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Travel Blogs from East Palatka
... again we are staying on a barrier island, so we have to drive over numerous bridges & causeways. I hadn't realised the east coast had so many barrier islands.
When we arrived at North Beach Resort it was sunny, hot & humid 28C BUT it didn't last long! The next day it was 14C & it rained & rained & rained all day & all night for 20 hours. I heard ...
... night and save our money for better things.
The drive was long and as we got closer to Florida the traffic picked up. Lots of 5th wheels, travel trailers and giant RV's. Also lots and lots of big rig trucks. Then it starts to rain.....hard.....then thunder and lots of lightening. We were creeping along or stopped for about an hour and we only had 30 miles to go. Finally a small break in the weather and we are up to 35 ...
Very stormy day in Charleston, SC today (and for the last 3 days in a row); and forecasted to be stormy right through Wed. So making today a driving day!!!
Charleston is affectionately known as "the low country", because the streets pretty much flood and close down whenever it rains an inch or more. Brilliant.
- Miles: 310
- Gas: ...
... 8211; there was only one stop, but they drove past a few of the key sights. The stop was at the Saturn V/ Apollo center. This place had a few films about what was going on at the time and then a huge range of artifacts from rockets and parts of space craft, moon rocks and spacesuits. There was lots to see here. After wandering around here for a bit i caught the bus back to the main visitors center. Here there was a few more ...
... some helpful observations & suggestions.
SALT SPRINGS RECREATION AREA
Honestly, there's not much to do here. If you love to swim, the Springs are cold (72 degrees) & clear & amazing. But otherwise, not much else. There's a hiking trail that's about a mile through the woods. The campsites have full hookups; some are under trees, some are not. That's my report.
DEB & BETS
We're doing fine. We have to drive ...
Other places to stay in East Palatka
119 Highway 17 South, East Palatka | Motelfrom $78