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…

Bear Lake, Idaho and Utah

Bear Lake State Parks, Idaho and Utah (Sept. 30 – Oct. 5, 2015) We departed Massacre Rocks State Park near American Falls, Idaho to drive south towards Bear Lake.  Don has been telling me about Bear Lake and how beautiful it is for years.  When Don was in his mid twenties he was stationed at…

On the Snake River at Massacre Rocks State Park

Massacre Rocks State Park (Sept. 27-30, 2015) Massacre Rocks State Park is located about 10 miles west of American Falls, Idaho. It’s right off the interstate, but far enough to not hear the highway noises. The park had few guests at this time of year, so we had the luxury of picking a spot with…

Snaking Around Idaho

Glenns Ferry, Idaho (Sept. 23-27 2015) Glenns Ferry, Idaho is on the Snake River.  We’ve spent a lot of time and several locations on the Snake River.  The Snake River was named after the Shoshone Indians.  It is said this tribe used to carry sticks decorated liked snakes to scare others.  However, there are many…

Harvest Hosts – Sleeping with the Chickens

Today we started out slow leaving Emigrant Springs State Park in Oregon. After having breakfast (or should I call it brunch?), we hooked up the jeep (known as a “toad”) and headed southeast. While driving down from the mountains, the scenery was stunning. It was a pleasant drive, listening to Click & Clack, the tappet…

Along the Oregon Trail

Meacham, Oregon (Sept. 21-23, 2015) I hope everyone is enjoying our new blog. We are neophytes to blogging and are learning as we go. It is our way to let you enjoy the journey with us and to let everyone know where we are located. We just left Emigrant Springs State Heritage Area in Meacham,…