Coeur d'Alene Road Trip

Created August 23, 2011

In August, 2011, we drove to Coeur d'Alene to visit our friends and see a show at the Coeur d'Alene Summer Theatre.

Rob let us use his charging station and Diane was kind enough to give up her spot in the garage so we could alternate charging. In fact, we were able to make good use of the 120V outlet and the 240V/40A charging station to charge both vehicles simultaneously. Shortly after we plugged in, Cathy joined Rob for a dual-Roadster garage photo.
2-Roadster garage

Rob took us up the fun, twisty road to the summit of Mt. Spokane. With only two seats in the Roadster, we had to drive both of them up there. We didn't mind.
Roadsters at Mt. Spokane Summit

The view is amazing!
Pointing out the sights

One of the many lakes visible from the summit.
Lake view

We rallied the local Roadster owners: two from Coeur d'Alene, two from Spokane, and ours from Seattle. The local owners hadn't met in person before, so it was a great chance to share stories while using a drive around Lake Coeur d'Alene as our excuse to gather.
5 Roadsters in Coeur d'Alene

We stopped in the tiny lakeside town of Harrison, ID, and created quite a stir. Most people hadn't seen a single Roadster before, much less five parked in a row.
Roadsters in Harrison, ID

Group portrait, left to right: Brian & Syndi, Pat & Tim, Diane & Rob, Cathy & Tom, and Deb & Warren.
Group photo

Twisty highway with very little traffic...
Rounding the curve

... add in lovely lake views and you have one of the best drives we've ever done.
Driving Lakeside

Freeway back to Coeur d'Alene.
Headed back to Coeur d'Alene

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