Florida Florida

FL

Florida Florida

FL

Gamble Family Adventures RV Travel Blog | States Visited | Florida

Population: 21.5 million
Capital: Tallahassee

Daytona Beach, FL

Day 29: Travel Day | Daytona Beach, FL to South Bay, FL

Day 29: Travel Day | Daytona Beach, FL to South Bay, FL

Wednesday, November 25, 2020Travel Day:  Coral Sands RV Park, Daytona Beach, FL to South Bay, FLODOMETER: 80,250 | MILES TRAVELED: 2,305instagramfacebookyoutubetwitter  by GrantWe have another swim at Ormond Beach in the morning and pack up and head south. We...

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South Bay, FL

Day 29: Travel Day | Daytona Beach, FL to South Bay, FL

Day 29: Travel Day | Daytona Beach, FL to South Bay, FL

Wednesday, November 25, 2020Travel Day:  Coral Sands RV Park, Daytona Beach, FL to South Bay, FLODOMETER: 80,250 | MILES TRAVELED: 2,305instagramfacebookyoutubetwitter  by GrantWe have another swim at Ormond Beach in the morning and pack up and head south. We...

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Palm Beach, FL

Day 34: Travel Day : Palm Beach, FL to Key West

Day 34: Travel Day : Palm Beach, FL to Key West

Monday, November 30, 2020 Travel Day: Palm Beach, FL to Key West ODOMETER: 80,549 | TODAY'S MILES: 243 | MILES TRAVELED: 2,604 instagramfacebookyoutubetwitter  by Grant“On the road again, Just can’t wait to get on the road again!” And we’re off to the Keys!  We...

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Day 33: Palm Beach &  Juno Beach, FL

Day 33: Palm Beach & Juno Beach, FL

Sunday, November 29, 2020Palm Beach & Juno Beach, FLODOMETER: 80,306 | MILES TRAVELED: 2,361instagramfacebookyoutubetwitter  by GrantIt is another lovely Florida day. When I lived in Queensland, Australia, they had a caption, “Beautiful one day, perfect the...

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Day 32: Sawfish Park, Palm Beach &  Juno Beach, FL

Day 32: Sawfish Park, Palm Beach & Juno Beach, FL

Saturday, November 28, 2020Sawfish Park, Palm Beach & Jupiter, FLODOMETER: 80,306 | MILES TRAVELED: 2,361instagramfacebookyoutubetwitter  by GrantThis morning, Jana and I headed out to Sawfish Park and found a great canoe/SUP put-in area. We paddled back into...

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Day 31: Old Indiantown Trail, Palm Beach, Jupiter, FL

Day 31: Old Indiantown Trail, Palm Beach, Jupiter, FL

Friday, November 27, 2020Old Indiantown Trail, Palm Beach, Juno Beach & Jupiter, FLODOMETER: 80,306 | MILES TRAVELED: 2,361instagramfacebookyoutubetwitter  by GrantThanksgiving dinner was amazing! We roasted the turkey, potatoes and corn on the grill and Jana...

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Key West, FL

Day 48: Travel Day | Key West, FL to Everglades

Day 48: Travel Day | Key West, FL to Everglades

Monday, December 14, 2020Travel Day | Key West, FL to Everglades National Park, FLODOMETER: 80,735 | TODAY'S MILES: 186 | MILES TRAVELED: 2,790instagramfacebookyoutubetwitter  by GrantJana and I caught the sunrise again this morning and it was equally awesome as...

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Day 47: Key West, FL

Day 47: Key West, FL

Sunday, December 13, 2020 Key West, FLODOMETER: 80,549 | MILES TRAVELED: 2,604instagramfacebookyoutubetwitter  by GrantJana and I rise before dawn and head down to the waterfront at Boyd’s to watch the sunrise. Jana took an incredible time lapse video and I...

