Visiting Friends & Family in the Midwest

Blue-Mesa-Clouds-2As of this writing, we are in Itasca State Park, Minnesota. We have covered a lot of territory (1500 miles) since our last post. From Ouray, Colorado, we stopped for a week at the Blue Mesa Recreational Ranch, near Gunnison, Colorado. This RV resort is just across the highway from the Blue Mesa Reservoir on the Gunnison River. The resort offers sweeping vista views of the lake and of the surrounding rolling hills, mesas and sage barrens. Continue reading

A Mountain High in Ouray, Colorado

Switzerland of America - Ouray OverlookWelcome to the Switzerland of America – Welcome to Ouray, Colorado! We spent the better part of two weeks at this lovely historic mining town. At 7,792 ft (2,375 m) elevation, Ouray is situated in a valley carved by the Uncompahgre River and is surrounded by the jagged cliffs of the San Juan Mountains. This was our second visit to Ouray, having stayed for a few days in 2010.

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