Category Archives: Fun Places to Visit

Along the Uncompahgre River

At Jim’s recommendation, we plan to rent a jeep in Ouray for a foray into the Uncompahgre mountains via what they call in Colorado “scenic highways” (aka 4 wheel drive dirt roads).  The jeep rental policies here are a little … Continue reading

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Return to Gateway

As our official guide, Jim has planned several day trips in the area for us.  But first, since Jim has never visited the car museum at Gateway we chauffeur him up there for lunch and a tour. While Storm and … Continue reading

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Black Canyon of the Gunnison

While we have been visiting old friends and making new ones across the midwest, Jim (remember Jim the star of my Moab videos?) has been extremely busy exploring new territory around Montrose, Colorado.  If you have been following his blog, … Continue reading

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A Road I Hate to Love

Storm and I heavily debate the route we will take to return to Colorado.  I vote for driving hundreds of miles north to avoid crossing any stratospheric mountain passes.  Storm reasons that we made it over Vail Pass once (barely … Continue reading

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Visit the Jewel of the Driftless – Decorah, Iowa

Thanks so much to Russell and Anna for insisting that Storm bring me and the coach to camp in the Decorah City Campground at Pulpit Rock.  In addition to the warm hospitality of our hosts, we also savor the wholesome … Continue reading

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Bridges, Barges and Ferries

Even before leaving the Wisconsin Dells for Decorah, Storm and I began hunting for unusual nautical adventures.  On Lake Merrimac we found a fully automated cable ferry for a unique ride across the lake.  After our tranquil float on the … Continue reading

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Upper Iowa Canoe Trip

We are having so much fun in Northeast Iowa that I hardly have time to write. I will post more details about this stop of our trip later this week, but for now enjoy an avian filled canoe ride with … Continue reading

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