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Day 46: Key West, FL

Day 46: Key West, FL

Saturday, December 12, 2020Key West, FLODOMETER: 80,549 | MILES TRAVELED: 2,604instagramfacebookyoutubetwitter  by GrantIt’s Saturday and Jana and I are excited to spend time with Jack, Ellie, Ida and Wess today. We pick them up from the hotel and have a great...

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Day 45: Key West, FL

Day 45: Key West, FL

Friday, December 11, 2020 Key West, FL ODOMETER: 80,549 | MILES TRAVELED: 2,604instagramfacebookyoutubetwitter  by GrantToday’s the day to take the labradoodles to the vet for their follow up Ehrlichia test. The vet we go to is the Lower Keys Animal clinic. The...

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Day 44: Truman Waterfront Market, Key West, FL

Day 44: Truman Waterfront Market, Key West, FL

Thursday, December 10, 2020Truman Waterfront Market, Key West, FL ODOMETER: 80,549 | MILES TRAVELED: 2,604instagramfacebookyoutubetwitter  by GrantIt was another cool night (relatively - 60 degrees) in Key West. It remains cool in the morning so Jana and I do...

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Day 43: Key West, FL

Day 43: Key West, FL

Wednesday, December 9, 2020Key West, FLODOMETER: 80,549 | MILES TRAVELED: 2,604instagramfacebookyoutubetwitter  by GrantJana and I take another trip over to the Fort Zachary Taylor trail and do a few laps. We then swim at the beach and head back to the RV to...

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Day 42: Key West, FL

Day 42: Key West, FL

Tuesday, December 8, 2020 Key West, FL ODOMETER: 80,549 | MILES TRAVELED: 2,604instagramfacebookyoutubetwitter  by GrantWe’re starting to get a little cabin fever with the lack of trails for run/riding and the wind hampering paddling options. We decide to explore...

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Day 41: Higgs Beach, Key West, FL

Day 41: Higgs Beach, Key West, FL

Monday, December 7, 2020 Higgs Beach, Key West, FL ODOMETER: 80,549 | MILES TRAVELED: 2,604instagramfacebookyoutubetwitter  by GrantA big storm dumped about 3” rain on us overnight. Thankfully, we’re now water tight (not the case when we procured Thelma). It’s...

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Day 40: Fort Zachary Taylor Park, Key West, FL

Day 40: Fort Zachary Taylor Park, Key West, FL

Sunday, December 6, 2020Fort Zachary Taylor Park, Key West, FL ODOMETER: 80,549 | MILES TRAVELED: 2,604instagramfacebookyoutubetwitter  by GrantThe wind remains calm and it's overcast. Jana and I catch up on some work, she’s still working hard on the blog. It is...

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Day 36: Smathers Beach, Key West, FL

Day 36: Smathers Beach, Key West, FL

Wednesday, December 2, 2020Smathers Beach, Key West, FLODOMETER: 80,549 | MILES TRAVELED: 2,604instagramfacebookyoutubetwitter  by GrantIt’s a cool breezy day in the Florida Keys. We woke up this morning and Phoebe was snuggled up with Ellie in her bed (pretty...

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Everglades, FL

Day 49: Monument Lake, Everglades, FL

Day 49: Monument Lake, Everglades, FL

Tuesday, December 15, 2020Monument Lake, Everglades, FLODOMETER: 80,735 | MILES TRAVELED: 2,790instagramfacebookyoutubetwitter  by GrantI found an airboat ride that got great reviews online for this morning. Jana and I have our usual early morning coffee together...

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Day 48: Travel Day | Key West, FL to Everglades

Day 48: Travel Day | Key West, FL to Everglades

Monday, December 14, 2020Travel Day | Key West, FL to Everglades National Park, FLODOMETER: 80,735 | TODAY'S MILES: 186 | MILES TRAVELED: 2,790instagramfacebookyoutubetwitter  by GrantJana and I caught the sunrise again this morning and it was equally awesome as...

