Category : Campground

Arizona Sunset Crater NM Bonito Campground

We left Panguitch and headed south on Highway 89 passing spectacular scenery on our way to Kanab. There are places that are reminiscent of Bryce Canyon, probably because it is in the same area.   It wasn’t long before we were in Kanab known at the Greatest Earth on Show!   Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument sits in southern Utah and …

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Clark Canyon Reservoir Montana

As we headed south from Great Falls, Montana along I-15 we followed the wonderful Missouri River (the longest river in North America).  The interstate and the river run parallel in parts and then criss -cross each other every now and then. It makes for a lovely drive on a beautiful summer day.  We love that area, we love the river, …

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Dinosaur Provincial Park Alberta

Welcome to Dinosaur Provincial Park, the home of Canada’s largest and most spectacular badlands! More species of dinosaurs have been found at this park than any other location of this size.   Dinosaur Provincial Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, extends for some 27km along the Red Deer River Valley and consists of mesas, hoodoos, and coulees. There’s a lovely …

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Bashaw Alberta

It’s that time of year again! Time for our annual family get together. Last year we held it at Lake Bend Hall and this year we are doing the same. It is not only a great location but it also has a nice indoor facility for preparing and serving food just in case it is too rainy, too hot, too …

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Oyen Alberta

We continued along Trans Canada Highway from Moose Jaw in to the eastern part of Alberta to the town of Oyen.  The wind started blowing and the sky started to get dark. We didn’t get any actual rain drops that afternoon but we certainly battled the wind!! But, as usual, along the way we had beautiful prairie scenery!   We …

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Moose Jaw Saskatchewan

Welcome to Moose Jaw in Saskatchewan, “The Friendly City”!   We drove from Brandon, Manitoba to Moose Jaw in Saskatchewan along the Trans Canada Highway enjoying the beautiful scenery of the prairies. We passed many small towns each with their own interesting history. The first stop for us was Grenfell which has a collection of miniature replica grain elevators at …

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Crystal Lake Campground Vermillion Bay Ontario

We departed Sleeping Giant Provincial Park and headed through Thunder Bay, after stopping by the Terry Fox Monument, and on west on Highway 17 to Vermilion Bay.  The Terry Fox Scenic Lookout pays tribute to Terry Fox (read info on photos) and sits high above Thunder Bay. There is a nice Visitor Information Center there along with a picnic area. …

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Thunder Bay Lookout Sleeping Giant Provincial Park

From Neys Provincial Park we continued west on Trans Canada Highway towards Thunder Bay.   Sibley Peninsula is a 53 km long peninsula just east of the town of Thunder Bay and is home to the Sleeping Giant – a rock formation which looks like a “Sleeping Giant” from Thunder Bay. It is also home to the Sleeping Giant Provincial …

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Lake Superior Neys Provincial Park Ontario

We drove north from Lake Superior Provincial Park on the Trans Canada Highway and stopped in the lovely town of WaWa, Ontario.  WaWa takes it name from an indigenous word for goose and has a 28 ft metal goose sculpture in town. Fun!   Which brings us to our next scene which was Young’s General Store. Since our last name …

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Sault Ste Marie Ontario Canada

We drove from Chutes Provincial Park to Lake Superior Provincial Park along the Trans Canada Highway. The highway follows the shoreline of Lake Superior but there are very few places where you can actually view Lake Superior from the road.   The city of Sault Ste Marie, Ontario sits on the border with Michigan in the US and is known …

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