Home2 Suites Jacksonville
Travel Blogs from Jacksonville
It's July 12th and we’re on our way to southern Maryland after spending a day and a half with our son Shawn and his family in New Bern, NC. I’m leaving with tears in my eyes, as this stop was way too short! I wish we could just go back and take them home with us!!
Although Shawn’s construction business is booming right now, he managed to take Thursday afternoon off and get a golf game in with his Pop ...
... right on the way to our campground for our next reservation.
The following morning we finally arrived at Croatan National Forest. Not knowing what to expect, but snakes, reptiles and wild boar according to the internet, we pulled into our site. It was very nice in Croatan. We camped near a bluff on the Neuse River which had beach access and a great waterfront view. Croatan also had showers which did not cost money for the first time all trip! That ...
This morning I went for my last morning walk on the beach. I then went and woke the family up to go swimming in the ocean before a late breakfast. Our hotel check out was for 11am but we totally missed that. We then drove to New Bern to get some pictures of some places around town that I wanted reminders of from my childhood. We visited my great grandparents grave to pay respects and to show the kids. I was ...
... as I really prefer Coke. At 11:00 I caught the Trolley Tour of Historical New Bern. The guide was full of information and condensed 300 years of architectural and city history into ninety minutes. Beautiful houses - 80 on the historic register. Beautiful churches. Historical cemetery. Central part of town has ...
... but had plants, strawberries, breads, sauces and jams, craft items. Outside was a Mexican food cart - the tacos were great! Tryon Palace is a historic recreation of the 1770 colonial Capitol and NC governor's capital. The tour included the palace and two houses, all furnished in period furniture, plus the gardens. Much of the early history of the area was presented. Another part of the complex ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
More great choices in Jacksonville
Search for more deals in Jacksonville
Travelers also recommend:
- More recommendations