Category: April 2016

Crater Lake National Park

In an effort to see as many national parks as possible we squeaked our way up to Crater Lake. We stayed the night in beautiful Klamath Falls then drove up the mountain where the same 15 feet of snow was waiting for us. The visitor center was open in April but the rim drive was…

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Lassen Volcanic National Park

On our way up eastern California we made a quick stop at Lassen Volcanic National Park. When we got there we realized that the park doesn’t typically open until the summer time. It was still about 15 feet under snow. The visitor center was open and we explored that but that was about as far…

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Death Valley National Park

April 7, 2016 After spending two days in Las Vegas we made our way back up to Seattle. Our first stop was Death Valley National Park. We were quick to drive through it but not before stopping at the sand dunes and the visitor center. We climbed to the top of one of the sand…

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Grand Canyon

We planned to set up camp at Mather Campground then walk to the Grand Canyon to see the sunset. Unfortunately, we did not have enough time. We watched the sun set on the Grand Canyon while we were driving to our campsite. However, it was enjoyable to just look at something and not feel pressure…

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Horseshoe Bend

We left Bryce Canyon around 2 pm because we wanted to see Horseshoe Bend on our way to the Grand Canyon. Driving another 2 hours got us there. It was a 3/4 mile hike in the desert but it was worth it. Incredibly beautiful creation  but also very scary. Once you get to the viewpoint…

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Bryce Canyon

April 4, 2016 We drove 4 hours from SLC to Bryce Canyon National Park. From the entrance to the top you gain 2,000 feet and that’s on top of being at 6,000 feet already. At our highest we were at 9.000 feet. Probably the highest either of us has been. My favorite part was the…

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Salt Lake City

  April 3, 2016 Spent the night in beautiful SLC. It really is a beautiful city surrounded by mountains like it is. We spend the day yesterday at Antelope Island State Park. Seeing the vast lake was so pretty. We also go to see bison, antelope, and jack rabbits. We didn’t get to see anyone…

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Seattle to Boise

April 1, 2016 Got out of Seattle by 10 am! Beautiful day in Seattle today. Temperature was at sixty degrees by the time we left. Today we are headed to Boise. It’s about 400 miles from Seattle. The plan is to eat lunch somewhere along the way. Maybe somewhere with a nice view. We have…

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