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New Iberia, KOC Kampground, Konriko Rice Mill

November 27-29, 2018 New Iberia This is a small town along Bayou Teche (teche means snake so basically it is Snake River). They have a small old town main street near the river but the spot we enjoyed the most … Continue reading

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Acadian Culture Center, Lafayette Visitor Center, Cajun Food, and Frog City RV Park

November 23, 2018 Acadian Culture Center THIS is where you find out what all this Acadian, Cajun, and Evangeline stuff is. It is ALL OVER this area. Roads, buildings, billboards, company names… you name it, it has Cajun, Acadian or … Continue reading

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Natchitoches, Louisiana

November 15-19, 2018 We had a very busy five days in Natchitoches (pronounced Nack-a-tish). We took a guided tour of the town and a fort, visited a museum, and spent a day at the Cane River Creole National Historic Park. … Continue reading

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Table Rock Lake / Mill Creek Rec Area / Dewey Short Visitor Center and Table Rock Dam

October 22-30, 2018 We LOVE Corps of Engineer Campgrounds! We were so happy with our site at Mark Twain Lake that we decided we’d try to hit more Corps lakes on our way south. In the interest of flood control … Continue reading

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Ray Behrens Rec Area – Mark Twain Lake

October 11, 2018 WE LUCKED OUT! The Recreation.gov website was overhauled and is a serious mess. I went online and spent over an hour fighting with it to find a campsite near Hannibal with little success. According to the new … Continue reading

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Pere Marquette State Park

October 7-10, 2018 After much searching in the St. Louis area, we opted for Pere Marquette State Park as our home base for touring Cahokia Mounds. There was no central location to stop at since this was a dip in … Continue reading

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Lincoln’s New Salem

September 29, 2018 Lincoln’s New Salem, an Illinois State Historic Site puts a different spin on Abraham Lincoln’s life. It’s here where you can see him as a human being, not much different than other people living in New Salem, … Continue reading

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