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Kure Beach

Posted: Friday, March 17, 2017, 2:18 pm

Foot shot at Kure Beach, NCFoot shot at Kure Beach, NC

Kure (pronounced Cure-ee) Beach is situated on an island between Carolina Beach and Fort Fisher. The island is popularly referred to as "Pleasure Island." From Carolina Beach State Park, Kure Beach is only 3 miles away.

When we visited, Kure Beach was completely empty of tourists. Only the people who live and work in Kure Beach were there. Our timing couldn't have been better. We had the beach, bars and restaurants to ourselves.

Speaking of restaurants, Kure Beach is a small town, but the seafood is excellent. We made the 5 minute drive from Carolina Beach State Park each evening for dinner at Jack Mackerels Island Grill. The shrimp is a must-have if you're a shrimp lover.

Jack Mackerels Island GrillJack Mackerels Island Grill

The beach is extremely well kept and the people super friendly.

Kure Beach PierKure Beach Pier

There were only two tourists in the entire town. We didn't mind being the only non-residents.

No tourists!No tourists!

We loved our time in Kure Beach and already have plans to return.

Return to the Mothership

Posted: Sunday, February 26, 2017, 7:54 am

The only campers in a wintry Airstream TerraportThe only campers in a wintry Airstream Terraport

We had a few small items we wanted to take care under warranty of so we scheduled a trip to the Mothership. When I called to make the appointment, they were really busy and asked me if I would like to wait until the off-season. Since the items we wanted done were just tweaks, we told them no problem on waiting a couple months.

On the drive north on I-75 we ran into snow about 100 miles south of Jackson Center, Ohio. It snowed non-stop for the rest of the trip. There's a very good reason they call it the off-season.

Falling snow in Jackson CenterFalling snow in Jackson Center

The factory service center was almost empty when we arrived; we were the only people in the Terraport. But that just means more one-on-one time for each customer. The service was outstanding from start to finish. I would rank it with the best I've ever experienced anywhere. If you are not in a rush and don't mind some chilly nights at the Terraport, the off-season is a great time to visit. The service is first class.

Good as new Classic departing Classic CircleGood as new Classic departing Classic Circle

Kentucky Horse Park

Posted: Sunday, December 11, 2016, 7:52 am

Kentucky Horse ParkKentucky Horse Park
When planning our trip home from the Airstream factory in Jackson Center, Ohio, Janet wanted to stop in Lexington, Kentucky at the Kentucky Horse Park. That was a great decision.

Kentucky Horse Park is a working horse farm and extremely scenic. The campground offers 260 sites with 50/30/20 amp electric and water. All sites are 55' paved back-ins with fire rings and picnic tables. The campground includes a grocery store and gift shop. If you're travels have you passing near Lexington, KY, by all means get a reservation at KHP.


Kentucky Horse ParkKentucky Horse Park

Since we were there during early winter, only one of the inner loops was open and there were only 6-8 other campers in the park. It doesn't get any better.


Kentucky Horse ParkKentucky Horse Park

Jersey Shore Haven Airstream Park

Posted: Saturday, November 26, 2016, 7:55 am

 Jersey Shore Haven Airstream Park Jersey Shore Haven Airstream Park

We love Jersey Shore Haven Airstream Park. This Airstream exclusive park is located in South Seaville, NJ, halfway between Atlantic City and Cape May, NJ. Our first visit was in 2013 when we bought our first Airstream at Colonial Airstream in Lakewood, NJ. The 38 acre park is naturally wooded and the quietest RV park we've visited. Jersey Shore is all about peace and quiet.

Check-in at Jersey Shore HavenCheck-in at Jersey Shore Haven

When we purchased our first Airstream in 2013, we assumed it might our only visit to Jersey Shore since we are rarely in the northeast. Assumptions never work out. We ended up back in the same spot when we traded for our 2015 Airstream 27FB International Signature. We returned for a third time in a yet another truck and our new Airstream Classic 30.

Check-in at Jersey Shore HavenCheck-in at Jersey Shore Haven

Heading into the wilderness at Jersey Shore Haven Airstream ParkHeading into the wilderness at Jersey Shore Haven Airstream Park

Hiding out at Jersey Shore HavenHiding out at Jersey Shore Haven

Our thoughts about owning an Airstream Classic 30Our thoughts about owning an Airstream Classic 30

Departing Jersey Shore Haven Airstream ParkDeparting Jersey Shore Haven Airstream Park

We shall return.

Thankful

Posted: Thursday, November 24, 2016, 8:00 am

ThankfulThankful
Hoping your Thanksgiving is filled with blessings and joy.

Happy Thanksgiving.

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