Category: Traveling Excursions

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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Oregon’s Seven Wonders – The Painted Hills

Painted Hills Coming Right Up! We ended our last post with our trip through Smith Rock State Park. After a brief rest, we continued driving east hoping to reach another of the Seven Wonders of Oregon – The Painted Hills National Monument.

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Oregon’s Seven Wonders – Smith Rock

Finally, We Were on the Road – After two four-month house sits in Oregon! That was a really long time for us to be in one area: very unusual. As much as we like the area, we were ready for a new adventure!  We left Dallas mid-day, thinking we could make it over the Cascade …

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