Category Archives: National Parks

Western U.S. Loop: Cottonwood to Kanab

Travel Date: September 30, 2018 My last post ended up being about my Uncle and the rest of my mom’s family instead of what I had been planning to post. Posts have a life of their own sometimes. As a … Continue reading

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Western U.S. Loop: Walnut Canyon

Travel Date: September 28, 2018 We packed up from our overnight stay at La Posada Hotel in Winslow, Arizona to drive up to my uncle and aunt’s home in Cottonwood. On the way we stopped for a short hike at … Continue reading

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Western U.S. Loop: Sequoia to Kingman

Travel Date: September 26, 2018 This would prove to be our longest travel day of the trip. After breakfast we packed up at John Muir Lodge in Kings Canyon and crossed over into the adjacent Sequoia National Park, then down … Continue reading

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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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