Moving another 170 miles east and a little north this time we stopped in Spokane, WA. We parked at Trailer Inns of Spokane.
Pocatello (pics) is home to Idaho State University. I’d like to tell you about other fabulous reasons to visit Pocatello but honestly our reason for being here has more to do with scheduling. We needed an intermediate stop between Idaho Falls and our planned stop for the Labor Day weekend in Ogden, Utah.
Our main objective in returning to Idaho Falls (pics) was to complete the repair of the levelers on our motorhome. The plan was for the parts to be built and shipped while we were visiting the Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks. We would then return to Idaho Falls to have the parts installed and then be on our way. Didn’t exactly work out that way.
After having spent a total of 8 days in Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks, we took a short break in Island Park, ID, When exiting YNP through the west entrance you immediately pass through the town of West Yellowstone, Montana. This visit to Montana doesn’t last long, however, since Highway 20 turns south and you enter Idaho and very shortly come to Island Park.
There’s not really much of a town but there is a nearby lake and plenty of fishing and hunting opportunities. We parked for 3 nights at the Sawtelle Mountain Resort where we once again had full hookups and WiFi service. This gave us some time to catch up on email, blog posts, organize photos, do some laundry and clean the motorhome inside and out. It was a pleasant and productive stopover.
Next up: Idaho Falls, ID
As we continue to explore the wide variety of the types of experiences that RV Parks can provide, Aspen Acres is an interesting one. We wanted a sort of staging point prior to beginning our visits to Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks. We chose Ashton, ID, (pics) and Aspen Acres Golf and RV Resort.