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

Leoni Meadows Family Camp – Grizzly Flats, California (part 3)

Continued from Leoni Meadows Family Camp - Grizzly Flats, California (part 1) and Leoni Meadows Family Camp - Grizzly Flats, California (part 2). I wanted to take a moment to answer a few questions that we've been asked recently. Thank you to all our friends for asking us such great questions. What do you do … Continue reading Leoni Meadows Family Camp – Grizzly Flats, California (part 3)

Leoni Meadows Family Camp – Grizzly Flats, California (part 1)

We spent the past week off the grid, with no cell service or internet connection. Happy belated 4th of July everyone! I have mixed feelings about being offline. On one hand, it's nice to take a break from cell phones and computers, and on the other hand, I enjoy how technology can connect us across … Continue reading Leoni Meadows Family Camp – Grizzly Flats, California (part 1)

Virginia & Truckee Railroad Company – Virginia City, Nevada

Continuing our railroad theme, we hopped aboard the Virginia & Truckee Railroad's diesel engine for a ride. We enjoyed a 40 minute tour through the high desert hillsides surrounding Virginia City and Gold Hill, Nevada. The weather was perfect so we sat in the open car. Fun fact: a lot of the money used to … Continue reading Virginia & Truckee Railroad Company – Virginia City, Nevada

Nevada State Railroad Museum – Carson City, Nevada

We really like trains a lot and we could hardly wait to check out the Nevada State Railroad Museum in Carson City, Nevada. The main part of the museum had 2 engines and a few other train cars on the outside edges of the room with a giant map of the Transcontinental Railroad in the … Continue reading Nevada State Railroad Museum – Carson City, Nevada