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Coeur d'Alene, ID - Blackwell Island RV Resort - site 37

Coeur d'Alene, ID - Blackwell Island RV Resort - site 37, another...

Coeur d'Alene, ID - Blackwell Island RV Resort - site 37, and...

Vantage, WA to Coeur d'Alene, ID - our route - 180 miles

Vantage, WA to Coeur d'Alene, ID 1 - The Columbia River as...

Vantage, WA to Coeur d'Alene, ID 2 - the bridge itself, down...

Vantage, WA to Coeur d'Alene, ID 3 - the Columbia River just...

Vantage, WA to Coeur d'Alene, ID 4 - we haven't seen many...

Vantage, WA to Coeur d'Alene, ID 5 - we saw lots of...

Vantage, WA to Coeur d'Alene, ID 6 - and lots more

Vantage, WA to Coeur d'Alene, ID 7 - a few corn fields...

Vantage, WA to Coeur d'Alene, ID 8

Vantage, WA to Coeur d'Alene, ID 9 - Moses Lake from I-90

Vantage, WA to Coeur d'Alene, ID 10 - and more corn fields

Vantage, WA to Coeur d'Alene, ID 11 - these trees show the...

Vantage, WA to Coeur d'Alene, ID 12 - a cheap way to...

Vantage, WA to Coeur d'Alene, ID 13 - a container train heading...

Vantage, WA to Coeur d'Alene, ID 14 - Sprague Lake near Sprague,...

Vantage, WA to Coeur d'Alene, ID 15 - it appears there was...

Vantage, WA to Coeur d'Alene, ID 16 - coming into Spokane, WA

Vantage, WA to Coeur d'Alene, ID 17 - entering the panhandle of...


Our trip from Vantage, WA to Coeur d'Alene, ID was an easy 180 miles along I-90. The eastern part of Washington is completely different from the portion west of the Cascade Mountains. This is all farm land with very few trees to be seen. Most of it was hay or corn fields. Spokane was the only city of any size we went through and it was pretty easy, just staying one lane over from the right lane the whole way. It is a tad expensive with no discounts of any kind.

We are staying at the Blackwell Island RV Park just across the Spokane River from downtown Coeur d'Alene. We have a 50 amp, full hookup, pull-through that is just long enough for us to fit the Mothership in with Libby parked across her rear. We have a clear shot to the satellite and very good Verizon reception. It is a really nice large park with a beach along the river and watercraft available for rent and many other amenities we will not take advantage of.

We didn't do much while here except enjoy the start of the college football season. There was some really good games and, though we were disappointed by some of the outcomes, we weren't disappointed at all by the effort and competition of the teams.

Tomorrow, we head for a little park on the Clark Fork River a little east of Clinton, MT for a two-night stay.

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