Posts tagged national park
Roadtrip Fall 2018 - Tennessee, Kentucky, Ohio, West Virginia, Virginia, D.C.

The day after we returned from Hawaii we loaded up the kids and the camper and we hit the road for another extended road trip.  This trip wasn’t near as many miles as our California trip in the spring but it was a still a few great weeks of National Parks and new experiences.  

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The Home Stretch

KCMO was a a full 14 hours of fun. We were treated to some great BBQ and then went for custard because, duh.  We had a few hours of solid family time with some of the Lanier cousins and then slept like bricks.  We were back on the road to Arkansas the next morning to start the home stretch of our trip.  

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Yosemite

When we first drove into the park from the southwestern entrance it was pretty but a normal kind of pretty.  And then after some bobbing and weaving we went through a long tunnel and came out to a view that literally took our breath away.  There was no way to know while we were in that tunnel what awaited us on the other side. 

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In the land of the Giants

I didn’t know much about Sequoia National Park before we got here (this is starting to become a regular occurrence apparently).  I just figured we would drive to the park and immediately see the massive Sequoia trees all around us.  Not the case.  When we entered Sequoia for the first time from the Foothills entrance we were greeted with a more lush and almost tropical feel of a park. 

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