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Day 12 and we are staying at the most amazing hotel and it has a big outside pool that is so so so so so much fun to jump into.

Day 12 and we are staying at the most amazing hotel and it has a big outside pool that is so so so so so much fun to jump into.

Today we got up at 7:00 and had the most amazing breakfast at the hotel. They had made to order omelets , pastries, fruit, and so much more. Then we went to Seguaro National Park. It was so cool 😎. The cactuses were so tall. I think we were the only people who hiked today because it is 106 outside. We also became Jr Rangers. We got a lot of free stuff like certificates, stickers ,and 15% off anything in…

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Day 11 and we are already a fourth done with our trip.😋

Day 11 and we are already a fourth done with our trip.😋

Today I got up at 6:00 and Zoe and I played phase 10. Then we packed up all of are stuff, this was one of my favorite hotels. After that we got in the car 🚗 and drove to Coronado national memorial. In the car I read the best book, it is called Dear Opl. Once we got there we went to the visitor center. Then we drove to the mountain we climbed today. Yes we did climb another mountain…

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Day 10 and today we hiked 9 and a half miles.😜

Day 10 and today we hiked 9 and a half miles.😜

Today we got up at 5:00 in the morning since we camped last night 🌙 we woke up in tents. My mum was my tent buddy. She got up at 4:00 thinking it was 5:00 because her phone ☎ was an hour off. Once we were all up we packed up we got in the car to drive to the trailhead. We left our tents up since they were wet since we camped in a thunderstorm last night 🌙. The…

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Day 8 and we played in white sand it was a lot of fun😋

Day 8 and we played in white sand it was a lot of fun😋

Today I got up about 7:00 we had a lazy morning after getting some breakfast from the hotel. We drove  to pistachio land We went on the tour of the farm. We got to see their wine 🍷 farm and their nut farm 🚜. Well we were there I was a nut I was very disappointed 😞when we drove by the pistachio that was not real and it was made of paint and cement. Then we drove to white sand…

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Day 8 and we went inside a cave witch was very fun and cool 😎

Day 8 and we went inside a cave witch was very fun and cool 😎

Today we got up at 6:15 we got some breakfast from the hotel. I had biscuits and gravy.😋 Then we drove 45 to carlsbad caves. When we got there we got our tickets for our 8:30 cave tour. We started talking about safety and getting our gear like helmet and gloves. Then left for the 45 minute drive to the bottom of the huge hill we would have to walk 🚶before getting to go in the cave. At the start…

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Day 7 and we climbed our first mountain of the trip.  B-) 

Day 7 and we climbed our first mountain of the trip.  B-) 

Today we got up at 5:45 and grabbed some breakfast for the car. Then we drove to Guadalupe natanal park. When we got there we went to the visitor center. We went to the bathroom 🚻💩 and then were off TO THE TOP OF A MOUNTAIN. It was easy when we started which felt 👍good. Then after  getting to the first false summet we were all tired and worn out. But I think all of us knew that we could…

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Day 6 and we did a lot of driving and we also saw a lot ruins.

Day 6 and we did a lot of driving and we also saw a lot ruins.

Today the rest of my  family got up at 6:00 but I slept in until 6:30. After we were all up and ready. We drove off to three mission nation monument. When first got there we watched the 14 minute film  because the ruins were not open yet. Then we drove to the first stop ✋. It was an old church. We got to go inside and explore. At the second spot out there was another church and it had…

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It is day 5 and we saw petroglyphs and more art

It is day 5 and we saw petroglyphs and more art

Today we got up at at about 7:00 and packed up the room and we went to a amazing Mexican restaurant. My mom and I shared a breakfast burrito and fried banana 🍌. Then we went to the Georgia O’Keefe museum. I walked around with my mum because we go the same pace in art museums faster. We also got to sketch the art. It was amazing.😝 Then we drove to Petroglyph National Monument. There we started by doing the…

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Day 4 and we climbed up a lot of really tall ladders.

Day 4 and we climbed up a lot of really tall ladders.

Today we got up at 7:00 and got ready for today. Then we grabbed some breakfast and were off to bandaler National monument. We got right on the shuttle and about 20 minutes later we got to our stop the Frey trail. Of course we were the only ones who got off. I think it was beacause we are the Knotts. Anyway the hike was amazing. There were a lot of not necessary switchbacks. The hike made us start at…

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Day 3 we had are first hike today and I wish it was still day one so we would still have 46 days.

Day 3 we had are first hike today and I wish it was still day one so we would still have 46 days.

Today we got up at 6:00. We got up got some breakfast from the hotel and we were off again. We drove about a hour before we got to Caitlin volcanoe. At Caitlin volcanoe. We got are jr rangers packets and we went back to the car and drive up the side of a volcano(witch was shut a first timer for me😱).😨 Once we got to the top we did a short hike around the ridge. Then down in the…

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