Since we don’t tow, we are always happy to find interesting things to do near our campsite. Fortunately, Fort Huachuca offers two museums on base that are fun, educational and free (donation encouraged).
Today we traveled from Gold Canyon to Fort Huachuca, a journey of just 177 miles. This gave us time to drop off the rental car and take a side trip to the Titan Missile Museum in Sahuarita, Arizona. I must admit some mixed feelings as we planned this trip. The thought of touring a nuclear missile launch site was a bit unsettling. At the same time, this is part of our history and as George … Continue reading →
When I was a little girl I read a book called I Can Fly. It was an easy book, along the lines of See Spot Run. Despite the title it was not the classic written by Ruth Krauss, but rather a book about a young girl that defies her parents’ wishes and takes flying lessons. Pretty progressive for 1960. (If my mother reads this, she will most likely be shaking her head.) Anyway, … Continue reading →
We spent just 3 hours this morning at the Space Center Houston, a must stop destination if you are passing through Houston. Like Pensacola, we wished we had allotted a lot more time for this visit. Aided by a wonderful website, and eager volunteer greeter, we charted our course to make the most of our time. But again we left wishing we had spent more time learning about the history and future of our space program. … Continue reading →
Did we say we love FamCamps? Yes, we did. And our stay at Blue Angels Park in Pensacola reaffirmed our belief. There are two campgrounds associated with the Blue Angels. We stayed “off base” at the Blue Angels Campground on Bronson Road. This area includes a primitive campsite as well as, Anchor Cove and Battlecreek Row. Anchor Cove ($14) has 83, 30 amp/water sites on packed sand. The area is on Perido Bay and … Continue reading →