Category Archives: Scenic

Autumn Gold

This is the reason we planned to stay in Colorado for the month of September and our timing could not have been better! We made the drive up to Rocky Mountain National Park and continued on U.S. Highway 34 to … Continue reading

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One of my very earliest childhood memories is standing with my two brothers by the Big Thompson River and watching a mitten that one of us had dropped float away in the fast moving current. I must have been four … Continue reading

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Uncompahgre Valley

We wanted to spend a week or two in the Western Slope area of Colorado so looked for an RV park that would be centrally located to Montrose, Ridgeway and Ouray. Our other significant requirement, as always, is dependable WiFi … Continue reading

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A Rock Named Smith

Oregon’s Smith Rock State Park is located just outside of Redmond. We have read about it several times, been told by others not to miss it, and even have seen it from the highway. So, we finally took a day … Continue reading

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Rockaway Beach and Astoria

One of our favorite ways to avoid the August heat is a visit to the Oregon coast. And our favorite spot to do that is Shorewood RV Park in Rockaway Beach. They have a couple of RV sites nestled among … Continue reading

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Both Sides Now

From our spot at the Portland/Fairview RV park we made a day trip up the Columbia River Gorge to Hood River. There we knew from past experience that we’d find Double Mountain Brewery. What we remembered most about our last … Continue reading

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Durango proved to be a great stop for all of the reasons we travel – beautiful scenery, great pizza, craft breweries and lots of buses! Let’s start with the scenery. Our RV park, Durango Riverside Resort & RV Park, is … Continue reading

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Million Dollar Highway

   We can’t say we weren’t warned, but warnings weren’t really necessary since we have traveled this road before. But that was last year and in the car. Plus, I drove this road 35 years ago with our family of … Continue reading

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We made an overnight stop in Grand Junction with plans to visit the Colorado National Monument before heading on down to Ouray, Colorado. However, those plans got washed out with the rain that fell all afternoon and into the evening. … Continue reading

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Goodbye Bend, Hello Los Cucos

The time came to slowly start making our way back from where we came but not before one more stop at our favorite Bend brewery, Rat Hole Brew Pub. Owners Al and Susan have done a great job with their … Continue reading

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