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IMPORTANTbullet The BEST WAY to explore the 2017 travels of the Two RV Gypsies, is to SCROLL 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 click on #1 on the map and at the bottom of that page there will be a link to the next spot on the map, and each page thereafter. This will allow you to view every site on the map without returning to this page. BUT this is not a linear site and visitors always have multiple choices of what to view next. Due to the numbers being so close together on the map, they are not always easy to choose, that is why it is recommended that you scroll down under the map before choosing a site.

bullet OR you may click on any number on the map to see only photos of that area.

importantNumbers cannot be in the exact correct position on the map, due to the size of the map.

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Details of sites are below the map; just choose the underlined section that you wish to view. Scroll down below the map for a brief description of each site. Pages may sometimes be a bit slow to load because of the extensive volume of this site.

travel map for the two RV Gypsies in 2017

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You may visit these in any order you wish. There is a link at the bottom of every page to the next item.

bullet #1 The two RV Gypsies lived in their RV (their only home) in a Broward County Florida RV park for the winter months. So of course there were days when they did not take photos because they were in familiar territory with friends and family.


1a - January - February 2017 celebrations with family and friends


1b - The Broward Center for the Performing Arts in Fort Lauderdale, and the amazing Terry Fator (several years)


1c - St. Patrick's Day Costume Contest - The Irish Beer Barrel and a mini leprechaun friend


1d - Red Nose Day 2017


1e - Easter bonnet contest


1f - Family time - April and May 2017 in Broward County, Florida and Fort Lauderdale Beach


1g - Dania Beach, Florida - Family cruising the Intercoastal - Memorial Day, May 29, 2017

Then it was time for the two RV Gypsies to "hit the road" once again.

bullet #2 - May 31, 2017 - travel photos - An unusual car then on to Jacksonville North/St. Marys KOA in Kingsland, Georgia

bullet #3 - June 1 and 2, 2017 - Mount Pleasant Segway tour, Angel Oak Tree and more in Charleston, SC- A MULTI-SITE MENU

bullet #4 - June 3, 2017 Rock Ridge Campground, in Sims, NC - an amazing USA water tower, wildlife, and a campground

bullet #5 - June 4 - 6, 2017 - Pohick Bay Regional Park in Dumfries, Virginia and friends in Serverna Park, Maryland

bullet #6 - June 8, 2017 - Roadside America Greatest Indoor Miniature Village in Pennsylvania - two amazing pages

bullet #7 - June 9 - 17, 2017 -Family and friends in Connecticut, a Segway tour, Fort Nathan Hale and more (this is a multi-page menu)

bullet #8 - June 18 - 23, 2017 - Maryland - National Historical Parks, Fort Frederick, National Shrine Grotto and more (a multi-site menu)

bullet #9 - Segway tour in Gettysburg Historical National Park on June 22, 2017

bullet June 24, 2017- The two RV Gypsies were heading back to Florida for their daughter's birthday, but they had to stop in Gaffney, South Carolina for yet more RV Repairs. They were stuck there for several days. Then on June 27, 2017, which is the birthday of their son, Brian Duquette (who is heaven), Karen and Lee Duquette visited Lee's family in Tega Cay, South Carolina. So as always, Karen is wearing the BLD shirt she made that has a heart on it and Brian's initials. They spent the day with Lee Duquette's brother Jim, his wife and their grandchildren.

The Duquette's

bullet NOTE: June 28, 2017- The two RV Gypsies drove from South Carolina to Florida and boondocked for two nights along the way - NO PHOTOS were taken.

bullet NOTE: The two RV Gypsies enjoyed family and friend time in Florida and no photos taken for several days because this had been their home town for many years before selling their house and traveling full-time in their RV.

bullet July 8, 2017 - The two RV Gypsies took their great-grandson, Anthony to Pompano Beach and had fun in the ocean.

bullet July 10, 2017 - Jackson's Ice Cream in Dania Beach, Florida with family and friends.

bullet #10airplane July 12 - 17 - Karen Duquette flew to California on July 12th for her niece's wedding and returned to Florida in the early morning of July 17th. Lee Duquette remained in their RV (their only home) in Florida. Then the two RV Gypsies continued their RV travels, heading up to the Winnebago factory in Iowa for RV repairs, once again.

bullet July 18 - 20 travel photos from Florida to St. Louis, Missouri involved several one night stops boondocking (few photos taken)

bullet # 11 - July 22-23, 2017 - St. Louis Missouri, the Arch, Ballpark Village, City Museum and more (a multi-site menu)

bullet July 24, 2017 - One night stopover at Mark Twain Landing Campground in Monroe City, Missouri.

