Travel Blogs from East Palatka
... birds and a few fish and hit the road North Several of you have asked about the weather and the hurricane impacting South Carolina. So far our weather has been wonderful, with just a few scattered rain showers here and there. We ended our day in northern Florida and will hit the Carolina's tomorrow. It appears the rain is now over, so we'll see how the roads and parks faired tomorrow. T rip Totals National Parks: 13 Miles Driven: 6200 States Entered: ...
Today the car didn't leave the hotel parking lot! We found a nice hotel - The Southernmost Hotel - located at the end of Duvall and South Street. We decided to walk the 1.8 miles through town to get to the marina where the Yankee Freedom was waiting to take us the 70 miles to the most isolated National Park - Fort Jefferson within the Dry Tortugas NP. The boat ride was a little rough, but the $1 Dramamine they sold before the rise made it almost pleasant. ...
... we then decided to keep on
driving down the coast until we found somewhere with easy access. It
was Labour Day and 9.30am so surprisingly we found a boat ramp access
place where cars were parking and there was still room to squeeze the
RV in. This was in Fort.... Beach and we spent abut an hour and a
half hanging out in the beautiful water. Warmer than any beach I've
swum at in NZ and it was cooler water than yesterday.
I sighted a shark ...
... after a two-month siege, the British troops burned the town and retreated. British attacks continued, however. Plantation and slave owners in the English colonies resented the sanctuary that Spanish Florida afforded escaped slaves who successfully made their way to St. Augustine, which became a focal point for the first underground railroad. There, escaped slaves were given their freedom by the Spanish Governor if they declared allegiance to the King of Spain and embraced the ...
... it was nearly 5:00. A day full of interesting things but time to end the sight-seeing.
Donna and Ken came over for dinner again. We had meatballs and I fixed some mashed potatoes - mashed, not creamed as Jerry had to chopped them up with the chopper and then mash them with a spoon! Necessity is the mother of invention. Donna had brought over some green beans and I cooked them and then when they came for dinner she ...
Other places to stay in East Palatka
119 S US Highway 17, East Palatka | Motelfrom $78