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Nolen Family Vacation 2017: Days 14 and 15

Friday, April 28th Homeward Bound We got up and were packed and ready to go at a good time. We’d planned on stopping at Rock City, but they closed at 6 and we didn’t arrive until 6:30. There was still … Continue reading

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Nolen Family Vacation 2017: Day 13

Thursday, April 27th Universal Today we got an even later start. We lounged around the house, played in the pool, did some laundry, and then visited a couple of the large gift shops in the area. It’s right about this … Continue reading

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Nolen Family Vacation 2017: Day 12

Wednesday, April 26th Universal Day 2 Today we slept in a bit. Chelsea and Nate had to head back home so we spent the morning with them before they left. We arrived at Universal around noon. First thing we did … Continue reading

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Nolen Family Vacation 2017: Day 11

Tuesday, April 25th Universal Studios We’re big Harry Potter nerds here so Universal was so exciting for us. Years ago, when we went to Disney, we all had a good time, but we’ve never been super huge Disney fans so … Continue reading

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Nolen Family Vacation 2017: Day 10

Monday, April 24th Honeymoon Island We ate a quick breakfast at the golf course and then made our way to Honeymoon Island. Despite a good start, we still didn’t arrive until quarter to 4. We drove to the North lot … Continue reading

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Nolen Family Vacation 2017: Day 9

Sunday, April 23rd Savannah and Jekyll Island Despite poor sleep from the night before, we were glad to get up and get on our way. The manager was very accommodating and gave us a full refund. Before leaving town, we … Continue reading

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Nolen Family Vacation 2017: Day 8

Saturday, April 22nd Savannah, GA After a homemade breakfast with Nate and Chels, we hit the road and headed for Savannah. By the time we arrived and unloaded at the hotel it was late afternoon. We headed straight to the … Continue reading

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Nolen Family Vacation 2017: Day 7

Friday, April 21st Sloss Sometimes on our vacation we find oddball things to do. Like the time we visited an alpaca farm in New Mexico. This time it was a tour of Sloss Furnace in Birmingham. But, first, I need … Continue reading

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Nolen Family Vacation 2017: Day 6

Thursday, April 20th Vicksburg After breakfast at the hotel we drove over to Vicksburg National Military Park. It was meant to be a quick stop, but I didn’t realize from the online maps, just how long and meandering is the … Continue reading

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Nolen Family Vacation 2017: Day 5

Wed. 19th NOLA Knowing that most things would be closed, we headed to the City Park to kill some time. I wasn’t expecting much, but we kept finding interesting things to view. We started off near a little stone bridge. … Continue reading

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