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Sep 5, 2017 - Head West young people!
Today we are heading West to Yellowstone National Park. This will be the first time either of us has been there. This will also be the first time Pam has been that far west. Our route West will take a more southerly route and traverse the backside to Montana to arrive at West Yellowstone. This route is also an attempt to avoid some of the steeper mountainous grades. When we return going East, we'll take a northerly route and work our way to visit sites like Sturgis, Devil's Tower, Custer's Memorial, and Mt. Rushmore. Also, whatever else we...Jump to full entry
Aug 5, 2017 - Headed to Petoskey, MI
Today we are heading North to Petoskey, Michigan in search of an elusive Petoskey Stone, agates, and fossils. My rockhound wife is very excited about this trip. Did I mention she's a "rockhound"? First, we are traveling different from our previous trip. We are no longer towing the Prius on a dolly. During the last trip, we picked up a 2016 Jeep Wrangler Sport Unlimited. Since then, I've outfitted this Jeep so it can be towed behind the motorhome with all four wheels on the ground, called 4-down in RV terms. Much easier than wrestling the...Jump to full entry
May 24, 2017 - Heading to Kentucky
Today we are heading out to Kentucky to do the annual Horsey Hundred bicycle ride in Georgetown, KY. This is our 5th year and we have a couple different things going on this year. First, we are traveling different. We traded our Truck/5th wheel camper combination for a Motorhome/car dolly combination. Still towing something, except we can run around in our Prius instead of the giant dually truck. Much easier to navigate. Secondly, we are staying at the well-known Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, KY instead of the Georgetown, KY private...Jump to full entry