Travel Blogs from Lake Placid
Florida is nice this time of the year (winter.) Even nicer this year because it's cooler. Something about a polar vortex that I'm sure has something to do with global warming. Go figure. One of the projects I did was building cages to enclose the garbage cans. It's tiresome cleaning up the mess the various animals have created the night before. Woodworking. Oh Boy! Does anyone remember back when CB radios were so popular? Everyone had to ...
We still visit the Anhinga Trail as
often as possible – the wildlife just congregates there, especially
once the water levels start dropping. Though this year, water levels
are the highest I've seen during this “dry” season.
Planned another kayak trip to visit
Highland Beach where some Pilot Whales got stuck late last year;
figured I could ogle the bones left by the sharks and ...
TIME WITH GOOD FRIENDS
This around-the-country excursion is as much about people as it is about places. We have been blessed as much by visiting prior (I don't use the word 'old’ anymore) acquaintances and making new ones as we have visiting places. Arcadia and Fort Meyers provided both opportunities this past week. Lori is a friend of a mutual acquaintance and invited us to park and stay at her mini-farm ...
JD volunteered to help with the assembly of a stack of new picnic tables for the campground. When he showed up they handed him a paint roller instead of a hammer. So he spent some time rolling on sealer. They did eventually put together seven tables though, so it was all good. We also met our neighbors, who are work-campers. They had some interesting stories to tell. In ...
We started out with the bikes and a lunch headed for Highlands Hammock State Park to do some biking, missed the turn-off and kept going all the way to the Atlantic coast to the Fort Pierce Inlet State Park. Turned out to be a good choice. Such a nice state park. The park has some paved bike trails and trails through the woods (called ...
Other places to stay in Lake Placid
1865 US 27 South, Lake Placid | 2 star motelfrom $96