Joshua Tree National Park


After visiting the Gen. Patton Memorial Museum, we drove up the highway a few miles and into the Joshua Tree National Park. We first saw these interesting plants when we were heading across Nevada back in November; then we pulled off the side of the road to check them out – we had no idea […]

General Patton Memorial Museum, CA

On Thursday, we all drove into California to visit the General Patton Memorial Museum. It is about an hour and a half west of Quartzsite, and was a great stop – we learned a lot about Gen. Patton and WWII. The reason that the museum is located there is that before WWII, General Patton created […]

Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park, California…


On Tuesday, we drove into California and visited the Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park. At the border going into California, everyone must stop at a checkpoint station where they ask if you are bringing any fruits, veggies, plants, animals, or firewood into California. It felt weird to be stopped and asked about what we had […]