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Day #5: Yellowstone NP

We survived well our first night in the tent, despite overnight lows in the 40s. I couldn’t really figure out how to control the temperature of the tent stove, but I managed to get a fire going before bed and again in the morning before the girls got up. Plus, the sleeping gear for us […]

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Day #4: To Yellowstone NP

Note: I’ve updated this post to include a few more images now that I have better Internet access.  We departed the Jackson Lake Lodge around 9am this morning after a leisurely morning of coffee, breakfast, repacking for Yellowstone. I’m using a new system of keeping the large suitcase in the car and living out of […]

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Day #3: Grand Teton NP

Today, we woke up in a rather chilly cottage. Emerson and I headed off to get breakfast and saw some elk on the way, which was a nice treat. After breakfast, we drove off about 20 minutes south to do the String Lake Loop hike. This afforded some great morning views of the Tetons: Here’s […]

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Day #2: To the Tetons

We awoke to a nearly cloudless sky and the sight of vast freight trains slowing rumbling by our hotel in Rawlins.   After filling up the gas tank and grabbing a quick breakfast to go, we drove north from Rawlins on a route that was different than yesterday’s map, following US287/US26 thru Wind River Country: […]

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Day #1: Flying to drive

Today, we left for Denver to embark upon an epic, two-week road trip to visit the remaining 11 states that Libby and I haven’t been to: We flew out of Tampa at 7:30 (a little early for the girls), connected in Atlanta, and arrived in Denver a little after noon (local time). All went smoothly […]

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