Category: Traveling Excursions

An Unexpected Trip to Yosemite

The Set Up – Yes, this post is about an unexpected trip to Yosemite National Park. However, first things first! We had agreed to do a house sit in Sacramento with one cat – our 50th house sit! The owners informed us that we might never see the cat during our one-week stay. Apparently, we’d …

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Visiting Point Reyes and Half Moon Bay

We Felt the Pull of the Pacific, while caring for the two cats in Sonoma, and decided a trip to Point Reyes National Seashore was in order. I’ve always wanted to go and the time was now.   We took the long drive through the hills and found the entrance. Most of the information you see …

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Lassen National Park – A Fantastic Voyage

First Things First – Before we can get to our story of Lassen National Park, we have to start by sharing our first adventure of the day. We packed up our gear and left our campground at Whiskeytown and ventured back to Redding for a visit to the Sundial Bridge. What is Sundial Bridge you …

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A Roaming Duo Visit Old Friends

First Things First – This view is what we woke to at Elk Lake Campground – what a treat! The full moon was dropping over the mountains to the west, the sun rising over a gorgeous lake. If you have to get up and get going this is an excellent place to do it. 

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Driving up Paulina Peak

Newberry Nat. Volcanic Mon. – Our visit to the Painted Hills yesterday was as far to the east as we would go in Oregon this year. Now we were headed south towards our first destination for the day: Newberry National Volcanic Monument. We retraced our route through Prineville, Bend and went south on the Hwy 97.

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