Becky and Harold’s Great Adventure of the West: The Oregon Coast

If you haven’t taken a tip along the Oregon coast, I would encourage you to do so. It is well worth it. We were supposed to drive to drive to Coos Bay, but we discovered that Becky’s cousin, Joellen, was in Grants Pass, so we changed our itinerary to spend the evening with her andContinue reading “Becky and Harold’s Great Adventure of the West: The Oregon Coast”

Becky and Harold’s Great Adventure of the West: The Redwood Forest

Driving and hiking through the Redwoods is not only a beautiful experience, it is mystical. Sacramento We had decided to spend about a week in the Sacramento area in the hopes of seeing many of my family members who I had not seen for quite a while.  We stayed with my cousin Brett and hisContinue reading “Becky and Harold’s Great Adventure of the West: The Redwood Forest”

Becky and Harold’s Great Adventure of the West: The California Coast

Our stay in Morrow Bay was one of good wine, good food, good company and exploring the Rock. We put Las Vega behind us, glad to have seen the show but not thinking that we will return anytime soon.  Las Vegas is a marvel because of all the lights and hotels, but it is alsoContinue reading “Becky and Harold’s Great Adventure of the West: The California Coast”

Harold and Becky’s Great Adventure of the West: Las Vegas

I had never been to Las Vegas, and it was not what I expected. While we enjoyed the show and some good food, it is not a favorite vacation destination for either Becky or me. We arrived in Las Vegas in the afternoon after touring Hoover Dam.  It was 104 degrees in Las Vegas, 102Continue reading “Harold and Becky’s Great Adventure of the West: Las Vegas”

Becky and Harold’s Great Adventure of the West: Sedona

Originally, we had planned to use this day to explore the canyon, but everyone said we should take in Sedona…so we did. Our good friends, Chuck and Pat, suggested we enjoyed the excellent cuisine of a McDonald’s breakfast.  Yes, Becky got a delicious Egg McMuffin and I had what I thought was going to beContinue reading “Becky and Harold’s Great Adventure of the West: Sedona”

Becky and Harold’s Great Adventure of the West: The Grand Canyon II

We weren’t going to hike down into the Canyon, so we decided to take a sunset tour. The views were spectacular and romantic. We awoke wondering what the day would bring.  We knew we wanted to take in an IMAX movie of the Grand Canyon and so after eating breakfast, we walked to the VisitorContinue reading “Becky and Harold’s Great Adventure of the West: The Grand Canyon II”

Becky and Harold’s Great Adventure of the West: The Grand Canyon

This was the first time I had been to the Grand Canyon, and it was all that I expected and more. This picture was taken from the South Rim. We completed our day yesterday with a delightful dinner at a wonderful French Restaurant called Vermillion 45, recommended to us by the front desk clerk atContinue reading “Becky and Harold’s Great Adventure of the West: The Grand Canyon”

Becky and Harold’s Great Adventure of the West: Bryce National Park

After breakfast, we jumped in the car and headed toward the Grand Canyon. Between us and the Grand Canyon, though, was Bryce National Park, which was spectacular. Well, today our journey continued as we worked our way to Kanab, Utah.  We left the Motel 6 of Bed and Breakfasts at about 10:45. To be fair,Continue reading “Becky and Harold’s Great Adventure of the West: Bryce National Park”

Becky & Harold’s Great Adventure of the West: Our Journey Begins

The following is an account of a 31-day road trip that Becky and I took of the Western United States.  Our first destination was the Arches National Park in Utah.  From there we looped along the Pacific Coast and back to our home in Fort Morgan, CO.  In all, we put about 8.000 miles onContinue reading “Becky & Harold’s Great Adventure of the West: Our Journey Begins”

Becky & Harold’s Great Adventure: Western United States

Last summer, Becky and I took a road trip in her new Infinity QX 50.  The trip spanned thousands of miles and traveled through numerous National Parks.  We worked our way from Colorado, where we were living, to Utah and the Arches National Park, Bryce National Park and eventually to the Grand Canyon, where, byContinue reading “Becky & Harold’s Great Adventure: Western United States”