Covered Bridges Located in the Cottage Grove Area Near Eugene, Oregon

Covered Bridge - Main PIcIn September of 2020 we were in Eugene, Oregon and were amazed at the beautiful area. There were big enough cities around, but you could also get out and explore some of the countryside if you wish. We found a book in our Airbnb and saw an article about several covered bridges in the area. For those that have been following me, you may have noticed I love bridges. Check out my post on Mackinaw Bridge, Manhattan Bridge, Brooklyn Bridge, Perrine Bridge, etc. Bridges are awesome, lol. Continue reading “Covered Bridges Located in the Cottage Grove Area Near Eugene, Oregon”

Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad – All Aboard!

Durango - Silverton 1There is nothing like a train trip, except a scenic fall train trip in October for your birthday. Gene and I went to Durango in October of 2009 and took a train trip on the Durango – Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad. It was phenomenal and breathtaking. I couldn’t believe the amazing views around every turn. The best part was that the tickets were a gift from a customer at my former company.  That just made it even sweeter.

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Deadwood, South Dakota – A Historic Trip to the 1800’s

Deadwood SignHands down, the cutest little town I saw while in South Dakota was Deadwood City. It is a quaint little town in the Black Hills not very far from Mount Rushmore, Crazy Horse Memorial, and Sturgis. What is amazing about the city is that the whole city is a National Historic Landmark!  Pretty cool. Once we realized how close it is to Rapid City, we definitely added it to our to-do list.  I have to say, I am very glad we did. Continue reading “Deadwood, South Dakota – A Historic Trip to the 1800’s”