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  1. Default Traveling from VA to OR in Oct.

    Hello all,

    I'm new to this site and need advice about a trip that I'm planning.

    I'll be traveling from VA to CA to OR over approximately 2 weeks in Oct. I plan on going via I-40 until I reach AR. Then see the following:

    -Painted desert and petrified forest NP
    -Grand Canyon NP
    -Glen Canyon NP
    -Zion NP
    -Bryce Canyon NP
    -Capital Reef NP
    -Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument
    -Lake Mead and Hoover Dam
    -Death Valley NP
    -Yellowstone NP
    -Various sites in San Francisco
    -Redwood NP

    I may also see a sight or two one the way back. I realize that I likely won't get to all of these places.

    What should I have at the top of my list as must see places and what should I add to the list in case there may be time.

    Also any advice or tips that anyone could offer me would be appreciated.

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    May 2003
    Green County, Wisconsin

    Default confused

    Welcome to the RTA Forum!

    Lets start with a few basics, because I'm a little confused.

    Do you have 2 weeks for your trip out to Oregon, and then are planning to go back at a later date? Or are you planning to do all of this as a round trip in two weeks?

    Also, is there a specific reason you are taking I-40 to Arkansas, or is that just a route that you though would work best?

    Two weeks should let you see a fair number of things on your trip, but if its a round trip for this journey, then we're talking about a whole new ballgame.

  3. Default

    Hey Michael,

    I will have two weeks to travel to Oregon and than after being in Oregon for a week I will have 1 week to travel back to VA and figured I could stop at 1 or 2 places on my way back home if I were in the mood.

    I'm taking I-40 to AR because that is the quickest way from where I'm located. If you know a better way let me know. Also in OK I was thinking about traveling some of historic Rt 66.

    Hope this clears up the confusion. If there is anymore let me know.

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