Yellowstone Day Four & Five

Yellowstone – Day Four and Five Our last two days at Yellowstone!  What a fun trip it has been.  Our base camp at Henry’s Lake in Idaho was perfect for getting into the West Yellowstone entrance.  Henry’s Lake State Park is a great place to also stay and kick back for a few days, however,

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Yellowstone Day Two

Yellowstone National Park – Day Two Camping at Henry’s Lake State Park, Idaho Camping at Henry’s Lake State Park was a good find by Christine.  It is an easy 15 minute drive to the East Yellowstone entrance.  The town of West Yellowstone offers several restaurants, coffee shops, grocery stores etc., so we often stopped to

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Yellowstone Day One

Yellowstone Day One Touring The Grand Loop We made it!  Yellowstone Day One.  Our youngest daughter and her family have joined us in this trip to Yellowstone National Park.  We came in through the west entrance.  After driving a few miles we are thrilled to see so much water, green grass everywhere and finally see

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Henry’s Lake – Island Park Idaho

Henry’s Lake Near Island Park, Idaho and West Yellowstone It is only 114 miles from Paradise Valley (Livingston Montana) to Henry’s Lake State Park at Island Park, Idaho. We picked this park because it is only 15 minutes or so from the West Yellowstone entrance. Web reviews were good but it was hard to find

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Paradise Valley – Livingston Montana

Paradise Valley KOA Near Livingston Montana After two days at Thermopolis where our grandson was able to go on a dinosaur dig for a day, we drove on to our next stop Paradise Valley outside of Livingston, Montana. Reviews of the KOA can be found here. The Drive to Paradise From Thermopolis it is a

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Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta Day Two

At The Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta Day Two Dawn Patrol The Morning Dawn Patrol was so cool this time.  Yesterday there was a good breeze and at dawn the launched balloons went by pretty fast.  This morning it was very calm – and as the balloons lifted off and headed toward us they get in a

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Cortez Colorado

Cortez Colorado Last Stop Before the Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta  October 2-4 Our last stop before getting to Albuquerque is Cortez, Colorado.  We stayed for 3 days to explore the area.  It sure was nice to get into some green farmland again – a nice change from the deserts of Nevada and Utah.  We stayed at

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Eastern Nevada and Utah

En route to the Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta Eastern Nevada and Utah – En route to the Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta                     California Trail Interpretive Center – Elko Nevada September 28th After leaving Winnemucca we drove through the high desert of Nevada to Wendover on our way to

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