Last year's Father's Day Camping Trip was quite the debacle. Regardless, we had a lot of fun and I'm committed to making it a tradition. This year, we're going camping at the Great Sand Dunes in Southern Colorado. The last time I went camping at the Sand Dunes was before Abbie was born, so I'm very much looking forward to it. It's really an amazing place that's somewhat indescribable with words. It's one of those places you have to see to believe.
The funny part of this year's trip is it's already looking like we might have some good adventures. My dad was supposed to fly into Denver today at 3:00. It's a 4-hour drive to the dunes, which puts us arriving around 7:30. That's probably enough time to pitch a tent and have a beer or two. Instead, his flight is delayed. Arriving in the dark w/o a campsite seems like a bad idea, so I made a reservation at the KOA Campground in Alamosa. I'm somewhat disappointed we won't be camping at the dunes tonight, but we'll get to see the dunes first thing in the morning.
To all the dads out there - I hope you have a great Father's Day weekend!
Update @ 5:45 PM: My dad just called and said United cancelled his flight. Apparently, they'll put him on the same flight tomorrow. That means we won't get to the dunes until 7:30 tomorrow night.