2004 Travels

This was our first full year of living in our motorhome full-time.  We started the year in Florida City, FL and ended the year in Hesperia, CA,  We changed motorhomes to a 2004 Newmar Dutch Star diesel pusher and we camped in all the lower 48 states we had not camped in before.  We put 8,444 miles on the Dolphin and 8,437 miles on the Dutch Star, for a total of 16,881 miles.  We also put 18,994 miles on our Honda CRV.  We camped at 104 different camping spots. 

January 1 to 2: Finish of stay in Florida City, FL including snorkel trip in Biscayne National Park (#1 on map)

January 3 to 10: Fort Myers Beach, FL including Sanibel Island and the Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary (#2 on map)

January 11 to February 3: Clermont, Madison, De Funiak Springs, FL, Summerdale, AL, Bay St Louis, MS, Breaux Bridge, LA (#3 to #8 on map)

February 4 to March 5: Texas - Orange, Livingston, Sugarland (Houston), Rockport, Seguin, San Antonio, Kerrville, Sonora (Caverns), Van Horn (#9 to #17 on map)

March 6 to 31: Las Cruces, Albuquerque, Santa Fe, Lamy, NM, Flagstaff, Mesa, Apache Junction, Holbrook, AZ, Albuquerque, Tucumcari, NM (#18 to #27 on map)

April 1 to 30: Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Tennessee, Kentucky, West Virginia, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, South Dakota, Nebraska, Missouri, Kansas (#28 to #46 on map)

May 1 to 3: Clayton, Albuquerque, and Gallup, New Mexico (#47 to #49 on map)

May 4 to 10: Camp Verde, NV including Tonto Natural Bridge SP and local national monuments (#50 on map)

May 11 to 22: Apache Junction, Mesa and Brenda, AZ including changing motorhomes (#51 to #53 on map)

May 23 to 26: Las Vegas, NV and the Valley of Fire State Park (#54 on map)

May 27 to 31: Hurricane and Springville, UT including Zion National Park (#55 to #56 on map)

June 1 to 4: Declo and Hagerman, ID including Craters of the Moon National Monument (#57 to #58 on map)

June 5 to 12: Baker City, OR, Kennewick, Easton and Olympia, WA (#59 to #62 on map)

June 13 to 20: Poulsbo, WA including a day trip to Friday Harbor (#63 on map)

June 21 to July 4: Chimacum and Sequim, WA including surrounding areas (#64 to #66 on map)

July 5 to 16: Tumwater, Pasco, WA and Moscow, ID for Life on Wheels Conference (#67 to #69 on map)

July 17 to 21: Clarkston, WA including a full day jetboat trip into Hell's Canyon, and Ellensburg, WA  (#70 to #71 on map)

July 22 to 25: Poulsbo, WA for annual family gathering (#72 on map)

July 26 to August 7: Fall City, Bothell, and Rochester, WA including Bill's high school reunion (#73 to #75 on map)

August 8 to 23: Albany, OR, Redmond, OR for FMCA Rally, Baker City, OR for SOI/SCIC rally (#76 to #78 on map)

August 24 to 31: Pendleton, Burns, Klamath Falls and Diamond Lake, OR including Crater Lake National Park (#79 to #82 on map)

September 1 to 6: Eugene/Coburg and Sutherlin, OR (#83 to #85 on map)

September 7 to 19: Lincoln City, Florence and Brookings, OR on Oregon Coast including some of the California Coast (#86 to #88 on map)

September 20 to 22: Eureka, CA to see Redwoods (#89 on map)

September 23 to October 4: Kelseyville (Clear Lake) and Martinez, CA (#90 to #92 on map)

October 5 to 9: Carson City and Ely, Nevada including Great Basin National Park (#93 to #94 on map)

October 10 to 16: Delta, Green River and Moab, Utah including Goblin Valley State Park, Arches National Park and Canyonlands National Park (#95 to #97 on map)

October 17 to 19: The Four Corners area including Mesa Verde National Park (#98 on map)

October 20 to November 9: New Mexico including Farmington, Tijeras, Lamy, Albuquerque, Truth or Consequences, and Deming (#99 to #103 on map)

November 10 to 16: Benson, AZ including Tombstone, Bisbee and Tucson (#104 on map)

November 17 to December 7: Scottsdale, Congress and Bullhead City, AZ and Las Vegas, NV (#105 to #108 on map)

December 8 to 13: Death Valley National Park (#109 on map)

December 14 to 19: Pahrump, NV, Bullhead City, AZ and Twentynine Palms, CA for Joshua Tree National Park (#110 to #112 on map)

December 20 to 31: Hesperia, CA for the holidays (#113 on map)

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