Entries from 'camping'

Reuniting Caleb With His Family – Gabriola Island, BC CANADA

We finally left Sandpoint, Idaho, with the Moho brakes in fine working order and weren’t sure what to do with ourselves. We knew we wanted to get as far west as the day would allow, so we drove. We made a reservation for that night at the KOA about halfway through Washington state in Ellensburg…

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An Extra Long Adventure – Sandpoint, ID

After being in Montana just shy of a month, it was nice to move west into new territory. We planned on camping at Priest Lake, at Reeder Bay. My friend Emily and her family go there almost every summer and have ever since Emily was a little kid, so I’d heard about how awesome Priest…

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The National Divide – Glacier-Waterton International Peace Park, MT and Canada

It’s early September and we were in Glacier National Park in mid-July, just to give you a time frame. Glacier turned out to be our top spot of the entire nine month trip around the US and a small portion of Canada. I’d go back to Glacier in a heartbeat. There’s so much natural breathtaking…

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Family Bonding Time! – Billings, MT

We drove across the border of South Dakota (and into Wyoming just briefly) as we made our way to Billings, Montana. Chris’s parents and his sister Allie were flying in to the airport in Billings to come stay with us for awhile. And two days after they flew in, Chris’s nephew, Caleb, (our nephew, but…

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Our New Favorite Place – Black Hills, SD

The Black Hills of South Dakota were so pretty. It was such an interesting change of scenery from the Badlands. They are both beautiful in different ways. Chris found an amazing campground called “Broken Arrow” just outside of Custer in a valley surrounded by the Black Hills. Broken Arrow is actually a horse camp, meaning…

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“The Good Lands” – Badlands, SD

The Badlands of South Dakota are anything but bad. We had one fellow camper tell us they should be called the “Uglylands” but we couldn’t disagree more! We loved it there. What a unique and beautiful part of the country. On our way into the National Park we had to stop at Wall Drug. This…

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Making Our Way Back to the US – Pictured Rocks National Seashore and Mackinac Island, MI

We said good-bye to our friends in Toronto and headed for the border. We spend a night at Chutes Provincial Park and were off early the next morning to get back into the good ol’ US of A. We’d been reading about the northern part of Michigan, around the Great Lakes, they refer to it…

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