Tag: Road trip

Columbia Gorge Scenic Highway – Cliffs, Overlooks, and Waterfalls From the Road

As much as I love visiting Washington’s waterfalls (the most of any state in the U.S.) there’s nothing like the string of waterfalls in Oregon, on this historic stretch of highway on the Columbia Gorge.¬†Add to that the rugged cliffs, overlooks and views of… Continue Reading “Columbia Gorge Scenic Highway – Cliffs, Overlooks, and Waterfalls From the Road”

A Road Trip to Wenatchee with a Peek at the Peaks and Wildlife

There were two days of promised good weather, so we took advantage and headed to Wenatchee for the night. We took our favorite route over the Cascades on Highway 2, and it wasn’t long before we got a ‘peek’ at the craggy ‘peak’ of… Continue Reading “A Road Trip to Wenatchee with a Peek at the Peaks and Wildlife”

The Ultimate Road Trip – Down the Oregon Coast

My dear hubby and traveling companion mentioned recently that he’d like to take a trip down the Oregon Coast. “It’s been a while,” he said. I laughed. Actually, it hasn’t. We went twice last year; and every year before as long as I can… Continue Reading “The Ultimate Road Trip – Down the Oregon Coast”

Under the Sea – at the Monterey Bay Aquarium!

I didn’t mean to leave you hanging in Big Sur so I’m back to close out the road trip series with our last major stop in California – the Monterey Bay Aquarium – one of the top aquariums in the United States. We were… Continue Reading “Under the Sea – at the Monterey Bay Aquarium!”

California Road Trip – Onward to Big Sur!

Everyday brought a new highlight on our road trip to California! After leaving Morro Bay on the central California Coast – here if you missed it – we headed north for one of the most scenic drives in the world – Big Sur! Our… Continue Reading “California Road Trip – Onward to Big Sur!”

May the Fourth Be with You! – A Visit to Star Wars at Disneyland

It seemed only fitting on the fourth of May to resume the telling of our California road trip which included at its southernmost point, a visit to Disneyland, the happiest place on earth! How’s this for a welcome? We’ve been to Disneyland many times… Continue Reading “May the Fourth Be with You! – A Visit to Star Wars at Disneyland”

A Rainy Start on a Road Trip to Sunshine but the Tulips Didn’t Mind!

It was drizzly as we left our home in Washington almost two weeks ago, seeking sunshine in Southern California. The rain continued in Oregon, so much so that we debated whether to stop by the Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival even though we had tickets… Continue Reading “A Rainy Start on a Road Trip to Sunshine but the Tulips Didn’t Mind!”

On Cats and Blogging and a Road Trip

First of all, my apologies to the cats. “Sorry, Benji” “We worried you weren’t coming back, Sue.” “We’ll always come back, Benji. You can count on that.” “Same to you, Tiger.” “It was lonely without you, Sue.” “Sorry boys. It couldn’t be helped. There’ll… Continue Reading “On Cats and Blogging and a Road Trip”

A Look Back at the Road Trips of 2021

Hooray for road trips – the only way to travel during a pandemic! There were many close to home this year in the wilds of the Pacific Northwest – to Mt. Rainier – Olympic National Park – and the Columbia Gorge. There were also… Continue Reading “A Look Back at the Road Trips of 2021”

Half the Fun is Getting There! On the Road to Yellowstone

Some destinations are better than others and certainly Yellowstone is one of those. Still, half the fun of any road trip is getting there! We left Seattle after Labor Day and headed east on I-90 over Snoqualmie Pass where I never get tired of… Continue Reading “Half the Fun is Getting There! On the Road to Yellowstone”

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