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2016 travels of the two RV Gypsies
- A trip from Florida to Alaska and back to Florida again with many stops in-between.

IMPORTANTbulletSCROLL DOWN UNDER the INTERACTIVE map below where you will find a brief description of what is located at each number on the map, and a link to that page.

bullet OR you may click on any number on the map to see only photos of that area. Numbers cannot be in the exact correct position on the map, due to the size of the map.

USA map 2016 - travels of the two RV Gypsies
The RV travels of the Two RV Gypsies in 2016:
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#1 The two RV Gypsies lived in their RV (their only home) in a Broward County Florida RV park for the winter months. - Click here to go to the entire menu for Broward County (site #1) or choose individually below.

bullet 1A - Museum of Discovery and Science in Fort Lauderdale

bullet 1B - The two RV Gypsies celebrate their 50th Wedding Anniversary at the Mai-Kai with family for dinner and a Polynesian show.

bullet 1C - St. Patrick's Day celebrations and the annual Green Contest at Flanagan's

bullet 1D - Karen wins the Easter Bonnet contest

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# 2 - Due to problems with their RV, the two RV Gypsies were unable to drive the RV until April 25, 2016. They arrived in TAVARES, Florida around 4:30 P.m. Click here to go to the menu for site #2 or choose each place individually below.

2a- April 25, 2016 - Fisherman's Cove RV & Golf Resort in Tavares, Florida.

2b - April 26, 2016 - two Segway tours in Mount Dora, one in the morning and one in the afternoon.

2c - April 27, 2016 - a tour on Lake Dora in a 2-person cat boat (small pontoon).

2d. - Alligators and other stuff in Mount Dora.

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# 3 - April 28, 2016 - The two RV Gypsies got into MADISON, FLORIDA late because they were at a complete stop on I-10 for two hours due to a crash about 5 miles in front of them. It took a while to check into the campground and by then they thought it best to wait until the next day to go anyplace.

3a - Yogi Bear's Camp Resort (Jellystone Park) Madison, Florida

3b - April 29, 2016 - Madison Blue Spring State Park in Lee, Florida

3c - Suwannee River State Park in Live Oak, Florida

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#4 April 30, 2016 - The two RV Gypsies on the Emerald Coast in Northwest Florida.

4a River's Edge Campground in HOLT, FLORIDA

4b - April 30, 2016 - Harborwalk Marina and the Sea Blaster Dolphin Boat ride in Destin, Florida and some new party friends - lots of dolphins were seen.

4c - May 1, 2016 - Segway tour of Pensacola, Florida, painted pelicans and more

4d - Veterans Memorial Park in Pensacola

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#5 May 2, 2016 - The two RV Gypsies arrived in HELENA, ALABAMA - a rainy day - no excitement, no tours.

5a - May 2, 2016 - Cherokee Campground in Helena, Alabama

5b - May 3, 2016 - Birmingham Botanical Gardens - two pages

5c - Vulcan Park and Museum and a really big statue in Birmingham - 4 pages

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#6a - May 4, 2016 - Country Dogs RV Park in Starksville, Mississippi

6b - May 4, 2016 -Noxubee National Wildlife Refuge in Brooksville, Mississippi

#7 - May 5 - 6, 2016 - Memphis South RV Park, Coldwater, Mississippi

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#8 - May 7, 2016 - Whitney Lane RV Park in Kensett, Arkansas - just a one night stop-over.

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#9a - May 8-9-10, 2016 - Menu for Branson Landing, downtown, shows, Segway tour and more.

9b - Branson View Campground

9c - Branson Landing - shopping, restaurants, a big gorilla and more

9d - Dogwood Canyon Nature Park in Lampe, waterfalls, a Segway Tour, and more - 2 pages

9e - Inspiration Tower - The Shepherd of the Hills - Landmark on the horizon

9f -Flashback to 2006 in Branson, including the Inspiration Tower

9g - Rick Thomas' Illusionist act - & the two RV Gypsies on stage with Rick

9h- travel to Branson, plus the City of Branson

9i - Acrobats of Shanghai show in Branson

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#10 - May 12 & 13, 2016 - St. Joseph, Missouri & Remington Nature Center

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#11 - In order for the two RV Gypsies to get from Missouri to South Dakota, they had to drive through Iowa, so Karen took some interesting photos out the window of the moving RV while they were in Iowa.

