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Bent's Fort - Trading on the Trails

September 04, 2021
We've been here before, but this year is special for Bent's Old Fort National Historic Site. It's the 200th Anniversary of the Santa Fe Trail, and this trader's po...
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Cimarron and the Santa Fe Trail

September 02, 2021
While we were in the Eagle Nest and Moreno Valley area, we took a trip westward through Cimarron Canyon to the historic Santa Fe Trail at Cimarron, New Mexico. The...
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The Beauty & History of New Mexico's Moreno Valley

August 16, 2021
Plus one lucky dog... For us, the Moreno Valley, nestled in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains of Northeastern New Mexico, is a magical place of beauty and history....
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Fort Hays Kansas - Protecting more than just the railroad

June 21, 2021
This military fort was first established as Fort Fletcher in October of 1865. Built to protect military roads, defend construction gangs on the Union Pacific Railroad, an...
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Do you know the way to Santa Fe?

April 07, 2021
This blog covers our 588-mile journey from the Paiute Reservation in Northern Arizona all the way to our final "primary" destination, Santa Fe, New Mexico. Our fin...
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Caliente to Pipe Spring with Iron Town In-between

March 24, 2021
This blog is dedicated to Mr. Riley. See ya on the rainbow bridge, little man. Caliente That's Nevada Highway 93 coming into Caliente. Caliente, a historic railroad...
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Giant Rabbits and an Off Road Nail Biter in Nevada

March 16, 2021
Welcome to Nevada, Laughlin style. We spent some time in Bullhead City, AZ before crossing over into Laughlin. The town of Bullhead City is relatively new, establi...
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Across Arizona from a Mission to a Bridge

March 06, 2021
We didn't move far from the Tombstone area before finding more great history in the Grand Canyon State. Just south of Tucson, a National Historic Landmark, San Xav...
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Cochise, Dinosaurs in Dragoon, and Texas Canyon

February 28, 2021
The ghost town of Cochise, just off Arizona Highway 191, has a bit of history, but after peaking at 3,000 residents, it's home to only a few dozen now. History lovers sti...
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Bisbee, Lowell and Some Naco Please

February 23, 2021
While we were in Tombstone we ventured out on a day trip to the home of the Copper Queen Mine, where one of the world’s richest mineral sites resulted in what was once th...
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Pancho Villa, Geronimo, and Old West Gunfights

February 18, 2021
On February 13th, we booked it out of El Paso as the mother of all Winter Storms was still on our heels. Running along the southern US border on New Mexico Highway 9, our...
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Butterfield, Salt Flats and Warm El Paso

February 14, 2021
So far our journey to warmer weather has us running from Mother Nature still, even in West Texas. We are thankful for the Andrews Chamber of Commerce and their free paved...
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Just passing through

February 10, 2021
We stopped for some family time with Kathy's sister Deb in the Dallas area over the weekend, then Tuesday we rushed to the southwest in an attempt to outrun Mother Nature...
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Talimena Scenic Views

February 05, 2021
Day One of our journey took us south through Arkansas as an arctic blast chased us out of Missouri. Catching quite a bit of cold rain and windy conditions, we finally fou...
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Winter 2021 Escape

February 04, 2021
All hitched up for a bit of sights and history on a 4,000+ mile road trip. We're excited to share our journey. Stay tuned.
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