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Kenneth Klamshell, Buena Vista's slightly eccentric staff writer, shares his beachy thoughts and favorite memories of times spent in Orange Beach with his Lil Mrs. and the Klamshell Kids.
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5 Activities For Couples

Have you ever felt like everything in you needed to get away somewhere? It’s like your body just won’t rest until you do it.  For me and the Lil’ Mrs., the best prescription to remedy that situation is to load up in our Tiffin Class A RV and roll it into Buena Vista Motor Coach Resort in Orange Beach!!  Buena Vista is more than an RV Park, it is a Luxury Motor Coach Resort.  

We love walking or driving …

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Alabama Charter Fishing

Ole’ Kenneth Klamshell might not know a lot about highfalutin topics but as my name clearly insinuates, fishin’ is right up my alley!  I grew up fishin’ where my daddy learned how, and where his daddy learned how, which was trout fishin’ in a natural cold spring fed stream.  But when the Lil’ Mrs. and I started parking our Class A RV on our lot at Buena Vista Motor Coach Resort, we saw all the great big charter boats covered with …

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BackCountry Trail

The Lil' Mrs and I love to stay in shape.  I have to admit though, Ole' Kenneth Klamshell isn't as spry as he used to be, and actually has some trouble nowadays keeping up with the Lil' Mrs!  But thanks to our E-Bikes, I can keep up with her just fine just so long as my battery is fully charged!!  Right outside the back of Buena Vista Motor Coach Resort is the Gulf State Park.  I read this …

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Footgolf? Huh?

Now here is a little tidbit you may not know about Ole' Kenneth Klamshell...back in my younger years I could grip it and rip it on the golf course with the best of them!  I spent the first 20 years of my career working at some beautiful country clubs.  But never had I ever heard of Footgolf until me and the Lil' Mrs bought a lot for our Class A RV at Buena Vista Motor Coach Resort in Orange …

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Rainy Day Beach Getaways

It rarely rains at the beach, but when it does, Me and the Lil Mrs still find incredible things to do close by the Buena Vista Motor Coach Resort.  I remember when the Klamshell Kids were little, we had as much fun on rainy days as we did sunny days!  Here are some great tips from our friends at Gulf Shores and Orange Beach Tourism.

Interested in military history? Tour the historic Fort Morgan Museum, the USS …

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Seven Ideas For Couples

Oh boy let me tell ya’, when me and the Lil' Mrs go out on the town, look out!  When visiting Buena Vista Motor Coach Resort in Orange Beach, the Lil' Mrs and I look for any and all opportunities for a fun-filled date, especially now that the Klamshell Kids are out on their own and bringing in their own bankroll.  Below is some solid advice from the good people at Gulf Shores and Orange Beach Tourism on planning your …

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Three Historic Forts

Ole Kenneth Klamshell and the Lil Mrs always enjoy our time playing in the sugar white sand on the actual beach when visiting Buena Vista Motor Coach Resort in Orange Beach, but we enjoy exploring Gulf Shores, Fort Morgan, and beyond as well.  I must admit, I’ve scared many the adult and several handfuls of small children with the whiteness of my legs, so there is only so much fun in the beachy sun your humble writer can enjoy.  A big …

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