Continuing our slow move southward, the next stop was at Vernal, Utah. Betsy had some serious mountains to traverse as we crossed the Wyoming-Utah border on the Flaming Gorge-Uintas National Scenic Byway. We saw several major geological formations that exposed the core of the Unita Mountains, and as we neared the summit we paused for a few minutes to take […]
It’s been eleven years since our last visit to Grand Teton National Park, and we looked forward to driving through again while we were relatively nearby. Although the crowds and traffic tend to keep us away from the national parks we’ve already visited (we skipped Yellowstone this time), our early arrival kept the crowds away until the early afternoon when […]
With scenic Idaho and its famous potatoes in our rearview mirror, we crossed into the northern part of Wyoming’s Star Valley for a 4-night stay in the little town of Thayne. Our plan was to visit Grand Teton National Park (60 miles to the north) on a weekday during our stay, to avoid the busy weekends there.
Heading out of Montana, we crossed the Continental Divide at Targhee Pass, excited to experience more of the beauty of Idaho. We arrived at Henrys Lake State Park, located in the city of Island Park. Scanning around the park as we entered, we were looking for Barney – the coach owned by Kevin and Laura of Chapter3 Travels. You see, we had […]