Category: Day Trips

Shaw Mountain Road

On the spur of the moment we decided to drive Shaw Mountain Road from Boise through the mountains to Highway 21, just past Luck Peek. The road itself was mostly in my imagination, but we made it.  

Spring Idaho Landscapes…and a Magpie

Yesterday I took a random drive west to Sand Hollow, Idaho and stopped along the way there and back. I was able to acquire some nice photos as it was a gorgeous day.       Dart  

Pandemic Drive to Emmett, Idaho

Idaho is still on lock down, but we managed to escape for a few hours to drive through Emmett, Idaho  capturing on digital film whatever we could. We did not come within 100 yards of any other human being.  

Elmore County Drive

One of my favorite half day trips is to take I-84 east and exit onto Blacks Creek Rd, following it into Elmore County. Eventually it starts following the South Fork of the Boise River. The views are spectacular regardless of the season. Eventually you will arrive at the lovely town of Prairie and the Y-Stop […]

To Silver City – Almost

Out today for a drive along the Owyhee Front we discovered the road to Silver City, Idaho. Silver City is not open now, but we were excited by the views and the smooth pavement at the beginning. Also, the sign that warned travelers if they passed it and had to be rescued that the cost […]

Five County Sunday Drive

Today Suze and I attended service at Eagle Christian Church where Dr. Crane was teaching from the book of Acts. Then we went for coffee at Bobbie Jeans, a coffee house inside an old house in the city of Star. By the way, they serve grits! Real Southern grits!!!!  Anyway, then we continued west through […]