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  • Camping near Buena Vista
    Colorado

    Camping in Colorado is great. Camping high up offer spectacular mountain views.  Near Buena Vista there are several forest service roads to camp on. These vary from “bumpy but do-able in a car” to “you might wanna just have 4wd,” …

    Staring into the Black Canyon
    Colorado

     On this trip we stopped at the Black Canyon of the Gunnison Nationa Park in Colorado. I like seeing it just as much as the Grand Canyon even though it’s not as big. It’s still very deep and much more …

    Wyoming

    We made it to Yellowstone just in time for a spectacular Norris Geyser Basin sunset !  Bringing our approximate one week western US adventure to a close, we stopped at Yellowstone National Park for a short visit. As you know …

    Exploring the West in a Week
    Colorado

    Only have a week for a trip but want it to be epic? Here is a suggested travel itinerary based on a trip we took. It is one of the most scenic jam-packed trips you could take in the U.S. …

    California

    So, I’ve been to California and Washington, but this trip was my first time going to Oregon! Yay! That’s a new state, new national park, and some other firsts – one of them is seeing Mt. Shasta! I was literally …

    Marveling at Diablo Lake
    Cascades National Park

    The blue-green colors of Diablo Lake in the Cascades are amazing! The North Cascades should be at the top of your “must see it soon” list, especially if the sound of high snowy mountains, turquoise lakes, alpine meadows of flowers, …