The Ashley National Forest offers some of its old Guard Stations for overnight stays. They offer cabins, with bunkhouses, running hot water, and electric lights for as little as $35 night. It's an opportunity to experience what it would be like to live as a park ranger. (60 years ago, but that's fine.) What a bargain, right?
Here's what I learned:
1) My kids love to play. The more dirt and trees, the better. Add a bridge, their Grammy, Grampy, three cousins, some pipe cleaners, and an outhouse, and you've officially discovered heaven.