Iron Horse 🚂 RV Resort – Elko, Nevada

We drove from Salt Lake City Utah to Elko Nevada on Friday (9/20/19). We passed the great salt flats pictured below. In the photo below, the salt looks like snow! This was a first for us, we pulled into the Iron Horse RV Resort with no reservation. Luckily, it worked out great and they had … Continue reading Iron Horse 🚂 RV Resort – Elko, Nevada

Big Orv’s Playground – Elko, Nevada

On Saturday (9/20/19) while we were driving around Elko, NV looking for Centennial Boots, we stumbled upon this giant, wooden playground palace. It was amazing! Then someone showed up trying to give away kittens. Is there anything more adorable than kittens?! We didn't take home a kitten, but we sure wanted to!

Thursday Doors – Garibaldi’s Mexican Restaurant – Elko, Nevada

This post is a little off-beat. Now that you've officially been forewarned... I didn't intend to do a Thursday Doors project this week. However, while we were visiting Elko, NV we decided to grab some lunch at Garibaldi's Mexican Restaurant, and when we stepped inside, I changed my mind. I know these are technically archways … Continue reading Thursday Doors – Garibaldi’s Mexican Restaurant – Elko, Nevada

Centennial Boots 👢- Elko, Nevada

Imagine our surprise when E found another Big Boot in Elko, NV at Albertsons grocery store! A quick Google search revealed that there are 30 Centennial Boots in Elko. What fun! We're off on another scavenger hunt. I didn't find a hard copy map like we used in Big Boots 👢 - Cheyenne, Wyoming. I … Continue reading Centennial Boots 👢- Elko, Nevada

Great Basin National Park 🌌 & Sacramento Pass Rec. Area – Nevada

After surviving a Night at the Gas Station a few nights ago in Fallon, NV we decided to start our next destination drive a day early, swing by Great Basin National Park, and dry camp for the night. Dry camping wasn't really that big of deal, and it was nice to knock off a bit … Continue reading Great Basin National Park 🌌 & Sacramento Pass Rec. Area – Nevada

Ely KOA Journey & Northern Nevada Railway Museum – Ely, Nevada

This was our first stay at a KOA (Kampgrounds of America). We drove part of historic Highway 50, "The Loneliest Road in America", from Reno, Nevada to Ely (pronounced E-Lee), Nevada. Part of this road is also part of the Pony Express National Historic Trail. *Remind me that I want to get a map of … Continue reading Ely KOA Journey & Northern Nevada Railway Museum – Ely, Nevada

Night at the Gas Station ⛽️ – Fallon, Nevada

7/13/19 - Saturday So, as I was saying in Shamrock ☘️ RV Park - Reno, Nevada, "we left in a hurry Saturday afternoon instead of Sunday morning", because on our way back to the RV from "The Discovery" we saw this plume of smoke. There was a wildfire blazing 3 miles away from the RV … Continue reading Night at the Gas Station ⛽️ – Fallon, Nevada

Shamrock ☘️ RV Park & Downtown Library & The Discovery – Reno, Nevada

We arrived here on Sunday feeling tired from our vacation at Leoni Meadows Family Camp. Do you ever feel like you need a vacation to recuperate from your vacation? We were so busy having fun last week! We went out for dinner and our credit card was declined because of a fraud alert. Looks like … Continue reading Shamrock ☘️ RV Park & Downtown Library & The Discovery – Reno, Nevada

National Automobile Museum – Reno, Nevada

My parents came to visit us today! We were excited to see them and took a trip to the National Automobile Museum in Reno, Nevada. I was impressed with the extensive and comprehensive collection of automobiles in this museum. What beautiful cars. It was a wonderful visual history lesson. It was not entirely kid-friendly as … Continue reading National Automobile Museum – Reno, Nevada

Silver City RV Resort – Minden, Nevada

This RV resort was packed tight and full to the brim. We didn't mind a bit since there were no shield-backed katydids here! In case you forgot, this is a shield-backed katydid, about 3 inches long. You can read more about those in, New Frontier RV Park - Winnemucca, Nevada. The kiddos busted out of … Continue reading Silver City RV Resort – Minden, Nevada