Sixty-nine miles. Now that's my kind of driving day. We found a well cared for state park not too far from John Day, OR. There's a few things we want to check out in John Day.
We were hesitant to move on a Friday without reservations. But sometime you just gotta... "Spread your arms and hold your breath and always trust your cape" - Guy Clark.
We're definitely no longer in the mountains with its tall pine & fir trees. We found a state park on the Snake River that will do for a short visit.