Crested Butte, Colorado

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 … Continue reading Crested Butte, Colorado

Mesa Verde National Park, 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 … Continue reading Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado

Cool day trips from Santa Fe.

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 … Continue reading Cool day trips from Santa Fe.

Bandelier National Monument

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 … Continue reading Bandelier National Monument

Glacier National Park, Montana

June 28-July 5 After two months on the road we arrived at one of the planned highlights of our trip. Glacier National Park has always appealed to us for its origins and remoteness. We wanted to find a campground to match the natural setting of this area and we were not disappointed. But back to … Continue reading Glacier National Park, Montana

Craters of the Moon, Ketchum and Lava Hot Springs

  June 17-19 To quote Calvin Coolidge "a weird and scenic landscape peculiar to itself" I couldn't agree more. We planned a few days to see Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve, the town of Ketchum and some of the region's famous hot springs. We had a pretty easy flat but very windy … Continue reading Craters of the Moon, Ketchum and Lava Hot Springs

Moab, Arches and Canyonland, Utah

June 6-10 After a couple of days off the grid in Kodachrome Basin (no internet, cell or satellite reception, but we did have water and electricity!) it was a welcomed change to get cell coverage and internet when we checked into our new RV stop, Portal RV Resort in Moab... yeayy! It's amazing how much … Continue reading Moab, Arches and Canyonland, Utah