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Wyoming State Museum

Wyoming State Museum

After yesterday's adventures along blue highways, we overnighted at the Laramie KOA and headed out this morning along the interstate highway with no particular plans until we approached Cheyenne, Wyoming and noticed a brown sign. Next thing we knew we were parked on...

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And the Antelope Play

And the Antelope Play

On previous trips to Wyoming we have been delighted by the sight of pronghorn antelope cavorting on the Great Plains particularly in our September trips in 1973 and in 2008. This trip we were looking and hoping to capture an image of Antilocapra Americana, one of the...

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The Virginian

The Virginian

After an overnight at Wind River RV Park and an early morning walk in Riverton, We headed east through the Wyoming landscape in search of a legend. Beginning in 1885 the young Harvard educated lawyer Owen Wister visited Medicine Bow, Wyoming for health reasons and...

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Tetons East Entrance

Tetons East Entrance

See Park Video On our previous visits to Grand Tetons National Park in Wyoming, we've coupled it with a trip to Yellowstone and we've spent a lot of time driving from place to place within the park. Trying to see as much as possible we've focused on the Teton Park...

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Roots of the Wilderness Action

Roots of the Wilderness Action

Our desire to explore won out. After a morning in the campground we headed out. This afternoon Docent Lisa greeted us in the living room of the Mardy & Olaus Murie House, part of The Murie Ranch, an enclave within Grand Teton National Park. Although we had not...

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Gros Ventre Campground

Gros Ventre Campground

When it became evident to us that a visit to Grand Tetons could in fact fit into our eastbound itinerary, we focused on Gros Ventre Campground. One of its charms is that all 300 campsites are first come first served. There's no one here who made their reservation...

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Rock Springs

Rock Springs

In the morning, a bit of errands. Steve needed a haircut and got a great one from Shauna at Great Clips. We got some treats and other supplies at Albertsons. That triggered a memory or two since Karen worked for them in St Petersburg many years ago. In the afternoon,...

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It’s Wyoming!

It’s Wyoming!

Today's journey took us about two hours west on I-80 to the Rock Springs, Wyoming neighborhood. We're feeling comfortable here at the KOA and are taking some time to catch our breath and enjoy a two night stay. Neighbors Mike & Brenda saw us preparing to add some...

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Quick Departure

Quick Departure

Our overnight at Rawlins, Wyoming was a good stop. Choosing the KOA Journey here meant we could do a propane refill and a load of laundry. The brisk wind over the high plains changed our plans for doing a grill night. During the night the thought presented that this...

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Casper

Casper

When we checked the Travel Ideas by State list that we keep in Notes on our iPhones, we remembered that one of the places we've been wanting to visit is the National Historic Trails Interpretive Center in Casper, Wyoming. Today we enjoyed the excellent multi-media...

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Planning a trip? Dreaming of travel? Perhaps some of our adventures could inspire yours! Over the last several years we’ve had the distinct pleasure of many cross country journeys traveling though the Lower 48 in tents and our various teardrop campers as well as an amazing Alaska adventure that did not involve a camper.

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Arctic Circle Ceremony

Arctic Circle Ceremony

After a few days of exploration in the realm of the Arctic Circle, we aboard the Jewel of the Seas celebrated with a Blue Nose Ceremony and will receive Arctic Crossing Certificates!

Magerøya Island

Magerøya Island

We made it to the Top of the World, or at least the northernmost land mass in Europe, Magerøya Island. On our coach tour we learned much about the natural history and the cultures of this starkly beautiful place.