California Coast, Hwy 101 & Hwy 1 – Fortuna to Halfmoon Bay

Secluded beaches, quaint coastal villages, rugged coastlines and great wines and beers 🙂 We drove thru Humbolt Redwoods State Park, (we did a post on this area “Avenue of the Giants”).  It still amazes me to see the Giant Redwoods, I appreciate them even more after learning about these majestic trees and how they have … More California Coast, Hwy 101 & Hwy 1 – Fortuna to Halfmoon Bay

Oregon & California Coast, Highway 101- Yachats to Fortuna

2 months, 1252 miles, 19 campgrounds and 100’s of memories 😉 On this trip down the coast we tried to stay at as many State Parks and Beaches as possible. We began our trip down the coast on Hwy 101 in Yachats, OR., we love this area and have been here several times.  We stayed … More Oregon & California Coast, Highway 101- Yachats to Fortuna

Hueco Tanks Historic Site

The road to Hueco Tanks! For 10,000 years, Hueco (“whey-coes”) Tanks has provided water, food and shelter to natives and travelers in the Chihuahuan Desert.  The Paleoindian hunters, Kiowa, Mescalero Apache, Comanche, Tigua, Jornada Mogollon and the people of Isleta del Norte Pueblo all inhabited the area and considered it a sacred, life-giving oasis! We stayed at the campground … More Hueco Tanks Historic Site

“The Worlds Largest Spring-fed Swimming Pool”

Balmorhea State Park in the awesome state of Texas is home to, “The worlds largest spring-fed swimming pool”!  More than 15 million gallons of water flows through the pool each day, gushing from the crystal clear waters of the  San Solomon Springs. The pool is up to 25 feet deep, covers 1.3 acres, and holds 3.5 … More “The Worlds Largest Spring-fed Swimming Pool”

Hood River, Or

We have traveled to Hood River a few times and really enjoy the area.  We have stayed at Memaloose State Park. A beautiful and scenic State Park with nice campsites right on the Columbia River.      We hiked the Mosier Plateau Trail, a 2.5 mile hike with gorgeous views of the Columbia River Gorge!    We … More Hood River, Or