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Friday, April 11, 2014

West Memphis–Bowling Green–North Bend–Marengo

Location: Marengo, OH (High 61, Low 43)


We have been moving right along over the past few days. On Wednesday, the 9th, we left Tom Sawyer’s Mississippi River Campground and headed down the road to Bowling Green, KY. I was able to get a nice shot of Memphis as we passed over the Mississippi River.



It was a beautiful day for the trip, and on top of the weather, we enjoyed clear roads, even through the urban areas.




As we moved toward Kentucky, we realized that we had come full circle since leaving Campbellsville, KY in December after our stint at Amazon.




We had a great pull through site at the Bowling Green KOA, and the atmosphere was really spring-like, with new leaves on the trees and robins all around.



Thursday we moved on into Ohio (just barely). The campground was actually on the corner of the state, not too far from Cincinnati. The last few miles of our trip were funny, as we went out of Kentucky, through two miles of Indiana and then a mile into Ohio to get to the campground.



Indian Springs Campground in North Bend, OH looked like a pretty simple set-up. But it served our purposes with another great pull through site for the evening.




It rained overnight, but we were happy to wake up to cloudy skies but no rain coming down. And we never got any rain as we moved down the road to today’s destination.



Our trip today took us through Columbus, OH, but again we were happy that traffic really wasn’t too bad. Even in the center of the city we never had to slow down under our normal traveling speed.



Our destination today was Cardinal Center Campground, and the most confusing part of the whole trip came when we turned off the road and saw…nothing!





Let’s just say that the driveway to the campground is quite…..LONG.



We did finally come to the office though and we have IMG_2036another great site! And we are almost boondocking, or at least the closest that we will come to it, Winking smile as they haven’t turned the water on yet. We had called a few days ago, so we knew the water situation and brought enough to take us through tonight, and maybe tomorrow night, in case we have the same at our next stop.



After seven months of traveling, tomorrow we will be heading back into New York State and staying at a repeat campground for us – Westfield KOA on Lake Erie.


  1. It has been a few days since I have read the blog. Y'all have been moving right along. I guess it would be safe to say that you are in a New York state of mind, by now.

  2. Looks like you're making good time, heard the snow was almost all gone in VT so hope it's the same in NY. We're hanging in KY for another week before heading into OH.

  3. Harry and Jessica,

    Glad to hear you making your way and you are back in NY. We are still at Brookside but will be leaving Sunday morning as our site at RVW just opened up. Looks like we will be passing you on the road!

    Have safe final leg of your trip and we will be in touch.

    Les and Sue