Devil’s Garden at Arches National Park

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Pagosa Springs to Arches National Near Moab After an impromptu stop to boon-dock near Pagosa Springs at Turkey Springs in San Juan National Forest we set out for Silverton, Colorado where we would take a left to pass over the Million Dollar Highway. Before arriving to Silverton we stopped to enjoy the campsite overlooking a … [Read more…]

Cedar Pass at Badlands National Park and Hot Springs Fire Tower

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From Custer State Park we drove Shana east through Rapid City to Cedar Pass campground at Badlands National Park. We were planning to checkout downtown Rapid City, so when our car started making a clunking sound near there it ended up being a necessary visit to downtown Rapid City. A bolt on one of the … [Read more…]

Blue Bell at Custer State Park with Devil’s Tower, Mt. Rushmore and Crazy Horse

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To accomplish our goal of visiting all 48 continental United States we left Makoshika State Park for North Dakota. We crossed the state line and stopped at the Beach interstate exit, so we technically went to a beach this summer! In Beach, we got coffee at Badlands Barista and Boutique, which is an espresso bar … [Read more…]

Grand Tetons, Jackson Hole & Mike Harris Creek Campground

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After a surprise encounter with a wild grizzly bear at Yellowstone National Park, we packed up and headed to Idaho. Our trip took us from Yellowstone to the Grand Tetons National Park. We were immediately greeted with a gorgeous mountain landscape reflecting perfectly from a mirror lake. With plans to spend time in Jackson Hole, … [Read more…]