Category Archives: United States

North Fork, Idaho ~ Building a Compound at Wagonhammer Campground

September 3 ~ North Fork, Idaho It was a reasonable 140 mile drive on this day from Missoula, Montana back into Idaho. We planned for just one over-night in North Fork to break up the distance into easy bites. 

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Starting a Petition to Save Yogi Bear at Jellystone Park

September 1-3rd ~ Missoula, Montana It was Labor Day weekend, and many of the parks were already booked for the end-of-summer holiday. It is normally quite easy for Tim and I to find places to stay with our tiny rig, … Continue reading

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Miracle of America Museum ~ Polson, Montana

August 30 – 31st ~ Polson, MT This was our second experience staying at a Harvest Host location, and it was equally interesting. This is a membership RVing organization that bills itself as “Unique Overnight Stops at Wineries, Farms and … Continue reading

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From Lake Pend Oreille to Flathead Lake (Idaho to Montana)

August 30th ~ Drive from Lake Pend Oreille (Sandpoint, ID) to Flathead Lake (Polson, MT) ~ This was just a repositioning day. Driving approximately 200 miles from Sandpoint, Idaho to Polson, Montana. 

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Cruise on Lake Pend Oreille and Picking Blueberries

August 29th ~ Sandpoint, ID ~ We arranged an afternoon excursion on the lake through Lake Pend Oreille Cruises. Originally we wanted to take the 3:00 nature cruise, but not enough people signed up to meet the minimum numbers, so … Continue reading

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Hiking on Schweitzer Mountain, Idaho

August 28th ~ Sandpoint, Idaho *Up and on the road by 9:00ish, we had a little bit of a drive to get from Riley Recreation Area to Schweitzer Mountain. 

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Riley Creek Recreation Area on the Pend Oreille River, Idaho

August 27th – 30th ~ Near Sandpoint, Idaho *We booked three nights at the Army Corp of Engineering camp ground in the Riley Creek Recreation Area. Situated right on the Pend Oreille River, a few miles outside of Sandpoint, Idaho, … Continue reading

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Coeur d’Alene, Idaho and Tubbs Hill

August 26th ~ Coeur d’Alene, ID *Our drive from Palouse, WA to Coeur d’Alene was relatively short. Passing through more farming country, we admired the healthy crops in the fields. Many had already been harvested, and quite a few appeared … Continue reading

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Roy Chatters Newspaper and Printing Museum

August 25th ~ Palouse, Washington *When we walked the small town the day before, we had noticed the small newspaper printing museum. Posted hours were only open on Saturday from 10-2. Since we had a short drive to our next … Continue reading

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Palouse, Washington ~ Small Town USA

August 24th ~ Palouse, WA Welcome to small town America. Palouse is located just two miles from the Idaho border in the Southeastern corner of Washington State. A rich farming area with rolling hills covered in golden crops. Wheat, peas, lentils, … Continue reading

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