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Great Camping near Jackson, MS - Capone approved!

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My road trip to Florida continues with a stop at Yogi Bear Campground Resort outside of Jackson, MS. Traveling with Dogs can be fun! For more Carolyn and Capone's RV Life, check out Friendlies with Benefits on Patreon! https://www.patreon.com/CarolynsRVLife Do you want to learn the Marketing strategy I used to get 20,000 Subscribers in just 40 days? Check out my YouTube Marketing Success Guide: http://www.carolynsrvlife.com/20000-youtube-subscribers-40-days/ MUSIC CREDITS OPENING: Eagle Rock (free from YouTube Creator’s Audio Library) OTHER; Going for Broke Instrumental and Goggles Paisano Instrumental Licensed through Audioblocks PHOTOS CREDITS: CAMERA GEAR: Cell Phone shots: Samsung Galaxy S7 Drone: DJI Phantom 3 Standard (Special Thank You to "A") Main Video Camera: Sony Handycam FDR-AX33 Dash Cam: SJ400 use promo code: Carolyn for 10% discount Video Editing Software: Corel VideoStudio X9: http://www.anrdoezrs.net/click-8303439-12502718
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Kay Dickerson (1 month ago)
My hometown . Pee la hatch ee
Robin Moore (3 months ago)
That reflection was cool 😁
Sissy Robinson (3 months ago)
This one almost got away lol happy spring sister
Flo Rider (3 months ago)
Beautiful place. Perfect.✌🏻💕🦋🐾
Beth McCracken (3 months ago)
Mississippi is my home state even though I live in the Smokey mountains, my home town is Clarksdale, you've got to go !!!!! It's the home of the blues, you've got to go to Abe's barbeque, the ranch, moonlake, awesome food, ground zero......
Uncle Mo (3 months ago)
👍did look like a beautiful location :)
James Chavis (3 months ago)
Your awesome but a little easy. What would a newbie 'really' expect?
Beverly Fowler (3 months ago)
Live not far from the Trace never have been on it! Why? Haven’t the foggiest! Going to do it—thanks!
Kathy Adam (3 months ago)
Carolyn, as I have seen these videos in past but was brand new to U tube and could not figure out how to . Like nor comment on any of these I'm going back to give you a big LIKE. BOY, I CANT TYPE THIS MORNING AT ALL. LOL. LOL. LOL. I NEED MORE COFFEE.
Doug Sheets (4 months ago)
I moved out to Jackson,MS from Arizona in 2016. WOW!!! What an eye opener. It has been very difficult because of the culture differences. I work out here and was brought here because of job. I have brought a difference to the people that I work with. And they in tune have changed me. I realize the absolute poverty of this place. It is heart breaking and I'm not sure how to help. I am working on it.
audrey jungels (4 months ago)
Love your music!
haagatha (1 year ago)
One of my favorite rest stops is the one at the state line at Louisiana/Mississippi on I-20 in Vicksburg. Loving the videos. 💙
Valerie Lane (1 year ago)
As always another great video. I am so envious of your life. Counting down the months until I can travel the USA. Don't think I ever commented on the changes you made to the inside of your rig. OMG LOVE LOVE LOVE! GREAT colors and a very homey feel to it. You and Capone have a great life. :)
Chris Allen Arnett (1 year ago)
You like mid old school rap. Both those characters have been dead for quite some time. Easy died of A.I.D's. Biggy from the bull crap within the rap industry.
R B (1 year ago)
Thanks for sharing! Makes me miss home  ;''')  Enjoy the Kudzu
Rebecca Conn (1 year ago)
Such a beautiful place!
Rebecca Conn (1 year ago)
Such a beautiful place!
Jeffrey Weeks (1 year ago)
Yes America's music birthplace: Elvis, BB King, Robert Johnson, Tammy Wynette, Charlie Pride, Conway Twitty, Faith Hill, LeAnn Rimes, Marty Stewart, Jimmie Rodgers and others! You need to go to Jeff Busby (Little Mountain) to camp. Its nice on the Trace between Jackson and Tupelo. You probably have been through the state enough to know there a many cultures and different places to see. Welcome to the Hospitality state!
