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A Visit to Bryce Canyon

Boulder City, NV When we finished a motorhome visit to Tucson and Borrego Springs in the middle of February, our plan was to hit the road again in May for a trip to Oregon and Washington.  Of course, things changed … Continue reading

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A Little Winter Trip

Borrego Springs, CA It’s been quite a while since our last blog so we thought a little update would be in order.  After returning from Colorado late in October we stayed home in Boulder City through the holidays.  At the … Continue reading

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Return To Kanab, UT

Kanab, UT After a one night stay in Bluff, UT we had a 240 mile drive to our  next destination, Kanab,UT.  We visited Kanab last May but still have a couple of things we want to do or see. We … Continue reading

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A Visit to Mesa Verde NP

Cortez, CO We visited Mesa Verde for a few days last October, but rain and cold limited our exploration.  We returned this year to blue skies and warm temperatures, allowing us to visit a section of the park we missed … Continue reading

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Another Trip Over the Last Dollar Road to Telluride

Ridgway, CO Two weeks ago we left Ridgway State Park after a four day stay.  During our time there we drove a one lane dirt road up over the mountains from Telluride back to the highway leading to Ridgway.  Now … Continue reading

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Owl Creek Pass and Silver Jack Reservoir

Montrose, CO When we first arrived in Montrose, we stopped in at the visitor center to inquire about interesting things to do or see in the area.  While there we met the perfect person to talk enthusiastically and knowledgeably about … Continue reading

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The Black Canyon of the Gunnison

Montrose, CO One of the main reasons we wanted to visit this part of Colorado was to explore the Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park.  We left the town of Gunnison and drove back east on US 50 for … Continue reading

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Paradise Divide Drive – Crested Butte, CO

Gunnison, CO On Tuesday we drove the Jeep over to the repair shop and returned the rental car.  We then walked into Gunnison and enjoyed breakfast at the W Cafe.  Thanks Joe and Gay for the recommendation as the food … Continue reading

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A Ghost Town, an Old Mine, and a Dams – Gunnison, CO

Gunnison, CO We did a number of small hikes and drives while in the Gunnison area, but we’ll share two of them with you.  The day before the Jeep was scheduled to be repaired (new fuel line) we again used … Continue reading

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Crested Butte and Three Lakes Trail

Gunnison, CO We left Ridgway on September 13th and drove about 90 miles east to Gunnison, CO.  The drive took us through the town of Montrose (5,800′), where we will be staying next week, and across US 50.  After crossing … Continue reading

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