Tag: alabama


Welcome to Middle-of-Somewhere Alabama! I’ll be honest, I was ready to throw in the towel about an hour away from our destination. The first thing we realized is that if our GPS indicates it’s going to be a 5 hour trip, it will most definitely take 7. The second thing we learned, is that if […]


On the way to New Orleans we decided to swing by and tour the battleship, USS Alabama. It’s roughly an hour from Gulf Shores, just outside Mobile, AL. This experience was phenomenal! There are several planes, helicopters, tanks, etc. on the grounds and you may self tour the battleship and a submarine, the USS Drum. […]


We love it when our friends stalk us because they hook us up with places to stay along the way. Two families we met at the rally, the Travaglino’s and the Burrell’s, were already in Alabama when they found out we were headed their way, so we changed course from Mobile to Gulf Shores. The […]


Just when we thought it would never happen…we made it! With all the fickle weather, and car troubles setting our schedule back we were starting to wonder if Florida had a hold on us. White sand beaches, high rise condos and hotels, this is not what I expected Alabama to look like. I guess I […]