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South Dakota - Sites 12 -15 - full menu

Click on the underlined menu above for all sites 12-15, or choose an individual item below)

#12 - May 14-15, 2016 - SD, Welcome Center, the Jackalope, Wall Drug signs & RV Park

#13 - May 16, 2016 - Mitchell Corn Palace (visit #3)

#14 - May 17, 2016 - Badlands Petrified Gardens in Kadoka & Wall Drug in Wall, SD

#15 - May 18-20, 2016: Rapid City: Presidential statues, Cosmos Mystery Area, Bear Country +

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#16 - May 21, 2016 - Travel from Rapid City SD to Buffalo, Wyoming

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MONTANA - SITES 17-20 - full menu

Click on the underlined menu above for all sites 17-20, or choose an individual item below)

#17a - May 22, 2016 - travel from Wyoming to Montana & Billings Village RV Park

#17b - May 23, 2016 - Billings Chamber of Commerce

#17c - May 23, 2016 - Chief Plenty Coups State Park

#17d - May 23, 2016 - Pictograph Cave State Park - two pages

#17e - Pompeys Pillar & Lewis Clark's signature - two pages

#17f - Riverfront Park

#17g - Swords Rimrock Park - Scenic Park

#17h - Yellowstone Kelly

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#18 - May 25-26, 2016 - White Sulphur Springs, Montana & the Hot Springs

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#19a - May 27-28, 2016 - Fort Benton, Montana

#19b -Veteran's Memorial Park

#19c - Upper Missouri River Breaks Interpretive National Monument

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#20a - May 29 - May 31 - Great Falls, Montana - use the individual selections below

#20b - Lewis & Clark National Historic Interpretive Center, outdoors and indoors

#20c - Giant Springs State Park, waterfall, spring, short river, longest river

#20d - Rainbow Falls and Crooked Falls, Sacagawea Scenic Overlook & Black Eagle Falls

#20e - Montana Veteran's Memorial

#20f - Downtown Great Falls: paintings, bridges, statues, Pasta Montana & more

#20g - The Historical Depot Building

#20h - Gibson Park: statues and a Flower Garden

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Alberta, Canada: sites 21-23

#21a- menu for Alberta, Canada (includes all of sites 21, 22, 23 shown individually below)

#21b - June 1, 2016 - driving from Montana USA into Alberta, Canada

#21c - The Great Canadian Barn Dance RV Park in Hill Spring

#21d - June 2-3 -Waterton Lakes Nat'l Park, Waterton Village, Red Rock Canyon - 3 pages

#21e - June 2, 2016 - Bison Paddock Circle Drive and some bison (buffalo)

#21f- June 3, 2016 - Head-Smashed-in Buffalo Jump - 2 pages

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#22a - Mountain View Campground in Calgary

#22b - Calgary

#22c - Calgary Tower and the glass floor

#22d - Sien Lok Park in Calgary

#22e - Segway tour in Calgary

#22e - Skyline Luge - two pages

#22h - birds

#22p - The Peace Bridge in Calgary

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#23a - St. Albert Kinsmen RV Park in St. Albert

#23b - Segway tour in Edmonton

#23c - The city of Edmonton & The Shaw Center

#23d - Edmonton Mall: largest shopping mall in North America - 3 pages

#23e - Shark's RV Park in Valleyview - a one night stopover

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BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA: sites 24-27 - June 11-16, 2016

#24a- menu for British Columbia, Canada (includes all of sites 24-27 shown individually below)

#24b - Northern Lights RV Park in Dawson Creek

#24c - Dawson Creek - Mile 0 of the Alaska Highway

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#25 - Chetwynd and the Chainsaw carving contest - 4 pages

A two night stop at Triple G Hideaway Campground in Fort Nelson

#26 - travel to Fort Nelson -great scenery, a hail storm, a bear, and more

#27 - Liard Hot Springs

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June 17 - July 6, 2012

(choose the above link for the complete menu of sites 28-32 or choose them individually from the links below)

#28b -Travel to Watson Lake, fog, lakes, scenery and wildlife - Bears and Buffalo

#28c - Sign Post Forest - Watson Lake (and a sign for Brian Duquette)

#28d - Downtown RV Park - Watson Lake

#28e - Lucky Lake and a hike to the Liard River in Watson Lake

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#29a - travel from Watson Lake to Teslin - rabbits, 3 moose, a bear and a porcupine

#29b - Yukon Motel & Campground in Teslin - June 20-22

#29c - Village of Teslin

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#30a- RV towed Watson Lake/Teslin, then Whitehorse - summary of RV disaster & Days Inn

