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    But donít UHaul rentals charge mileage? I know...

    But donít UHaul rentals charge mileage? I know they can be relatively inexpensive but the mileage adds up big time. Our son was in the DC Metro area in business/family time and found the cheapest...
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    Yes, Budget/Avis was the one with a $200+ fee...

    Yes, Budget/Avis was the one with a $200+ fee tacked on at the very end. When I chose not to go with them I also wanted to delete my credit card and drivers license numbers from the profile I had to...
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    So true. We are flying from DC to Denver early...

    So true. We are flying from DC to Denver early September and I just booked a rental car. It cost 50% MORE than two round trip tickets, and that was with AAA discount. Do check for discounts but be...
  4. I highly suggest you order a Florida SunPass...

    I highly suggest you order a Florida SunPass online, https://www.sunpass.com for the tolls in Florida. Many of the toll roads do not accept Ezpass that is used up the east coast. Itís only about...
  5. I can only speak for the DC end of it but if the...

    I can only speak for the DC end of it but if the historical aspects arenít your thing then you may want to check out Great Falls, either the Virginia or the Maryland side of the Potomac River. Very...
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    If you going from DC then you may already know...

    If you going from DC then you may already know this. In Virginia, anything about 80 mph is considered RECKLESS driving. The counties, and the lawyers in these counties, along I-81 and I-95 make...
  7. EZ Pass is a good suggestion however it can add...

    EZ Pass is a good suggestion however it can add up quickly in Virginia as it is a variable toll. However given the days of travel it may not be worth using as the other lanes may not be too bad, plus...
  8. To add to AZBuck about 95 being heavily patrolled...

    To add to AZBuck about 95 being heavily patrolled in the Carolinas, add Virginia to that especially around Emporia. Be aware - anything over 80 mph in Virginia is RECKLESS driving. The attorneys...
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    Sticky: You forgot the squirrel found with bubonic plaque...

    You forgot the squirrel found with bubonic plaque out in Colorado earlier in July. I so agree with you about 2020. I feel for you. I retired from the public schools years ago and am SO glad Iím not...
  10. Three day should allow you to get into the DC...

    Three day should allow you to get into the DC metro area mid day which you want to do especially with a uHaul truck. While many are still working from home the traffic and rush hour is not for the...
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    When are you going again? I think you said first...

    When are you going again? I think you said first week of August so you may be okay as the Sturgis Rally starts August 7 and the place will be booked and busy around Rapid City. First time I looked...
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    The pictures of Trumanís home remind me of...

    The pictures of Trumanís home remind me of visiting Eisenhourís home in Kansas, both of which remind me a lot of my childhood home, complete with out buildings, chicken coop and outhouse, in Indiana.
  13. I use to travel a lot between DC area and Indiana...

    I use to travel a lot between DC area and Indiana and absolutely second taking I-79 down to I-68 to I-70. The drive through western Maryland and the mountains is so much nicer, and free, compared to...
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    My son and family are in Parker,CO and heís been...

    My son and family are in Parker,CO and heís been very pleased with how Colorado has handled this. My DIL is a nurse in a local hospital and while she did a little bit of rotation on a Covid floor...
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    Minuteman Missile National Historic Site

    If you are going through South Dakota on I-90 and have any interest in the Cold War the Minuteman Missile National Historic Site is just off the interstate by The Badlands. It can be a short visit at...
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    The new thing you can do now is afterwards, turn...

    The new thing you can do now is afterwards, turn the trip into a book for them to look at no matter what their age. Years ago our five yo granddaughter stayed with us for the summer and I made that...
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    Thank you. Iím pretty sure heís in the North...

    Thank you. Iím pretty sure heís in the North Territory, most likely Alice Springs since heís a contractor and went over for his company. I know thereís a bunch of ďstuffĒ there from the US. They did...
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    Sticky: This lurker here doesnít know this part of the...

    This lurker here doesnít know this part of the country at all so Iím enjoying all the pictures. Maybe someday to see........ keep it coming!
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    I have a dear friend who, with her husband spent...

    I have a dear friend who, with her husband spent February visiting their son in Australia, first time there and loved it and were fine. Then March 11 flew from Sidney to San Francisco, overnight...
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    Sticky: Lucky on my part. Iíve only been there once but...

    Lucky on my part. Iíve only been there once but remembered boat houses similar to what we have on our lake and couldnít think of any other place big enough in the Midwest.
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    Sticky: Given all the boathouses in the back, some part...

    Given all the boathouses in the back, some part of Lake of the Ozarks?
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    Iím a snowbird who recently decided our odds were...

    Iím a snowbird who recently decided our odds were better in the wilderness of central Virginia on an acre wooded lot vs where we were in Florida so we managed to travel up I-95. The rest stops were...
  23. If you are interested in the Cold War the...

    If you are interested in the Cold War the Minuteman Missile National Historical Site is right on I-90 near The Badlands in South Dakota. If planned ahead you can visit and go down in one of the...
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    I would not head down to Virginia Beach unless...

    I would not head down to Virginia Beach unless you wanted to visit Historic Williamsburg on the way. It is not worth the traffic you would deal with on I-95. Going to Rehobeth or even a little...
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    This is wonderful! We did it the easy way, an...

    This is wonderful! We did it the easy way, an Alaskan cruise with land package that started in Fairbanks then went to Denali for several nights before heading down to Whittier to catch the ship. I...
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