2005 RV Travels

We started 2005 in Hesperia, CA and ended in Fort Myers, FL.  The motorhome traveled 9,424 miles and we stayed at 82 different camping spots.  We put 17,811 miles on the Honda CRV in 2005.  We added the Canadian provinces British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Ontario to places we have camped.

January 1 to 7: Hesperia, CA and then Ramona, CA with a visit to the San Diego Wild Animal Park (#1 to #3 on map)

January 8 to 18: Redlands and Indio, CA including FMCA Western Area Rally (#4 to #5 on map)

January 19 to 28: Quartzsite, AZ (#6 on map)

January 29 to February 8: Gila Bend, AZ - Elk-A-Rang, RV2WaySat rally, Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument (#7 on map)

February 9 to 20: Yuma, AZ (#8 on map)

February 22 to March 10: San Diego area, including the Zoo, Wild Animal Park, Birch Aquarium and Anza-Borrego State Park (#9 and #10 on map)

March 11 to 19: Indio, CA including Joshua Tree National Park (#11 on map)

March 20 to 24: Spring Escapade in Imperial, CA (#12 on map)

March 25 to April 10: North from Imperial CA to Portland, OR (#13-#19 on map)

April 11 to May 10: Tumwater, Poulsbo, Fall City, Bothell, and Rochester, WA (#20 to #24 on map)

May 11 to May 25: Black Diamond, Seattle, Mount Rainier (#25-#26 on map)

May 26 to June 22: Monroe, Moses Lake, Fall City and Rochester, WA - Diane gets a CPAP (#27 to #30 on map)

June 23 to June 29: Seaview and Long Beach, WA (#31 on map)

June 30 to July 6: Copalis Beach, WA and Ocean Shores (#32 on map)

July 7 to 10: Forks, WA including ocean beaches, Cape Flattery and the Hoh Rainforest (#33 on map)

July 11 to 19: Chimacum, Port Townsend, Sequim, day trip to Seattle/Bellevue (#34 on map)

July 20 to 26: Poulsbo, WA and 2005 Family Gathering (#35 on map)

Washington July 27 to August 14: Getting ready for Canada, visiting Fall City, Rochester and LaConner (#36 to #38 on map)

British Columbia Aug 15-17: Hope, Kamloops, Canyon Hot Springs each for a night (#39 to #41 on map)

Lake Louise, AB Aug 18-21: Yoho and Banff National Parks (#42 on map)

Drive across Central Canada Aug 22-30: Calgary, Regina, Brandon, Riding Mountain National Park, Winnipeg (#43 to #48 on map)

Thunder Bay, ON Aug 31-Sept 6: Thunder Bay, Kakabeka Falls, Fort William Historical Park (#49 on map)

Schreiber, ON and Pukaskwa National Park Sept 7-9: Pukaskwa was a real find (#50 to #51 on map)

Eastern Lake Superior Sept 10-12: Wawa and Sault Ste Marie, ON (#52 to #53 on map)

St. Ignace, MI Sept 13-14: Back in the U.S., St. Ignace, Mackinac Island (#54 on map)

Michigan Lower Peninsula Sept 15-28: Lake Leelanau, Mears and Charlotte (#55 to #57 on map)

Indiana and Kentucky Sept 29-Oct 19: Elkhart, IN, Newmar service, friends, Kentucky Horse Park (#58 to #63 on map)

Tennessee Oct 20-25: Cumberland Gap and Great Smokey Mountains National Park (#64 on map)

Alabama Oct 26 to 28: Sequoyah Caverns (#65 and #66 on map)

Florida Panhandle Oct 29-Nov 8: Fort Walton Beach, Carabelle and Lake City for new AGM batteries.  (#67 to #69 on map)

Dunedin to Jacksonville Nov 8 to 25: A visit to Tampa Bay, two rallies and some time in Jacksonville (#70 to #74 on map)

Hanna Park in Jacksonville Nov 26 to Dec 5: Fort Caroline, visiting, getting a new internet dish (#75 on map)

Ormond Beach Dec 5 to 12: Daytona Beach, St. Augustine, Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge (#76 on map)

Vero Beach and Kennedy Space Center Dec 12 to 20: Two days at the Space Center is not enough (#77 on map)

Fort Myers Dec 20 to Dec 31 (leaving Jan 3): Visit friends and enjoying Fort Myers (#78 on map)

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