Tag : daytrip

Written on Nov, 14, 2020 by in , , , , , | 4 Comments.
Lake Powell Arizona & Utah

We decided to rent a small power boat for the day. Since the Stateline Marina for Lake Powell is in Utah but is also within walking distance of the campground in Arizona it made for easy access to hop over there and get a boat and spend the day out on the lake!  The marina also rents a variety of …

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Written on Nov, 11, 2020 by in , , , , , | 2 Comments.
Utah & Arizona The Wave Hike

Yes, we won! We won the lottery to hike The Wave! For those of you who are not familiar with The Wave, it is an area in northern Arizona that is so popular that the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) controls access to the area using a lottery system.  For details on the lottery and more information about The Wave …

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Las Vegas New Mexico

Off to Vegas!! Las Vegas!! In New Mexico!! We headed over the Raton Pass which had lots of warning signs for animals but all we saw were some antelope on the other side.   We drove on to Vegas to the KOA which sits in the southern part of Vegas in the foothills of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. We …

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Trinidad Lake State Park Colorado

  We took the short drive from Cheyenne Mountain State Park to Trinidad Lake State Park passing through Pueblo with no traffic, great weather, and a lovely drive.   And on to Trinidad which sits in the southern part of Colorado right off I-25 in the Purgatoire River Valley at about 6,000 ft.  It is only about 13 miles north …

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Written on Oct, 12, 2020 by in , , , , | 2 Comments.
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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Written on Sep, 13, 2020 by in , , , | Leave a comment
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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Written on May, 20, 2020 by in | 2 Comments.
Pandemic Hiking

No, we aren’t out camping. We, like everyone else in the world, are hanging at home alone. We are social distancing and just enjoying some time to get things done around the house and plan (actually reschedule) our next camping trip. We were planning on spending time in Arizona at the North Rim of the Grand Canyon and Canyon de …

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Written on Mar, 07, 2020 by in , , , | Leave a comment
Grand Canyon National Park Arizona

It was February 2020, back when we were young and naive and had no idea the craziness of what was about to hit!  (It sounds like the opening to a scary novel!)  We knew about the virus spreading in China but it had not yet hit the US nor were there any lock downs at the time. We had house …

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Quebec City Quebec Canada

We took a private shuttle bus from KOA into Quebec City. It was about $20 CAD per person, round trip. It was a large bus which stopped at a few other hotels on the way in to pick up other tourists. The trip took about 40 minutes one way including the other hotel stops and without traffic. It was extremely …

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Prince Edward Island Canada

Charlottetown Charlottetown is the capital of the Canada province of Prince Edward Island with a population of around 36,000 people. It is known as the birthplace of the Confederation because it hosted the Charlottetown Conference of 1864 which spurred the country’s birth. It is a charming city with quaint streets and wonderful buildings full of restaurants and shopping and lots …

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