TripAdvisor Reviews JR Inn Soda Springs
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... on terraces that cling to the walls of an extinct volcano -- it showcases native and imported plants and flowers. The elevation in the campground is 5,059 feet, and the temperatures are all over the place -- yesterday it was 94 during the day, 65 at night, and sunny; today it's 70 during the day, 50 at night, and possible rain this evening. Tomorrow we leave Idaho and head for Utah -- we've enjoyed these past two weeks visiting some of the interesting sites in ...
Set off and drove to Bear Lake with Andrew and family following in their camper van. Set up camp on the lake shore. Kids went in the water, and kayaked, while we snoozed after lunch. Then had a paddle to confirm the water WAS cold. BarBQ dinner, constantly trying to keep Emerson out of the fire. Lovely spot and so good for us all to be able to relax and chat together, in a peaceful ...
We were traveling from one small town to the next, some of which barely had enough residents for it to be considered a "town" back east. As we exited Montpelier, I noticed what appeared to be an old abandoned church. Of course, as I have noted before, I enjoy photographing old buildings. So we quickly pulled to the side of the road and I snapped a few photos of this church ...
... see them coming. The downside is they are huge enough to see them coming!!
We exited Yellowstone through the south right into the Grand Tetons! What a spectacular sight! We now LOVE Wyoming! The icing on the cake was the gorgeous town of Jackson Hole. There's a golf course and a spa...we are making plans to return.
That's where things got odd. We were all well and good till we saw the "Welcome to Idaho" sign! Say what?
Yep, we ...
... co-eds ahead of us. As it turned out, the girls
were vacationers, not locals. We followed them down over a steep bank to
where the rivers bend just below a large waterfalls. The fact that they were below the larger falls might have been our only saving grace!
Looking back on it all now I realize that this is the point where I failed to follow the
first rule of whitewater rafting,
SCOUT THE RIVER!
The girls were soon off and with more ...