0000 – Trip odometer (re)set as we left home in Washington DC on a 2-1/2 week adventure.
0001 – Entered Maryland
0160 – Entered Pennsylvania
0254 – Entered West Virginia
0267 – Entered Ohio (obviously only crossed a very small part of WV!)
0500 – Entered Indiana
0650 – Entered Illinois
0805 – Entered Missouri
0927 – Stopped for the night in Columbia, MO.
1058 – Entered Kansas
1490 – Entered Colorado
1837 – Stopped at friend’s cabin in Creede, CO for 5 days.
Hummingbird mania off the back deck! Make sure you have your sound on – they were noisy!
2080 – 5 days and many good meals and bottles of wine later – Entered Utah
2177 – Visited Natural Bridges National Monument in Utah.
2311 – Visited Capitol Reef National Park in Utah.
From the park service brochure: ” capitol for the white domes of Navajo Sandstone that resemble capitol building domes, and reef for the rocky cliffs which are a barrier to travel, like a coral reef.”
2683 – Entered Idaho
2835 – visited Craters of the Moon National Monument. This is a huge area of cinder cones and lava rock which flowed as recently at 2000 years ago.
3055 – Entered Montana – where we spent 5 days opening and repairing our family “retreat”.
3318 – Visited Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming.
This elk walked right by our car and didn’t pay any attention to my talking to it.
Bison were everywhere! Including the road.
3710 – Back in Montana
4170 – Entered N. Dakota
4625 – Entered Minnesota
4790 – Entered Wisconsin
5080 – Entered Illinois – where we visited with family.
5213 – Entered Indiana
5366 – Entered Ohio
5615 – Entered Pennsylvania
5803 – Entered Maryland
5893 – Home in DC. Whew! What a trip. Almost 6000 miles.
(And my husband and I are still talking to one another!)
8 responses to “Travel Log – May 2013”
Tony says, that’s a LOT of driving! Great pictures as always. First time I’ve seen a Buffalo jam. Obviously, quilting skill runs in the family.
How exciting! Great photos, too!! We’ve got some of that trip in our future. Any quilts shops on the journey?
Great trip! So that’s where they keep the buffalo… After all that driving, I think I would hire Peapod to deliver groceries for a week. Lindsay made a beautiful quilt! Is that from the wedding fabric?
How wonderful that trip must have been! Looks like you had a beautiful experience. But what a crazy number of miles!! I am really hoping we can go on a bit of a car trip this summer too.
Amazing!! I feel like I was sitting beside you the whole time. What great pics!!
Welcome home! Your pics are just wonderful. Off to France tomorrow. Look forward to seeing you in July. Donna
Wow – what a trip! And great pics.
Wonderful trip……glad you got to enjoy so much of the USA. Lindsey’s quilt is BEAUTIFUL. She is a talented lady.