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Local Travel : Ventura, California

I took a short road trip from Los Angeles to Ventura, California in February 2022 to visit the Channel Islands National Park. I visited a few museums and other attractions on the way.

Highway 50 Road Trip : 6th and Final Day – Carson City, Tonopah

Our official sixth and final day of our Highway 50 : Loneliest Road in America road trip concluded in Carson City, Nevada. We continued through Nevada to stay the night at the Mizpah Hotel in Tonopah.

Highway 50 Road Trip – Day 4 – Fort Churchill State Park, Fallon, Dayton, Virginia City

Day four of our Highway 50 : Loneliest Road in America road trip taken in September 2021. We started the day touring Fort Churchill State Historic Park, the Churchill County Museum, and made it to Virginia City where we would be spending the next two nights.

Highway 50 Road Trip : Day 3 – Eureka and Austin

Day three of our Highway 50: Loneliest Road in America road trip took us from Eureka, Nevada to Fort Churchill State Park. We stopped at Hickison Petroglyphs, Austin Courthouse, Stokes Castle, saw some telegraph station and pony express ruins, tossed shoes into the Shoe Tree, and ate an enormous burger at Middlegate Station before we camped for the night at Samuel Bucklands Campground inside the Fort Churchill State Historic Park.

Highway 50 Road Trip – Day 2 : Ely and Eureka

Day two of our Highway 50, Loneliest Road in America road trip through Nevada. We stopped at Ward Charcoal Ovens State Park, White Pine County Museum, Northern Nevada Railway, and ate a delicious dinner at the Jailhouse Cellblock Restaurant in Ely, Nevada before staying the night at the Gold Country Inn in Eureka, Nevada.

Highway 50 Road Trip – Day 1: Lehman Caves and Baker, Nevada

Our first day road tripping on the Loneliest Road in America, Highway 50, in September 2021. Day one includes stops to see the Lehman Caves in the Great Basin National Park, Baker Archaeological Site, the Border Inn, and camping at Cleve Creek Campground.

Modesto Road trip – Day One: Delano Heritage Park and Tulare Historical Museum

I learned about the Almond Blossom Cruise in Modesto from an email I received from Visit California.  After doing a little research, I decided to take a mini-road trip to Modesto during the last weekend in February.  Ripon was holding their Almond Blossom Festival that same weekend so we would also have their activities to

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Downtown San Jose, California

August 2021 We came to San Jose, California to attend our first convention in over a year.  I do love attending conventions at the San Jose Convention Center as it’s so close to some great restaurants, hotels, and entertainment venues.  I hope to have time someday to visit the museums in the area, too.  It

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