Downtown Kalispell

Road Trip Day 13

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June 21, 2019             Day   13           Miles          115           Begin   Paradise, MT          To Kalispell, MT Roads Traveled  MT 200 to MT28 to MT 93 with a side trip to Big Fork on MT 82 and 35…

Lodge at Quinns Montana

Road Trip Day 12

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June 20, 2019               Day   12    Side Trip Miles Travelled 39.4 to St. Regis and Back       Road Trip Pause Day and Another Sleep at Quinn’s Hot Springs, Paradise, MT No Tennis Today The view today is grey, rainy and 50ish chilly (for me). These kind of days make me…

Hot Springs at Quinns Paradise Montana

Road Trip Day 11

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June 19, 2019              Day  11           Miles          322            Begin Walla Walla, Washington            To Quinn’s Hot Springs, Paradise Montana Roads Traveled  WA 20 to WA26 to WA 272 to ID 6 to ID 3 to I-90 to…

Plumb Cellars tasting room, Walla Walla Washington


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June 18, 2019          Day    10         Miles       250              Begin Portland, OR             To Walla Walla, WA Roads Traveled  I-84 to I-82 to WA 730 to WA 12 Slept at Hilton’s Hampton Inn in Walla Walla, Washington No Tennis…

Street Art in Portland

Road Trip Day 9

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June 17, 2019           Day     9         Road Trip Pause Day  in Portland, OR Slept at McMenamins Crystal Palace Hotel Tennis  6-3 The view from the Hampton Inn’s 7th Floor windows was grey and cloudy skies. I guess this is a normal Portland morning—about 60°. Morning coffee and a coaching call…

oysters at Jakes Portland Oregon

Road Trip Day 8

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June 16, 2019.      Day    8          Miles        47             Begin   Salem, OR         To Portland, OR Roads Traveled.  I-5 Slept at Hilton’s Hampton Inn, Portland Pearl District Tennis Score 6-1 The view is another blue sky sunny day. After some coffee, we…

Salem Oregon World

Road Trip Day 7

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June 15, 2019           Day     7         Road Trip Pause Day in Salem, Oregon Slept at Doubletree by Hilton, Salem, OR The view today is more sunny blue skies. Who says Oregon is cloudy and rainy? It is a bit chilly though—about 56*—isn’t that nice! At 4:30 in the morning, the…

Bears and Salmon in Grants Pass Oregon

Road Trip Day 6

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June 14, 2019 Day    6         Miles       240              Begin  Ashland, OR            To Salem OR Roads Traveled I-5 (not a road less traveled) Slept at Doubletree by Hilton The view brought another bright pretty day. Temperatures are in the 80’s here. I think…

Warm Butter Cake with ice cream and strawberries at LARK, Ashland, OR

Road Trip Day 5

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June 13, 2019       Day      5 Miles           330           Begin    Sparks, NV         To. Ashland, OR Roads Traveled Route 395, CA 139, CA, OR 39, OR 66.  Slept at Stratford Inn in Ashland The view as the sun rose over the lake beside…

Road Trip Beatty Nevada

Road Trip Day 4

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June 12, 2019          Day 4             Miles     396                Begin Death Valley             To  Sparks, NV Roads Traveled CA 190, NV 394, NV 95, NV 50, NV Alt 50, I-80 Slept at Hampton Inn, Sparks, NV The view…