Day 3 Yogi Bears Jellystone Park Camp Resort Bremen, Georgia

Our second day we drove through Mississippi, Alabama and into Georgia.  I will say driving this way is a good way to get somewhere. You haven’t seen all the behind the scenes of what it takes to do this.

I made pre-made breakfasts, lunches and dinners for our daughter so all we had to do was heat and eat.

I will also go on record for saying that Birmingham honestly has some of the worst and scariest drivers ever.

We saw an unbelievable number of accidents. The weather was good though in that cloud cover and small showers actually kept our vehicles cooled off.

We saw some scary accidents like on I20 Westbound there was a tractor trailer that had a car who had spun out of control probably due to rain slick highways. The car was up under the truck. I could not find this on the news or anywhere on the internet. People should start questioning why it is so difficult to pull up a major accident.  Especially one that shuts down a Interstate. My prayers go out to all those involved and those who watched the accident unfold in front of them.

First stop – EZ Dayz Rv Park Southaven, Mississippi

I always have a back up plan because something seems to always inevitably happen.

This time we were planned a month ahead, however our batteries and other mechanicals that Allen started out with seemed to all fall through. It wasn’t the peoples fault we were working with but just a chain of events.  This chain of events led to it was really a challenge to leave but albeit at about 4 or 4:30 we left regardless. I was going to leave that place even if it meant parking at a campground down the road. We made it to Southaven Mississippi.  We normally stay at the Yogi Bear park but this time we weren’t sure where we would be leaving so late. We decided to forgo the Memphis, TN. Whole Foods where we normally stop to eat dinner and keep bussing.

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Stop 1 :

EZ Dayz Rv Park.

I called and spoke to Kristy and sent an email and it was right at their closing time.  I explained our long paraphernalia of equipment. We have a 40 ft motor coach, a 22 ft. handicap accessible van, and the van pulls a 10 ft cargo trailer that houses our daughters special needs equipment.

She said that she had spot that could accommodate us. Good. So on we went we didn’t even stop at Whole Foods it was too late.  The campground is really nice. Its huge. There are parts of the campground on both sides of the road.

Amenities:

Outdoor Swimming Pool

Cool off with an invigorating swim or just relax by the pool.

Indoor Hot Tub

Enjoy a refreshing dip in our indoor hot tub and soak your cares away.

Meeting Rooms

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The main meeting room offers air-conditioned comfort and access to the adjoining kitchen. The lobby provides a place to sit back and read a book, watch our big screen TV, or enjoy conversation with your fellow guests over a free cup of coffee. The covered outdoor verandah is located by the pool and hot tub and is an ideal place to enjoy a cook-out or other outdoor gathering.

Massage Therapist

Our on-site massage therapist will help you unwind after your day’s travels and activities.

Rates: Please verify on website for most recent rates.

EZ DAZE RV Park is dedicated to providing you with the best RV park sites in the Greater Memphis area. Big rigs are welcome. Drive just a few minutes south of the Tennessee border to Southaven, Mississippi and you’ll enjoy:

 

  • Full Hook-ups
    Full hook-ups include 20/30/50 Amp electricity, level concrete pads, water and sewer.
  • Pets Welcome!
    Your leashed pets aren’t just allowed – they are welcome at our park!
 

  • FREE Wi-Fi (Wireless Internet)
    Stay online and connected to your e-mail with our FREE Wi-Fi (wireless internet service).
  • FREE Cable TV
    Enjoy free cable TV service at your site.

Now the downside.

This is good for overnight parking and if you want to stay it is nice. It sort of reminds me of an apartment complex setting for RV’s.  There are a lot of spaces and a lot of those spaces were full but we didn’t see a lot of people.

It is well kept and very clean no trash.

We got to this campground at about 10:30 that night. We were tired but glad the campground was clean. It was very quiet.

We noticed that pulling the bus in there wasn’t enough space for the van or the trailer. This is a major deal since our van needs to remain plugged in and we usually plug it in to our bus.  This keep a cooler cooled for our daughters special dietary needs.

This is NOT what we want especially after calling and sending an email for a specific need. This is why we tend to camp at truck stops occasionally.

http://ezdazervpark.com/index.html  Here is the link for the park.

We ended up unhooking our trailer for the night.  We had to squeeze the trailer in front of the bus on the drivers side backed in. We then had to pull in the van next to trailer and passenger couldn’t even get out. Which is a nightmare for a child with special needs , We spent an hour and  half getting unloaded and getting equipment moved. We have had worse but its really disheartening with tired kids and we are tired from driving and we were forced to unhook. The next time we will stay again at Yogi Bear Southaven again.  http://memphisjellystone.com

Prices may be a little more but it is worth not having to unhook and hook back up.

It is needless to say with staying up so late that we were tired, we overslept and then our jacks got stuck and wouldn’t go up.

We were given the ” you need to leave call” . I think it needs to be known that check in we didn’t make and we were clearly late leaving because of staying up so late from moving around equipment.

We did keep with the 3 state rule for us though for traveling.  We did Arkansas, Tennessee, and Mississippi.

I didn’t have time to take any photos to even show you the park.

 

Here we go….

Another Chapter

Another Song

Another Dance

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Thank you Arkansas – my home state for being so kind for all the kind and wonderful people who are here.

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Spring 2016 Conway Arkansas

Well it’s almost time to leave and say goodbye.  It has really been an interesting trip.

Fun it really hasn’t been.  It has been heart breaking in a lot of ways.  I guess everyone has their way of saying goodbye.  I had to deal with many things on this trip and to say that it hasn’t been emotional would certainly be a lie.

 

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Mossville Cemetery September 7, 2016 By my dads headstone where his soul lays sleeping.

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September 2016 She is letting all the ladybugs fly…..

It is time however to move on.  God is so good.  He is good if you let Him into your life and be good to you.  He needs to be your everything. Those things that we think are from the dark if you have God – we are just like the flowers asleep over the winter time. When the Spring sun hits the flowers and it starts to warm the flowers open with life.

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Well I still have a lot to do. We have been getting Beachnest ready for this day ( to leave that is ). Its a lot of work.  We have food and water and will check all the systems tonight to get ready to roll this week.

If you are trying to text me or to email me – we don’t really have email or text sometimes because of the cell towers. Please bear with us until we are parked.  I hope to be better at writing on the website this time. If I had done this when we started it would be amazing for you to see the sights we have seen. We have only done the free sights so our funds go mainly for camp sights, food, and fuel.  Occasionally we get a state park pass especially somewhere worthy like South Carolina.

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Arkansas Sunset

Until the next time. If you are out on the road hopefully we can see you sometime. If you are along our path out on the road stop by and say Hi.

We are on our way to sunny Florida for Dr. appointments.

I hope to get at least a few pictures while on the way there and then while we are there.

I just really hope it cools off some.

Happy trails everyone

and

God bless !