#30b - Whitehorse - several pages

#30c - Miles Canyon and the Robert Lowe Suspension Bridge

#30d - Restaurants in Whitehorse

#30e - Takhini Hot Springs

#30g - SS Klondike - sternwheeler in Whitehorse, designated a Nat'l Historic Site of Canada

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#31a - day trip on the Klondike Highway from Whitehorse, Yukon past the Southern Lakes, plus stops at Carcross Desert, the Village of Carcross, Bove Island Viewpoint, views of Mount Conrad, the Yukon Suspension Bridge, waterfalls and more - ending in Skagway, Alaska

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#32a - travel through Yukon to Alaska - Haines Junction, Klune Lake, Burwash Landing, wildlife

#32b - Pickhandle Lake and Beaver Creek

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33a-41 ALASKA - July 6 - August 12, 2016 - (includes all of the sections 33 - 41 listed below)

#33a - Skagway Alaska - a day road trip from Whitehorse

#33b - Entered Alaska (this time at the Yukon Border), Tetlin, wildlife, Delta Junction, Pipeline

#34a - Fairbanks - cruises, kayak trip, Indians and more

#35 - Denali, Denali National Park, wildlife, white-water rafting and more

#36 - Palmer - back-country ATV, Musk Ox Farm, wildlife and more

#37 - Valdez - boat cruise, glaciers, fish hatchery and more

#38 - walking on the Matanuska Glacier with crampons

#39 - Anchorage, Segway tour, Fish Creek Hatchery, and more

#40 - Talkeetna - Mahay Boat ride and more

#41 - Chena Hot Springs

#42a - 44 Leaving Alaska and travelling through Canada again (menu for sites 42-44)

#42b1 - travel from Tok Alaska, heading south throughout the Yukon. August 11-14

#42b2 - Destruction Bay RV Park in Yukon - August 12

#43a- travel in British Columbia - August 15, 2016

#43b - wildlife in British Columbia

#44a - Alberta, Canada sub-menu - a link to all of #44 below, view in the order of your choice

#44b - Glowing Embers RV Park in Alberta

#44c - The Dragon Longboat Festival in Alberta

#44d - Edmonton Segway tour

#44e - downtown Edmonton

#44f - Balzac RV Park

#45a - Montana (return trip) menu

#45b - Enter Montana - travel photos

#46 - Riverview RV Park in Cut Bank, Montana

#47A - travel photos from Cut Bank to Glacier NP West

47b - Glacier National Park West entrance- 2 pages

48a - Green Valley Campground in Glendive

48b - Makoshika State Park - awesome - 6 pages

49a - North Dakota Menu

49b - Red trail Campground in Medora

49c - City of Medora

49d1 - Theodore Roosevelt National Park - South Entrance

49d2 - Theodore Roosevelt National Park - North Entrance

49e - travel photos from North Dakota into South Dakota

(only the underlined sections are complete at this time)

50a - South Dakota Menu sites 50-53

50b1 - Heartland RV Park in Hermosa SD

50b2 - Presidential statues outside of Heartland RV Park

50c - Wind Cave (part of a National Park)

50d - Jewell Cave (part of a National Monument)

50e - Custer State Park Visitor Center

50f - wildlife in Custer State Park - two days - two pages

50g - City of Custer - painted buffalo statues and more

51a - Circle 10 RV Park and wild turkeys in Phillip SD

51b - Minuteman Missile National Historical Site in Phillip SD

51c - White-tailed Prairie Dogs across from Circle 10 RV Park & regular Prairie Dogs

52 - Badlands National Park -3 pages and a flashback page

stop sign The two RV Gypsies stopped in Plankinton SD, but no photos were taken - September 3, 2016

53a - Sioux Falls KOA

53b - Falls Park - a triple waterfall

53c - downtown Sioux Falls

53d- Devil's Gulch

53e- Palisades State Park

stop sign September 8-9, 2016 - The two RV Gypsies stopped in Welcome, Minnesota for two days, but it rained a lot - thunder and lightning so they didn't get out to take any photos. They stayed at Checker's Welcome RV Park

54-56 Iowa menu September 10-16 - The two RV Gypsies were homeless in Forest City, Iowa getting their RV repaired. However, only some of the repairs were able to be fixed because the factory would have to make parts that would take 6 weeks. And they could not even reschedule the two RV Gypsies until after the parts came in, and scheduling takes several months. During this stay, the two RV Gypsies they visited Crystal Lake Park, a small sculpture park, and more. Then they continued their journey, slowly heading back to Florida

54b - Super 8 Hotel - since the two RV Gypsies were homeless, they had to stay in a hotel

54b- Crystal Lake in Forest City, Iowa - the Headwaters of the Iowa River

54c - a very small sculpture park in Forest City, Iowa

54d - Restaurants in Iowa that the two RV Gypsies ate at.

