In the middle of June, we had a family reunion in Traverse city, Michigan and spent a week in a cottage. Since we are living in the RV and traveling all the way from California, staying in a cottage is a big treat for us, Yea!
On a hot and sunny day, we went on a day hike to Badlands National Park. This park is located in Southwestern South Dakota, about one hour drive from Rapid city. And it protects about 240,000 acres of prairie with sharply eroded cliffs and spires.
After spending great time in Ten Sleep in Wyoming, we drove 260 miles to east on I-90 and arrived Rapid City in South Dakota. The purpose of visiting this area is Mount Rushmore National Memorial, where you can see a magnificent sculpture carved into the granite face of the mountain, 5,725 feet (1,745 m) above sea …
On June 16th, we finally arrived in Yellowstone National Park. When we entered the park, a cute bison welcomed us. We saw a grizzly bear wandering around from a far distance and some elks crossing right in front of cars.
There are 5 national parks in Utah though we chose to go to Capitol Reef National Park. This park is not so popular compared to Zion, Brice Canyon or Arches but there are many beautiful places to fall in love with in this park. ユタ州には5つの国立公園があってどこに行こうか迷いましたが、今回は1週間ほどの滞在+友人を訪れる予定があったので、
This RV park is located only 2 miles from the Joshua tree national park entrance. There is a nice and clean swimming pool, Jacuzzi and gym etc. If you are not an RVer, you can stay in a cottage as well! ($95 per night)
We are in Joshua Tree National Park now! Today we took the first day of a four day climbing class at Joshua Tress NP from instructor Erik of Vertical Adventures. He is a fine instructor – knowledgeable, detailed and a good coach.