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Category: National Parks

Chasing 70s 2020 Part 4: Astoria, Oregon

The northern Oregon coast was the last section of coastline we had to visit to make it a full coastline tour.  We chose to base out of the Astoria area.  The Oregon National Guard has a small training post just south of Astoria with a wonderful little RV park.  We decided to stay there as

Chasing 70s 2020 Part 2: Redwoods National Park

As we were already in northern California, we thought we would take the time to visit another national park.  Along the coast is the town of Crescent City, the northern gateway to Redwoods National Park.  This is where we decided to make our base for touring the Redwood Coast.  We have always wanted to see

Hot Springs – Midwest Trip Part 4

One of the big items on our travel bucket list is to visit all 58 national parks.  There is no timetable, we just want to say we have been to them all.  Craig has his passport book and gets stamps to help us keep track. J  The next leg of our trip was planned so

Big Bend: Texas Part 2

Our main location for this leg of our journey was Big Bend National Park.  Like Fort Davis, Big Bend had been on our “someday” list for quite a while.  With its remote location, limited RV parking and hot weather, this needed to be a specific trip.  Once again, someday was April 2019.  We drove down

Fort Davis: Texas Part 1

Seems like it has been forever since we were out on the road in our motorhome.  April was the month to rectify it.  We wanted to visit Jennifer’s dad and wife down in the Rio Grande Valley.  For those of you unfamiliar with the area, it is very difficult to get much further south in

Earthquake Lake

This trip to Yellowstone has really been diverse for us.  Besides our efforts to see some of the “off-the-beaten-path” stuff and doing new things we had not done before at Yellowstone, we also set out to explore the area outside Yellowstone.  In the north, we did the Beartooth Highway. During our travels these last few weeks,