Welcome to Louisiana We learned an interesting fact about Louisiana: the state has the highest alligator population in the United States – nearly 2 million alligators in the wild, and thousands more on alligator farms. In Cameron Parish, Louisiana, alligators outnumber people 10 to 1! The name alligator comes from the Spanish explorers who called […]

Sitting along the shores of Mississippi’s Gulf Coast, Biloxi features sandy beaches and calm waters. Biloxi also features the home and Presidential Library of Jefferson Davis, President of the Confederacy during the Civil War. Known as Beauvoir, this final home for Jefferson Davis was nearly demolished by Hurricane Katrina. The house itself was under 30 […]

As we work our way out of Florida, we spent several days in Destin. Situated on the Gulf Coast, Destin is a fun┬ábeach town with some quirky attractions including the oldest surviving “Goofy Golf” course (more than 50 years old). Also found in Destin, is the Double Decker Bus of Mannequins. Definitely odd, and a […]