Journey to the East – index

Tour 2012 Day 20 - Heading down Washington Pass

Heading down Washington Pass

Current Status (06.14.14):  I’ve completed sorting and uploading photos through day 100, Bar Harbor, Maine. This completes the cross country tour. However I do still have photos from the days I spent in Bar Harbor and the return trip to post. Those however will have to wait until after this summers tour!

Before the Tour

Journey to the East
Packing List
Charging Systems

Journey to the East: Seattle to Bar Harbor

Tour 2012 day 1 - Riding past the Sculpture Garden

Riding past the Sculpture Garden, Seattle WA

Stage 1: Seattle to Olympia 2 days; April 30th  to May 1st; 88.5 miles;

day 1:  Seattle, WA to Twanoh State Park: log, photos
day 2:  Twanoh State Park to Olympia: log, photos

Tour 2012 day 2 - Olympia, the state capitol

The Capitol Building in Olympia, WA

Interstitial Break I: Olympia WA 3 days; May 2nd to May 5th;

Day 3-5: Olympia: log

Tour 2012 Day 11 - Cape Flattery

Cape Flattery, the most Northwesterly point in the US

Stage 2: Olympia to Anacortes
10 days; May 5th to May 15th;  429.2 miles (517.7 total);

day 6:  Olympia to Lake Sylvia State Park: logphotos
day 7:   Lake Sylvia State Park to Lake Quinault: logphotos
day 8:   Lake Quinault to Kalaloch Campground: logphotos
day 9:   Kalaloch Campground to Bear Creek Campground: logphotos
day 10:  Bear Creek Campground to Snow Creek Resort: logphotos
day 11:  Snow Creek Resort to Cape Flattery and back: logphotos
day 12:  Snow Creek Resort to Harrison Beach Campground: logphotos
day 13:  Harrison Beach Campground to Sequim Bay State Park: logphotos
day 14:  Sequim Bay State Park to Fort Warden State Park: logphotos
day 15:  Rest day in Port Townsend: logphotos
day 16:  Port Townsend to Anacortes: logphotos

Tour 2012 Day 25 - reflected clouds

Reflected Clouds in the Colville National Forest

Stage 3: Anacortes to Glacier National Park
19 days; May 15th  to June 3rd );  780.7 miles (1298.4 miles total);
Washington, Idaho, Montana

day 17: Anacortes to Rasar State Park: logphotos
day 18:  Rasar State Park to Goodell Creek Campground: logphotos
day 19: Goodell Creek Campground to Colonial Creek Campground: logphotos
day 20:  Colonial Creek Campground to Winthrop: logphotos
day 21:  Winthrop to Okanoganlogphotos
day 22:  Okanogan to Omak: logphotos
day 23:  Omak  to Wauconda: logphotos
day 24: Wauconda to Kettle Falls Campground: logphotos
day 25: Kettle Falls Campground to Lake Leo Campground: logphotos
day 26: Lake Leo Campground to Skookum Creek Campground: logphotos
day 27:  Skookum Creek Campground, WA to Sandpoint: logphotos
day 28:  Rest Day Sandpoint: logphotos
day 29: Sandpoint Idaho to Bull River Campground: logphotos
day 30:  Bull River Campground to Libby: logphotos
day 31:  Libby to Rocky Gorge Campground: logphotos
day 32:  Rocky Gorge Campground to Lake Dickey: logphotos
day 33: Lake Dickey to Columbia Falls: logphotos
day 34:  Columbia Falls to Glacier National Park: logphotos


Tour 2012 Day 36 - Crown Jewels and Lake McDonald

Glacier's Crown Jewels and Lake McDonald

Interstitial Break II: Glacier National Park

1 day; June 5th; Montana
day 35: Rest Day in Glacier: logphotos


Tour 2012 day 38 - textured plain, with train

Train on the textured plain

Stage 4: Glacier National Park to Minneapolis/St. Paul
46 days; June 3rd  to July 1st; 1626.8 miles (2925.2 miles total);
Montana, North Dakota, Minnesota

