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State Parks

“My Old Kentucky Home” State Park…

BARDSTOWN, KENTUCKY. MAY 14, 2015. GETTING HERE. Our next stop is a state park in Kentucky called “My Old Kentucky Home.” It was an easy three hour drive from Nashville up Interstate 65 and then on the Bluegrass Parkway to the town of Bardstown. The entire trip was on a well paved divided road and … Continue reading »

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Lewiston, Idaho…

JULY 24, 2014.  HELLS GATE STATE PARK: About 125 miles north of Riggins we arrive at Hells Gate State Park, in Lewiston, Idaho. The Park is a gateway to both Idaho’s Lewis and Clark country and to another section of Hells Canyon, the deepest river gorge in North America. We have a shady campsite along … Continue reading »

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Kodachrome Basin State Park, Utah…

APRIL 19, 2014 DAY TRIP TO KODACHROME. Kodachrome Basin State Park is just a short drive from Cannonville, where our campground is located…part of the scenic Bryce Valley. Best known for the 67 towering sand pipes that dominate the desert landscape, this colorful park has a well-deserved reputation as a photographer’s paradise. In fact, the … Continue reading »

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Exploring Escalante, Utah and beyond…

APRIL 17, 2014. I feel as if, finally, we’ve really begun our Adventure. We’re now in places neither of us has ever been in the past, doing things like off-road jeeping that typify kids in their 40’s. It’s kind of nuts and we love it.  The unfamiliarity is exciting! There are lots of organized commercial … Continue reading »

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Parks and Recreation Areas in Southwestern Utah…

   

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Valley of Fire State Park, Overton, Nevada

  THE ROAD LEADING TO OUR CAMPSITE AT VALLEY OF FIRE…AS SEEN FROM OUR WINDSHIELD. 

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Coming up next on our journey…

WHAT’S NEXT? We’ve made plans for the next month and you can get a glimpse here of where we’re headed.

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Kartchner Caverns…

NOVEMBER 24, 2013. Kartchner Caverns State Park in Arizona features a huge underground show cave with 2.4 miles of passages. The park is located 9 miles south of the town of Benson and west of the north flowing San Pedro River. Long hidden from view, the caverns were discovered in 1974 by local cavers. The … Continue reading »

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