Over 25 Holiday Light Displays at Every Duty Station

Over 25 Holiday Light Displays at Every Duty Station

The holiday season is upon us! And as you finish your Thanksgiving leftovers and dig out your Christmas decorations, there's no better way to get in the spirit than visiting a holiday light show! From lobster trap trees to illuminated Navy ships, every duty station has something unique to offer. Below is a list of [...]

National Take a Hike Day – 12 Short & Sweet Trails To Explore

National Take a Hike Day – 12 Short & Sweet Trails To Explore

Today is National Hiking Day, aka “Take a Hike Day." If you are an outdoor enthusiast, this is the perfect excuse to go on a short hike and celebrate the great outdoors. Participating in National Hike Day is easy: 1) pick a hike near you (whatever distance works for you!); 2) enjoy your time outdoors; [...]

7 Places to Grab Thanksgiving To-Go Near Kings Bay

7 Places to Grab Thanksgiving To-Go Near Kings Bay

Do you prefer to just pick up your Thanksgiving meal and go? Below is a list of grocery stores and restaurants in the Kings Bay through Jacksonville areas where you can pre-order your Thanksgiving dinner. Pre-Order Meal/Heat and Serve Whole Foods: With locations in Jacksonville and Jacksonville Beach, you can pre-order a Thanksgiving Meal. Whole [...]

The Best Host & Hostess Gift Ideas From Duty Stations

The Best Host & Hostess Gift Ideas From Duty Stations

During my time as a Navy spouse so far I’ve had the opportunity to meet new friends in each duty station we’ve been in. These friends quickly became like family as important milestones in life presented themselves. Whether it be a baby shower, new dolphins, an FRG holiday party or a hail and farewell, there was always [...]

Kings Bay Bucket List: Universal Studios

Kings Bay Bucket List: Universal Studios

Another perk of being stationed at Kings Bay? The access to Orlando, Florida and the multiple amusement parks there! Similar to the post about Disney World, this post will focus mostly on how to get discounted tickets and travel to Universal Studios Florida. Located three hours from Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay, Universal Studios is [...]

Kings Bay Bucket List: Camping on Cumberland Island

Kings Bay Bucket List: Camping on Cumberland Island

Cumberland Island National Seashore is a wonderful outdoor location for your next solo or family camping trip (or even just day trip if you don’t want to camp). This barrier island is located about a 45 minute ferry ride from St. Mary’s. If you are looking for an outdoor adventure, here is some information on [...]

Disney World For Military Families: Your Guide to Discounts & How to Purchase Tickets

Disney World For Military Families: Your Guide to Discounts & How to Purchase Tickets

One of the perks of being stationed at Kings Bay is that you are 2.5-3 hours from Orlando and the multiple amusement parks there! As it would take multiple posts to barely scratch the surface of all the things to see and do around Disney World, this post will focus mostly on how to get [...]