Post by universalexports on Oct 30, 2011 17:12:15 GMT -5
I would rank the Rocky mountains in my top vacation spots, I spent a week at Estes Park Co. the most beautiful scenery in the world, if you have never been there it should definitely be on your bucket list. the combination of lakes and mountains are breathtaking.
and there is plenty to do, I hiked up the mountains, slid down a half mile long glacier on a garbage bag, and picnicked on a lake, and good shopping in the touristy parts of town.
Post by Gone Kayaking on Oct 31, 2011 21:50:50 GMT -5
I can top that...how about the Grand Tetons! Trailers can go to my favorite spot which is Jenny Lake, but there are plenty of wonderful campgrounds. It is my favorite place on earth. Not as many bears as Yellowstone, better wildlife in my opinion, fewer crowds and it's still just a day trip to Yellowstone.
jackson and the tetons are great.lots to do- both easy stuff and what i term "hardcore" stuff. pretty crowded in the summer but september can be really nice there.
what about glacier? the olympics? the san juans? all great places too.i like to aim for places that also have blm land close by for cheaper camping...
i just recently started planning my summer bucket lists since my youngest child is now 6 and has reached the good traveling age. i only have 2 weeks off in summer so we i have lots of time to plan to see what i want them to see. we'll go to yellowstone, jackson, the california coast/redwoods and the olympics- one per summer. if i ever get a longer stretch of time off i want to drive up to the yukon.
i just recently upgraded to a 57 22 foot airstream so we can have more room and the ability to boondock for longer periods of time. chris