Tag: Road trip

Road Tripping though the Beautiful Skagit Valley

An hour north of Seattle lies the fertile Skagit Valley known for its fields of tulips and daffodils. We were fortunate to be at the fields yesterday, on a weekday without the crowds, and before the rain was scheduled to appear. The daffodils were… Continue Reading “Road Tripping though the Beautiful Skagit Valley”

Columbia River and Ginkgo Petrified Forest

Starting from the Rocky Mountains of British Columbia, the Columbia River winds through my home state of Washington before flowing into the Pacific Ocean. I like to sing Woody Guthrie’s song whenever I cross the River. “Green Douglas firs where the waters cut through… Continue Reading “Columbia River and Ginkgo Petrified Forest”

Road Trip to the Columbia River Gorge

We were promised two days of sunshine earlier this week, and so to celebrate we drove south for a night at the Columbia River Gorge. Our plan was to take in the waterfalls on the Oregon side; then spend the night at Skamania Lodge… Continue Reading “Road Trip to the Columbia River Gorge”

Historic Williams on Route 66

You heard of it?  Maybe not Williams, but surely you’ve heard of Route 66, one of America’s first interstate highways, built in 1926 and running from Santa Monica, California to Chicago, Illinois.  We stumbled across this preserved section of the old highway in Williams,… Continue Reading “Historic Williams on Route 66”

Morning Traffic

On the Columbia River in Astoria. Susanne

Great American Road Trip – the long way home

Originally posted on Cats and Trails and Garden Tales:
So this is it.  Come along for the final installment of a four part series on our Great American Road Trip. After 21 days on the road we were just past the half way point…

Great American Road Trip – Kentucky and the Blue Ridge Parkway

Here’s the third installment of our Great American Road Trip, this section through Kentucky and North Carolina along the beautiful Blue Ridge Parkway. Come along for the ride by clicking the link below. https://catsandtrailsandgardentales.com/2016/05/15/great-american-road-trip-kentucky-and-the-blue-ridge-parkway/ Final installment still to come! Hope you enjoy. 🙂 Susanne

The Great American Road Trip – and Kansas

For those of you who may have missed it the first time, and feel like traveling from your armchair, here’s the second installment of our great American road trip, from Seattle to Virginia through the heartland, and Kansas!  🙂 See story below! https://catsandtrailsandgardentales.com/2016/05/12/the-great-american-road-trip-and-kansas/ Hope… Continue Reading “The Great American Road Trip – and Kansas”

Hooray for Road Trips!

Originally posted on Cats and Trails and Garden Tales:
Okay, so off I go in a new direction.  Figuratively and literally. And it’s all about the classic American road trip. Yes, we’ve done a few.  In all four corners of this great country of…

Road Trip to Leavenworth

A couple of sunny fall days in the forecast so we packed our bags for an overnight trip to Leavenworth.  I had to remove the stowaway who was hoping to tag along.  (Sorry Benji, you wouldn’t like the car ride.) The sun was shining… Continue Reading “Road Trip to Leavenworth”

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