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…

Willard Bay State Park, Willard, Utah (Oct.5-7)

After we discovered that some parks are closing for the season, we looked for our next possible stop. State parks are always one of our first choices. Willard Bay State Park is just north of Ogden, Utah. This state park is older and showing its age, but everything was functional. Being close to the water, it…

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…