This spring, Sue and I decided to make an early trip to Bryce Canyon National Park, hoping to see it before all the summer crowds arrived. The visit was fabulous, the scenery amazing, and we did some really fun things. Enjoy listening to them on this episode of the AllAroundTheWest.com podcast.
Our last stop on our Northwest trip was a visit to Lassen Volcanic National Park. This a great park with beautiful scenery, fine hikes, thermal features, and very quiet surroundings. If you want to escape the hustle and bustle of some of the other National Parks, Lassen Volcanic National Park is a great choice.
Our travels down the Pacific Coast took us to the Redwood area of Northern California. We visited Redwood National Park and the adjoining state parks. Stunning is all that I can think of to say. These trees are magnificent and the wanderings that we took through them were fabulous!
One of the unexpected treats of our Northwest Trip was all the bald eagles saw, perhaps 20 in all. This is one of our favorites that we saw as we took our whale watching tour in the San Juan Islands. Sue took this awesome shot of this magnificent bird perched on a small grass covered rock in the middle of… View Post
After staying the night in Kelso, Washington, we began our journey to our destination for the day, Mount St. Helens. My undergraduate degree was in geology, and I have always wanted to see Mount St. Helens. The stories that I’d heard an the pictures I’d seen of the eruption in 1980 were incredible and so we made sure to add… View Post