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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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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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Farragut State Park Athol Idaho

We departed Winchester and headed north along Highway 95 and made the climb up Lewiston Hill (4 miles north of Lewiston – 7% grade) which provided great views back to Lewiston and Clarkston along the Idaho/Washington border. We proceeded on to Moscow and Plummer and on to Coeur d’Alene.   Farragut State Park is about 30 minutes or so north …

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Winchester Idaho

It’s a few hours drive from McCall, Idaho to Winchester, Idaho heading north on Highway 95. It is a beautiful drive and one we have taken countless times. Of course, it is much nicer in the summer than in the winter where there is ice and snow!! (wink, wink…). This year it was a beautiful summer day as we paralleled …

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Ponderosa State Park McCall Idaho

The drive from Lake Cascade Sugarloaf Campground to Ponderosa State Park in McCall is about 30 minutes. We passed through Donnelley which is the “Crossroads to Recreation” (per the sign). Donnelley sits on the northern end of Lake Cascade close to the Tamarack ski resort and close to McCall for all your recreational needs.   It wasn’t long and we …

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Lake Cascade State Park Idaho Crown Point Trail

We left Three Island Crossing and headed up through Boise. We have been through this area many times (especially since we lived in Idaho) and we think Boise is a terrific city. We didn’t stop this time but kept on driving.   We passed through Eagle, Idaho, a suburb of Boise, through Eagle River and on north.   We turned …

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Three Island Crossing State Park Idaho

We drove from Almo to Glenns Ferry through the Snake River Recreation Area enjoying all the views and beauty the areas has to offer!   Three Islands Crossing State Park is located in Glenns Ferry just a few miles south of I-84. It is very easily accessible state park and campground.   Campground:  Three Islands Crossing State Park – Trailside …

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