If you are stationed in the Hampton Roads area , you are near one of the most fun places ever to camp and it is right in the backyard of your duty station. Where is this treasure? First Landing State Park in Virginia Beach, Virginia! We absolutely love camping at First Landing State Park. You have the Chesapeake Bay and beach to walk on and play at and you have the huge gnarled trees to climb in and give you privacy. Camping in Virginia Beach is cheap! It's the best of both worlds. You can rent a camp site for about $35 per night. First Landing State Park also worked out exceptionally well be... read more
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A fun beach day at Naval Station Mayport beach When you are stationed at Naval Station Mayport , naturally, one of the main things to do is to go to the beach. With miles and miles of various types of beach experiences, you have a lot of options. I was typically going to the beach with my kids because my dear husband was constantly working or deploying during our 3-year department head tour there. Going to the beach with two young children and one mommy presents an interesting beach experience. The beach is fun and relaxing, right? Ummm not exactly, however, I finally found the answer I neede... read more
For anyone coming to Washington DC whether to visit or to live, for your next duty station, walking the monuments on the National Mall in DC is a must do activity! The National Mall is a historic place that I feel honored to be able to live near. After several trips to the National Mall in DC we have figured out what works for those of us with kids. I truly enjoy walking from George to Abe and back. The Route! We ' ve walked from George to Abe and back many times over the past year and a half. Let me clarify that I am talking about walking from The Washington Monument to The Lincoln Memorial ... read more
One of my favorite things to do when we were stationed at Naval Station Mayport was to enjoy a family pizza night at Al's Pizza and then some fun beach time afterwards! Al's Pizza Locations Al's Pizza has several locations in Jacksonville area, but none of them are as iconic and amazing as 303 Atlantic Boulevard, Atlantic Beach, FL! Why? Where else can you eat the most delicious pizza in beachy diner style atmosphere just yards from the beach and the Atlantic Ocean?! If you like New York style pizza you will love Al's Pizza. Every pizza is delicious; however, if you really want to indulge in ... read more
Need An Easy Date Night? Try St. Johns Town Center If you need an easy date night, look no farther than the St. Johns Town Center located off of 9A at 4663 River City Drive, Jacksonville, FL 32246. The St. Johns Town Center offers an easy date night with places for tapas and wine to begin the evening, big name restaurant chains that make you feel comfortable and at home, and delicious treats for after dinner. Begin the evening at Ovinte , a wine lounge with a wide selection of tapas and wine. Then dine at P.F. Changs China Bistro , The Cheesecake Factory , Maggiano's Little Italy , Cantina Lo... read more