ā›· Road Trip šŸ‚

Last March, my friend Parms* and I went on a 900 mile road trip to ski and snowboard. I was living in Chicago at the time and was itching to be in the mountains. She was having a not-so-stellar winter in New England and wanted that pow.

We met each other in Salt Lake City, rented a car and skied and snowboarded at 3 mountains in 3 states: Snowbird (UT), Sun Valley (ID) and Jackson Hole (WY). We stayed 3 days in Utah, 5 days in Idaho, and 5 days in Jackson Hole. We both work remotely so we were able to work in between beingĀ on the mountain, in the car, exploring the towns, and just hanging out.

*Her real name is Cheryl, but my friends and I call her Parms.

Jackson Hole

And the road trip continues. (Previously)

We decided to spend a few days in Jackson, WY. What a beautiful place to be in the fall.

I can’t wait to come back here thisĀ winter. šŸ‚

The open road

My dad and I redid a 1987 VW Vanagon last year. We (well, mostly he) did quite a bitĀ on it and continues to be a work in progress. He was itching to go onĀ another road trip and I had to be in Utah for work. I think you can guess what happened next.

He started driving from CT to my place in Chicago. He stayed the night and we got up on Sunday, said goodbye to Emi and hit the open road.

We knew we wanted to see Jackson Hole and Yellowstone and he had a flight out of SLC on Saturday, but other than that we didn’t have much of a plan. This is my favorite way to travel and well, to live. To have just enough of an idea of where you are going and things you want to accomplish while leaving plenty of room for “things”Ā to happen.

Day 1: Chicago toĀ South Dakota

The flatlands. Illinois > Wisconsin > Minnesota > South Dakota

Day 2:Ā South Dakota to Cody, WY

Hello mountains! South Dakota > Wyoming