Hi friends– wanted to add a few more pictures (or maybe a lot more pictures!) of our family camp trip– to Sequoia and also Kings Canyon National Parks. So much beauty (and so much fun)– Just tucking it all in here to look back on.
Micah led us on a gorgeous hike around Zumwalt Meadow– along the river, skirting the meadow, up and over granite hills.
Then we headed over to the Road’s End–where the pool’s deep enough for a swim– and a crazy jump off of a huge boulder into the water–John you’re courageous!!
One morning, we trekked down from our campsite to the General Grant Tree– past stands of redwoods and along a meadow’s edge to see the giant Sequoia!
And there were campground meals, noisy card games, naps, late night hot chocolate, walks for ice cream, a campfire Ranger Talk and just hanging around our little cluster of cabins at Grants Grove.
If you’re still reading– thanks!! Just remembering all the sweet times with our kids and the beauty all around us (Thanks John for your amazing photo of the Milky Way above the trees). So thankful.
31 thoughts on “Kings Canyon– family vacay, part 2”
Oh so beautiful…love all the pictures!
Hey Debi!! Have you been there?? It’s like another world. How are the girls doing back at school??? So fun to be back at it! hugs!
I love this area so much and I actually am partial to King’s Canyon over Sequoia so I’m glad you did both!!! The meadow and that lazy river right near by are one of my favorites spots on the planet!!
You’re right Jenny!! It was such a gorgeous day hiking along the river. Have you camped there?? Hope you’re managing to eat theses days!! (I did just see you at Yardhouse!) hugs friend!
What a phenomenal trip with your beautiful family! The landscape is just breathtaking. Looks like so much fun! Hugs my friend! 😊💗
Hey Lisa!! thanks– it is such a gorgeous place– and so nostalgic –my family went there every summer growing up. Hope you’re enjoying the summer’s end there! hugs hugs!
WOW. all i can say is WOW. What a tremendous trip!!! These photos… this beauty!! The amazing family time! It is all perfection. Thanks for sharing, Rhonda!
Hey Mackenzie– It was a beautiful time– already planning how we can get back next summer with our kids! xo
The pictures got me. So beautiful I wanted to just teleport to Kings Canyon!
Ha ha ha! Would love to be able to do that too! Fun to see you travels to Lamu Sharon!! Loved the moonlight photo!
Wow Rhonda. You sure chose a magnificent place to stay. Your photographs are awesome. I love Sequoia. I used to have one next to my old home. x
Hey Brigid!! Wow– fun to hear a Sequoia made it’s way to Ireland!! I do always love hearing from you– always so kind! xox
Thank you Rhonda. This Sequoia was next door to my cottage in Scotland but I am sure there are a few here in Ireland too. xx
So cool Brigid!
Just looks unreal. What were the temps like while you were there?
Hey Lacey– It was warmish in the day– but we happily put on sweatshirts when the sun went down!! We’ve had the hottest summer here. I’m hoping we can go back next year! xo from here!
What troopers camping in the heat. We’ve had such a weird Aug. July was triple digits and Aug has been rainy. Pretty unusual for here.
Just stopped to read through your recent posts Lacey!! Truly wonderful article about walking with your son through autism. He is blessed to have you as a mom. And loved the birthday girl in her pink glasses!! xox
Thank you! I’m so proud of him and she CRACKS me up.
More fun pictures! Oh that Milky Way!! Wow!!
Isn’t that a cool photo?? I was out under the same stars and the photo I took with my phone was pretty much a black nothing! John (who took the photo) has a new camera and knows how to use it! Hugs hugs Mollie!
You are such a talented family!!
I love that y’all doubled the attendance at the Ranger’s talk! Looks like such a great memory-in-the-making!
ha ha!! It was a smallish group– but his talk/slides about bears were great! I’m hoping we get back up there again next summer! P.S. won’t be at Lit Group (although I did read the Alice book)– up in SF waiting for a baby boy to appear! hugs friend!
Wow, just wow! Your photos are amazing!! -Kat
thanks Kat! It’s just because it’s such an amazingly pretty place. I noticed that I usually take horizontal photos– but most of these were up & down to fir in all the tall trees and mountains! Did you all vacation this summer?? Would love to hear about it… xox
Waw, It is so beautiful round there in the full nature! Amazing photos too! It looks like you all had tons of fun!
thanks Sophie!! I know you love to travel too– just read through your Ireland post!! So beautiful and the food!!! Looks like you made the most of every day. So fun! xox
What a beautiful place to camp, such scenery!
It was so pretty– hoping to go back next summer! (have to reserve the cabins way ahead– so we’ll see…) Hope your summer is winding down well Marcia. xo
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