PNW – Summer 2022

As if we hadn’t traveled enough lately, we took the van on its first major road trip up to the Pacific Northwest. I’ve spent a few months building it up to be ready for a long trip and camping, and I’m ready to just enjoy it now! We’re ready to escape the hot summer temperatures … More PNW – Summer 2022

New York City!

Having canceled our trip to Hawaii, we had a lot of credit with American Airlines, so we spend about 5 days in NYC! We stayed at The Algonquin, which is the oldest operating hotel in the city. Really neat place! They have a cat named Hamlet that lives in the lobby.

Out West 2021 – Part 8 (Idaho, Montana, North Dakota, Minnesota, Wisconsin)

Day 27 Carla drove us through the panhandle of Idaho and then to Billings, MT today. Really pretty scenery in Montana! We saw the “Lady of the Rockies” 90 foot tall statue! We didn’t plan on making it all the way to Billings today, and we had a reservation at a nice KOA in Billings … More Out West 2021 – Part 8 (Idaho, Montana, North Dakota, Minnesota, Wisconsin)

Out West 2021 – Part 2 (Bakersfield, Santa Cruz, Monterey)

Day 6 We are headed to Bakersfield, CA today, hopefully with no disasters, and hoping the RV engine light doesn’t come back on. Today was a really long day! Over eight hours of driving across mostly desert. It really wears on you after a while! We were very grateful that the engine light did not … More Out West 2021 – Part 2 (Bakersfield, Santa Cruz, Monterey)

Out West 2021 – Part 1 (OKC, Amarillo, Albuquerque, Sedona)

We had originally planned to go “out west” in the summer of 2020, but thanks to COVID-19 we didn’t do the trip. The plan was to do a giant loop around the west half of the USA, visit the 4 remaining states (excluding Hawaii) we haven’t been to as a family, and visit a couple … More Out West 2021 – Part 1 (OKC, Amarillo, Albuquerque, Sedona)