Trip to Ohio, Indiana, Iowa, Colorado, Utah, Nebraska

August 9-12 from Home to Toledo, OH

We visited with Pat’s brother and family.

Aug 12 from Toledo, OH to Granger, IN

We visited Notre Dame, and with Jack & Joni Bartoszek.

Aug 13 from Granger, IN to Ankeny, IA

We visited with Bob & Virginia Bettle.

Aug 14 from Ankeny, IA to Kearney, NE

We visited Archway Monument.

Aug 15-17 from Kearney, NE to Golden, CO

We stayed at Jan Dubberley’s for two nights. We toured Buffalo Bill Museum & Grave, and downtown Golden.

Aug 17-19 from Golden, CO to Colorado Springs, CO

We stayed at Ray & Meg Chojnacki’s for two nights. We toured Evergreen Cemetery (George Veditz’s grave), Victor, and Cripple Creek.

Aug 19 from Colorado Springs, CO to Montrose, CO

We toured Sand Dunes National Park.

Aug 20 from Montrose, CO to Cortez, CO

During morning, tour of Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park

During afternoon, we toured briefly at Mesa Verde National Park, before having our anniversary dinner at J. Fargo’s.

We stayed two nights in Cortez, CO.

Cortez, CO to Moab, UT

On Aug 21, we toured Mesa Verde National Park, and visited Four Corners.

On Aug 22, we visited Natural Bridges National Monument, Newspaper Rock, the Needles District of Canyonlands National Park.

We got to Moab, UT where we spent two nights.

Moab, UT to Torrey, UT

On Aug 23, we visited the Needles Overlook in Canyonlands National Park, and the Island in the Sky District of Canyonlands National Park.

On Aug 24, we visited the Arches National Park, and went back to the Island in the Sky District of Canyonlands National Park, before we left Moab for Torrey.

Aug 25 from Torrey, UT to Bryce Canyon, UT

We toured Capitol Reef National Reef, and Bryce Canyon National Park.

Aug 26 from Bryce Canyon, UT to Silt, CO

We went back to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Aug 27 from Silt, CO to Golden, CO

We stayed one night at Jan Dubberley’s house.

Aug 28 from Golden, CO to Kearney, NE

Aug 29-31 from Kearney, NE to Lincoln, NE

A Celebration of Love:

Sep 1 from Lincoln, NE to Hamilton, MO

We went to Marceline, MO to visit the Walt Disney Hometown Museum.

Sep 2 from Hamilton, MO to Lincoln, IL

We visited Mark Twain Museum & Gallery, and Mark Twain Boyhood Home.

We were in Springfield, IL to visit the Lincoln Home National Site, State Capitol, and Lincoln’s Tomb.

Sep 3 from Lincoln, IL to Columbus, OH

We stopped briefly in Lincoln College. While in Columbus, OH, we visited with the Viall family.

Sep 4 from Columbus, OH  to home

We got home @ 2:38PM. The total of miles for our round trip was 6607.4 miles.

Trip during Aug 9 - Sep 4, 2013