Tag Archives: National Park

Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve

June 3rd and 4th ~ Great Sand Dunes National Park Our weather had taken a turn, and we experienced a gusher of a rain storm on the drive here. 

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Rocky Mountain National Park ~ Part 2

Memorial Day Weekend – Continued Sunday: Bear Lake Area and Alberta Falls Bear Lake is the most popular destination in RMNP. We were warned that the parking lot would fill up early. There is an overflow park-and-ride lot about half … Continue reading

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Drive from Medford to Lassen Volcanic National Park

May 9th ~ Overnight Mt. Lassen KOA This was another travel day as we had quite a few miles to get us from Medford to the KOA near the entrance to Lassen Volcanic National Park. 

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Crater Lake National Park With Snow and The Rogue Gorge

May 8th ~ Southern Oregon There is only one National Park in the entire state of Oregon, and it certainly deserves this ranking. 

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Oregon Caves and Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park

May 3rd ~ Southern Oregon We parted ways with my sister and her husband after breakfast this morning where they joined us for a sampling of a morel mushroom frittata I had fixed. We did not manage to find many … Continue reading

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The Final Leg of the Epic Summer Road Trip

August 28th – 30th ~ Way too many miles of driving from Whidbey Island to Los Angeles Well, they say, when it’s over, it’s over. And that pretty much summed up our final few days of an otherwise fantastic three-month … Continue reading

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Waterton Lakes ~ Looking for a Moose and Cameron Lake

July 29th ~ Cameron Lake The kind lady at the Visitors Center had given us her best recommendations for where we might possibly find a moose. She also stressed that early mornings and late evenings were the best time to … Continue reading

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Glacier National Park ~ St Mary, Going-to-the-Sun Road and Waterton Lake Preview

July 25th ~ Completed the Going-to-the-Sun Road We only had one day left in Glacier National Park and wanted to complete the Going-to-the-Sun Road. Earlier on the trip we had driven from Apgar to Logan Pass and then taken the … Continue reading

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Yellowstone National Park ~ Mammoth Hot Springs

July 9th ~ Mammoth Hot Springs Yesterday was our transitioning day where we moved from centrally located Norris Campground, up to the north-west corner of the park, Mammoth Hot Springs. The in-park campground which is just a mile north of … Continue reading

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Yellowstone ~ Midway and Upper Geyser Basins

July 6th ~ Yellowstone National Park Yellowstone National Park is HUGE – like 2.2 million acres huge. There are five ways you can enter/leave the park, from the east, south, west, north and north-east. The major roadway through the park … Continue reading

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