This past weekend my beautiful bride and I found ourslves with an empty house for the first time since the middle of May. WooHoo! Hotel Clifton was temporarily empty. Don't get me wrong, we love to play host and hostess, but peace and quiet can be fun too!
Rather than stay at home and tackle the the honey-do list I really should be working on, we decided to load up the RV and run away from home. Not wanting to run into the throngs of blue-haired terrorists tourists choking on the wildfire smoke at Denali we opted instead for a trip to Delta Junction. It's an easy 95 mile trip south of Fairbanks on the Richardson Highway and is a great destination for those interested in Alaskan history.
We camped at the Delta State Recreation Site, which is a small 25-site campground near downtown Delta Junction and less than a mile from the historic Sullivan Roadhouse. It's a nice quiet park but not all that big rig friendly. You can easily fit up to a 45' coach in some of the sites, but extending dual-side slides can be tricky. We arrived too late to get a double site but managed to wiggle our way into a single site and made ourselves right at home.
I snapped this picture near the confluence of the Tanana and Delta Rivers. The sun was just starting to set and we sat on the bank and just watched the river roll on by...