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Rocky Mountain National Park Colorado

Rocky Mountain National Park (RMNP) is located in Estes Park, Colorado about an hours’ drive north of Denver. The park is supposedly the third most visited national park in the country with a bit more than 4.5 million visitors per year. OUCH! That’s not something we enjoy and usually something we avoid at all costs. I hadn’t been there in …

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Estes Park Colorado Stanley Hotel

Our journey today took us from Ft Collins down to Loveland and up the Big Thompson Canyon on Highway 34 to Estes Park.  From Loveland to Estes Park it is just under 30 miles and most of it is through a curvy canyon road which follows the Big Thompson River. It takes about 40 minutes to drive this beautiful, scenic …

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Colorado State University Ft Collins Colorado

We departed Curt Gowdy State Park for our short drive to Ft Collins, Colorado. I spent some time in Ft Collins at Colorado State University back a long, long, long time ago. I haven’t been back to visit the university since my college years so we thought we would take a trip down memory lane. I only wish my roommate …

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Curt Gowdy State Park Wyoming

We departed Glendo State Park and headed south on I-25 past Chugwater and Cheyenne and on west to Curt Gowy State Park.   Curt Gowdy State Park sits about 25 miles west of Cheyenne and 25 miles east of Laramie.  It is named after sportscaster Curt Gowdy who hosted the long running TV show called “The American Sportsman” on ABC …

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Glendo State Park Wyoming

We had a short drive from Buffalo to Glendo and as usual it was a hot beautiful summer day with lots of antelope and cattle in the fields to entertain us during the drive. It wasn’t long before we saw the sign to exit to Glendo.   Glendo, Wyoming is a small town of about 200 people and sits close …

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BighornMountains James T Saban Lookout Wyoming

Off we went to Buffalo, one of our most favorite places in the West! It was a gorgeous summer day and the drive and the weather could not have been nicer. We drove past Little Bighorn Battlefield which we had visited on a previous trip and on past the beautiful countryside of Crow Country and on into Wyoming.   We …

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KOA Billings Montana

We departed Lewis and Clark Caverns State Park and paralleled the Jefferson River until we returned to I-90. We continued on through Bozeman and Livingston and on to Billings. The closer we got to Billings the more insects were hitting our windshield and they were big and hitting HARD! They were huge grasshoppers. Our windshield was covered by the time …

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Lewis and Clark Caverns State Park Montana

Today we departed the Missoula area bound for Lewis and Clark Caverns State Park in central Montana. It was a lovely drive passing through Butte and on to Cardwell where we exited and drove along the Jefferson River to the park.   Lewis and Clark Caverns State Park has 2 visitor centers (one at the entrance and the other a …

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Jim and Marys RV Park Wye Montana

Off we go driving from Coeur d’Alene to the Missoula area. This means heading over 4th of July Pass and Lookout Pass (on the Idaho/Montana border). We spent a number of years in the winter trying to get over Lookout Pass in a big rig with snow and ice. We would constantly study the weather and the webcams to see …

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Hayden Lake Idaho

Coeur d’Alene, Idaho is in the Idaho Panhandle along the beautiful shores of Lake Coeur d’Alene.   The Coeur d’Alene Resort sits on the northern shores of the lake, right in the center of town, and is known for its golf course with a floating green and its great marina and water activities (along with its great hotel and restaurants). …

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