Monthly Archives: August 2012

Travel Day: Clarksville, TN To Wetumpka, AL

We hit the road a bit earlier than normal – 8:00 am as we had an agenda!  We were excited to be meeting friends we’d not yet met in person but have been conversing with for nearly 2 years.  We made good time, stopping at Kelly’s Kitchen just south of Cullman, Alabama for lunch.  We … Continue reading »

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Travel Day: Utica, IL To Clarksville, TN

We were up about 7:30am, had a breakfast sandwich from Kelly’s Kitchen and were pulling out of the park at 9:03 am. We took a more ‘backroad’ route than normal – mostly state roads which was kind of nice (took a little longer) as we were able to see a little more of the countryside … Continue reading »

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Hickory Hollow Campground Review – Utica, IL

Park Name: Hickory Hollow Campground Date Visited: August 27, 2012 Address: 757 North 3029th Road, Utica, IL  61373 Our Rating: 7+ (1 = awful – 10 = top notch) Web address: www.hickoryhollowcg.com Fee: Daily:  $18.50 (with Passport America discount) Weekly: Monthly: Location: Approximately 2 miles off of Hwy 39 Amenities: Large pull-throughs, water, sewer, 50 … Continue reading »

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Indian Shores Campground Review – Woodruff, WI

Park Name: Indian Shores Campground Date Visited: August 23 – 27, 2012 Address: 7880 Indian Shores Rd, Woodruff, WI  54568 Our Rating: 9 (1 = awful – 10 = top notch) Web address: http://www.indian-shores.com/ Fee: Daily:  $ Weekly: Monthly: Location: Off of Hwy 47 just north of Lake Tomahawk and south of Woodruff Amenities: Full-hook … Continue reading »

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Wisconsin State Fair RV Park Review – Milwaukee, WI

  Park Name: State Fair RV Park Date Visited: August 20 – 23, 2012 Address: 640 S. 84th Street, West Allis, WI  53214 Our Rating: 6 (1 = awful – 10 = top notch) Web address: www.wisstatefair.com/event_planning/over_night.html Fee: Daily:  $33.50 Weekly: Monthly: Location: Amenities: Water, sewer, 50am electric. Nice shower house.  Antenna brings in about … Continue reading »

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Country Roads RV Park Review – Wisconsin Dells, WI

Park Name: Country Roads RV Park Date Visited: August 15 – 20, 2012 Address: S1633 State Rd 23, Wisconsin Dells, WI  53940 Our Rating: 8 (1 = awful – 10 = top notch) Web address: www.4countryroads.com Fee: Daily:  $35 per night (we paid rally price) Weekly: Monthly: Location: Just a short couple of miles off … Continue reading »

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Campground at Barnes Crossing Review, Tupelo, MS

  Park Name: Campground at Barnes Crossing Date Visited: August 10, 2012 Address: 125 Road 1698, Tupelo, MS  38804 Our Rating: 7 (1 = awful – 10 = top notch) Web address: www.cgbarnescrossing.com Fee: Daily:  $29.00 w/Good Sam discount Weekly: Monthly: Location: About 2 miles north of Hwy 78.  The road to the campground can … Continue reading »

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Travel Day: Woodruff, WI To Utica, IL

Our last morning in Wisconsin was beautiful – sunshining, crisp, clean air.  We were almost packed up and ready to hit the road by about 8:30 am but had a gentleman stop by and chat for a while.  Funny thing was that his identical twin brother stopped by on Thursday when we arrived!  The Thursday … Continue reading »

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Family Time in the Wisconsin Northwoods

We’ve had a couple of busy days!  Again! Friday we went to Walmart and picked up some groceries for the rest of our stay here and then went back to the campground (Dan, Amanda & Alex met us at Walmart) to find Zack, Kelsea & Paityn waiting for us.  We put together a quick lunch … Continue reading »

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Milwaukee Visit & A Move To The North Woods of Wisconsin

Wow!  Our time in Milwaukee went by so quickly as we were on the go quite a bit but we had a really good stay! The kids and grandkids all converged on us Tuesday morning.  We grabbed some lunch at a Mongolian BBQ restaurant and then headed to Forest Home Cemetery to find some of … Continue reading »

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