carolina, heading for Wilmington. No historic tours this time – but Marj and I found some time for our favorite pastime, perusing the antique stores! While we were shopping, the guys headed for Battleship North Carolina, manned by 3,000 marines and navy servicemen and officers.Continue reading “Wilmington, North Carolina”