Charles Cain (1 year ago)
Pu-latchie :-) Here's another one, Gautier, Ms. (go-shay).
Anne Isaac (1 year ago)
You're giving Capone such a wonderful life, no sitting at home waiting while you're at the office.  Instead he gets to be with you all the time and visit some great open places where he doesn't have to walk around on a leash all the time.
Mistyck Moon (1 year ago)
Mississippi is my home. I lived and worked in Vicksburg, MS and I also lived up in the Delta home of the blues. That campground name is pronounced just as you see it- Pela-hatchie (Pelahatchie). :-) I laughed at how you tried to pronounce it. LOL! Mississippi is truly a very beautiful state and the environment changes depending on what region you are in. You would love the tiny backroad small country towns up in the Delta. I lived in Cary MS, a town that if you blink your eye you've missed it. Anyway, I am just really excited to see you in my home state. I wish I was there now. Daggone Maine is a trap.
GenasysMech (1 year ago)
Hi Care-o-lyn, The alternator on your engine (when running of course) should be charging your "house batteries" and this should be a standard feature on a rig such as yours (motorhome) as well as any travel trailer through the tow vehicle plug (turn signals, brake, etc.). Which leads me to believe one of two things could be wrong. The charging cable to your "house batteries" was inadvertently left disconnected during some sort of service or the battery "Isolator bridge" is bad which lead someone to disconnect it intentionally for the following reasons. The isolator bridge serves a very important purpose as It is intended solely to "isolate" your engine starting battery from the 'house" battery to prevent your "house" electrical system from draining the starting battery and thus leaving you stranded unable to start your engine. The electrical cables I'm referring to should be among the largest cables in the system leaving them relatively easy to identify. The isolator bridge should be found under the engine compartment hood as it has to be installed between your engine alternator output and the two battery systems. It will be in the shape of an aluminum rectangle "block" with cooling fins and have three large wiring terminals. One leading back to the alternator output (usually the center terminal), one leading to your engine compartment wiring (starting battery) and the remaining terminal to your "house" battery inverter (the device that converts your shore power connection to DC voltage and is where that humming sound comes from when using shore power). It is at this device where your solar panels are also terminated. If the isolator is there and has merely been disconnected, that would be a strong indicator the isolator was previously found to be bad. To test it, reconnect the wiring and disconnect the ground cable from your "house" batteries. If any of your living area interior lights will work, the isolator is bad and need replaced as it is drawing power from your starting battery. On the other hand, if the isolator was bypassed directly from the alternator to the starting system, this would indicate it was failing to pass current from the alternator to either system and would again need to be replaced. Everyday hand tools and possibly a small socket set would be required to perform this work. Typically an isolator should cost somewhere in the $60-$90 range and would be easily found online or at any RV or boat shop. Note: This could also explain why your refrigerator wasn't working well as your house batteries would not be able to carry the load during your extended drive times to FL. Have fun y'all and don't pass up them grits and cornbread while traveling the South, John
Rebecca Conn (1 year ago)
Thank you!
gmaneis (1 year ago)
Beautiful video again, Carolyn. My best wishes to you and Bob.
Kyle Higgins (1 year ago)
I love when you DRONE!  or was that Bob taking shots of you and Capone?  Either way, great shots!
Sandra Newsom (1 year ago)
My son lives just a few miles from there, and the Natchez trace is pretty as well.
Gaetano Arnone (1 year ago)
Hi Carolyn, Thanks for the the great video. I have been watching your videos for a while. I think they are all great..But I really did like the editing you did on this one...it was first class... the music... the shadow of you and Capone in the water,,,, awesome. I found your youtube channel by way of Bob and I really appreciate both of your youtube channels. Keep up the good work and just ignore negative comments. You have inspired me to get on the road,,,, thanks for all your hard work and mostly for sharing your life.
Then, Now and Forever (1 year ago)
Yes we had a cool spell!
zekehooper (1 year ago)
watch for gators in the water...
