Author Archives: Michigan Traveler

About Michigan Traveler

Bob and his wife, Pat, are fulltime RVers. They sold their home in Michigan in June, 2011 and now travel the country, living on the road. Home is Where You Park It!

Remembering the Alamo and the Mission Trail – April 2021

After a few weeks of some fairly active sightseeing, we were ready for some relaxation. Staying at the RV park at Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio seemed to fill that need. Fort Sam Houston is home to the Army’s … Continue reading

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An Island in Mobile Bay and Touring New Orleans – April 2021

We left Panama City and headed west along the Florida Panhandle. Our next major stop was New Orleans, but that was too far to drive in a day. Rather than staying overnight in a Walmart parking lot, we looked for … Continue reading

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Moving Day in Panama City – March 2021

We had thought of visiting the RV park at Tyndall Air Force Base a few years back, but in 2018 Hurricane Michael changed that. When Michael came ashore with 155 mph winds and a 9 foot storm surge, it leveled … Continue reading

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Tampa and Homosassa – with Family and Friends – March 2021

From Recreation Plantation we made the short drive to Port Richey in the Tampa area. Pat’s brother and sister and their spouses had rented a house in New Port Richey, we have a niece that lives in nearby Oldsmar, and … Continue reading

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Recreating at Recreation Plantation – Jan-Mar 2021

Throughout our stay at Recreation Plantation COVID-19 was always a factor in our planning and decision-making. We formed an informal “bubble” with our friends. On occasion, we did participate in community events, but did our best to be friendly and … Continue reading

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Knee Surgery as a Full-Time RVer – Again, December 2020

In 2018 I underwent surgery to have partial knee replacements on both knees. A lifetime of running and parachute jumps had finally caught up to me. On my left knee I remember my doctor telling me that the knee would … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day 2021

There’s nothing that says Happy Valentine’s Day like a Dove chocolate!

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Welcome to the Recreation Plantation, November-December 2020

The Coronavirus Pandemic has caused many changes to our normal routine. While for most people that means wearing masks and maintaining social distancing, in our case it affects where we live. We normally spend our winters in Key West, but … Continue reading

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Enjoying Friends and Fun at Cherry Point – Havelok, NC October 2020

Our decision to stay at the Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point was not just a whim. It was the right distance along our route to Florida, we had never stayed there before, and we had friends in the area. … Continue reading

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Hanging Out in America’s Historic Triangle – October 2020

We traveled from Maryland to Virginia and camped at the Kings Creek RV Park at the Yorktown Naval Weapons Station. This is a very nice park with concrete pads and full hookups. It is well off the beaten path which … Continue reading

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