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Day 1: Saskatoon to Cranbrook

Day 2: Cranbrook to Portland, Oregon

Day 3: Heading for the coast! Portland to Brookings, Oregon

Day 4: West Coast/Red Woods of California! Brookings, Oregon to Mendocino, California - checking into our private oceanview cottage with our own hot tub!

Day 5: Early morning wakeup to hit the tidal pools north of Mendocino! Afternoon picnic in Mendo and some vintage store browsing...followed by a romantic dinner for our last night in dreamy Mendo!

Day 6: Another early morning as we head for SAN FRAN-CIS-CO! Going to do the 49-mile Scenic Drive upon arrival with a stop at the Academy of Science to see the aquarium and 4-storey indoor "rainforest"!! Spending the evening at AT&T Park with the current MLB World Series Champs! Giants vs. Reds!

Day 7: Cable cars, wine, more cable cars, more wine...off to see the sights of San Fran! Spending another evening with the Giants; can't wait to try all the ballpark snacks!

Day 8: Fisherman's Wharf and a night tour of Alcatraz - creepy!!

Day 9: Checking out of San Fran bright and early for what will surely be an amazing drive! Heading east through Yosemite National Park, Mammoth Lakes and Death Valley...mountains and desert...guaranteed to be an epic drive towards the bright lights that have been calling our name - VIVA LAS VEGAS!!! Rolling into the city well after dark to see the spectacular light show of the city...and checking into our luxury suite in Paris!

Day 10: Today we are relaxing...sleeping in...putting our feet up...maybe even falling asleep poolside, with mojitos in hand...

Day 11: Time to slow things down and unwind...this day is all about Vegas. Shopping, The Strip, casinos and mojitos...

Day 12: Another day of relaxation before a wicked night of tearing up The Strip! Our friend Cal arrives from Saskatoon at noon for his birthday trip to Vegas...need I say more?

Day 13: Bye bye Vegas...can't wait to be back!! Heading north to Salt Lake City, Utah...and so begins the drive home.

Day 14: Salt Lake City to Great Falls, Montana. One day away from home...and Mavi!

Day 15: Great Falls to Saskatoon...home sweet home :)

  • What a drive!
  • Fisherman's Wharf & Alcatraz
Trip Start Jun 04, 2011
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Trip End Jun 18, 2011


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