Adventure 2017 Begins

By Linda

Coinjock, NC Sunrise
View of the sunrise from our campsite in Coinjock, NC on Friday morning.

We left St. Augustine last Tuesday morning and spent the first night in the KOA Kampground in Lumberton, North Carolina.  We were supposed to stay in the Lumberton KOA last fall, but Hurricane Matthew devastated the area and the KOA was closed.  Interstate 95 was also closed.  We weren’t sure how the KOA managed after the hurricane.  The campground was in good shape.  This campground was acquired by new owners about a 1 ½ years ago and they have made many improvements.  The first time we stayed in this campground, we weren’t sure we would return.  We are glad we did because the new owners have done a very nice job upgrading the facilities and there is more work underway.  If you are looking for a nice location to stop for the night while traveling Interstate 95, we recommend this campground.

We arrived in Coinjock, NC on Wednesday evening to visit family on the Outer Banks.  We had a beautiful waterfront site at the campground and plan to return.  The picture above was a picture of sunrise from our campsite.  There was a small boat launch by our campsite, so I did some kayaking.  The road to the campground winds along Currituck Sound.  It was a great place to do a morning run.

It was great to visit with family and we made a new friend.  The dinner and conversation were a treat.  We could have easily stayed longer.

We headed to Maryland on Friday and love how green it is.  The weather is beautiful.  Dart is in heaven.  Not only does he love this cooler weather but he is crazy about the grass.  He hates the St. Augustine grass in Florida.  He is going to love this trip.