Monthly Archives: September 2021
Today we all packed up in the Pilot and headed out to Zion for a day of sightseeing. We had all 7 of us in the car…4 humans and 3 canines. First stop was the visitor center. I got in … Continue reading
As we approached the campground, the hills turned progressively more massive and more red! Even from outside the park it was quite a sight! Gail scored 2 river sites next to one another, and for the entire stay. When we … Continue reading
After we left Lake Mead and started towards Utah, we decided to take a quick drive by the Hoover Dam, as it was a scant 6 miles away. We found a parking spot beyond the dam and walked down to … Continue reading
This was the shortest leg of the trip to Utah. Only about 3-4 hours, depending on traffic and such. We got packed up and hit the road again. But not before a side stop to visit the Hoover Dam!
The next step in the journey was leaving California and getting into Nevada. Our route took us through Las Vegas, and Gail found a shortcut to avoid some traffic. I was dubious at first, knowing how terrible Las Vegas traffic … Continue reading
After a 5-hour haul we made it to the Orange Grove RV Park in Bakersfield. I even remembered to take pictures this time! I chose this park because it looked neat, and wasn’t too expensive. Also found 2 sites together. … Continue reading
After figuring out how and where we were going to meet up, we pulled off towards Santa Nella Village, which I was familiar with from all my years of driving to Camp Roberts with the Army for weekend training. It … Continue reading