After a sleepless night in a casino/truckstop parking lot, we headed to another amazing Louisiana State Park. We have been impressed at the quality of this state’s parks – the wildlife viewing opportunities, educational displays and amenities (free laundry!) all contribute to an enjoyable stay. Lake Fausse Pointe State Park is a comfortable two hours’ Read More →

We arrived in New Orleans a couple weekends before Christmas. Before arriving, we decided to stay at a KOA just outside the city because we were not sure what the parking situation would be like in the city (once there we realized that stealth camping would have been easy) . We had a great time Read More →

We left Homochitto National Forest because we did not like the atmosphere, but we were not quite ready for New Orleans. We stopped at another Louisiana State Park a bit north of the city, Tickfaw State Park. At every park we visit, I read the interpretive signs to learn about the local flora and fauna, and Read More →

Unseasonably warm weather was upon us by the time we left Hot Springs, and the air grew warmer as we drove south. Now that we are no longer rushing, we are only driving around 150 miles at a time. John searched state parks in northern Louisiana at the right distance away, and came up with Read More →