Travel

by Greg Zimmerman

Here are some stories of our Casita travel adventures. Once we start exploring Europe, we’ll be sure to post new articles!

Curry Hammock State Park, Crawl Key, FL

We love the Florida Keys, and living 2 hours away from the middle, we go every chance we get. For the kids’ school spring break, we scored a last minute opening at…

Highlands Hammock State Park, Sebring FL

Highlands Hammock state park is located in Sebring, FL. Because the kids were in school, we arrived on a Friday which happened to be the last official day of “Scamp Camp”, a…

Jolly Roger RV Resort, Marathon Key, FL

The Keys are our favorite destination in Southern Florida.  Scenic highway Route 1 spans over miles of blue ocean.   We’ve camped at the Jolly Roger RV Resort in Marathon Key three times…

Jonathan Dickinson State Park, Jupiter, FL

Campsites: We had a wonderful weekend at Jonathan Dickinson State Park. At 11,500 acres of wilderness, it is the largest state park in South East Florida.  There are two campgrounds: Pine Grove and…

Markham Park, Sunrise, FL

Delicia returned from a 1 year deployment to Bahrain so it was awesome to have the family together again.  We settled into our new house and Southern Florida living.  We booked a…

Jamestown and Busch Gardens, Williamsburg, VA

Williamsburg, Virginia, the site of historic… well everything!  From the first settlement at Jamestown, to Colonial Williamsburg, to Busch Gardens Amusement Park, this area has a lot to offer history buffs and…

Dam Neck Naval Base, Virginia Beach, VA

Delicia was still deployed, but we didn’t let that slow down our summer fun.  We used to be stationed in Norfolk, so I was aware of some lesser known bases.  Dam Neck…

Pines Campground, Potts Mountain, VA

Now we’re getting rural.  Our first “off the grid” camping experience was Pines Campground in the George Washington National Forest.  It’s just down the road from the famous “Potts Mountain Jeep Trail”.…

Lake Anna State Park, Spotsylvania, VA

While Delicia was back to being deployed overseas to Bahrain, I booked a campsite at Lake Anna State Park.  Lake Anna is about 90 minutes south of Washington, D.C. if you’re lucky…

Pohick Bay Regional Park, Occoquan, VA

Delicia came home for a week of “rest and relaxation” (R&R in military speak) during her 1 year deployment to Bahrain.  She hadn’t seen the camper yet and the boys and I…

Bull Run Regional Park, Va – Our Maiden Voyage

After buying and outfitting our 2009 Casita Spirit Deluxe (new to us) camper, it was time for the first camping trip.  My wife, Delicia, was deployed overseas for a year so I…

Twin Grove Campground, Pine Grove, PA

With a couple of local camping trips under our belt it was time for our first real trip.  Delicia was back on deployment to Bahrain, and my Northern Virginia Jeep Club, The…

Travel Tips

Greg’s Pre-flight checklist for Casitas: Having flown in the Navy for 20 years, I have done thousands of pre-flight inspections on aircraft.  I do the same thing before moving our Casita. There…

Curry Hammock State Park, Crawl Key, FL

We love the Florida Keys, and living 2 hours away from the middle, we go every chance we get. For the kids’ school spring break, we scored a last minute opening at…

Highlands Hammock State Park, Sebring FL

Highlands Hammock state park is located in Sebring, FL. Because the kids were in school, we arrived on a Friday which happened to be the last official day of “Scamp Camp”, a…

Jolly Roger RV Resort, Marathon Key, FL

The Keys are our favorite destination in Southern Florida.  Scenic highway Route 1 spans over miles of blue ocean.   We’ve camped at the Jolly Roger RV Resort in Marathon Key three times…

Jonathan Dickinson State Park, Jupiter, FL

Campsites: We had a wonderful weekend at Jonathan Dickinson State Park. At 11,500 acres of wilderness, it is the largest state park in South East Florida.  There are two campgrounds: Pine Grove and…

Markham Park, Sunrise, FL

Delicia returned from a 1 year deployment to Bahrain so it was awesome to have the family together again.  We settled into our new house and Southern Florida living.  We booked a…

Jamestown and Busch Gardens, Williamsburg, VA

Williamsburg, Virginia, the site of historic… well everything!  From the first settlement at Jamestown, to Colonial Williamsburg, to Busch Gardens Amusement Park, this area has a lot to offer history buffs and…

Dam Neck Naval Base, Virginia Beach, VA

Delicia was still deployed, but we didn’t let that slow down our summer fun.  We used to be stationed in Norfolk, so I was aware of some lesser known bases.  Dam Neck…

Pines Campground, Potts Mountain, VA

Now we’re getting rural.  Our first “off the grid” camping experience was Pines Campground in the George Washington National Forest.  It’s just down the road from the famous “Potts Mountain Jeep Trail”.…

Lake Anna State Park, Spotsylvania, VA

While Delicia was back to being deployed overseas to Bahrain, I booked a campsite at Lake Anna State Park.  Lake Anna is about 90 minutes south of Washington, D.C. if you’re lucky…

Twin Grove Campground, Pine Grove, PA

With a couple of local camping trips under our belt it was time for our first real trip.  Delicia was back on deployment to Bahrain, and my Northern Virginia Jeep Club, The…

Pohick Bay Regional Park, Occoquan, VA

Delicia came home for a week of “rest and relaxation” (R&R in military speak) during her 1 year deployment to Bahrain.  She hadn’t seen the camper yet and the boys and I…

Bull Run Regional Park, Va – Our Maiden Voyage

After buying and outfitting our 2009 Casita Spirit Deluxe (new to us) camper, it was time for the first camping trip.  My wife, Delicia, was deployed overseas for a year so I…