After our long hike yesterday, the Gifford House was out of cinnamon rolls. Those of you that know me well, know how much I love some sweets, so we headed back over there this morning to get some for breakfast. It was only 265 feet from the campground, so we were able to make it without any problem :)
My boys like trains and this one was a steam engine that used wood as it's fuel source. They had to stop every 30 miles, yes 30, to refill fuel and water.
From there, we headed to City of Rocks and were planning to stay at Castle Rocks State park because they had electricity and we were worried about the slide outs working properly. On our way, we had incorrect directions from google maps, then lost signal (because so many places out here do not have coverage), then couldn't find signs. It was quite the adventure. I ended up stopping by a "lodge" which ended up being a rented house. I walked right in as the family stared at me because I assumed "lodge" meant people worked there and could give us directions. We did finally get the right directions and were able to find the campsite after seeing the following: