White Sands National Monument and Santa Fe, NM

The next two days we explored an artistic city and a blinding national monument in New Mexico. Days 100 – 101 November 10 – November 11, 2014 Miles 11725 – 12142 On Monday, we entered New Mexico and┬ádrove straight to Santa Fe. We had been debating about whether to go to Santa Fe or Albuquerque,…

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Great Sand Dunes National Park, NM

As Jon and I headed south towards New Mexico from Denver, we found ourselves close to Great Sand Dunes National Park. Great Sand Dunes is a sand dune field created by erosion of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. The park encompasses both the dune field and the foothills of the mountains as a nature preserve.…

Ohio to Illinois

On our way out of Cleveland we stopped at a Panera so Jon could work for a few hours. Then we headed west towards Illinois, but before getting to our next set destination, Chicago, we had one night to spend on the road. We promptly exited the Ohio Toll Road and instead opted for a…