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Naples, FL

Day 59: Christmas Day Bonita Springs, Naples, FL

Day 59: Christmas Day Bonita Springs, Naples, FL

Friday, December 25, 2020 Christmas Day | Naples, FL ODOMETER: 80,806 | MILES TRAVELED: 2,861instagramfacebookyoutubetwitter  by GrantIt is Christmas Day and it has turned cold (50’s) and really windy. Jana and I take the dogs for their morning walk and need to...

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Day 58: Bonita Springs, Naples, FL

Day 58: Bonita Springs, Naples, FL

Thursday, December 24, 2020 Bonita Springs, Naples, FLODOMETER: 80,806 | MILES TRAVELED: 2,861instagramfacebookyoutubetwitter  by GrantIt’s Christmas Eve and we have decided to head back to Barefoot Beach.  The walk to the inlet at the bottom of Barefoot Beach is...

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Day 57: Bonita Springs, Naples, FL

Day 57: Bonita Springs, Naples, FL

Thursday, December 23, 2020 Bonita Springs, Naples, FLODOMETER: 80,806 | MILES TRAVELED: 2,861instagramfacebookyoutubetwitter  by GrantIn the morning, we decided to do a run/ride at Lovers Key Park. It’s a beautiful morning and Jana’s knee is feeling good. The...

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Day 56: Bonita Springs, Naples, FL

Day 56: Bonita Springs, Naples, FL

Tuesday, December 22, 2020Bonita Springs, Naples, FLODOMETER: 80,806 | MILES TRAVELED: 2,861instagramfacebookyoutubetwitter  by GrantJana and I head out to Lovers Key for an early morning paddle. We’re hoping to catch a glimpse of a manatee as they head out...

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Day 55: Bonita Springs, Naples, FL

Day 55: Bonita Springs, Naples, FL

Monday, December 21, 2020 Bonita Springs, Naples, FLODOMETER: 80,806 | MILES TRAVELED: 2,861instagramfacebookyoutubetwitter  by GrantWell, it’s about that time. We have no real way to wash and groom the dogs on the bus, so we booked them in with a local groomer,...

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Day 54: Bonita Springs, Naples, FL

Day 54: Bonita Springs, Naples, FL

Sunday, December 20, 2020 Bonita Springs, Naples, FLODOMETER: 80,806 | MILES TRAVELED: 2,861instagramfacebookyoutubetwitter  by GrantIt was a rough night's sleep for Jana and me. So we take it easy and sip our coffee in bed. We eventually drag ourselves out and...

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Day 53: Bonita Springs, Naples, FL

Day 53: Bonita Springs, Naples, FL

Saturday, December 19, 2020 Bonita Springs, Naples, FLODOMETER: 80,806 | MILES TRAVELED: 2,861instagramfacebookyoutubetwitter  by GrantIt’s technically the first day of vacation for Jack and Ellie. Jana and I take care of the dogs and grab an espresso at the...

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Day 52: Bonita Springs, Naples, FL

Day 52: Bonita Springs, Naples, FL

Friday, December 18, 2020 Bonita Springs, Naples, FLODOMETER: 80,806 | MILES TRAVELED: 2,861instagramfacebookyoutubetwitter  by GrantIt was indeed chilly last night. And it’s equally chilly this morning with 12mph winds and clouds blocking any sunlight.. It’s set...

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Day 51: Bonita Springs, Naples, FL

Day 51: Bonita Springs, Naples, FL

Thursday, December 17, 2020Bonita Springs, Naples, FLODOMETER: 80,806 | MILES TRAVELED: 2,861instagramfacebookyoutubetwitter  by GrantIt’s the last day of virtual classes and Jack and Ellie have a bunch of stuff to complete before they can call the term closed....

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Yankeetown, FL

Day 63: Travel Day: Yankeetown, FL to Navarre Beach, FL

Day 63: Travel Day: Yankeetown, FL to Navarre Beach, FL

Tuesday, December 29, 2020Travel Day | Yankeetown, FL to Navarre Beach, FLODOMETER: 81,401  | TODAY'S MILES: 355 | MILES TRAVELED: 3,456instagramfacebookyoutubetwitter  by GrantIt’s a long travel day, over 350 miles, so we get started early and try and get on the...

