Capitol Reef National Park September 13th 2007 Arrived at Capitol Reef yesterday afternoon and camped at Fruita Campground. Fruita was a Mormon pioneer settlement from the 1800's which lasted until 1941. There is a school house, a blacksmith shop, the Gifford Farmhouse and barn, and the apple orchids by which they earned their living. A herd of mule deer ran through the meadows of the campground this morning.
We started out our day here, ... read more
North America » United States » Utah » Capitol Reef Britain's American colonies broke with the mother country in 1776 and were recognized as the new nation of the United States of America following the Treaty of Paris in 1783. During the 19th and 20th centuries, 37 new states were added to the origina... ... read more
Dave and Carolyn started traveling after they retired. In 2006 they went to Nova Scotia and New Brunswick. In 2007 they traveled across the US and saw more than 20 National and State Parks and 38 states. This year they traveled through Canada to Alaska. This trip was absolutely amazing - Alaska is a must see!
In the winter, we head south to Florida, usually for three months. ... full info