Travel Blogs from East Palatka
... after everyone else's. Just as we were leaving, the heavens opened up. The waitress told us we could keep our table until it stopped. Fortunately, it didn't last long, even though the radar didn't look promising.
Always a favorite pastime with the girls, especially when they have money in their pockets, we roamed the shops of St. George St to do some shopping. You can't have too many T-shirts!
From there the girls wanted to take some photos at the fort, ...
... is becoming a tradition when coming back from Jacksonville. This time however, it was not running. There was a closed sign at the entrance and no one in the office. It looked like a storm was brewing, so it's probably just as well. So we came home via an unknown route on the east side of Lake George, south to US ...
We were recommended by Steve and this very nice police officer we saw yesterday to go to St Augustine.This was discovered by the Spaniards in 1565 and is the oldest city in the states...we thought we must see this, and we would pop in on our way to Savannah. We were late leaving Cocoa Beach and thought what is the rush, we have another 4 weeks before we fly from ...
... projects completed and do some more site seeing. In the morning If I am up early I will head out and there is usually something that catches my eye in the water, usually dolphins. A neighbor came over the other day said she thought she saw an alligator, but haven't seen any.
We really like St. Augustine, it has a bit of everything. It has its shopping, restaurants, museums, tourist attractions, and so much ...
... It was quite interesting. Some of the things I remember Mom having or perhaps I remember seeing pictures of them. After that we went on a tour of the jail. The harsh conditions in which the inmates lived was unbelievable. Some cells which were so small you couldn't turn around in would house up to eight inmates and the temperature could get up to 110 degrees. Needless to say there were many deaths.
We got back on ...
Other places to stay in East Palatka
119 S US Highway 17, East Palatka | Motelfrom $78