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
July 1-8, 2018 The last time we visited Crested Butte, was 23 years ago for a family ski vacation. Arriving here in the summer is a totally different experience. The mountains are covered with wild flowers and the green of the trees and blue skies are so vibrant that every picture one takes looks like … More Crested Butte, Colorado
June 28, 2018 When we travel, we are always looking for a WOW factor and Monument Valley was definitely a Wow destination. If you love western movies you can just picture John Wayne riding down these canyons in “ Stagecoach”, “Rio Grande” or “She wore a yellow ribbon”, as well as some modern movies “Forrest … More Monument Valley, Navajo Nation Tribal Park
June 27, 2018 Day trips are one of my favorite things to do, so I’m very lucky that my husband Leo likes to drive. He really enjoys driving especially on scenic highways. Colorado 145 from Dolores to Telluride is one of those beautiful drives than in itself would be worth doing, but having the goal … More Telluride, Colorado
June 26 We really didn’t appreciate the vastness and uniqueness of this park until we drove into the visitor center and realized that there was another 20 miles of mostly uphill switchback roads ahead of us, reaching an elevation of over 8000 feet just to get to the ranger office where most of the hikes … More Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado
June 22, 2018 When we plan our RV adventures we always like to stay in an area which allows for easy day trips to numerous poitnst of interest. Santa Fe is abundant in that respect. In this trip we were somewhat disappointed not to be able to do one of our planned visits to hike … More Cool day trips from Santa Fe.
June 18, 2018 After four days of driving our motor home due west on I40, we arrived at Santa Fe Skies RV Park. This is a return visit to this area and our goal was to cover some of the landmarks and interesting hikes we didn’t have time for last year. I’ll just start by … More Bandelier National Monument
April 2-9, 2018 Hilton Head is one of those places that we have been meaning to visit for a while but for some reason or other, we never have. Now that we are finally here, we decided within minutes of arriving, that it will become one of our go to spring time destination places. This … More Hilton Head Island, South Carolina with day trip to Savannah, Georgia.
St. Louis is the gateway to the West, so it was only fitting that we stopped here on our way East…. ok I admit that the anology doesn’t work as well if you’re coming from the West but we are headed home to North Carolina after a 2 1/2 month westward tour. Besides, Leo was … More Gateway Arch, St. Louis, MO