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The Happy Wanderers

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JUN
02
1

George Washington's Surrender

Fort Necessity, PA
When May 22nd arrived, the Pennsylvania State Parks opened to camping. We had a 14-day reservation at Ohiopyle State Park, located in the southwestern part of the state. After leaving the little campground in Virginia, we were surprised the GPS took us through West Virginia into Maryland, and finally into Pennsylvania. We didn't mind the four-state drive in a day, we were just surprised. We didn't...
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Guest — William
Thanks for taking me along on the trip through history. I'm a history buff myself. Also appreciated the overview of the park esp... Read More
Tuesday, 02 June 2020 15:21
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MAY
21
0

They Cancelled Our Reservation

My New Drone Flying
Over the past couple of months, we've had several campground reservations cancelled on us. We expected this due to campground closures because of the COVID-19 isolation policies. However, recently many states have started to reduce restrictions and many campgrounds (public, government, and military) have started to open again. We still had a reservation at the US Coast Guard station campground at ...
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MAY
07
6

Do We Stay, or Do We Move?

Staying at Joint Base Charleston, SC
We originally planned to be in Charleston, SC for 7 days. We've now been here 53 days, following the self-isolation guidelines. We know we're very lucky to have been able to stay at the military campground here, as we have full hook-ups, free WiFi (we don't use it), shopping near by, and are very secure. They closed the campground shortly after we arrived, but they allowed existing campers to stay...
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Guest — Roxanne LeBlanc
At least y'all were lucky enough to be "stuck" in one of our nicer FamCamps. If we were you we'd take the attitude, 'a bird in the... Read More
Friday, 08 May 2020 06:08
Connie Farquhar
We totally agree with you Roxanne!
Friday, 08 May 2020 06:31
Guest — Ann Collins
Yes, stay until they ask you to leave. We are not full timers but had to cancel our trip in March and April as various camps clos... Read More
Friday, 08 May 2020 06:46
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APR
06
13

Living an "Isolated" Life

Joint Base Charleston RV Park, SC
After arriving at the Joint Base Charleston in South Carolina 22 days ago, the COVID-19 situation in the USA got a lot more serious. After only a few days of arriving, we got word that the RV Park was closing. Soon, other military campgrounds, state parks, and federal campgrounds were announcing that they were also closed. This sent our heads spinning. Since we live in our motor home, we needed so...
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Guest — Judy Sheeley
I read your posts every time you send them out. Glad you and Connie are safe and in a good area so you have access to everything y... Read More
Tuesday, 07 April 2020 07:29
Connie Farquhar
Good to hear from you Judy. Glad you two are doing well. I'm sure you're a little more comfortable at your house than you would be... Read More
Wednesday, 08 April 2020 20:57
Guest — Hans
Stay safe guys, I was worried what they would do with campers. Glad they decided to let people there stay. Makes sense for full ... Read More
Tuesday, 07 April 2020 07:47
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MAR
23
15

Plans are Flexible

Just a quick update... After we arrived at the Joint Base Charleston RV Park, SC, we visited downtown Charleston for a quick visit. We just walked around a historic area of Georgian row houses, avoiding people. Many of the row houses from the mid-1600's have been renovated. It was an interesting walk. But it was the next day that news on the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in the USA quic...
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Guest — Rocky Farquhar
Well, at least your in a comfortable place. Lake Moultrie is close by, go do some fishing. Whatever you do, wash your hands! ... Read More
Monday, 23 March 2020 11:49
Connie Farquhar
Thanks Rocky, I hope you all are doing well and that you have enough to keep you busy and out of trouble. ... Read More
Monday, 23 March 2020 12:20
Guest — Brett Hackman
Hunker down for now! Wish the wife and I were there as well!
Monday, 23 March 2020 15:03
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