Entries from 'KOA'

“Goonies Never Say Die!” – Astoria, OR

Note to the reader: This was written in August while we were still traveling… enjoy! Well we’ve officially been back on the West Coast for a couple of weeks now, slowly working our way home to Southern California. It’s hard not to get antsy and want to speed home, but we are really trying to…

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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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The First National Park – Yellowstone and Grand Teton, WY

If you’ve been following along on the blog you might be a bit confused on our current whereabouts. I don’t blame you. While I’m still posting blogs about our time in the Old West, we are actually sitting in Chris’s parents’ living room in Orange County, California. Yes, our trip of nine months across the…

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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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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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Visiting Friends – Toronto, Ontario CANADA

  We’d had our trip to Toronto planned just about longer than anything else on our journey. Chris has good friends that live there (Josh and Jane), and other good friends from Arizona (Alonzo and Molly, who we met up with in November in Sedona) had plans to visit Josh and Jane in Toronto in…

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Back to the East Coast – Outer Banks, NC

After we said good-bye to our friends in Nashville, we headed back out to the east coast. Chris is a surfer and had seen pics of the Outer Banks surf spots since he was a kid. That was our next destination. The road from Nashville to the Outer Banks of North Carolina is a decently…

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