Fall Road Trip, Part III: Chickasaw National Recreation Area

After visiting Turner Falls Park and Lake Murray State Park, we jumped on I-35 and headed back north to Davis, OK. There are a few restaurants in Oklahoma that I will not miss if I’m in the area, and Smokin’ Joe’s Rib Ranch and RV Park is at the top of the list.  To be honest, I don’t want to delve too deeply into our … Continue reading Fall Road Trip, Part III: Chickasaw National Recreation Area

Fall Road Trip, Part I: Turner Falls Park

Our fifth anniversary came and went with little fanfare, as we juggled our small children and the home buying process.  Finally, in October, we found enough breathing room to drop the kids off with the grandparents and we headed south on I-35. Our destination was Lake Murray State Park, but we stopped at Turner Falls Park along the way.  Named for the numerous waterfalls of … Continue reading Fall Road Trip, Part I: Turner Falls Park

Our First Family Roadtrip-Turner Falls and Chickasaw National Recreation Area

Growing up, Kaylie and I both visited Sulphur, Oklahoma quite often.  I have family there, and both of our families enjoyed the cold springs at the Chickasaw National Recreation Area.  When Sean was about 5 months old, we decided to take a trip together and revisit our old vacation spot. Day one: Turner Falls The scientific types will tell you that the Arbuckle Mountains of southern … Continue reading Our First Family Roadtrip-Turner Falls and Chickasaw National Recreation Area