Camping in Florida, U.S.A.

Manatee Springs State Park

One of my blog’s purposes is to foster understanding between the folks of America and Japan.  Most of my blog postings are about my trip to Japan. However, I thought that perhaps my Japanese readers might also like to read about the sights and life in the U.S.  So, here is a narrative about one of our camping trips.

Each state in the U.S. has several state parks reserved for the purpose of public recreation or for the preservation of natural beauty or historic association.  Visiting and staying in the state parks is very economical. Many state parks offer picnic and camping facilities, and one can camp in a camping tent or camper. Park admission for daytime use averages $8.00 per vehicle, and overnight camping fees average less than $20.00 per night.

Recently, we had the pleasure of camping at one of these fine state parks, Manatee Springs State Park in Chiefland, FL. Rolling in with the camper Continue reading