With our campground near Madison, it was a nice day's drive to visit Monroe and New Glarus, both circled in red on the map. Our home for five days, at the William G. Lunney Lake Farm County Park Campground, 5 miles from downtown Madison. To help us plan our travels to each state, Vivian and … Continue reading Jul 31, 2022 – Wisconsin Part 2: Places to See Before you Die
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Jul 13, 2022 – Iowa, What’s not to like?
The view from our campground on the Illinois side of the Mississippi River. Lock and Dam #14 was a short walking distance from the campground by way of road. Iowa shoreline is on the other side. Sidenote: You wouldn't know it from the title but there is a lot to see here in this blog. … Continue reading Jul 13, 2022 – Iowa, What’s not to like?
Oct 20, 2021 – Lessons from Alabama
We toured Alabama's state capitol, also the first confederate capitol. This room is the Senate chambers where the Confederacy was born and where Jefferson Davis was voted in as its President. The irony of saving our visit to the Rosa Parks Museum in Montgomery for last was not lost on us. By then, we had … Continue reading Oct 20, 2021 – Lessons from Alabama
June 17, 2021 – Utah’s Headquarters
Our campground on a hill, overlooking Deer Creek Reservoir in the Wasatch Mountains near Provo. After spending several weeks climbing rocks and hiking through canyons, a few days at Deer Creek State Park gave us some deserved respite. Casual hikes in the hilltops along the reservoir was all we needed for a few days. At … Continue reading June 17, 2021 – Utah’s Headquarters