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Crater Lake National Park

Crater Lake has been on our list of must-sees for a long time but it has eluded us until now. We got the RV out of storage, packed up some clothes and the kittens then headed south for a long … Continue reading

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Mt. Rainier National Park

Mt. Rainier National Park, established in 1899 as America’s fifth National Park, is in Washington state. We drove into the park two days in a row hoping to get a view of Mt. Rainier but we never managed to actually … Continue reading

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Canyonlands National Park

I’m just about to call uncle on all these beautiful landscapes we’ve seen in Colorado and Utah. I can’t take it in fast enough, there’s so much to see and it’s all so amazing. We’ve already extended our stay in … Continue reading

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Rocky Mountain National Park

After visiting Boulder, CO and a great visit with some friends in Longmont, CO, we pressed on to Estes Park and Rocky Mountain National Park. The town of Estes Park is an adorable town and very tourist friendly with lots of … Continue reading

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10 Things I learned traveling across America in an RV

Disclaimer: I lived in Manhattan for the past 17 years and during those years I didn’t drive. When Finn and I traveled somewhere, it was mostly to either go to family events that were quick visits or, when we were … Continue reading

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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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Descent from Glacier Point

The bus ride up to Glacier Point from Yosemite Valley takes an hour and a half. The driver tells us the history of the valley as we slowly leave it and go up the mountainside. He’s a good storyteller, the … Continue reading

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Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks

We spent three nights in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks. They’re like Yellowstone and the Grand Tetons, adjoining National Parks where you drive through one to visit the other. We first entered the parks from the south entrance, which … Continue reading

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