Last year we did an RV Roadtrip in the US AWest and we really liked the freedom of our RV.
So this year we have booked another trip to the usa with a Cruise America C30 RV.
We will start in Houston, and bring it back in Vegas.
I made a day-to-day schedule and i would like some tips :)
1 Flight Houston. Arrival 5pm
2 Houston to Lake Charles. Pickup Rv, go shopping, and drive to Lake Charles
3 Lake Charles to Plantation Alley, and in the evening arive at Koa New Orleans
4 New Orleans center Cruise and French Quarter)
5 From Plantation Alley to Natchez. Stop at the Rosedown Plantation in St Francisville
6 Visit Natchez in the morning, then to Caddo Lake
7 Caddo Lake full day
8 Caddo Lake to Carlsbad. Sleep in Hobbs aera? Long drive (on a Sunday) about 600 miles
9 Carlsbad Caves
10 From Carlsbad to White Sands (though Roswell). Watch sunset in White Sands, then sleep in Las Cruces
11 From Las Cruces to Tucson. Stop in Tombstone. Sleep in Saguaro National Park (also a long drive ± 6 hours)
12 From Saguaro National Park to Goldfield Ghosttown.(see the Pima Air Space museum)
13 Visit Goldfield Ghosttown, and drive to Sedona
14 Full day Sedona (rent a car)
15 From Sedona to Canyon de Chelly (route 66 stops in Flagstaff). Night in Spider rock campground
16 From Canyon de Chelly to Durango
17 From Durango to Monument Valley
18 From Monument Valley to Page.
19 Page full day. (antelope canyon, and lake powel)
20 Page to North Rim
21 North Rim to Bryce
22 Bryce full day
23 Bryce to Zion, (visit Cedar Breaks?)
24 Zion full day
25 Zion to Las Vegas
26 Las Vegas (last day in RV
27 Last day Vegas. Flight back in the evening
On day 1 we pickup a car to drive to the hotel.
And on day 2 we can use this car to do our first shopping for the RV trip.
Cruise America lets us pick up the RV after 1pm. So we have the morning to do some shopping.
Day 8 is a long driving day. I did not put extra stops here, and do this long drive in one day. That way we get an extra 'resting' day in Page.
The original plan was to go from Durango to Ouray , and spent one night there. (and then the next day to Monument Valley) But i've changed the route so that extra day in Ouray has been cancelled.
Is it still worth it to go to Durango? If we go from Canyon De Chelly to Monument Valley (without Durango) it would save a lot of extra miles. And we have a day extra to put somewhere else. (any tips??)
Last year we did see the places from day 18 to 27.
Anyone got any tips or advice for our plans?
We are going this summer half juli/ half august.