Skip to main content


A Short Stop at The Naples Depot Museum

Driving west across Florida on Route 41, we took the time to stretch our legs at The Naples Depot Museum in Naples, Florida. The museum is a restored Seaboard Air Line Railway passenger station that was built in 1926. Passenger trains used the depot from 1927 until 1971.

Recent posts

Hunting Bargains at the Lionel Warehouse Sale

Once a year Lionel opens up its warehouse for an overstock sale. We drove down to the Concord, North Carolina offices to see if we could score some bargains. The warehouse was packed with people! To there credit, Lionel did a fantastic job at moving shoppers through the cashier lines quickly.

Taking a Hayride on the Craggy Mountain Line

Hayride on the rails? Sounds like fun, doesn't it? Off to Woodfin, North Carolina we went to see just how fun it would be riding the Craggy Mountain Line during their hayride event.

Photos of Biltmore Gardens in the Fall

There is something to see in the Biltmore Gardens year round. Here are some photos of a recent Fall trip to the gardens in Asheville, North Carolina.

Touring the Southern Vintage Trailer Friends' Show

We took a ride over to Stonebridge Campgrounds in Maggie Valley, North Carolina for a bit of a different type of show. The Southern Vintage Trailer Friends were holding their "Fall Into Vintage Trailer Rally" and opening up their trailers to the public.

Bridges of Greenville County

While driving to Greenville, South Carolina we always notice a little sign on the road pointing out the direction to a covered bridge. Today we decided to follow that sign to see where it lead us. After a few miles, we were at a small park and Campbell's Covered Bridge.

Visiting the Cataloochee Valley to see Elk

One of the best spots to watch elk in North Carolina is the Cataloochee Valley. You are almost guaranteed to see these beautiful creatures if you are there at sunrise. Just remember to keep your distance as they are wild animals and, while rare, can inflict great harm on you. Here are a few photos from a recent trip to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.