On our second journey to Orlando, we drove from Naperville, Illinois. The yr before we flew on United Airways and this yr we flew on Southwest. This page depicts our driving journey, some issues we noticed alongside the best way, somes tools we used to get from Naperville to Orlando, and my typical ramblings alongside the best way.
The next day, we are off to the Elijah Mountain Gem Mine near Asheville, North Carolina. If you’ve never been Gem Mining, here’s the idea, you get a bucket of grime and using water, you wash all of the dirt off and what is left ought to be, rocks and gems and things. You never know what your going to get and typically you get nothing. So, when you do not need to get nothing, then you go to Elijah’s, where they’ve premade buckets with gems already in them. In addition they have buckets with Indian Artifacts and Fossils. Not likely prospecting here, but the children have a whole lot of fun because the sand sifts away and they see multi-colored gemstones. This cease was a few miles off of the expressway into Asheville. Other gem mines are off the overwhelmed path … Read More