Florida Plus

From Orlando to Orlando via South Carolina and Georgia. It can be abbreviated, if you will, ending in Atlanta (Georgia).

Depart from: Orlando, Tampa or Atlanta
Duration: 10 days
Length: 1496 Miles / 2.404 km

Start in Kissimmee (Orlando). Exit northwest on Interstate 4 to Daytona Beach. Take a look and then continue along the coast on Route A1A. The North Beach Camp Resort is about 8 km from the historic town of St Augustine, founded by the Spanish and is the oldest city still alive on the North American continent. 201 km from Kissimmee to St Augustine. Visit Daytona Beach with its famous car racing track.

You skirt Jacksonville and enter Georgia to follow the coast in the direction of the historic city of Savannah. The campsite is in Bellaire Woods Campground 15 minutes from the city on a 9-hectare plot populated by oaks covered with black moss on the banks of the Ogeechee River. 265 km to Savannah. Visit The Pirates House, scene of some moments of the novel Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson.

Other historic Old South city: Charleston. Its old architecture and the echoes of Porgy and Bess. In its Patriot’s Point Musueum some historic ships are preserved. Camping in Lake Aire RV Park & Campground. 180 km to Charleston. Visit Fort Sumter, where the Civil War began.

When leaving Charleston for Myrtle Beach you pass near some of the plantations of Boone Hill, Middleton Place or Magnolia Plantation, often seen in photographs and in the cinema. Myrtle Beach is famous for its golf courses, but also has a beach of about a kilometer of fine sand. For the evening, you can choose between a campsite on the shores of the ocean and another in the middle of a large oak grove on a cliff above a picturesque lake. 175 km to Myrtle Beach. Visit Hard Rock, the first rock theme park in the world.

A long and pleasant tour of the lands of South Carolina. The destination today is Lake Hartwell’s recreation area at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains. In the midst of huge pine forests, Lake Harwell KOA offers a variety of entertainment.

Distance of 460 km to Lake Harwell.

Visit the town of Pendleton, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

On the way to Atlanta, in Stone Mountain Park, you will see the monumental sculptures representing the great figures of the Confederacy: President Jefferson Davis, and Generals Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson. The park occupies 1,300 hectares and offers, among other attractions, 25 km of trails through natural landscapes, and a 2.5 km path up to the summit of Stone Mountain.

Distance of 170 km to Stone Mountain National Park.

Visit with cable car the summit of Stone Mountain, 251 m high.

Another long tour today on Interstate 75 but it will be worth it because in the end you will reach Cedar Key and its Sunset Island RV Park campsite, in the same Gulf of Mexico. It is close to the Lower Suwannee National Wildlife Refuge.

Distance of 620 km to Cedar Key.

Visit the Cedar Key State Museum.

A moderate tour of the campsite that is among the 100 best in North America. It’s close to all of Tampa Bay’s attractions, including the famous Busch Gardens roller coaster. 202 km to Tampa. Visit Tarpon Spring, interesting port of Greek sponge fishermen.

On Interstate 4 to Disney Fort Wilderness Resort and Campground. Spend the nights you want with Mickey Mouse. Now in years, he’s married to Minnie, and between the two they’ve built an empire that spans all of Central Florida. 128 km to Disney Fort Wilderness. Visit without fail EPCOT, MGM Grand and Animal Kingdom, as well as the Magic Kingdom.

Return to and return of the motorhome in Kissimmee