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Day 174: Leaving Seaside for Pensacola.

Before our 1pm checkout today we planned to meet Sean and Kristy down at a neat little planned community called Alys Beach. We drove through it on our way in and found the place fascinating. It is a planned community like Seaside except all of the structures were designed and built by the same company. It is dubbed by the planners as ‘Luxury Beach Living from the perspective of New Urbanism’.

Day 173: Leaving Seaside for Pensacola.

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Day 173: Back to Hurricane Oyster Bar for more.

This morning we are taking things slow. We spent a lot of time lounging around the Mish before the girls and Luka decided to meander around the campground and park looking for creatures. The rumor has it that there are bald eagles living somewhere in the park. As I stayed back at the campsite, Marlene and the kids went out on a little adventure.

Day 172: Back to Hurricane Oyster Bar for more.

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Day 172: Grayton Beach State Park and the Happy Hour Crawl.

Last night when we arrived at the Cracker Barrel, we were hesitant about parking for the night. After all, we had just been kicked out of a Wal-Mart that we felt was safe and accommodating when we arrived. There were no dedicated RV parking spaces like they usually do and there were also no other RVs here. We circled for a couple of times before deciding to settle into a corner of the lot.

Day 172: Grayton Beach State Park and the Happy Hour Crawl.

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Day 171: A day in Seaside, Florida.

Our short 2-night stay at Saint Joseph Peninsula came and gone way faster than we had hoped.  This is definitely a spot I can see myself spending at least a week at next time we are in the area. With still a handful of places to see in the panhandle before crossing over into Alabama, we headed back towards the mainland and kept on moving westward.

Day 171: A day in Seaside, Florida.

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Day 169: Apalachicola revisited.

Last night was the coldest night we have had in a long time. It is definitely not shorts and t-shirt weather around here anymore as it dipped into the 30s for the first time for us since the Carolinas back in October. Hopefully this is just a cold spell that will pass as we intend on keeping our summer clothes around for as long as we can.

Day 169: Apalachicola revisited.

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Day 167: Another day in Cedar Key.

When we got here yesterday, we got our spot for just one night with the second night as an option and I think we are going to exercise that. Tomorrow, some Canadians are coming to stay for awhile. The rates are setup here that monthly stays are highly encouraged. We are paying $38 a night including taxes and Good Sam discount but the monthly rate is a mere $500.

Day 167: Another day in Cedar Key.

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Day 164: A couple days to relax at Fort De Soto.

Finally we have completed all of our obligations here in St Petersburg. We have had a lot of activities in the last few days since we got here. It started with our TV debut on WFLA, then our sailing day on the water with Kyle and finally yesterday, we drove up to Weeki Wachee for the big girl’s 6th birthday. We are here for one more night tonight and things are starting to slow down.

Day 164: A few days to relax at Fort De Soto.

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