Joshua Tree National Park…watch for jumping Cholla

Just East of Palm Springs is Joshua Tree National Park. Everyone says they love Joshua Tree National Park and for good reason.  What a wonderful area.  We were able to spend a night in Cottonwood Campground with only a few other campers in the entire campground.  This part of Joshua Tree has quite diverse floraContinue reading “Joshua Tree National Park…watch for jumping Cholla”

On the road again….just can’t wait to get on the road again….

OK, November in Anacortes was nice. We got to catch up with family and friends and repack the bearings on the trailer. But after Thanksgiving weekend we were off again on our grand winter adventure to Key West. So when you start from Anacortes…on December first…with the goal being in Key West, you really haveContinue reading “On the road again….just can’t wait to get on the road again….”

November on the Boat…but now off again

After all the fall camping around the West, it almost felt odd to be back on the boat.  It was important to come home though so Karin could deal with her sore hip. More chiropractic and plans for finding help out on the road if she needs it. It was also a month of spendingContinue reading “November on the Boat…but now off again”

Zion National Park is always busy

First, Zion National Park is stunning, and everyone who can should visit.  Second, everyone seems to know about point number one, and they are all coming to visit. That makes for one damn crowded park, even in the off season.   It has been fun visiting Bryce Canyon, Capital Reefs, and Zion National Parks inContinue reading “Zion National Park is always busy”

Bryce is Great, Unless you have Acrophobia.

First, lets just cover the basics. Bryce Canyon National Park in Southern Utah is stunning to see.  Everyone should go. But if you go, know this; there are lots and lots of viewpoints out over the canyon where the only thing between you and the abyss is a National Park Service railing.  Now these railsContinue reading “Bryce is Great, Unless you have Acrophobia.”

Capitol Reef National Park is really big

We visited Capitol Reef National Park as our first big rock canyon.  We had originally planned to go to Moab this year with Dennis and Carol and some of their friends, but one Dan Stephens got sick.  Get well Dan. We’ll save Moab, Arches and Canyonland National Parks for next year with all of you. Continue reading “Capitol Reef National Park is really big”