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  1. Sticky: Poll: That would be a heck of a queue !!

    Queen Elizabeth visited Yosemite in March 1983.

    https://www.roadtripamerica.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/The-Queen-visits-Yosemite.jpg

    The late Queen Elizabeth who is currently laying in state...
  2. Sticky: Poll: First signs of winter approaching the high ground.

    From Monday we have 3 days of rain and snow showers forecasted and nightime temperatures dropping below 25F. With snow level above 9000 feet it shouldn't cause any disruption, other than early...
  3. Hello and welcome to the RTA forums! To get a...

    Hello and welcome to the RTA forums!

    To get a detailed response to your question it would be best to share your start and end points in each state. I-90/94 looks the most direct route although...
  4. Sticky: Poll: Competition time ! The 34th Tioga pass prognosticator. Winter closing.

    Welcome to the 34th Tioga pass prognosticator and your chance to win a free tank of petrol for your road trip ride !!

    (It's free to enter and all you have to do is correctly predict the date the...
  5. Sticky: Good news

    Pleased to hear you have your knife back safe and sound !

    Cutting edge service. (pun intended)

    Dave.
  6. One beautiful drive !

    Out of curiosity, is there a reason for heading to Midway UT such as relatives ? One of the best drives in the USA takes you from Zion NP to Arches NP via Bryce canyon and Capitol reef NP's. This...
  7. Here's a reminder of your original thread that...

    Here's a reminder of your original thread that may help jog your memory. Much will depend on how much time you want to spend in any one place, Yellowstone for example needs at least 3 days to do...
  8. Yep, get that. Its nice to have a bit of time as...

    Yep, get that. Its nice to have a bit of time as a couple.



    I know Donna has given you a good link but here is the official National park site. Click on a State you get the list of parks,...
  9. Out and back could be best?

    Hi Matt, welcome to the RTA forums !

    Giving yourself plenty of time to plan your dream trip is a good start and I always find it an exciting part of the trip as whole. I first came to the RTA site...
  10. Any more details?

    Hello and welcome to the RTA forums !

    There are many road trip planning pages throughout the RTA site, from searching the forums to Road trip routes and attraction links that can be found at the...
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    Sticky: The car didn't do so well !

    He was extracted in a concious condition by medical experts and taken on a stretcher to the medical room and then flown to hospital to get fully checked where he was declared 'fit and healthy' !! It...
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    Sticky: It could of been worse !!

    The 'Halo' was only introduced in 2018 and wasn't much liked by many drivers. The photo below shows how it seperated the drivers head from the tarmac !!
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    Sticky: Wow !! (Everyone safe)

    What an exciting Silverstone GP this weekend. Some great racing towards the end and nice to see the Mercedes starting to get to grips with the new regulations and Lewis Hamilton getting 'Racey' near...
  14. The south sees bad weather too!

    Hello and welcome to the RTA forums !

    If you have anything specific you would like to know about then please ask. One thing I would point out, is that by taking I-10 west to avoid bad weather is...
  15. We are pleased to know that you made it home...

    We are pleased to know that you made it home safely without too much drama. Thanks for the update.
  16. The Rangers love to share their 'hidden gems'.

    Hello and welcome to the RTA forums !

    With the time you have available you should have plenty of time to explore the 2 parks and there is so much info available when you get there. To find hidden...
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    Looks great !

    You have a wonderful adventure to look forward to !!

    Here are my thoughts on a couple of things that are worth considering.



    You could depart in the afternoon of 3 and stop over around...
  18. One step at a time.

    I'm sorry but I don't see a way to avoid what you are dreading as it seems to be one or the other. I think your best bet is to concentrate on the fact that you got to Red Bluff OK so you can do this....
  19. Sticky: Poll: It worked!

    The official Tioga pass 'Historical opening and closing' has been updated so now it's official, the pass opened on May 27th @9am with the snowpack at 41 percent of average on April 1st. (Could of...
  20. Sticky: Poll: Update.

    The Yosemite Facebook team have replied to my question on their page (Perhaps I have prompted them to update Status page?) and they confirmed that the Tioga pass did open on May 27th as scheduled. ...
  21. Sticky: Poll: It is open.

    The Tioga pass is confirmed as open on the Yosemite's road status listing so all we have to do is wait for the confirmation of the actual date it opened.

    If it is May 27th as I expect, it looks...
  22. Sticky: Poll: Would love to be there right now !

    It looks pretty spectacular in Yosemite right now with temperatures in the valley forecast at 77F and up on the high ground at over 8000 ft it could reach 67F tomorrow !

    From the Sentinel cam...
  23. Sticky: Poll: Open ? Maybe maybe not !

    On Yosemite's 'Tioga road plowing update' page it states that the road opened as planned on Friday 27th May at 9am and on the 'Alerts in effect' section it now only mentions Glacier point road being...
  24. Willing to gamble?

    I'm not sure I would be willing to gamble with last minute deals at a busy time of year, quite often (from my experience) is that all that's left are a few 'dumps' or really expensive top end...
  25. Sticky: Poll: Yikes!

    That's like Death valley prices !

    I cant find any updates on the status of Tioga pass. It still states that it will open on the 27th at 9am (yesterday) but on Yosemites road status page it remains...
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