Glacier National Park, Montana (Part 3)

July 8, 2015 Categories Camper Van, Road Trips, Travel, USA

It was chilly this morning at Logan Pass and it felt great. We spent the morning getting ready and restocking some of our water supply. Around 11am, we headed up the Hidden Lake Overlook Trail, located directly behind the visitor center. It’s a well maintained trail made up of wooden plank walkways and some gravel … Continue reading Glacier National Park, Montana (Part 3)

Glacier National Park, Montana (Part 2)

July 7, 2015 Categories Camper Van, Road Trips, Travel, USA

Today we spent another day in the awesome Glacier National Park. We started the morning by doing a couple hikes and it ended up taking over most of the day. The fist hike we did was called Trail of the Cedars and wasn’t actually planned, but you have to hike at least part of the … Continue reading Glacier National Park, Montana (Part 2)

Glacier National Park, Montana (Part 1)

July 6, 2015 Categories Camper Van, Road Trips, Travel, USA

OH. EM. GEE. Glacier National Park is amazingly beautiful. I’m extremely glad I decided to stop here before heading to Yellowstone. It was a pretty brutal drive getting here, though. We drove almost the entire day, only stopping for gas, and we still didn’t get to the visitor center until around 7pm. Of course, the … Continue reading Glacier National Park, Montana (Part 1)

Theodore Roosevelt National Park, North Dakota

July 5, 2015 Categories Camper Van, Road Trips, Travel, USA

It was a long drive today to get to Theodore Roosevelt National Park. It’s only around a five hour drive from Fargo, where we were last night, but it’s an extremely boring drive with almost nothing to look at the entire way. Seriously, North Dakota, can’t you plant some trees or something?! We arrived at … Continue reading Theodore Roosevelt National Park, North Dakota

Fargo, North Dakota

July 4, 2015 Categories Camper Van, Road Trips, Travel, USA

This morning we stopped at an auction on the side of the road in Park Rapids, Minnesota to see what cool stuff they had. I was really interested in an old Coca-Cola bottle tray, but it would have been a long time to wait for it to reach the auction block. There was a lot … Continue reading Fargo, North Dakota

Nowhere in Particular, Minnesota

July 3, 2015 Categories Camper Van, Road Trips, Travel, USA

Today was the best day. We didn’t follow the “plan” at all and ended up having a blast without even trying. It began this morning after leaving the Walmart we camped at last night and headed off in the direction of Duluth, Minnesota. After driving for maybe 30 minutes, at most, we stumbled across a … Continue reading Nowhere in Particular, Minnesota

Porcupine Mountains State Park, Michigan

July 2, 2015 Categories Camper Van, Road Trips, Travel, USA

Our camp out at the random casino last night worked out great and we were undisturbed the entire night. It was a very comfortable sleep, though it did get a little chilly at some point during the night. We hit the road around 10am and headed for the Porcupine Mountains State Park, right off the … Continue reading Porcupine Mountains State Park, Michigan

Ottawa National Forest, Michigan

July 1, 2015 Categories Camper Van, Road Trips, Travel, USA

We’re currently in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula checking out the Ottawa National Forest and a couple state parks. We were gonna do Isle Royale National Park, but it turns out the ferry ride to the island is like $120 per person, plus $4 per day to be on the island. I have no intentions of spending … Continue reading Ottawa National Forest, Michigan

Moki Dugway (Hwy 261), Utah

May 16, 2009 Categories Road Trips, Travel, USA

The Moki Dugway is an unpaved, 3 mile long, steeply graded switchback road that traverses up the side of Cedar Mesa in Utah. It’s part of Highway 261, which is a paved road, however this 3 mile section of road is just gravel. It was built in 1958 by a mining company to transport uranium! … Continue reading Moki Dugway (Hwy 261), Utah

Hwy 82, New Mexico

May 15, 2009 Categories Road Trips, Travel, USA

Driving along on Highway 82 in New Mexico was one of my favorite days during my 2009 “Wild, Wild West” road trip. A storm was forming and the road was directly on the edge of it, giving us sunshine on one side of the car and rain drops on the other. It was so beautiful, … Continue reading Hwy 82, New Mexico