@ncparks July 23

Coach4aday blog posts are written by John Rancke and I. We write daily about leadership, food, people, music, our granddaughters, Lumberton NC, and things that pique our curiosity.

If you want to follow the blog via email go to the bottom right of the post and click the follow button.
My twitter handle is @coach4aday2 if you want to follow the blog that way.
John’s twitter handle is @johnrancke if you want to reach out to him.

State Parks

My brother who lives in New Jersey is spending two weeks on the Outer Banks of NC. He does this almost on an annual basis with his family. On past visits I have encouraged him to visit one of North Carolina’s nicest state parks Jockey’s Ridge State Park 

North Carolina is blessed with great state parks and one of my former UNC Pembroke co-workers Justin Smith visited all of them in 2017

Photo below is of Justin’s family at Mount Mitchell State Park during his 2017 visit. This was one his stops at each of North Carolina’s State Parks.


In 2016 I wrote a post on how North Carolina State Parks got their start.

I subscribe to Money Magazine and they recently did an article on State Parks all across the US as a possible family value vacation.

I attempt to tell ever newcomer to the State of NC that you need to experience two things-one is the Outer Banks and the second is take a ride on the Blue Ridge Parkway. Sometimes people forget that nature is not too far away if they just rely on parks in the area.

One of my morning golfing partners loves to drive the 1hr and 15 minutes from Lumberton NC to Cheraw SC to play golf at South Carolina’s Cheraw State Park. If you do your homework you can find vacation and recreation options on the cheap with parks.




Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

TJ Banski

Livin' life with a kick and a smile and sharing my adventures along the way.

Dining with Donald

Donald on dining in and out

Leaving and Living In Las Vegas

Things to do and places to see in and around Las Vegas

Sesame Limited

Daily Updates on todays trending topics in Health, Money, Pets, Travel, Music and more...

Dreams in Young Flourish

Diamonds, diamonds and stars

Tips from Sharvi

Tips to make your daily life easier!


Devotionals on A COURSE IN MIRACLES, A COURSE OF LOVE, and THE WAY OF MASTERY . . . with Celia Hales

Motivation & Environment

Motivation, GOD, Futurist Science & Technology, Spirituality, Environment


WordPress's #1 Motivation and Personal Development Source

Cheche Winnie

Sustainable Living & Wildlife Conservation in Kenya Blog

The Art of Blogging

For bloggers who aspire to inspire

Leadership 101

simple insights for those in leadership

Aria-Bella Rises

Inspiration to lead you back to Soul

unbolt me

the literary asylum

Emma Ortega Negrete


Learn Fun Facts

An Archive of Curious Facts for the Curious

Weekly Getaways

Travel Destinations

1000 Life Hacks

Start and head to the finish line

Simplify Tasks

Want to learn the simple way?

%d bloggers like this: