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My Excellent Adventure Finding Brood X Cicadas in North Georgia

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My Excellent Adventure Finding Brood X Cicadas in North Georgia

I set out Memorial Day Weekend on a road trip to find Brood X cicadas in North Georgia. Along the way, I visited friends and stayed in dog-friendly HipCamp sites.

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HipCamp Stay in North Georgia: Tiger Drive-In Theater in Tiger

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HipCamp Stay in North Georgia: Tiger Drive-In Theater in Tiger

The coolest place to camp in North Georgia is the Tiger Drive-In Theater in Tiger.

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HipCamp Stay in Hendersonville, North Carolina: NERO Coffee + Camp

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HipCamp Stay in Hendersonville, North Carolina: NERO Coffee + Camp

I booked a camping spot at NERO Coffee + Camp in Hendersonville, N.C., via HipCamp because it’s close to DuPont State Recreational Forest and the owner has an intriguing story.

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HipCamp Stay in Winnsboro, South Carolina: Rosewood Rendezvous Tiny Cabin

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HipCamp Stay in Winnsboro, South Carolina: Rosewood Rendezvous Tiny Cabin

Horses. Donkeys. A farm dog. Fireflies. And more! The Rosewood Rendezvous Tiny Cabin in Winnsboro, S.C. is a magical mountain stay booked through HipCamp.

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Earning My Floridian Cred by Canoeing the Peace River Hunting for Fossils

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Earning My Floridian Cred by Canoeing the Peace River Hunting for Fossils

Paddling the Peace River is something you must do to be considered a true Floridian. Even us Yankees who relocated to the Sunshine State can earn our Florida cred by paddling a portion (or all) 106 miles of the Peace from Polk County in Central Florida to Charlotte Harbor in Southwest Florida. Here’s a confession, up until March, I have never paddled the Peace River.

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This Sweet Florida Glamping Spot Has Donkeys!

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This Sweet Florida Glamping Spot Has Donkeys!

I love camping but I’m at the age where hotel camping is more my speed. Needing to reconnect with nature and center my soul, I used HipCamp to find a sweet Florida glamping spot near Jacksonville called the Good Karma HoneyBee Bnb.

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Tips for Planning a Shelling Vacation in Southwest Florida

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Tips for Planning a Shelling Vacation in Southwest Florida

Interested in planning a shelling vacation in Southwest Florida? Following is a response I provided a reader looking for advice on planning her shelling vacation.

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Where to Eat in Punta Gorda: Peace River Beer Company

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Where to Eat in Punta Gorda: Peace River Beer Company

Wondering where to eat in Punta Gorda, Florida? Give the Thai dishes at Peace River Beer Company a try!

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10 Reasons to Love Highlands Hammock State Park in Sebring, Florida

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10 Reasons to Love Highlands Hammock State Park in Sebring, Florida

Lush, dense forests, ancient oak trees, boardwalk trails, and history are some of the reasons to visit Highlands Hammock State Park. Here’s what I love about this Sebring park.

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Get Outside and Get Treasure Hunting!

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Get Outside and Get Treasure Hunting!

Discovering treasure hunting during the pandemic has been a bright spot It’s a way of getting outside, keeping my body and mind active, staying safe by socially distancing from others, and discovering new places, whether in my neighborhood or another state.

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