Saturday, October 29, 2016

Time to Move On

Friday in Eagle’s Landing was an awesome day. We had decided to stay another night in this great park so we could really get some relaxing in before hitting the road again.
Kayaks available to borrow in the park, next time!

Someone is ready for Hallowe'en!

We enjoyed the area of Grove, Oklahoma
I have to admit we were really enjoying being hooked up to hydro, water and sewer.
The only thing on our list of things to do was to go into Grove to the post office and buy stamps for our post cards. Having already completed a couple of walks around the park and testing the water in the pool, what more to do but don my swimsuit and go for a bit of sunbathing.

Yes, the water was cold although the outside temperature was beautiful. I think it was around 80F and the water a cool 68F maybe. I stretched out on the lounge chair for about 30 minutes before getting hot enough to take a dip. It was indeed just a dip but I managed to swim a couple of short laps and go back to my place in the sun. It was ideal, I was the master of the whole area, not a soul in sight. I even tested the elliptical and electric bike in the exercise room before heading back to camp.

We had bbq’d steak and a potato for supper and retired inside for the night. I think we were semi-packed up and in bed by 9:30 pm. That is Central time an hour earlier than we are used to back home. We knew we wanted to get moving as early as possible.

Saturday morning, we were up and on our way, out of the park by 8:30 am. It proved to be another gorgeous day for driving. 
Between our gps', my notes and this atlas we were
definitely going to find our way!
Today we wanted to head towards Oklahoma City, without actually going through it and all the turnpikes, and end up at a Walmart Super Centre close to Elk City, OK.
Much wilder than the pool I was in yesterday
This was a cool drive, seeing things I’ve not seen before. That is what it is all about and I’m loving it. We travelled on a very winding 2 lane road, Alt 412, to avoid the toll roads, from US 59. 

This was a great ride and even though Bill had to be on his toes he loved it as well. We’ll do it again in a heartbeat.

We drove through Yukon, Ok which is, apparently Garth Brooks' home town, I didn't know that! 

and past Choctaw Road……………you know, where Billie Joe jumped off the Tallahachi bridge? 

Anyway, even though I know the Tallahachie bridge is/was in Mississippi, that is the song that continued going through my head after seeing that sign.

We travelled alongside the historic Route 66 and promised to drive on it soon.

With a few pit stops, some for pits (?) and some for fuel and lunch, we made it to our destination by 4 pm. We are set up nicely, fed the pooch, grabbed a bite to eat and settled in to write our posts. It is warm, quite warm at 84F so have all of the windows open in the Suite. There is a nice breeze blowing through

As usual, I’ve taken a few pictures of the day’s travels and have shared them with you.
Still many great looking water towers out there

Love this one!
Our quiet spot at Walmart, closest neighbour is the motor home
to the left of the picture
Beautiful sunset

I hope you had a great day as well. Thank you for reading along. Please feel free to comment.


  1. Gotta love the lifestyle so glad that you are enjoying the journey, so many new things to see.

  2. Looks like a great route to travel with plenty of wonderful scenery.
    Be Safe and Enjoy!

    It's about time.

    1. We really did enjoy the drive. Pretty much as long as the roads are smooth so our Suite isnt bouncing and we have sunshine, we are happy! Thanks for following us!

  3. Choctaw!!!! Love love love that song! "It was the 3rd of June, another sleepy dusty Delta day-ay-ay.....!"
    Very cool :)
    Lots of love