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  1. Several years ago, I had a very difficult time...

    Several years ago, I had a very difficult time making reservations for September along the PCH. The public campgrounds were over $100 per night, and there weren’t that many of them.
  2. I might be wrong, but I believe that some...

    I might be wrong, but I believe that some campgrounds prohibit certain dogs including pit bulls because of liability.

    I also believe that some campgrounds limit dogs by weight, regardless of the...
  3. 2800 miles could take you 56 hours of driving,...

    2800 miles could take you 56 hours of driving, not the 40 that travel apps will tell you.

    Almost immediately, you’ll be falling “behind schedule” as you are delayed by traffic, accidents,...
  4. You can’t get any closer to the beach than this...

    You can’t get any closer to the beach than this 127 site rustic RV campground located on a closed section of oceanfront highway. In Ventura county.
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  5. Warning: Heed the posted ramp speed limits! ...

    Warning: Heed the posted ramp speed limits! While these often seem ridiculously low for a sedan, it is vital that you reduce your speed in a top heavy RV to avoid losing control. As an RV newbie,...
  6. La Quinta and Holiday Inn Express I used...

    La Quinta and Holiday Inn Express



    I used to travel with a dog and now with a cat I’ve used both of those hotel chains with no problems. Some chains charge extra for this, but I don’t recall...
  7. This is anecdotal, but all the seniors I know...

    This is anecdotal, but all the seniors I know were rushing to get vaccinated and the near seniors were complaining that they were not yet eligible for the vaccine. Maybe 40% won’t get the vaccine...
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    Get reservations! If your trip includes the...

    Get reservations!

    If your trip includes the very busy Monday September 6 Labor Day Holiday, that week and the previous week will be jam filled with vacationers! You will likely find it impossible...
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    Oh! Looks like you’ve changed your goals from...

    Oh! Looks like you’ve changed your goals from the first post

    Utah has so many areas that are drop dead gorgeous! You can’t go wrong visiting its National Parks but there are some Very...
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    Come here! Florida is waiting with open arms. ...

    Come here! Florida is waiting with open arms.

    You can have it your way. Order take out or dine inside a full capacity restaurant; go to an amusement park or a state park. Go deep sea fishing....
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    Some states are still in lockdown but others...

    Some states are still in lockdown but others allow full indoor dining. That doesn’t mean that your particular restaurant will be open. Here in Florida, a large chain buffet five miles away is...
  12. September 5 is Labor Day and you could find it...

    September 5 is Labor Day and you could find it impossible to find lodging/campsites available in many places without a reservation. People make reservations for hot areas many months or even a year...
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    If you buy a used trailer, hopefully the owner...

    If you buy a used trailer, hopefully the owner would have had time to fix any problems that came up and maybe give you a good run down of how everything works.

    If you buy a brand new trailer, be...
  14. You are a good writer and I look forward to...

    You are a good writer and I look forward to reading your next installment.

    Oftentimes, the Check Engine light is merely a reminder that an oil change is due. Hopefully we won’t learn that it...
  15. Although you are not so good with technology, I...

    Although you are not so good with technology, I highly recommend that you download the free app called iExit. I’ve found it to be very helpful even on short trips.

    You select your state,...
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    I agree! The words “scenic drive” just don’t...

    I agree!

    The words “scenic drive” just don’t do it justice. It is arguably one of the most beautiful and spectacular canyon drives you’ll ever experience. It is not really out of your way...
  17. If you take I-90, here are some fun or quirky...

    If you take I-90, here are some fun or quirky attractions.

    Mitchell SD: The Corn Palace. It’s fun to look at the outside and inside of the building, although I haven’t seen it in years.
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  18. Your vacation includes July 4. July 4 is the...

    Your vacation includes July 4.

    July 4 is the height of vacation season. YOUR vacation includes it as will millions of others. July 4 is on a Sunday, so many people will be taking three day...
  19. Thread: No Snow

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    Lots of good information and advice has been...

    Lots of good information and advice has been offered. Realize that any addition time and miles you add to your trip are more time and miles to encounter snow. It’s a Catch 22.

    So, let’s...
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    I’ve driven minivans for over 30 years. Every...

    I’ve driven minivans for over 30 years. Every time i was in the market for a new car, I admired the sedans, SUVs, pickup trucks and Jeep’s, but nothing met the utility of a minivan.

    We are a...
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    I strongly agree that you should take UT-128 off...

    I strongly agree that you should take UT-128 off I-70 toward Moab!

    At first, it will look like you are in the middle of nowhere, with no scenery to be had. But down the road you will be...
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    I-70 through the SWELL is magnificent!

    I agree. The natural scenery of the SWELL is breathtaking. You can actually got off I-70 at one of the Ranch Exits and explore the gravel and dirt backroads where you might not see another

    A...
  23. Once you get to colder areas, there will be...

    Once you get to colder areas, there will be STACKS of various washer fluids to choose from.
  24. “ Neither my car nor I can handle any snow on the...

    “ Neither my car nor I can handle any snow on the roads” ANY?

    That comment makes me a little nervous. If you mean your tires are bald, play it safe and get new all weather tires before the...
  25. AZBuck has spelled it out in detail. Heed his...

    AZBuck has spelled it out in detail. Heed his advice.

    In my estimation, 1700 miles could take as long as 34 hours! Yup, 50 mph. Well, you MAY be driving 75 mph at times, but you won’t...
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