55 - Story County Freedom Rock & Heritage Memorial

56a - Timberline Campground in Waukee

56b - Hunts Cedar River View Campground in Tipton

57 - September 19-20 - Illinois menu - link to all of 57 in the order of your choice

57b - Hickory Hollow Campground in North Utica

57c - Starved Rock State Park

57d - Celebrating Lee's birthday hiking in water at Matthiessen State Park to waterfalls

58 - 59- September 23-25- Michigan menu - link to all of 58 & 59 in the order of your choice.

58a - Michigan Welcome Center, historical signs and more

58b - Bellevue Campground - Travel Trailer Club of the Midwest

58c - Keehne Nature Center in Bellevue, MI

59 - Rifle Range

stop sign 9/26/16 - a one-night stopover at Pleasant View Campground in Ohio

stop sign 9/27/16 - a one-night stopover at Arrowhead Campground in New Paris, Ohio

stop sign 9/28/16 - a one-night stopover at Follow The River RV Resort in Florence, Indiana

60 - September 29 - October 2 - Kentucky menu

60 - a 2-night stay at Elizabethtown Crossroads Campground in Kentucky (rainy days - no photos except for the campground itself)

60 - October 1-2: a 2-night stay at Gregory Lake RV & ATV Park in Drakesboro, Kentucky

60b- Everly Brothers Monument in Central City

60c - Jefferson Davis Memorial in Fairview, KY

60d1 - Todd County Bale Trail - city of Elkton

60d2 - Todd County Bale Trail - city of Trenton

60d2 - Todd County Bale Trail - city of Guthrie & a Veterans Memorial

60e - Elkton town square, smoking tobacco & other stuff in Todd County

61a - Tennessee menu - October 3 - 11, 2016 - items 61 - 63

61a1 - Clarksville Campground in Clarksville, TN

61a2 - Shady Acres Campground in Lebanon, TN

61b - Cedars of Lebanon State Park

62 - Crossville KOA

62a - waterfall in Ozone Falls State Park

62b - Cumberland Mountain State Park

62c - Obed River Arboretum trail

62d - Burgess Falls State Park and three waterfalls

63 - Worlds Fair Park and the Sunsphere in Knoxville

stop signAllatoona Landing Marine Resort - a 1-night campground stop in Cartersville, GA - Oct. 13

stop sign Grand Lake Golf and RV Resort in Citra, Florida - a 1-night campground stop - October 14th

stop sign The two RV Gypsies spent a couple of days with friends in Englewood, FL - no photos.

64a - The two RV Gypsies returned to their RV park in Florida. They also announced the birth of their great-granddaughter Gabriella Lee. Plus Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas and family time.

64b: Gumbo Limbo Recreation Area in Boca Raton, Florida

64c: Hollywood Beach and LeTub

64d: Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge in Boynton Beach, Florida

64e: Billie Swamp Safari on the Big Cypress Seminole Indiian Reservation: alligators, swamp buggy, airboat ride

64f: A snow day in Florida

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This is not an linear website, so visitors always have options of where to explore next. Below are three options.

the two RV Gypsies in Broward County Florida Mount Dora Florida Madison, Lee, Live Oak, Florida Pensacola, Destin Florida, Segways and dolphins Alabama - Vulcan statue and  gardens Whitney Lane RV Park, Kensett, AR Memphis South RV Park in Mississippi Noxubee National Wildlife Refuge Branson, Missouri travel in Iowa travel stuff in South Dakota Mitchell Corn Palace Belevedere KOA, Badlands, Wall Drug and more Buffalo, Wyoming menu for Montana 2016 Hot Springs in White Sulphur Springs Fort Benton, Montana Great Falls, Montana Alberta, BC, and The Yukon Territory travel in Canada 2016 North Dakota menu South Dakota menu Forest City Iowa Freedom Rock in Story County Iowa Waukee and Ankeny Iowa the two RV Gypsies at state parks in Illinois The two RV Gypsies in Michigan the two RV Gypsies at the rifle range in MI the hay bale trail and more in KY the two RV Gypsies in Tennessee the two RV Gypsies  at the end of their 2016 travels