*Note – If you are looking at the photos in thumbnail view and see a lot of similar ones close together, try looking at those in a slide show. They are often a series that will show something interesting kind of like a timelapse
Winter Break in Tavernier FL – Tavernier is at the top of the Floriday Keys, just below Key Largo. We had lots of fun there!
Keys Vacation – Dave and Mike joined us for some fun times
Dolphins! Dolphins! Dolphins! Nothing but thousands of pictures of dolphins! For your daily squee, come here. I considerately did not add these thousands of pictures of dolphins to the regular albums, so as not to overwhelm the philistines that do not appreciate these slippery bundles of fun.
Florida West Coast This album picks up after our 21 hour gulf crossing and runs right down the coast to our winter home in Tavernier, FL just below Key Largo.
Florida Panhandle Pictures of our stay from Orange Beach FL up through the 21 hour gulf crossing we made.
USS Alabama A visit to the USS Alabama on our way back from our trip to New Orleans. Great display and well worth a visit if you’re in Mobile.
Pensacola Naval Aviation Museum – the best aviation museum we’ve seen so far. They have amazing displays and lots of interactive content.
New Orleans – once we got to Orange Beach FL we took a side trip of 3 days to the amazing city of New Orleans!
Mobile Bay – we FINALLY made it out of the ditch!
Tennesse River – Tombigbee Waterway – This is a pretty big album since we spent a lot of hours on this waterway, however there are some amazing wildlife shots (eagles, deer, herons and turtles) as well as some beautiful sunrises and sunsets.
Makers Mark Distillery – side trip
Harrisburg, PA – a brief trip home for a sad reason reunited us with family and friends
Nashville, TN – we visited the Country Music Hall of Fame, Johnny Cash Museum, and Grand Ole Opry
Mississippi, Ohio, and Cumberland Rivers – pictures from the many small towns and anchorages where we stayed on our trip south
Hoppies’ Marina, Kimmswick MO – famous among loopers as it is one of the only marinas to stop on the Mississippi river. Fern, who runs the marina with her husband, provides a daily briefing to loopers on navigation dangers and best anchorages
St. Louis, MO – we drove to St. Louis for the day and visited the Botanical Gardens, Arch, and Pappy’s Smokehouse restaurant
Grafton, IL – we relaxed and renewed for a few days in Grafton
Calumet-Sag Canal and Illinois River – Our trip down the river and all the little towns that we’ve stopped at along the way.
Chicago – We spent three days in Chicago, going at full speed every minute! There’s lots of pictures to look at from our trip, including visits to the Museum of Technology, Field Museum, Adler Planetarium, Navy Pier, and our River Boat tour.
Milwaukee and Racine – We spent a few days exploring Milwaukee and there was so much to explore, including the fabulous Discover World, Art Museum, Harley Davidson Museum, and lots of breweries! We spent another day traveling to Racine by rental car to see the Frank Lloyd Wright house “Wingspread”.
Southern half of Lake Michigan – these are some smaller towns we stopped at during our trip through Lake Michigan: Manitowoc WI, Port Washington WI, Waukegan IL, Hammond IN. Sadly I can’t offer any pictures of beautiful Sheboygan since we bypassed it!
Green Bay – Our trip by car to see the home of the Packers!
Door County Wisconsin – Beautiful Wisconsin
Michigan’s Upper Peninsula – many beautiful small towns and bays on our trip – not sure if we qualified as guest Yoopers.
Mackinac Island – Beautiful island that is closed to motor traffic – only horses and horse drawn carriages allowed!
Sault Ste. Marie – Ontario and Michigan – there are 2 Sault Ste. Maries sitting across from one another, one in Canada and the other in the U.S. We had fun exploring both.
Agawa Canyon Train Tour – we took an amazing all day trip on a train through the wilderness, stopping to explore Agawa Canyon halfway through the day (video coming soon)
Bush Plane Museum - our first stop in Sault Ste. Marie Ontario was the Bush Plane museum!
North Channel – the last half of our trip on Lake Huron
Parry Sound Ontario – including our photos from the 30,000 Islands flight tour
Beausoleil Island and Hope Island in the Georgian Bay, Ontario
Port Severn and the last lock in the Trent Severn Waterway
Locks 43-44 including our trip over Big Chute Marine Railway
Big Chute Marine Railway – day trip
Orillia Ontario – a two week stay, including Canada Day
Niagara Falls – day trip