Montana Hi-Line: Highway 2 Across MT & ND

From Sleeping Buffalo Hot Springs we traveled east on Hwy 2. After Hinsdale, MT look on left for dinosaur figure statues by Buck Samuelson. Next is Glasgow where you can get gas, fast food, or shop at Albertsons. Glasgow and west on Hwy 2 is called the Montana Hi-Line. Glasgow begins gentle rolling hill country. Wolf…

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Avenue of the Saints

Avenue of the Saints is a highway system that goes from Saint Paul, Minnesota to Saint Louis, Missouri. When we left the Chippewa National Forest from Walker, Minnesota we headed towards Waterloo, Iowa. We didn’t know if we would make it in one day of driving but in our haste to get back home to…

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Glacier National Park: Three Perfect Days

From Tacoma, WA we took I-90 through Coeur d’Alene, ID to St Regis where we transitioned onto a northbound route to Hot Springs, MT. From there we went directly to Glacier National Park.  Coeur d’Alene RV Resort in Post Falls, ID was a great stopping point. Level pads, wifi, and a pool. In Hot Springs,…

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Portland, OR to Olympia, WA

Leaving Oregon with a sigh… Bye-bye Hwy 101 beautiful beaches, great seafood, and lovely weather! On the way from Tillamook to Portland we stopped at a few Oregon wineries.     In Portland we had to stop at the famous Coco Donuts and the unique Abbey Creek Winery.   When we got to Olympia to…

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Oregon Coast Beaches

We traveled along Oregon Highway 101 to enjoy the beach campgrounds and lighthouses on this lovely stretch of coast. Here are the highlights. Coos Bay We camped in a field right on the water in Charleston (thanks, Seamus and Pa Kelly!!) where we had water and electric hookup to their house. We woke the next…

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R-Pod 180 HRE Named “Bandit”

I want to introduce you to Bandit, our R-Pod. We bought her in Arizona right after our trip to the Grand Canyon. She is a 180 Hood River Edition (HRE) model, 180 meaning she has a kitchen slide and a dry bath up front with lots of storage for a ultra-light micro travel trailer. HRE…

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Northern California – Marin & Redwoods

So many wonderful things happened while we stayed in San Rafael, California. Many thanks to Bry, our good friend who invited us to stay with her and her Oma there. We love you two 🙂 Marin County is full of beauty. The flora of the region is spectacular and the weather is perfect. The most…

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Packing For CBCG American Road Trip

When the weather gets warm in my neck of the woods I tend to get the travel itch. It gets positively HOT/HUMID by April 15 on the Gulf Coast so I like to head to less humid areas. So far, some of my favorite destinations have been NorCal and the Pacific Northwest. They have such a vibrant culture, great food,…

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California RV Park Reviews

Needles, CA Desert View RV Park was very nice for an overnight stay. Easy check in, clean, organized, quiet, with privacy shade shrubs on both sides of every pull though. Has a suitable dog run. Offers Wi-Fi, electric, water, and sewer. Pool at the small, dated clubhouse. Only $35. Desert view TV.com Bakersfield, CA River…

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