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Herbert Hoover National Historic Site

Visited: November 2016 Duration: 2-3 hours The boys visit the U of I every once in a while to get tests done. This park is about 20 minutes away and we took an opportunity on this visit to go and see this park on… Continue Reading “Herbert Hoover National Historic Site”

Florida

The Florida State line! We were happy to see this state line. I see warm weather in our future!  We have been to Florida so many times but we always fly in so we aren’t able to get the state sign. This trip we… Continue Reading “Florida”

Canaveral National Seashore

Visited: November 2018 Duration: 4-5 hours Accommodations: Stayed at a friends house in Port St. John In town for a wedding and what do we find??  A National Park Service Site about 5 minutes away. We had to do it! We started off at… Continue Reading “Canaveral National Seashore”

Fort Matanzas National Monument

Visited: March 2019 Duration: 2 hours Accommodations:  St. Augustine, Florida The very last stop on our Spring Break Civil War/Spanish History expedition was this great National Monument located just south of St. Augustine.  Fort Matanzas was Spain’s last effort to ward off the British… Continue Reading “Fort Matanzas National Monument”

Castillo de San Marcos National Monument

Visited: March 2019 Duration: 2-3 hours Accommodations: Holiday Inn, St. Augustine (Perfect location for walking) This morning’s adventures found us at Castillo de San Marcos National Monument. Located right in the middle of beautiful St. Augustine Florida.  We have visited some amazing towns on… Continue Reading “Castillo de San Marcos National Monument”

Timucuan Ecological and Historic Preserve: Kingsley Plantation

Visited: March 2019 Duration: 3-4 hours with the addition of Fort Caroline The drive here from Timucuan Ecolgical and Historic Preserve (Fort Caroline) was a good time that included a car ferry.  You can see that here on our Fort Caroline blog. It was… Continue Reading “Timucuan Ecological and Historic Preserve: Kingsley Plantation”

Fort Caroline National Memorial

Visited: March 2019 Duration: 3-4 hours (including Kingsley Plantation) Venturing into Florida found us at this great Preserve.  We stop at 2 of the places here. The Timucuan Preserve Visitor Center (Fort Caroline) and the Kingsley Plantation. First stop was the Timucuan Preserve and… Continue Reading “Fort Caroline National Memorial”

Georgia

The Georgia State Line sign!  This was sign #36, working our way up to 50!  We didn’t get this one going in, it had to be done on our way home.  There was no sign on our entry into Georgia unfortunately.  This sign is… Continue Reading “Georgia”

Fort Frederica National Monument

Visited: March 2019 Duration: 2-3 hours Accommodations: Savannah, GA on the way to St. Mary’s, GA We are heading south after a few beautiful days in Savannah, GA.  You can see what we did in Savannah over St. Patrick’s day on the Georgia blog… Continue Reading “Fort Frederica National Monument”

Fort Pulaski National Monument

Visited: March 2019 Duration: 1/2 day Accommodations: Downtown Savannah, GA Fort Pulaski is Civil War stop #4 on our Spring Break Civil War Expedition!  I can’t say enough great things about our experience here.  It was by far the best stop on our whole… Continue Reading “Fort Pulaski National Monument”

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