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Hitting the Trifecta in Moab, Utah

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{Dates of Visit Jun 9 - 14, 2014}

I think I need to come to terms with the fact that the ol' blog is turning into a picture book. I can't seem to help it. Seriously...this post is going to have a butt-load of pictures and I've already edited it down from the 150 I wanted to post. What can I say...Moab is a photogenic place. If you go there (and I hope you do) you'll see exactly what I mean.

The only thing that could draw us away from Mancos, Colorado with it's baby horses and majestic views (right from our RV) was our desire to see Arches National Park. Everyone's heard of that place and everyone has seen pictures of Delicate Arch...it's magical. But what we hadn't realized was that there are two other parks nearby that should not be missed...I'm not even joking.

We parked the Mutiny at Portal RV Park & Resort because of it's central location (we not only wanted to see the area parks but we also wanted to go into the town of Moab)...and it …

Cruising the San Juan Skyway and Million Dollar Highway

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This past spring (May 2014) we spent about 5 weeks in Mancos, Colorado, a small town that captured both of our hearts. Four of those weeks we workcamped, saving at least $650 in "rent", so we decided to treat ourselves to a vacation by leaving the Mutiny behind and having friends at the campground babysit the cats, Avi and Miso. We wanted to check out the San Juan Skyway Scenic Byway which incorporates part of the famous Million Dollar Highway and decided to overnight in a nice hotel in Telluride. Livin' the high life...

The Skyway passes though some of the most beautiful parts of Colorado (and the country) along it's 236 mile route including Telluride, Ouray, Silverton, Durango, two National Forests (the Uncompahgre and Rio Grand),  past waterfalls, ghost towns, rivers, sweeping mountain tops, fields of wildflowers and even Mesa Verde National Park. It's unbelievably beautiful and very much worth the drive.

We picked Telluride as our overnight destination. Even…