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    A weather front passed through California on...

    A weather front passed through California on Wednesday 10/06/2011 and it is reportedly the earliest California winter storm in 28 years. The California Department of Transportation has posted that...
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    DuckInTheLake, It sounds like you have plenty...

    DuckInTheLake,

    It sounds like you have plenty of on the road experience.

    One thing you did not mention is the quantity of stuff you plan to bring along. I have used minivans (Some of my best...
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    I was going to include more pictures but didn't...

    I was going to include more pictures but didn't realize until later that I could not edit the posts. I will add some more pictures, and information like mileage, etc. in a future post. This time I...
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    Mementos NPS brochures...

    Mementos

    NPS brochures
    http://i129.photobucket.com/albums/p232/aw11mr2_photos/NPSbrochuresIMG_9824.jpg

    Postcards
    http://i129.photobucket.com/albums/p232/aw11mr2_photos/postcards1.jpg
    ...
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    September 12, 2011 The next morning I...

    September 12, 2011

    The next morning I partially retraced my route on I-50 and rove about 20 miles on a gravel road to U-Dig Fossils. U-Dig Fossils has an outcrop of shale containing trilobites...
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    September 11, 2011 The next morning I drove to...

    September 11, 2011

    The next morning I drove to the Golden Spike National Historic Site. Train buffs are one of the most enthusiastic groups of people. They became very excited to learn that the...
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    September 10, 2011 I drove to Kemmerer, pass...

    September 10, 2011

    I drove to Kemmerer, pass the first (Mother) store that started the J.C. Penney empire, and followed a map to the Warfield Fossil dig. Southwest Wyoming is known for fish...
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    September 9, 2011 Early in the morning I drove...

    September 9, 2011

    Early in the morning I drove east to Medicine Wheel National Historic Landmark. Situated at 9,642 feet above sea level, Medicine Wheel is thought to be constructed between 1,200...
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    September 8, 2011 It took me awhile to find a...

    September 8, 2011

    It took me awhile to find a place to stay the night and the morning found me at
    Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site...
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    September 7, 2011 Early in the morning I...

    September 7, 2011

    Early in the morning I arrived at the Painted Canyon Visitor Center - Rest Area to wait for dawn. I wanted to see the view described by John Steinbeck in “From Travels With...
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    September 6, 2011 The next morning I drove the...

    September 6, 2011

    The next morning I drove the Badlands Loop Road and exited Badlands National Park via the Pinnacles entrance near the city of Wall. ...
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    September 5, 2011 I stayed overnight in...

    September 5, 2011

    I stayed overnight in Harrison, NE and the next day drove on the gravel road to Toadstool Geologic Park. This is typical badlands type formation with soft soil that is easy to...
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    September 4, 2011 Early in the morning I...

    September 4, 2011

    Early in the morning I arrived in Sidney, Nebraska to see the Pony Express Monument. The monument, dedicated to the route of the Pony Express in Nebraska, is located on the HQ...
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    September 3, 2011 Early in the morning I drove...

    September 3, 2011

    Early in the morning I drove up into the Rocky Mountains to the town of Cripple Creek. This town was founded after the discovery of gold in 1890. The adjacent town of Victor...
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    September 2, 2011 The next morning I crossed...

    September 2, 2011

    The next morning I crossed over Raton Pass into Colorado and the city of Trinidad. Raton Pass was on the northern mountain route of the Santa Fe Trail. Downtown Trinidad has a...
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    September 1, 2011

    I left Los Angeles on August 31 at 8:00 pm and proceeded on I-15 to Barstow and then on I-40 to Albuquerque, New Mexico.

    September 1

    First stop was Petroglyph National Monument, located on the...
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    Southern California to North Dakota and back

    I have completed half of my road trip and now enroute home. I wish I could post trip notes in real time but I find writing on the road very difficult. I am sitting in this nice little cabin at the...
  18. I stand corrected. When I traveled through in...

    I stand corrected.

    When I traveled through in 2007 and 2009, the Richfield station closed on me at 6:00 pm (I can't remember if it was a Flying J) and there was no open station at night from...
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    I have never had problems with finding open gasoline stations in Utah during the daytime. At night however, there is a "dead zone" on I-70 between Grand Junction, CO to around Cove Fort where I-70...
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    Click on your screen name and then click on "Find...

    Click on your screen name and then click on "Find All threads Started" and it will show the thread you posted.
  21. The entry into the rather small parking lot of...

    The entry into the rather small parking lot of Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park (do not confuse it with Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park to the north) is on the east side of the of road so there is no...
  22. zhappybird, You might be mislead by your map...

    zhappybird,

    You might be mislead by your map that Kings Canyon National Park is accessible from the Inyo Valley and Hwy 395. It is true that Mt. Whitney is within the Kings Canyon National Park...
  23. Thread: No Snow Roadtrip

    by Rook
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    I have driven through the Flagstaff and Williams,...

    I have driven through the Flagstaff and Williams, Arizona area on I-40 many times during the end of September and early October and experienced two rain drenching thunderstorms, a hail storm, and two...
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    The way the route is structured, you can always...

    The way the route is structured, you can always shrink the route and trim it down if you find your budget is not adequate. Although you mentioned that the schedule is fairly firm, I suggust you...
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    I read tha you have to apply well in advance to...

    I read tha you have to apply well in advance to get a permit to visit the wave in Coyote Buttes.
    http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/arolrsmain/paria/coyote_buttes.html
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