Happy Highway (1 year ago)
#122    Enjoyed your video, Florida Bound.
Richard Palmanteer (1 year ago)
Looks like fun 😀 take care gal. 👍😀
William Rutledge (1 year ago)
You in my stomping grounds. The Natchez Trace is awesome sorry you missed it. Did I mention the campgrounds on the trace are free.
Let Live ing (1 year ago)
thank you
Taka Yama (1 year ago)
That town is Pelahatchie, I'm part Indian, it's an Indian word that means, "You stay. Me go. Heap big trouble COME."
Dianna L (1 year ago)
LOL at the dislikes... what is there to dislike in this video? So silly.
Carol Boteler (1 year ago)
Hi Carolyn. Hope this isn't a double post. While I was commenting I hit a wrong key at just the right time to quit my comment. What I want to say is thanks for the Heart to Heart. I enjoy knowing that you're real. So am I. Your mistakes may be many but mine are too. So I can relate. My main reason for following you on YouTube is that I like to see where you go. I'd like to see a map of where you've been and maybe the routes you take. I'd like to go to some of those places. And I'm a real visual map sort of person. Meanwhile thanks for the videos. Have fun in the southeast.
KIM I (1 year ago)
Road happy gal!!!!!be safe ...
D A (1 year ago)
As a Southerner, I cannot wait to explore more of the deep South. I've been through a lot of it on my way back and forth to NOLA when my son was living there, but haven't really stopped to visit. I remember that coming into MS from AL, it had the most beautiful welcome center on I-10 with a looooong porch with rocking chairs. I wish I had had time to sit a spell and rest, but had to get back on the road.
L Cecka (1 year ago)
That opening dock shot was amazing lcecka.pixels.com
Charles White64 (1 year ago)
Really beautiful place Carolyn⛅Glad Your Spirit is Nurtured (hopefully) Daily😀☕💙..Awesome Intro and Outro Melodie Jam!🎸✌🎼Blessings and Peace to You , Bob & Capone🌎Always
Ernest Lucas (1 year ago)
You will be getting in to the wonderful humidity pretty soon!
Donnalyn Pompper (1 year ago)
Very nice, Carolyn. Thanks for sharing. I esp. like the music you selected. Enjoy!
LA (1 year ago)
We tried the Natchez Trace. We were only able to make it til about Memphis. It was too quite, and lonesome for us! Lol..Which is perfect for you! Great video!
Tina Gallagher (1 year ago)
That place looks amazing! How much does it cost for a night? That could be a deal-breaker.
The Geezer Tour (1 year ago)
Just a few more miles and you could have camped at Roosevelt State Park which is a really nice place to camp and much more reasonably priced. Great ficilities also.
maria does life (1 year ago)
Loved the shots of you and Capone on the dock. The shadow one is the best.
Forrest Stinnett (1 year ago)
Safe Travels enjoy yourself always.
Pat Henzey (1 year ago)
Aww..I love the opening and closing video of you and Capone and the lake.....it sums you all up beautifully! Take care and have fun!
Carl Scott Amos (1 year ago)
Why are your Aux Batteries not being charged while you drive? That would be an easy modification.
Ajay Johnson (1 year ago)
Awesome Video Carolyn !!! Great shots of you and Capone !! So happy you are exploring this side of America 😃
Life Content (1 year ago)
this is beautiful country! Love the water and the trees! Thanks for taking us along, there is beauty in all things and all areas of the USA including the desert and canyons, but in my opinion, the water and greenery is so much more peaceful and beautiful.
vivianmahoney1 (1 year ago)
4 hours north is murdering Memphis,Tn. Stay away if you want to stay alive. I'm in Florida visiting my 3 sisters(cocoa) but daughter just called and said they found a body with no head, and a different head with no body. Choctaw Indian reservation is in pearl,ms. You might wanna check that out.
kc0lif (1 year ago)
meow
Done Dennison (1 year ago)
Loved the shadow at the end. A girl and her dog!
