Gateway Arch, St. Louis, MO

St. Louis is the gateway to the West, so it was only fitting that we stopped here on our way East.... ok I admit that the anology doesn't work as well if you're coming from the West but we are headed home to North Carolina after a 2 ¬†1/2 month westward tour. Besides, Leo was … Continue reading Gateway Arch, St. Louis, MO

Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, Montana

  July 8th After two and a half months on the road we're making a southeastern turn towards home but we plan to take advantage of every and any interesting stop along the way. One of these (which Leo really wanted to see) it's the Little Big Horn Battlefield Memorial. We rolled into the 7th … Continue reading Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, Montana

Glacier National Park, Montana

June 28-July 5 After two months on the road we arrived at one of the planned highlights of our trip. Glacier National Park has always appealed to us for its origins and remoteness. We wanted to find a campground to match the natural setting of this area and we were not disappointed. But back to … Continue reading Glacier National Park, Montana

National Museum of Wildlife Art, Jackson, Wyoming

June 22 This gem of a museum sits high above the National Elk Refuge in Jackson and provides breadth taking views the minute you step out of your car. But the views only get better when you walk ¬†into the expansive lobby and visit the galleries. Leo and I were here two years ago and … Continue reading National Museum of Wildlife Art, Jackson, Wyoming

Craters of the Moon, Ketchum and Lava Hot Springs

  June 17-19 To quote Calvin Coolidge "a weird and scenic landscape peculiar to itself" I couldn't agree more. We planned a few days to see Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve, the town of Ketchum and some of the region's famous hot springs. We had a pretty easy flat but very windy … Continue reading Craters of the Moon, Ketchum and Lava Hot Springs