MyTripJournal Travel Blogs
The Adventure Begins
May 11, 2007 - We begin our Disney vacation driving from Ottawa Illinois to Orlando.
May 14, 2007 - Jonathan has pink eye. Disney must wait.
May 17, 2007 - We find our motor home at Lazy Days with Kevin's help.
May 22, 2007 - We buy the motor home that we'll call home for the next two years.
May 25, 2007 - Our journey to Texas begins with a screech of tires on our journey to becoming residents and Escapees.
May 27, 2007 - More Smythes in Dallas!
Jun 23, 2007 - Departed Ottawa. Drove to Dubuque, IA for niece Dallas' wedding.
Jun 24, 2007 - Arrived in Utica, IL at Hickory Hollow Campground.
Jul 8, 2007 - Drove RV down to Cave-in-Rock, IL to visit and work on Deb's grandmother's house for the week.
Jul 14, 2007 - Departed Cave-in-Rock and returned to Utica, IL for two weeks.
Jul 27, 2007 - Departed Utica, IL for Oshkosh, WI. Attended the Oshkosh, EAA airshow. Took RV and stayed at the airshow for the first time.
Jul 29, 2007 - Departed Oshkosh, WI. Arrived in Utica, IL at Hickory Hollow Campground.
Aug 1, 2007 - Moved RV to Illini Park for next two weeks. Wanted to be able to be close to friends for the next couple weeks.
Aug 15, 2007 - Moved RV to Bartelmey's home in Marseilles. Stayed until Aug. 17. Spent time with Bartelmeys.
Aug 17, 2007 - Moved RV to Cedar Lake Bible Conference Campground in Cedar Lake, IN Jonathan spent a couple nights with mom. We celebrated mom's birthday on the 19. Deb and JT took mom out for breakfast on the 20th.
Aug 20, 2007 - Depart for Batesville, IN. Spend time with Koltons.
Aug 27, 2007 - Depart for Carrollton, OH Spend time with Koenitzers.
Sep 10, 2007 - Arrived at Outdoor World Moody Beach Campground in Wells, Maine.
Sep 21, 2007 - Depart Moody Beach Campground. Drive north to Hilltop Campground in Robbinston, Maine
Sep 24, 2007 - Depart Robbinston, Maine. Drive to Ponderosa Pine Campground in Hopewell Cape, New Brunswick, Canada.
Sep 30, 2007 - Arrive in Trenton, Maine to spend a week.
Sep 30, 2007 - Depart Hopewell Cape, New Brunswick. Drive to Acadia National Park in Maine. Close to Bar Harbor, Maine.
Oct 7, 2007 - Depart Trenton, Maine and drive east to Bethel, Maine to spend time in the White Mountain National Forest.
Oct 14, 2007 - Depart Bethel Maine to drive to Rochester, Massechusetts near the Cape Cod Area.
Oct 21, 2007 - Depart Rochester, Massechusetts. Drive south through New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Conneticut, New York, Pennsylvania, Maryland and West Virginia to Virginia. Stay in Skyline Ranch Resort while visiting Skyline Drive and Washington D.C. area.
Oct 28, 2007 - Depart Front Royal, Virginia to drive southeast to Williamsburg area. Spend two weeks.
Nov 11, 2007 - Depart Williamsburg, Virginia for Chesapeake Bay, Gloucester, Virginia.
Nov 25, 2007 - Depart Chesapeake Bay, Gloucester, VA for Advance, North Carolina.
Dec 1, 2007 - Depart Advance, North Carolina for Spring Hill, Tennessee.