Relaxing on the Gulf Coast

September 23 – December 1, 2016:  We wanted to begin traveling again but didn’t want to go far in case we were needed so we headed to the Gulf Coast. We love the Gulf Coast. Recharging on the Coast: Sept. 23-26 Davis Bayou, National Seashore, Ocean Springs, MS Sept. 26-Oct. 18 Gulf State Park, Gulf…

Carlsbad, New Mexico (Oct. 31- Nov. 3, 2015)

We have moved back into New Mexico but really we are just skirting the state line between New Mexico and Texas since Texas is experiencing tornados and flooding in the areas we were planning to go to next. New Home Base:  Brantley Lake State Park Brantley Lake State Park is a beautiful body of water…

Diversión en Bernalillo, Nuevo México (Oct. 18-27)

Coronado Campground in Bernalillo, New Mexico This is a campground operated by the city of Bernalillo and the University of New Mexico. It’s about 10 miles north of Albuquerque. It’s an older park with the standard amenities and they were upgrading the sites while we were there.  We are finding out that New Mexico has…

Four Quick Stops

The 10 day weather forecast for the areas we were in started showing the possibility of winter weather (snow and freezing temps at higher elevations), so we started to head south a little quicker. Stop 1:  The Dinosaur Museum in Blanding, Utah Yes, we stayed in the parking lot of the Dinosaur Museum.  This museum…

Green River and Moab, Utah (Oct. 7-12, 2015)

We departed the Ogden, Utah area heading south again. We normally try to follow a general rule of 2 hours drive time or 200 miles, and stop for a minimum of 2 days. With that in mind, we look for top destinations that fall within a search area. We are trying to follow the fall color…