Category Archives: Camping

Camping at Powhatan State Park – April 23-25, 2021

After doing a day trip to Powhatan State Park on the James River earlier in the month, we knew we wanted to camp there as soon as we could. A lot of campgrounds are booked solid on weekends, but when … Continue reading

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Powhatan State Park, Powhatan, Virginia – April 11, 2021

We’ve visited most of Virginia’s state parks that are within a couple of hours of our house, but somehow we’d missed this one! With another beautiful spring day on tap, we started our day trip to Powhatan State Park by … Continue reading

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Camping on Gwynn’s Island – August 11-14, 2020

Tuesday – August 11, 2020 From our campsite right on the Chesapeake Bay, we were able to watchthe Perseid meteor shower and the rising red quarter moon.What a magical experience! Wednesday – August 12, 2020 The swing bridge was closing … Continue reading

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Camping Near Williamsburg, VA – July 21-23, 2020

We’ve felt pretty comfortable regarding the whole social distancing thing when we’ve camped at rural state parks this summer, but I had some real concerns about going to or staying in a more populated area. Hoping to have some beach … Continue reading

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Camping at Smith Mountain Lake State Park – July 14-16, 2020

When we visited Smith Mountain Lake State Park on New Year’s Day 2015, it was COLD! It was SO cold that we didn’t spend much time outside exploring, but we hoped to come back another time when we could really … Continue reading

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