Days 82-83: Great Sand Dunes, Homeward Bound


Days 66-69: Birthday, Hearst Castle, San Margarita KOA

October 27-30, 2017 Lauren wanted to relax and hang out on her birthday, so we stayed at the hotel the whole day watching the new season Stranger Things. We only left the room to get the food necessary for binge watching. The next day, we visited Hearst Castle. We took the Grand Rooms Tour which …

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Day 65: Sequoia National Park

October 26, 2017 When planning our visit to Sequoia National Park, we learned that, due to road construction, the main road entering the park only opened every two hours. We planned our morning to arrive at the right time to make it through the road. We went to the visitor center before taking Big Tree Trail, Sherman …

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Day 61: Redwood National Park

October 22, 2017 In the morning, we drove an hour to the Sea Lion Caves just to learn that there were no sea lions in the cave at that time. We moved on and drove through Redwood National Park and to the visitor center. We decided to do the Prairie Creek Trail to see the "Big Tree", a …

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Days 59-60: Craters of the Moon, Powell’s Books

October 20-21, 2017 In the morning, it was extremely cold and windy. We packed up quickly, and drove to Craters of the Moon National Monument. It was a very interesting landscape to say the least. There were old cinder cones, lava flows, and lave tubes. We only did two short trails because of the weather. …

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