April 3-7, 2019 We always try to find interesting stopping points along our route. This time we picked Albuquerque, which we had visited as a day trip, when we stayed on previous trips in Santa Fe. Albuquerque is also a convenient stopping point on I40 as we head home. The city is in close proximity … More Albuquerque, Petroglyphs and Trinity Site.
March 20-24 The word death conjures up a lot of images mostly of the unknown, and that’s how I felt when Leo told me he wanted to visit Death Valley National Park. Those impressions quickly evaporated as we drove the six hours from Palms Springs and entered the park, what a beautiful landscape met … More Death Valley, California
March 17-18, 2019 Less than an hour’s drive from Palm Springs sits a very unique National Park. The Joshua Tree National Park, named for the iconic twisted trees, is truly a wonderful experience. We headed out early (highly recommended) because by 10AM, the entrances to the park have car lines that can reach more than … More Joshua Tree National Park, California
March 13-14, 2019 Leo and I planned our stay in Palm Springs with high expectations and hoping for good weather and I must say we have not been disappointed. Besides all the high life associated with this town, you also have a desert wonderland. The city sits in a valley surrounded by snow covered mountains … More Coachella Valley, Palm Oasis and Tahquitz Canyon
March 1-3 , 2019 After months of a very wet and cold winter, it was nice to outfit our motorcoach “Buddy” again and head out west seeking the sunny, dry weather the U.S. southwest is traditionally known for this time of year. We have planned a two month trip to explore the region, with our … More The Alamo, San Antonio Texas
July 10, 2018 There are city parks and then there is “Garden of the Gods”. It is hard to believe this is actually a city park but in actuality it is a National Natural Landmark right in the middle of Colorado Springs, managed and maintained by the city and free to the public, how lucky … More Garden of the Gods, Colorado Springs
Driving up to Pike’s Peak is an exhilarating experience…. … More Pike’s Peak, America’s Mountain