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    Good to know.

    Thats great to know it went well, it's a wonderful part of the world !! We would love to hear more about it, if you would like to share. Either a brief description here with highlights and any...
  2. RV rental (?)

    Is this going to be a sight seeing road trip or an A to B in the most efficient way possible ? How much time do you have ? If this is a one way trip in an RV rental the one way fee could be quite...
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    Not safe and no fun.

    Even with another person a cross country trip in 3-4 days is not going to be fun and fatigue will once again set in. If you don't have the time available to slow down then a better choice would be...
  4. Tell us more.

    Hello and welcome to the RTA forums !

    The National parks websites (nps.gov) are full of general info regarding things to see and do within the parks including hiking, lodging dining etc etc. If...
  5. Cheeky bribe.

    Im pleased you (at last) managed to get back to the USA to see your family and get on the road again. It's also pleasing to know that your faithful road trip ride has found a new home ! What a...
  6. Thank you.

    Hi and welcome back to RTA !

    Thanks so much for dropping in and updating us on your trip, it's a shot in the arm for us that are not on the road right now !! It's great to know you had such an...
  7. Bryce canyon.

    One tip for visiting Bryce canyon with limited time is to head straight to the far end of the canyon and then stop at all the viewpoints on the way back up. This will put them all on your side of...
  8. How much time ?

    Hello and welcome to RTA !



    Chicago to Denver is a 1000 miles and will require an overnight stop. Unless you need to go to Denver you should consider staying closer to RMNP, Estes park for...
  9. Are you planning to complete the route as quickly...

    Are you planning to complete the route as quickly as safely possible or are you planning on taking your time and sightseeing ? Personally, I would take US93(NV318) to Twin Falls then I-84 but there...
  10. Always nice to get reports from the road and even...

    Always nice to get reports from the road and even more so in these times of restrictions ! So when you have the time you know what to do ! Haha

    Dave.
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    You seem to have a good grasp on things with lots...

    You seem to have a good grasp on things with lots of options. Its good to know whats around you but important not to bust a gut trying to do it all, take your time to enjoy where you are without...
  12. A small town !

    I knew I recognised this car from your report !

    https://i.vgy.me/lAIht9.jpg

    Photo from from our 2015 road trip !

    https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5631/23810890535_20776d3831_z.jpg

    Dave.
  13. Thank you.

    We know 'real life' can get in the way and keep us busy so we are grateful that you got to finish your wonderful trip report !



    We know that feeling !! Lets hope you get some time to do...
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    Exciting!!

    Hi and welcome back. Glad to see you have it sorted and looking forward to the trip !! If you want to write up the outline of your itinerary we will be pleased to read it and offer any little...
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    Wishing you luck!

    Hi Lifey.

    You sure have had many adventures and made many great memories in the van !! Time to make some more in a slightly different way.

    Good luck.

    Dave.
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    Hi Utahtea. This sounds like a fun trip to...

    Hi Utahtea.

    This sounds like a fun trip to look forward to ! It also seems like a lenghty one as you say a Fall trip but will arrive to the parks in late July to mid August ! (?) I cant help with...
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    Good to know.

    Thanks for the update. Glad you made the cross country trip safely, even though the dog didn't enjoy it by the sounds of things !

    Dave.
  18. Possibly, but..........

    For planning purposes I don't think you should count on averaging between 60 and 75mph each day. Perhaps on a really good day you could cover 300 miles in 5 hours but I would plan on no more than...
  19. Just to add, you would also have the option to...

    Just to add, you would also have the option to stay in a small cabin like those found at Rising sun Motel and cabins by St Marys lake in Glacier NP and Canyon lodge and cabins in Yellowstone. Perhaps...
  20. It sounds as though you are in the (very) early...

    It sounds as though you are in the (very) early stages of planning but you have given yourself a good amount of time to work things out. Yes you could certainly drive from Colorado to California and...
  21. Please do not even attempt this, no route would...

    Please do not even attempt this, no route would be safe doing so!! It would be an impossible task with 3 experienced adults swapping shifts but with kids and pets it would also be cruel. In the real...
  22. If time is not an issue take as long as you want,...

    If time is not an issue take as long as you want, or what your budget will allow. I agree that a couple of weeks would be a starting point for a leisurely trip allowing for a day at each end of your...
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    Parks can be enjoyed without going on long hikes,...

    Parks can be enjoyed without going on long hikes, it's a case of whether or not you enjoy areas of outstanding natural beauty.
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    Absolutely !! I'd say thats the essence of a...

    Absolutely !! I'd say thats the essence of a road trip and most importantly, making it your own unique experience. Once you have decided what that will be we can help fill in some blanks, answer...
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    Appreciate the update.

    Hi. Thanks for dropping by with an update, it sounds like you had a great time. Its such a beautiful area with som much to do and see, you could back time after time !

    Dave.
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