Drive through Canyonlands National Park Utah

Here is a quick drive though the Island of the Sky entrance to Canyonlands National Park outside of Moab, Utah! Enjoy!

Countless Canyons – Canyonlands National Park Utah

I really thought Arches National Park was going to be the highlight of the trip.  Then, I saw Canyonlands!  We stayed in Moab about three miles south of town with our Motorhome Thor and our little Smart car. I had some preconceived ideas that Arches National Park was going to be the one to beat […]

Drive through Arches National Park Utah

Enjoy our quick drive through Arches National Park just north of Moab, Utah! -Mara

Arches National Park – Moab, Utah

We are on the last leg of this great adventure! One week in Moab, Utah to take in the unbelievable sights and sounds of two magnificent national parks.  Arches National Park and Canyonlands National Park.  Arches National Park Utah   Canyonlands National Park While the two are nearly touching and only about 30 miles apart and […]

Niagara of the West – Shoshone Falls, Idaho

What happens when you have the snake river coming over a series of large cliffs?  You have a few magnificent waterfalls including the Niagara falls of the West…Shoshone Falls! Shoshone Falls is three miles south of Twin Falls, Idaho.  It is taller than Niagara Falls at 212 Feet. Visit Idaho Shoshone Falls I have been looking […]

Made in the USA! – Pendleton, OR

I was a little sad leaving Washington state. It is definitely one of my favorite places! But super excited for the next adventure and getting stoked to see some national parks. Sometimes it amazes me the vistas you can see from the side of the road or, in this case, a rest area near the […]

Taste of Bavaria Leavenworth WA

Taste of Bavaria Leavenworth WA

Let’s continue the great adventure across the Cascade Mountain range to the little Bavarian town of Leavenworth, Washington! While we stayed near Leavenworth wildfires were flaming through eastern Washington. I feel for those firefighters and residents that were effected by the fires. As a result, the thousand trails campground around Plain, WA was nearly empty! […]

Washington = Water, Trees, and Views – Perfect!

Washington = Water, Trees, and Views – Perfect!

There is a beauty to Western Washington state!  It is a perfect combination of amazing views of mountains and puget sound with huge green fir trees towering above.  I love the way light filters through those massive trees and soaks into the moss below.  It is a truely magical place though my eyes! We were […]

Road to the Washington Coast

What a sight to see! The great Columbia river bridge from Astoria, OR  to the coast of Washington State. This bridge is massive! It is a 4.1 mile bridge crossing the Columbia river near the mouth of the Pacific Ocean. Oh yeah! Did I mention it is the longest continuous truss bridge in North America? Our […]