Wednesday night when Rob got off work at noon we rolled out... decided we would take the back roads until just crossing into Florida. Which was a fun little adventure. Some podunk little towns, old fashioned gas stations and tons of car passing later we made it to Florida and the interstate. My cell phone battery was happy... my husband was happy for the three lanes of traffic! However we did meet up with some crazy butt drivers that we were not too impressed with. I mean, who are you trying to kill? By 8 we were in Tampa! Which is actually pretty early.. but when you are headed to a campground on an air force base, the nighttime routine is a smidge different. As in they go to bed by 8! It was dead. Weird... we walked around for a bit which included walking the beach by moonlight. I'm jealous of Rob's grandparents who get to be near that bit of gorgeous EVERYDAY. By 10 we were exhausted and headed to our own little trailer they rented for the time we were there.
|Traveling in style.. we lost the suction cups to the radar detector, so masking tape it was!|
|Rob's grandparents camper!|
|The view from in front of their camper.... the beach is right there at the end of the road.|
|The beach on Thanksgiving.|
|Thanksgiving day sunset. That's St. Petersburg in the distance.|
|Where we stopped for pictures during the day.|
|The view from where we ate lunch at.|
|Picture time = OVER. :D|
|Before heading out to downtown Tampa.|
Saturday we got up and cleaned and checked out of the camper. Then went and got some lunch before heading out. We had a very important stop to make in Macon as my husband was NEEDING to go to Bass Pro. Or so you'd think there was a need the way he talked. ;) About 9 we left Macon, GA and we were home by 11.. completely exhausted.
|Leaving MacDill Air Force Base.|
But I love the fact that we got to spend Thanksgiving with family in Florida. Although it was drastically different than the Thanksgiving I am used to in Western Kansas, it was fabulous.
Plus we had 4 almost 5 days off from the dogs. ;) Not that I am counting or anything!
Hope everyone had a fabulous holiday weekend as well!!!