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Old 11-09-2010, 08:38 PM   #1
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Alaska toad?

Am I better advised to take my toad car with me to Alaska or go solo with just the motor home?
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Old 11-09-2010, 09:22 PM   #2
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Suggest taking the toad. There are a lot of side trips you can make with the toad. Also, your toad will be less expensive to drive and park than the motorhome
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Old 11-10-2010, 08:38 AM   #3
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G'morning from AZ. Definitely, absolutely, take your toad!! Ya won't regret it and you'll have no problem towing it from one wonderful campground to another. FYI, we took 40' MH towing Honda Element w. canoe on top. There are SO MANY side trips and places to explore with your toad that you'll otherwise not get to see. DO take it!!

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I agree, take the toad. Last year during our Alaska and Canada trip, we stayed longer than one night at many campgrounds, so having a car to use was a definite plus. There are so many places that you will want to visit that RV's are not able to access. I would suggest that you invest in some sort of bra or shield for the front of the toad. The car may take a beating at times with mud, rock and dust.

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Old 11-10-2010, 09:34 AM   #5
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Yes, take the toad! Since we have a Saturn VUE and most of the front end is plastic I was not greatly concerned and had no evident nicks or dings. However, I did use a windshield cover to protect that part.

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Take the toad, We drove approx 2000miles on the toad this summer in Alaska. The Blazer allowed us in places you would hang your MH frame. So take it with you and you have a backup plan too.
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We don't have a motorhome, but after two trips to Alaska, if we did, we'd DEFINITELY take a toad with us!!!
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Old 11-13-2010, 08:03 AM   #8
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Thanks all for your insights. I am convinced. My toad will go on the trip for sure.

Thanks again.
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