day 36: Glacier National Park to East Glacier: logphotos
day 37: East Glacier to Cut Bank: logphotos
day 38: Cut Bank to Chester: log, photos
day 39: Chester to Havre: logphotos
day 40: Havre to Harlem: logphotos
day 41: Harlem to Nelson Reservoir Recreation Area: logphotos
day 42: Nelson Reservoir Recreation Area to Glasgow: logphotos
day 37-42: photos (unsorted for these 5 days)
day 43: Glasgow to Wolf Point: logphotos
day 44: Wolf Point to Circle: logphotos
day 45: Circle to Makoshika State Park: logphotos
North Dakota
day 46: Makoshika State Park, MT to Sully State Park: logphotos
day 47: Sully State Park to Dickinson: logphotos
day 48: Dickinson to Glen Ullin Memorial Campground: logphotos
day 49: Glen Ullin Memorial Campground to Bismarck: logphotos
day 50: Rest Day in Bismarck: logphotos
day 51: Bismarck to Hazelton City Park: logphotos
day 52: Hazelton City Park to Gackle: logphotos
day 53: Gackle to Yellowstone: logphotos
day 54: Yellowstone to Fargo: logphotos
day 55: Fargo, ND to Hitterdal: logphotos
day 56: Hitterdal to Hungryman State Park: logphotos
day 57: Hungryman State Park to Itasca State Park: logphotos
day 58: Itasca State Park to Big Winnie Campground: logphotos
day 59: Big Winnie Campground to Mississippi River Campground: logphotos
day 60: Mississippi River Campground to Castaway’s Campground: logphotos
day 61: Castaway’s Campground to Springvale Campground: logphotos
day 62: Springvale Campground, MN to Float Rite Park: logphotos
day 63: Float Rite Park, WI to Minneapolis/St. Paul: logphotos


Tour 2012 day 66 - Sun sets in the smoky sky

Sun setting in the smoky sky in Minneapolis

Interstitial Break III: Minneapolis/St. Paul
3 days; July 1st to July 4th; Minnesota

day 64: Maple Grove, Minneapolis: log, (no photos this day)
day 65: Walker Art Center, Minneapolis: logphotos
day 66: 4th of July in the Mill District, Minneapolis: logphotos


Tour 2012 Day 99 - Atlantis in Bar Harbor: love that four master

Atlantis arrives in Bar Harbor

Stage 5: Minneapolis/St. Paul to Bar Harbor Maine
38 days; July 5th “” August 3rd ;2352.7 miles (5277.9 miles total);
Minnesota, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, New York, Ontario, Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine

day 67: Minneapolis/St. Paul to Afton State Park: logphotos
day 68: Afton State Park to Frontenac State Park: logphotos
day 69: Frontenac State Park to Prairie Island Campground: logphotos
day 70: Prairie Island Campground to Red Barn Resort: logphotos
day 71: Red Barn Resort to Elkadar City Park: logphotos
day 72: Elkadar to Cascade: logphotos
day 73: Cascade to Blanchard Island Recreation Area: logphotos
day 74: Blanchard Island Recreation Area to Timbers Campground: logphotos
day 75: Timbers Campground to Waterworks Park, Henry IL: logphotos
day 76: Waterworks Park, Henry IL to Odell City Park: logphotos
day 77: Odell City Park to Iroquois City Park: logphotos
day 78: Iroquois City Park, IL to Fletcher Lake Campground, IN: logphotos
day 79: Fletcher Lake Campground to Kil-So-Quah State Campground: logphotos
day 80: Kil-So-Quah State Campground to Fort Wayne: logphotos
day 81: Fort Wayne to Monroeville: logphotos
day 82: Monroeville, IN to Mary Jane Thurston State Park, OH: logphotos
day 83: Mary Jane Thurston State Park to Milan Mobile Park: logphotos
day 84: Milan Mobile Park to Perry City Park: logphotos
day 85: Perry City Park, OH to Presque Isle, PA: logphotos
New York
day 86: Presque Isle, PA to Evangola State Park, NY: logphotos
Ontario, Canada
day 87: Evangola State Park, NY to Niagara Falls, Ont: logphotos
day 88: Rest Day in Niagara Falls, Ont : logphotos
New York
day 89: Niagara Falls, Ont to Holley, NY: logphotos
day 90: Holley to Hughes Marina and Campground: logphotos
day 91: Hughes Marina and Campground to Selkirk Shores State Park: logphotos
day 92: Selkirk Shores State Park to Brown Barn Campground: logphotos
day 93: Brown Barn Campground to Lake Eaton State Park: logphotos
day 94: Lake Eaton State Park to Rogers Rock State Park: logphotos
day 95: Rogers Rock State Park, NY to Hendersons Hideaway, VT: logphotos
New Hampshire
day 96: Hendersons Hideaway, VT to Wildwood Campground, NH: logphotos
day 97: Wildwood Campground, NH to Lakeside Pines Campground, ME: logphotos
day 98: Lakeside Pines Campground to Thomas Beach Campground: logphotos
day 99: Thomas Beach Campground to Mooring’s Oceanside RV Park and Campground: logphotos
day 100: Mooring’s Oceanside RV Park and Campground to Bar Harbor: logphotos

Interstitial Break IV: Bar Harbor
3 days; August 9th — August 11th; Maine
day 101: day 102: day 103:

Stage 6: Bar Harbor to Olympia
1 day; August 12th Maine, Massachusetts, Washington day 104:


Initial Stages
Latter Days
About Photos
Kit Considerations
Charging Systems Revisited
Tour 2012 Photo Album on Flickr

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