Category Archives: National Parks

Western U.S. Loop: King’s Canyon

Visit Date: September 25, 2018 Although it was sad to leave Kate and Don’s home, I had those waffles under my belt and were off to our next stop – King’s Canyon National Park – which is four or fives … Continue reading

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Western US Loop: Yosemite

Travel Dates: September 22-23, 2018 Yosemite! Wow! Even though I grew up in California this was my first visit to this beautiful National Park. Carla has two pairs of friends from high school who have places up in the mountains … Continue reading

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Summer Trip to Newport – Day 3: Leaving

Date of visit: July 17, 2018 We just had a short visit so on Tuesday it was time to go. But first breakfast at the Nye Beach Cafe in Nye Beach We got there before they opened up; one website … Continue reading

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Summer Trip to Newport – Day 1

Date of visit: July 15, 2018 It was a hot weekend in Portland – up in the mid 90s. Thank goodness we had planned to go to the coast. Back around Christmas we read an article in The Oregonian about … Continue reading

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Late Summer Road Trip – Sequoia National Park

Travel Dates: September 11 & 12, 2017 After our stop at the awesome La Posada Hotel in Winslow, Arizona, we headed over to visit my uncle and aunt in Cottonwood. We love visiting them; Uncle Jake is the last remaining … Continue reading

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Late Summer Roadtrip: Mesa Verde, CO

September 5, 2017 Before I write about Mesa Verde I want to go back and mention a delicious lunch we had the day before in Moab, Utah. We’ve been through Moab a few times, most recently two years ago when … Continue reading

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