Immersed in America’s First National Park—Yellowstone!

After our exploration of Grand Teton National Park, we headed to another of our happy places, Yellowstone National Park, also in Northwest Wyoming. For us, it’s all about the critters, so this fifth trip to Yellowstone was a delight for us. Hank had to drive our motorhome over the Continental …

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Social Distancing in Grand Teton National Park (Wyoming)

Like most everyone else, we stayed home through the spring and early summer of 2020, cancelling previously-scheduled trips due to COVID-19. But by August, we felt we had to go somewhere, so we hopped in the motorhome with our two kitties and headed to Grand Teton National Park (GTNP). Because …

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Early Winter in Yellowstone National Park –Weather and Wildlife and Geysers

This was our fourth trip to Yellowstone, and we keep going back because of the amazing wildlife. It’s always an adventure, but this year was especially so for two reasons—the visible wildlife and the out-of-character weather. Weather: We traveled to Yellowstone from Grand Teton, the day after a snowstorm, and …

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Missouri, Kansas & Colorado: Heading Toward Home

Missouri:When we headed east at the end of April, we passed through southern Missouri to visit Laura Ingalls Wilder’s home in Mansfield. On our way west toward home, we came through a little further north, St. Louis to be exact. St. Louis has been a significant transportation and shipping hub …

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Ohio and Indiana—Rockin’, Rollin’ and Paddlin’

We’re back in the U.S., crossing the border in New York, then whipping through a small corner of Pennsylvania before landing in Northeast Ohio at Punderson State Park, a lovely little campground next to a lake, where we had fabulous neighbors (Cathy and Dave) and enjoyed fireflies and being in …

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