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  1. I will add to what Michael has said. Some folks...

    I will add to what Michael has said. Some folks think that if they immediately head south, they will avoid snowy weather. All that does is add mileage and it may not even be necessary. So not only...
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    Carlsbad Caverns still requires reservations,...

    Carlsbad Caverns still requires reservations, according to the NPS website. You can call them at 877-444-6777, as there are no reservations at the park at all.


    Donna
  3. SWDave has it right on. I've been to Flagstaff in...

    SWDave has it right on. I've been to Flagstaff in February, to find it cold but clear, but other years, snowy and cold. One year, it was cold and clear when we went up on Thursday afternoon, but...
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    I will second SWDave's suggestions for...

    I will second SWDave's suggestions for overnights. Van Horn is well-positioned, and there are any number of lodging choices.

    Weather should NOT be an issue, but it does happen occasionally where...
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    Your post, and Michael's response, brought two...

    Your post, and Michael's response, brought two thoughts to me.

    First was RV Caravan tours. People owning RV's sign up to travel together, often to someplace that folks are more "exotic"....a trip...
  6. Sticky: Poll: Nov. 22nd, 8 am.

    Nov. 22nd, 8 am.
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    The other thing to realize about the North Rim:...

    The other thing to realize about the North Rim: it is currently only open for day usage from now until November 30th. It is up at about 8000 ft elevation. They don't keep the roads open past that...
  8. My mom was taken through that cave by a local...

    My mom was taken through that cave by a local guide, back before the cave had electricity added. She said it was PRETTY DARK, leading her to believe that story of Tom & Becky getting lost in the cave...
  9. Hi, and welcome to RTA! I'm not sure what type of...

    Hi, and welcome to RTA! I'm not sure what type of advice you're looking for, specifically. You seem to have a handle on what route you want to take. So a couple of things come to mind as general...
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    Another update to this thread: OYO At The Lake...

    Another update to this thread:

    OYO At The Lake (the former EconoLodge) is now an independent concern, Schmidt's Creek Inn. The old Quality Inn has been completely torn down. The land may/may not...
  11. Hi! My husband and I moved a year ago, and...

    Hi!

    My husband and I moved a year ago, and we've moved our kiddo as well. So some pieces of advice:

    * Provide your own lock for the truck, but make sure it's a good one.

    * Allow U-Haul to...
  12. Hi! Sounds like a fun trip. Utah and Colorado are...

    Hi! Sounds like a fun trip. Utah and Colorado are gorgeous. You'll find that national parks are not very dog-friendly, though, mostly because of the wildlife.

    But as for the rest of your trip:...
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    Sticky: Corrected. Street name AND city name. :-)....

    Corrected. Street name AND city name. :-). Thanks.


    Donna
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    Sticky: Bennett Spring State Park

    Bennett Spring State Park - an hour from The Lake

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    Bennett Spring

    Located about 50 miles from Lake of the Ozarks, Bennett...
  15. For camping, we have an entire forum focused on...

    For camping, we have an entire forum focused on places to camp along interstates, US and state highways, scenic and historic highways, and national parks (both USA and Canada). You can access the...
  16. Something to keep in mind re Yellowstone: some of...

    Something to keep in mind re Yellowstone: some of the roads are washed out. Keep this link to YNP's park road conditions, bookmarked.


    Donna
  17. Welcome! Another way to make this drive safe,...

    Welcome!

    Another way to make this drive safe, other than driving daytime only, is to allow enough time to make the drive. At just around 1500 miles (Des Moines to Mesa through OKC), this means...
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    Here is information regarding camping in and...

    Here is information regarding camping in and around the national parks. It's in our camping forum.


    Donna
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    Hi, welcome to RTA! As far as contacting...

    Hi, welcome to RTA!

    As far as contacting national parks and such, I know there are links to the NPS campgrounds on the Camping forum. This link takes you to the forum regarding camping in the...
  20. To add to what AZBuck suggested, you are towing,...

    To add to what AZBuck suggested, you are towing, so I'd take at least an extra day in each direction. When my husband and I owned a towed rig, we rarely did more than 450-475 miles in a day. It...
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    Midwest to Colorado, Quick Summer Trip

    We returned a couple of days ago from a 9-day trip from our home in central MO, to our younger daughter's home. Mostly it was just time to visit with family in central Kansas (on the way to/from...
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    But....

    ....it was not filmed there.



    Donna
  23. Mark has some good suggestions, but I-210 to I-10...

    Mark has some good suggestions, but I-210 to I-10 in the LA Metro area may not be great if cities bug you. Even 210 can get bogged down unless you drive it at 2 am -- and I wouldn't suggest that at...
  24. Sticky: Poll: That is absolutely TOO funny! :-) Donna

    That is absolutely TOO funny! :-)


    Donna
  25. I'm an ex-San Diegan who wrote a series of posts...

    I'm an ex-San Diegan who wrote a series of posts Around San Diego County. In there are some ideas for what to see and do around San Diego County.

    The Zoo is great, but the sister park, the San...
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