Activities, Airbnb, Cross promotion, Travelogue

Scaly Mountain, NC AirBnB

Scaly Mountain, NC AirBnB offers privacy, comfort and an opportunity away from the hustle and bustle. If we are not traveling with our Vintage Argosy Trailer or Vintage Argosy Motorhome, then we usually look for an AirBnB.  Overwhelmingly, we have had great experiences with AirBnB.  Only once did we have an experience that was so… Continue reading Scaly Mountain, NC AirBnB

Activities, Airbnb, Hiking

Pickens Nose Hike and Photo Journal

  Our trip to the Western North Carolina Mountains would not be complete if we did not attempt to venture through the woods, hike up a mountain and find a super cool picture taking opportunity!  After some research, it appeared that Pickens Nose was the easiest to hike to and was super close to our… Continue reading Pickens Nose Hike and Photo Journal

Argosy Travels, Travelogue

Otto Depot

  The Otto Depot is an everyday person's Pickers Dream.  Open to the Public! Usually, we talk about Camping, Golfing and Eating on this blog but occasionally we come across a place that is so unique or entertaining or special that we just HAVE to share it! That place is the Otto Depot in Otto,… Continue reading Otto Depot

Argosy Travels, Cross promotion, Travelogue

Quirky Tourists Stops: ATL to Highlands, NC

A fun weekend trip from Atlanta to Highlands, NC offers families and couples a quick getaway via 985, 246 and 441.   Western North Carolina includes the popular towns of Cashiers, Murphy along with Franklin and Highlands.  Franklin and Highlands are great locations for those in Atlanta and it's suburbs to get away to for… Continue reading Quirky Tourists Stops: ATL to Highlands, NC

Activities, Golf, Golf Courses, Junior Golf, Tournaments

Barbasol 2017

You will find many stories about the Barbasol Tournament being an "alternative to the British Open" but I don't see it that way at all. I see the Barbasol as my "must watch" tournament just as the Masters is. As a Junior Golfer, it is my dream, my goal Tournament. Let me tell you why....… Continue reading Barbasol 2017

Activities, Golf, Junior Golf

Jr Golf Clinics at PGA Tournaments

  As Junior Golfers, we watch our favorite golfers on tv, follow them on Instagram and if we are lucky, see them play in a tournament. What you might not know is that most PGA Tournaments offer free Junior Golf Clinics hosted by a couple of PGA Pros. This is a chance to meet the… Continue reading Jr Golf Clinics at PGA Tournaments

Activities, Fly Fishing

Fly Fishing for Kids: Flies

Fly Fishing really comes down to casting a "fly" into the water over and over again until a fish bites.  That fish could be a trout, bass, salmon, panfish or even a bonefish.  Whatever fish you are trying to catch, the fly you use will depend on where you are fishing and what time of… Continue reading Fly Fishing for Kids: Flies

Activities, Fly Fishing

Fly Fishing for Kids: Reading the Water

 We talked about drag on the water and spooking fish when casting but how do you find the fish in the first place? A few basic bits of trout information:  trout seldom go far from their food source, they are known to be lazy and will rest behind objects, they need oxygen to survive so… Continue reading Fly Fishing for Kids: Reading the Water

Activities, Fly Fishing

Fly Fishing for Kids: Casting

The biggest difference between spin fishing and fly fishing is the way you cast. With spin fishing, you put your lure in the water and wait. With Fly Fishing, you do an artistic cast out over the water (over and over) until, hopefully, a fish strikes. Fly casting takes a lot of practice but anyone… Continue reading Fly Fishing for Kids: Casting

Activities, Fly Fishing

Fly Fishing for Kids: Equipment

One of our favorite Camping Activities is Fly Fishing.  We stumbled upon it when we were looking for something to fill our time during a working trip to West Virginia.  My son and I decided to hire a Fly Fishing guide to teach us how to fly fish.  We were warned by MANY people that… Continue reading Fly Fishing for Kids: Equipment