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North America » United States » Georgia » Acworth June 23rd 2018

Today we leave McKinney Campground headed to Alaska. Making the trip are Aleta and myself, Jack and Barbara, along with Ted and Jeri. Had plans to meet up early and caravan to St. Marion, IL, but plans have ways of changing. Met up with Ted and Jeri at rest area at exit 158 on I24. We all met at Flying J at exit 86 and gassed up. Campgrounds at St Marion all full. Tried Walmart, but it is blocked for RVs and trucks. Found sites at Old Bates RV Park 33 miles back. Made that trip to our sites - - $27.00 per night. Thank you Lord. Had smoked ribs and chicken prepared by Shelby for our first night on the road, along with baked beans and rolls prepared by Jeri, and potato salad prepared by ... read more
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North America » United States » Georgia » Acworth March 25th 2014

3/25/2014 - Headed home today. NO PLACE LIKE HOME, If you like camping then High Falls is a pretty park. We go a pull through for $25.00 large enough we did not have to drop the little truck.... read more
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North America » United States » Georgia » Acworth August 26th 2013

Blog entry to test access. Next trip is to Pine Mountain Promenade, a square dance gathering in Pine Mountain, Georgia. Classes start at Cherokee Squares in Woodstock, Georgia on September 10, 2013. $6.00 per person per class. Check the Cherokee Squares website for details on contacts.... read more

North America » United States » Georgia » Acworth July 28th 2013

7/28/13 - We pulled out of Tunica, MS headed for Acworth, GA. We went through Tupelo, MS home of Regina :-) The pics of Tupelo are for you :-)... read more
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North America » United States » Georgia » Acworth May 1st 2012

5/1/2012 - Murfreesboro, TN to Acworth, GA. Got up early this morning, around 6am. Slept hard, but a little hot at Wal-Marts. Shelby's back so bad this am had to take some Tylenol, not a good sign. Ready to get home and rest a little. Had the motorhome washed at Exit 318 on I75. Like stop here for washes as it is just north of home and they usually do a good job. The two guys that washed this time did a very thorough job. Cost was $51.00. The "redneck Mexican" did good again. If you stop here, just ask for the "redneck Mexican" tell him Taylor sent you :-). We are now in Bartow County, we feel we are home when we cross that line....getting back home on Tyler Taylor's (grandson) birthday. OK, WE ARE ... read more
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North America » United States » Georgia » Acworth March 9th 2012

Getting ready to head out 3/11/12. Highlevel itenary is = = Vidalia, La, Livingston, La, San Antonio, TX, Carlsbad, NM, San Diego, CA, Mojave, CA, Lone Pine, CA, Carson City, NV, Las Vegas, NV, Grand Canyon, Four Corners, Colorado Springs, CO, Kansas City, and then make our way back home. Will update the blog along the way. Make comments to the entries if you would like to have something added to later blogs. Comments are appreciated. Shelby T.... read more

North America » United States » Georgia » Acworth January 3rd 2011

Just posting a few pictures of the campground that we stayed at while visiting Bob's daughter April. There was no internet and no cable but what a view! ... read more
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North America » United States » Georgia » Acworth August 28th 2010

HOMEWARD BOUND!!!! After spending three nights here in Nashville, we are on the road home. 9am and 80 degrees. Left at 10am, had a little difficulty with one jack, but came up when recycled. Some pictures of Tennessee River and Nickajack Lake on the way home. Entered eastern timezone, at 2pm we hit Georgia. Made it home around 4:30pm and kids we happy to see us. Diane & Charles arrived shortly after we did to welcome us home. THE ALASKAN TRIP IS NOW DONE!!! TRIP OF A LIFETIME!!! GREAT TRIP, BUT NOT AGAIN IN A MOTORHOME!!! I will later close this out with the miles driven and some other trivia.... read more
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North America » United States » Georgia » Acworth June 23rd 2010

As we make our last minute preparations to depart on our first extended travel adventure, reality kicks in, we will not make our 10:00 A.M. departure. After getting all of the last minute items (that we think we could ever need) we depart Acworth, Ga. about 4 hrs. later than planned. We are supposed to meet Leta and Shelby, who have been in Louisiana for family reunions, in Olive Branch, Ms. for dinner. Oh well! Late dinner is better than no dinner. Overnight at Flying J, Olive Branch, Ms.... read more
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North America » United States » Georgia » Acworth June 16th 2010

Ok, today we headed out!!! Got to Villa Rica, GA and left front caliper heated up. Kept watch of it when on I20, about 10 miles down the interstate, the tire pressure monitor screamed. Yep, left front tire going flat. Pulled into the Love's Truck Stop Tire Center. The heat had caused the tire pressure sensor to fail. Richard, at the tire center; aired the tire up and checked to ensure it was holding air. We continued to Knox Hill, AL where we met up with Charles and Diane who will be with us through our stay in Vidalia, La. The park at Knox Hill had really gone down since our last stay there and the price did not match the facilities. Will not stay there again.... read more
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