Travel Blogs from Jefferson Park, United States

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Almost Lost, Jefferson park, United States travel blog

Almost Lost

A travel blog entry by macrosse1

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It was another foggy, wet, miserable day. After passing through Jefferson Park I came to the summit of this mountain where the trail leads off into snow. It was so foggy I couldn't see where the trail went so I decided to follow someone else's foot ...

Day 24: Platte River Road, Jefferson Park, United States travel blog

Day 24: Platte River Road

A travel blog entry by splencner

Today we drove 757.5 miles, half of which along the Old Platte River Road, from North Platte, NE, to Chicago. This is the last day of the trip. The odometer for this trip recorded  7045.5 total miles. This is not our longest trip, but it's right up ...

Night 28: Ruby Slippers, Jefferson Park, United States travel blog

Night 28: Ruby Slippers

A travel blog entry by splencner

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... was late. It was Tuesday. It was hot, even for St. Louis. We left as the zoo was closing and drove around Forest Park taking in the beautiful Victorian views. Out on the north end of the park we cruised past mansions and then the cathedral and ...

Heading out, Jefferson Park, United States travel blog

Heading out

A travel blog entry by splencner

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Andrew's getting comfortable before we ...

Night 1: Boxing Day, Jefferson Park, United States travel blog

Night 1: Boxing Day

A travel blog entry by splencner

The start of this is not looking very good. I'm down with a cold a few days after thinking about how healthy I was how unique it was to be this healthy for this annual trip. But, alas, the Chicago winter has got me again. I'm done in with a headache, ...

Step 1: Camp Wood, er, Camp Mobile, Jefferson Park, United States travel blog

Step 1: Camp Wood, er, Camp Mobile

A travel blog entry by splencner

Step 1: Camp Wood I feel like Lewis & Clark at Camp Wood,  IL, before they left on their long journey. I've read that they met with suppliers and packed their pirogues... Bought guns for use and guns for trade, bought whiskey to pay their men, picked ...

Step 1: Pack, prepare, & pack!, Jefferson Park, United States travel blog

Step 1: Pack, prepare, & pack!

A travel blog entry by splencner

... from.  As for the plan, it has changed often. I was going to go up to Alaska, since it is one of the only two states left that I haven't set foot in. I am sure I will not set my record soon considering the new baby (which I will forthwith call the ...

Packing up the van again..., Jefferson Park, United States travel blog

Packing up the van again...

A travel blog entry by splencner

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This is going to be the third big trip of the summer and the second exploration of America. Last month, we ventured for 28 days into the West, all the way to the Pacific Ocean. Many of you tracked our adventures on this blog and some waited until I was ...

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