btiller44 (1 year ago)
Carolyn, why is it that your batteries are drained after driving? My motorhome charges the house batteries and the coach while driving. Everyone I know who has a motorhome says the same thing. It sounds like there's something wrong with your setup.
btiller44 (1 year ago)
Sorry I missed it, I thought I watched all of them :)
Carolyn's RV Life (1 year ago)
I talk about that in one of my videos
CBJDLA (1 year ago)
hey hey hey....very nice area.you and Capone seem to be back on track.enjoy.til next time. happy trails 👍👍😆😆
01010010 01010011 (1 year ago)
I'm glad you're not trying to charge your batteries with your alternator. It's a good way to burn it out! Balmar makes alternators capable of charging deep cycle batteries but they're pricey.
Juanita Brown (1 year ago)
Very cool video, Carolyn. You're really honing your editing skills!
Sue Bogue (1 year ago)
love the soundtrack
Mustang .308 (1 year ago)
A small converter and voltage regulator, wired from your alternator, will charge your battery while you drive. DON'T mount your solar panels, until you maintenance your roof. It probably needs to be coated if it never had been since it was new.
DWDinAtlanta (1 year ago)
From LA all the way into FL, keep Capone on a leash! Gators are everywhere and they can leap out of the water and run 30 mph! They eat dogs! Keep him safe!
Jeff swiney (1 year ago)
Too bad you passed through Vicksburg to quickly. Vicksburg Battlefield provides an entire day of sightseeing, including the USS CAIRO.
Charles Waye (1 year ago)
Thanks again Carolyn, What a Top Spot! While I may never get to these beautiful places that you video, your work still motivates me to "get outta the house" and smell the bush, it's early winter here in Australia, showers usually overnight, beautiful sunshine most days, definitely the best months of the year to enjoy the outdoors.
TexCyn RV Life (1 year ago)
Love the Natchez Trace Parkway. Did a video series of it several years back. I just feel like I become part of the time frame. Vid nicely done!
Graham Wood (1 year ago)
Hi I noticed the head light's are padding it you get some medium paint cutting compound and a soft cloth they should come up like new .
Ellen Henry (1 year ago)
Pretty place 😊
Saylor ZG (1 year ago)
Just a heads up, you are in the region of Water Moccasin and gators. Living in FL when I see Capone walk to the water to drink I worry. I lost a dog to a moccasin.
glenn kennedy (1 year ago)
"it's really cold, I don't mind at all" sounds like me !
Retired Tony 1970 (1 year ago)
Beautiful place Carolyn...very nice lake. Bob needs his own shirts too...with him and Cody on the cover of shirts :)
Ivy Edan (1 year ago)
I got married in a fever, hotter than a pepper sprout..I've been thinking about Jackson, ever since the fire went out..I'm going to Jackson, look out Jackson town
Keren Collins (1 year ago)
It's beautiful. Can't wait to see all the beauty you get to see. See you soon. Ty Caralyn. Ty 👍🏽💕🦄💕👌🏼
rjr 4949 (1 year ago)
Why wont the alternator charge your house batteries while you drive?????????????? You should get that fixed asap.
Eddie B (1 year ago)
Keep those video's coming Carolyn, I can't wait to see where you go next!
Doug Schwarz (1 year ago)
I've driven through a goodly part of the Natchez Trace as well. It was kind of stirring, imagining the peoples who traversed it.
yogini (1 year ago)
I hope you enjoy your trip through MS! Learning a lot about RV life from your channel. Hope to see you on the road one day! Y'all stay safe!
Theresa Buchtel (1 year ago)
My music genre fav is Classical but I really enjoyed how your music choice in this video really fit the scene!! You always do a great job finding just the right music. I think you've found your thing, Carolyn.
Carolyn's RV Life (1 year ago)
Theresa, thank you for that! I spend a lot of time finding music that fits, I'm happy to know you notice. ty!!! <3
JJDOGFATHER (1 year ago)
With all your desert boon docking does Capone ever get excited when he sees a big body of water and want to jump in for a swim?
