Author: Madeline Kraft

White Man

White Man

Day 17 San Francisco, CA >>> Northern California Drive Time: A Whole Lot Extra Miles: ? In San Francisco we parked at Union Square and then walked through China town to the original Ghirardelli shop to Fisherman’s Wharf to the Ferry Building, where we bought […]

Tesla. TeSLa. TESLa. TESLA!

Tesla. TeSLa. TESLa. TESLA!

Day 16 Yosemite, CA >>> San Francisco, CA Drive Time: 3.5 hours Miles: 164 Our last day in Yosemite we hiked the Upper Falls trail, possibly the hardest hike yet. 3.2 miles to the top of the waterfall, creating a 2,700 change in elevation. We […]

Shower? Psych.

Shower? Psych.

Day 15 Yosemite, CA Drive Time: 5 minutes Miles: 2 We spent our second day in Yosemite hiking the famous Mist Trail and John Muir to view Nevada Fall and Vernal Fall. On our way down the trail, people mentioned a bear sighting so a […]

Back to the Forest

Back to the Forest

Day 14 Somewhere on I-40 >>> Yosemite, CA Drive Time: 6 hours Miles: ? Woke up in the Prius happy that the nightmare was over. Returned to I-40 a short minute away from where we parked the Prius to sleep to continue the drive to […]

It Can’t Get Any Worse

It Can’t Get Any Worse

Day 13 Flagstaff, AZ >>> Las Vegas, NV >>> Somewhere on I-40 Drive Time: 6 hours and 45 minutes Miles: 255+ Last night we almost died. Wind, freezing rain, snow, hail, the works hit us. We laid frozen in our tent, anxiously anticipating the moment […]

Dee-Ee-Aye-Dee

Dee-Ee-Aye-Dee

Day 12 Grand Canyon National Park >>> Flagstaff, AZ Drive Time: 1 hour and 26 minutes Miles: 79 Last night, we woke up twice. Michael went to use the bathroom and immediately upon sticking his head out of the tent was stunned, the stars were […]

“If you love rocks, then this is the place to be.”

“If you love rocks, then this is the place to be.”

Day 11 Page, AZ >>> Grand Canyon National Park Drive Time: 2 hours and 22 minutes Miles: 132 Michael ran to Utah and back this morning before we packed up and drove to the Grand Canyon. We planned on stopping at horseshoe bend on the […]

“Thank Goodness We Got the Express Pass”

“Thank Goodness We Got the Express Pass”

Day 10 Zion National Park >>> Page, AZ Drive Time: 3 hours and 14 minutes Miles: 175 Woke up at 7am to be able to find parking within the park’s boundary rather than having to pay for parking in town and taking a shuttle into […]

Got Our Halos Wet

Got Our Halos Wet

Day 9 Zion National Park Drive Time: 28 minutes Miles: 17 Michael woke up having nightmares about getting the Prius down the dirt road out of our campsite successfully, but when morning came he did it!! Zion National Park may have been the prettiest place […]

Rocks, Snow, Sand and now Mud

Rocks, Snow, Sand and now Mud

Day 8 Campsite off Hwy 191, UT >>> Bryce Canyon National Park >>> Sheep Bridge Road, UT Drive Time: 3 hours 45 minutes Miles: 249 Woke up and decided it was a pop tart breakfast kinda day as we drove to Bryce Canyon. We arrived […]