You may view sites 12 - 14 listed below by choosing this big menu (which will include what is listed below OR view each site by itself using the links below.

bullet # 12 - July 25 - 26 - Amana Iowa RV Park and unique art in downtown Amana

bullet # 13a - July 27 - 28 - Lakeshore RV Resort in Oelwein Iowa

bullet # 13b - July 29 - Independence, Iowa (and the painted rock hunt) two pages

August 2017 (combined with a previous September 2016 ): The two RV Gypsies stayed in a hotel (Super 8 Forest City) while their RV was in repair at the Winnebago Factory in Forest City, Iowa, once again. While here they did as much free stuff as they could find in nearby cities below. The hotel bill and especially the RV repair bill was much more than originally quoted, so the two RV Gypsies had no choice except to head back to the campground in Broward County, Florida. However, Hurricane Irma forced them to hang out elsewhere for awhile in a campground and not go anyplace..

bullet #14a - August 1, 2017 - The two RV Gypsies toured Clear Lake Iowa on a Sternwheeler paddleboat - "Lady of the Lake"

bullet #14b - August 2, 2017- Central Gardens of North Iowa in Clear Lake, and the same gardens in 2012 (each trip was different)

bullet August 3 - 4, 2017 - Mason City Iowa - the town, murals, statues and sculptures

bullet August 4, 2017 - Rancho Deluxe Z Bicycle Garden in Mason City, Iowa

bullet August 4 - River City Sculptures on Parade in Mason City, Iowa - 4 pages

bullet August 4 - Veterans Monument in Mason City, Iowa

bullet August 5 - Lime Creek Nature Center in Mason City, Iowa

bullet August 5 - Cerro Gordo Wind Farm in Ventura, Iowa

Since their RV was in repair, the two RV Gypsies had to eat at several restaurants - 6 different restaurants in total

August 19 - 21- Porth RV Park - a campground in Calamus, Iowa (about 31 miles from Davenport)

bullet #17 - August 20, 2017. - Davenport, Iowa, the Skybridge and more

bullet #18 - August 21, 2017 - Backwater Gamblers Water Ski show in Rock Island, Illinois (a 1-1/2 hour drive from Davenport, Iowa)

bullet #19 - August 22, 2017 - East Peoria, Illinois

August 23, 2017 - Kamper Kompanion RV Park in Litchfield, Illinois

bullet #20 - Tennessee menu - (August 24-29) the farm, bee hives, horses, family and more - 5 sites

bullet #21 - Mississippi - (August 30- September 17) Meridian, carousels around town, Dunn Falls - a menu - 7 sites

bullet #22 - (September 13) NASA/John C. Stennis Space Center/Infinity Science Center

bullet #23 - Dr. Paul Wagner's Honey Island Swamp Tour - alligators, feral hogs, turtles, and more - 3 pages

bullet September 19, 2017 - here are a few travel photos from Louisiana into Alabama and then into Florida

bullet #24 - September 19, 2017 - Lake Placid, Florida and some Murals

Sunshine RV Resort in Lake Placid - September 19, 2017 (and a previous October 14, 2015 combination)

The two RV Gypsies spent some time with friends in Englewood, Florida, but no photos were taken

#25a - complete Florida menu September through December 2017, or choose individual sections below.

bullet #25a Broward County - celebrations, Sponge Bob, plus a Pirate Festival in Boca Raton

bullet #25b - Halloween 2017 - and the skunk won this year.

bullet #25c - Thanksgiving 2017 - has missing photos

bullet #25d - John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park in Key Largo - a canoe trip, a giant iguana and a Flashback to snorkeling in 1985

bullet #25e - Fort Lauderdale Christmas Boat Parade on December 16, 2017

bullet #25f - Christmas parties, costumes and Christmas day

bullet #25d - saying goodbye to 2017 and hello to 2018

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