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Yosemite National Park

We were lucky to get a campsite in Yosemite with almost no advance planning. Spots are reserved months in advance and fill up early in the year. When I went to the reservation website I found only one spot available … Continue reading

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Carlsbad Caverns National Park

What we saw yesterday at Carlsbad Caverns National Park is ranked right up there among the top things we’ve seen so far on this adventure. This is definitely on the “must see list.” The cave we saw the day before … Continue reading

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One week in Yellowstone

The day before our Yellowstone reservation was to begin we took one more day in the Tetons enjoying the area. We took a walk along a lake that turned into a four mile hike right up against the beautiful mountains. … Continue reading

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Grand Teton National Park

We spent last night just outside of Jackson, WY in a camp spot with a fire pit. This is the first fire pit we’ve had west of the Mississippi. It made our evening great and we took full advantage, roasting … Continue reading

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Crazy Horse and Caves

Today we went to the nearby Crazy Horse Memorial where the mountain is a sculptural work in progress. The size is impressive but progress has been slow for the last couple decades. it was begun in 1948 and looks to … Continue reading

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Rushmore

We left our campsite yesterday morning at 8am (setting a new record). The drive through the Black Hills National Forest was beautiful and we took the Peter Norbeck National Scenic Byway on 16A to arrive at a great vantage point … Continue reading

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