Van Life Road Trip From Mackinac Island in Michigan to St. Petersburg, Florida - Itinerary

Van Life Road Trip From Mackinac Island in Michigan to St. Petersburg, Florida - Itinerary

Of course I didn't tell anyone where I was going when I left town for 3 weeks so upon my return, friends were all asking... where the heck did you go?  Here's my complete itinerary for the Road Trip From Mackinac Island in Michigan to St. Petersburg, Florida that allowed me a chance to live 'vanlife' for a while. 

PS I'm hooked!

Road Trip Michigan to Florida 

The trip's purpose was for work so although there are likely many more stops that could have perfected this trip, we were on a schedule so we made the best of the locations at our disposal.  Personally, I think it was just right. Just enough adventures to keep us from getting bored, and just enough down time to relax! 

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Michigan - Mackinac Island - We started our 3 week adventure with one gorgeous day to cycling around Mackinac Island! Click here to read all about this adventure!  

Mackinac Island Michigan

Michigan - Mackinaw City KOA - We stayed one night at this cute and clean campground.

Kentucky - Cave Country RV Campground - Spent 4 nights at this quaint and quiet campground. Click here to read our review. 

Cave Country RV

Kentucky - Green River Kayaking - Peaceful paddle down the Green River with a pit stop to see a blue hole!  Click here to read the adventures. 

Green River Kayak

Kentucky - Hidden River Cave - Walked the world's longest underground suspension bridge!  Click here to read the adventures.

Hidden River Cave

Kentucky - Lost River Cave - Leisurely hiked to see blue holes, limestone bluffs and a natural spring. They have underground cave boat tours but pets aren't allowed so we opted for the hike. Click here to read the adventures at Lost River Cave.

Lost River Cave Kentucky

 

Kentucky - Cumberland Falls State Park - Spent 2 nights camping at the park and one full day hiking to see Cumberland Falls and Eagle Falls. Click here to read the adventures.

Cumberland Falls State Park

Tennessee - Knoxville - Family stop

Tennessee - KOA North Chattanooga - Spent one night camping in comfort. Click here to read the adventures.

KOA North Chattanooga

Georgia - Rock City Gardens - Spent the morning walking through the enchanted gardens. Click here to read the adventures.

Florida - Devil's Millhopper Geological State Park - Pit stop to see the Springs, stretch our legs and have lunch. Click here to read this last adventure!

Florida - Ended in St. Petersburg!

Our August trip took us 3 weeks and it was a perfect time of year to get out of the Florida heat for a while. 

We came back just in time for Hurricane Idalia, who side swiped the gulf side of Florida and hit the big bend area.  Sending much love and prayers to all who was in her path.

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