Lynn Sanders (1 year ago)
Thanks
Solo Roamin' (1 year ago)
Your ending was interesting. I'm trying to learn this stuff. Maybe, Maybe not. Good work.
Agreed, the shadows on the lake.... great! just beautiful Carolyn
OURv (1 year ago)
CAROLYN, You're in Jackson, Ms ?? Have you covered up your ca plates ? Listen to what happened to this guy when he traveled thru Jackson, ms on a Sataurday night... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=952h-AJ3Bcg !
Flower Child (1 year ago)
OURv I love this song!!!!! I can't believe that after all these years I still know the words! Awesome!!!
Carolyn's RV Life (1 year ago)
Oh my gosh, this is awesome! Brings back memories. ty so much for sharing!
Frank Pryor (1 year ago)
special cool..👍
Britt Boyette (1 year ago)
LOVE the music, goes great with your video!
George Morse (1 year ago)
Mississippi is soooo beautiful !! Enjoy your stay, Carolyn. Capone seems to like it there. Safe travels, hon !! :-)
Iva Hill (1 year ago)
Lovely campground thanks for sharing be safe
My dog Layla (1 year ago)
Awesome opening! Wish I could be there with you two.
Giselle Gonzalez (1 year ago)
Saweet!!! Loving the video!!
Gypsy Belle (1 year ago)
So glad you and Capone stopped here. I grew up camping in this area and can still reminder trying to catch fish with leftover hot dogs on a cane fishing pole in lakes just like this one. Haha! As a kid, it seemed logical that fish would like campfire hot dogs, too. Love the lush green and more affordable full hook up fees. ;) Currently out west where I'm thrilled to find a $35-40/night bargain. :) Wishing you Safe travels and friendly, dog loving folks along the way!
Jean Schultz (1 year ago)
beautiful area
Kali Karen (1 year ago)
What a beautiful campspot. Loved the twin bridges. Thanks to those who provided correct pronunciations.
OnlyMyPOV (1 year ago)
The Band "The Night they drove Old Dixie Down" https://youtu.be/jREUrbGGrgM
Deva Kolb (1 year ago)
Wow, this place is pretty.
Greg Labuz (1 year ago)
Capone is probably very happy because he doesn't have to wait 8- 10 hours for his doggy mom to "come home from work" :)
Sipseyhiker (1 year ago)
"Rap music" is an oxymoron.
Senorita Reyes (3 months ago)
Pam Matthews right....lol
Sipseyhiker (1 year ago)
I thought it stood for rape and pillage. Banging and yelling is exactly what rappers do. Emily Dickinson is a poet. Snoop Dog is an idiot. And before someone calls me a racist, so is Vanilla Ice. Rap is not about music. It's about culture.
Umpqua Tim (1 year ago)
RAP = Rhythm And Poetry. With context, it's easier to understand why people appreciate it as an artform :)
Pam Matthews (1 year ago)
Sipseyhiker while I don't care for rap, it is an opinion, not a fact. Let's see how many millions you can make banging on a pan and yelling!
Sipseyhiker (1 year ago)
It's not opinion. It's fact. I can bang on a pot and yell obscenities and call it music, but like rap, it will never make it music.
Janice Peck (1 year ago)
Lord willing I'll be crossing that Ms. bridge tomorrow. My solo travel has begun and the journey,adventure continues. Thanks to many women ,yes that's you, on YT. Sure a pretty CG and very reasonable for full HU's. Mid May weather is pleasant also in Al.
Debra Cruz (1 year ago)
Capone!
firefly12345ish (1 year ago)
Wow, that place is beautiful! Wish I could be there. Thanks for sharing with us.
Nomadic Fenceman (1 year ago)
Watch for gators around the waters edge
connie simon (1 year ago)
Nice campsite
Alicia Bratton (1 year ago)
We live in MS near Memphis and are headed to that campground for July 4 weekend. Should be a loud time, but we have a 5 year old boy and he should have lots of playmates.
Bob looks the part, like he just stepped out of the Bayou! LOL

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