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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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Nolen Family Vacation 2017: Day 4

Tuesday, April 14th New Orleans So one think I didn’t reckon on is that the South doesn’t do anything early. Even the state parks don’t open until 9 or 10. We had no idea so we were up and at … Continue reading

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Nolen Family Vacation 2017: Day 3

Monday, April 17th LA We drove just a few hours South to Natchitoches (Nack-it-osh) to drive the Cane River Valley. We stopped in at the Visitor’s Center in town. It was such a charming area. A map in hand, we … Continue reading

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Nolen Family Vacation 2017: Day 2

Sunday, April 16th Arkansas It was a bit weird to celebrate Easter Sunday while on the road! About the only Easter-y thing I did was to fill eggs ahead of time and put them in the car in people’s seats. … Continue reading

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Nolen Family Vacation 2017: Day 1

Saturday, April 15th. Arkansas We weren’t sure if we’d be able to go on vacation right away or if we’d have to postpone a day or two due to illness. Ben had been super stressed about work and was having … Continue reading

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