Do we stay or do we go?

 Do we stay or do we go?

We had plans to RV down to the Emerald Coast of Florida and hang out all month at our condo on Okaloosa Island, using it as a base for RV trips and exploring.

But then, on the day we had planned to be there, a hurricane named Nate decided to pay a visit to the Gulf Coast. The decision was do we go, or do we wait it out a few days far out of the affected area as friends and family advised?

We decided to go, prompting us to wonder if we were making a stupid mistake.

This video recounts our trip down and what it was like once we arrived and the storm hit. Disclosure: No RVs were harmed in the making of this video!

Mike Wendland

Mike Wendland is a veteran journalist who, with his wife, Jennifer, travels North America in a small motorhome, blogging about the people, places, joys and adventure of RV life on the road at He and Jennifer also host the weekly RV Podcast and do twice-weekly videos on the YouTube RV Lifestyle Channel. They have written 10 books on RV travel.

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