We did something a little differently this time. We chose a small campground (only 24 sites – all waterfront) very near to a small town.
We are at a bend in the creek. The more impressive water views are on the other side of the campground. But they also get full afternoon sun, and our site is in lovely deep shade all afternoon.
I’m surprised at all the different types of water activity here. Pleasure boats, fishing boats, jet skis, rubber rafts. And several people were swimming in the creek today, and one guy was snorkeling. I swore swimming in creeks and lakes off after a fish bit me when we were camping in Mississippi a couple of years ago. The only way I will swim in a natural body of water is if it is as clear as Salt Springs in Florida.
You can stand in neck deep water there and look down and see the individual grains of sand on the bottom. Not here!
It was sweltering today! We want to go fishing while we’re here, but will plan on going early in the day before it gets too hot. After we got a shower this evening it was pleasant sitting outside…. except for the humidity. So we are chilling inside tonight enjoying icy air conditioning. I would love to open the windows and hear the night sounds, but don’t want the heavy, damp air that comes with it.
This isn’t the ideal time to go camping, but we were so desperate to get out that we are glad we are here. We’ll manage the heat by cocooning inside during the hottest part of the day. And going for ice cream cones. 🙂