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Day 62: Yankeetown, FL

Day 62: Yankeetown, FL

Monday, December 28, 2020Yankeetown, FLODOMETER: 81,046  | MILES TRAVELED: 3,101instagramfacebookyoutubetwitter  by GrantThis morning, we headed back to the Withlacoochee Gulf Preserve for a run/ride. It is a beautiful morning and we did a couple of laps through...

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Day 61: Yankeetown, FL

Day 61: Yankeetown, FL

Sunday, December 27, 2020Yankeetown, FLODOMETER: 81,046  | MILES TRAVELED: 3,101instagramfacebookyoutubetwitter  by GrantIt was 28 degrees overnight. I put the small space heater in Thelma’s water bay to stop the lines from freezing and it’s successful so we have...

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Navarre Beach, FL

Day 64: Travel Day: Navarre Beach, FL to New Orleans, LA

Day 64: Travel Day: Navarre Beach, FL to New Orleans, LA

Wednesday, December 30, 2020Travel Day |  Navarre Beach, FL to New Orleans, LAODOMETER: 81,630  | TODAY'S MILES: 229 | MILES TRAVELED: 3,685instagramfacebookyoutubetwitter  by GrantThe dogs LOVED the beach park in the morning. We usually have to keep them on...

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Day 63: Travel Day: Yankeetown, FL to Navarre Beach, FL

Day 63: Travel Day: Yankeetown, FL to Navarre Beach, FL

Tuesday, December 29, 2020Travel Day | Yankeetown, FL to Navarre Beach, FLODOMETER: 81,401  | TODAY'S MILES: 355 | MILES TRAVELED: 3,456instagramfacebookyoutubetwitter  by GrantIt’s a long travel day, over 350 miles, so we get started early and try and get on the...

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Sailing Tahiti to Australia | Month 2

Here is what our second month living on our boat, Hanavave, in Tahiti, French Polynesia, was like.

Our trip to Australia was delayed due to port closures throughout the South Pacific. We spent the month making improvements to Hanavave so that we could make the passage to Australia with fewer stops.

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Sailing Tahiti to Australia | Month 1

Sailing Tahiti to Australia | Month 1instagramfacebookyoutubetwitter Welcome! We are a family of four: Grant (dad), Jana (mom), Jack (16) and Stella/Ellie (15). We just finished an 8-month tour of the U.S. and Mexico in Thelma & Louise, our Monaco Diplomat...

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Day 232: Seattle, WA & Tahiti, FP

Wednesday, June 16, 2021Seattle, WA & Tahiti, French PolynesiaTOTAL MILES TRAVELED: 10,366instagramfacebookyoutubetwitterinstagramfacebookyoutubetwitterPhoto GalleryClick image to enlarge.Video...

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Reflections

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Sailing Tahiti to Australia | Month 2

Here is what our second month living on our boat, Hanavave, in Tahiti, French Polynesia, was like.

Our trip to Australia was delayed due to port closures throughout the South Pacific. We spent the month making improvements to Hanavave so that we could make the passage to Australia with fewer stops.

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Sailing Tahiti to Australia | Month 1

Sailing Tahiti to Australia | Month 1instagramfacebookyoutubetwitter Welcome! We are a family of four: Grant (dad), Jana (mom), Jack (16) and Stella/Ellie (15). We just finished an 8-month tour of the U.S. and Mexico in Thelma & Louise, our Monaco Diplomat...

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Day 232: Seattle, WA & Tahiti, FP

Wednesday, June 16, 2021Seattle, WA & Tahiti, French PolynesiaTOTAL MILES TRAVELED: 10,366instagramfacebookyoutubetwitterinstagramfacebookyoutubetwitterPhoto GalleryClick image to enlarge.Video...

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We arrived in Bora Bora after about 20 hours of sailing. We started off with a bit of rough weather, but had nice wind until around Raiatea. Happy to be here, moored in another beautiful place in the South Pacific. ...

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