A Couple of Stops on Our Way to the California Coast

Hi there! We’re currently doing a series on our trip from Colorado to California this last summer. If you’d like to read from the beginning, you can start here. After we left the Cold Springs Pony Express Station, we continued into California, heading through Carson City. We passed the absolutely gorgeous Lake Tahoe area and…

Escalante Petrified Forest State Park

Hey guys! We have some big news coming…but it will have to wait for another post. Today we’re going to share our first camping trip of 2018. In early March, we traveled to Escalante Petrified Forest State Park. The campground is in the southwest region of Utah, off UT-12 W, just southwest of the town of Escalante….

Camping in Moab, Utah

Before I get to my (rather long) post, I’m going to put some of the camping highlights right here at the top. Where we camped: Willow Springs Road. Type of campgound: Dispersed with designated spots. What we liked about the area: It was free, and that’s always a plus. It was close to mountain bike…

Scouting out the North Fruita Desert Campground

After Jake got home last night, we took a drive up to the North Fruita Desert Campground to look around. We literally live three miles away, in the agricultural area, and we had no idea it was there. Jake even grew up in Fruita, spent a lot of time in the desert, but he’d never…

Elkhead State Park Swim Beach

This last weekend, we camped at Elkhead State Park. The kids adored the swim beach. There’s plenty of soft sand, and the rangers must rake it often because it was free of sharp rocks and debris.