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Old 11-05-2011, 05:30 PM   #15
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This is a great thread for me since I haven't taken even 1 long trip yet. I've been fixing up my motor home and I'm almost ready to plan my first trip over 200 miles. Thanks to all who respond here!

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Old 11-10-2011, 06:41 AM   #16
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If in Washington, a must see is Mt St Helens. A view from Johnson Observatory give you the feeling of being so very small. The power of God is overwhelming here.

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Old 11-10-2011, 07:15 AM   #17
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You have the right idea - plan your trip by the season. A few favorites:
Southern Utah (both East and West side)
Devils Tower
Skyline Drive (Spring time if you like black bears, Fall if you like follage)
Ask folks where you camp where their favorites are and modify your trip as you go.
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Old 11-10-2011, 09:29 AM   #18
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DW and I laugh because we tell everyone that I like the "Motor" part and she likes the "Home" part. I tend to think of the great parts of Canada and the U.S. that I have driven as much as the great places we have been and seen. Two outstanding drives, for me, is I-17 south from I-40 to I-10 (breathtaking) and I-8 through the bottom of CA to San Diego (I'll never forget it) .... I suggest you work the I-17 drive in so that you're going South, which is downhill ... uphill would be a killer and cost a fortune in fuel. It really doesn't matter how you work these into your trip because you will see nothing but continued wonder(s) all the way along your route. Have fun.
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Old 11-10-2011, 09:54 AM   #19
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On I-8 in Imperial County Slab City....You will not believe it.

Go to Quartzsite AZ. That's worth price of admission maybe an "E" Ticket Ride @ Disneyland.
Then if you want to see some beautiful country, drive up U.S. 395 from I-15 to the Canadian Border.
Maybe go to Yosemite for some breath taking views drive up Ca SR 120 over Tioga Pass a little steep though.

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Old 11-10-2011, 03:26 PM   #20
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Originally Posted by acampingwewillgo View Post
Ill just add one...but Im sure you will have plenty to choose from. Ive seen Mount Rushmore in the past BUT seeing the "Lighting Ceremony" was like seeing it for the first time all over again. This "Ceremony" is only done during the summer months I believe and its a very spectacular and moving experience. This sounds Like a Great TRIP.....Enjoy!!!!!
We were there two years ago on the summer opening nite for the Lighting Ceremoney. What with the patriotic music and the drama of the lights coming up and at the end they asked all the veterans in the audiance to come down to help strike the colors. It was as moving a ceremony as I have ever witnessed. If you like this sort of thing and get moved, bring tissues or better yet, a mop. It is great.
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Old 11-10-2011, 03:47 PM   #21
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Little Bighorn National Battlefield in Crow Agency, MT Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument (U.S. National Park Service). We drove our 40 DP throught the battlefield stopping along the way at the historical markers.
So did we! The road is narrow and we sure scared some folks along the way.
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Old 11-10-2011, 04:52 PM   #22
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Old 11-14-2011, 04:40 PM   #23
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Don't forget the Colorado Rockies and if you can handle the heights the San Juan Skyway from Ouray, Silverton, Durango,to Tellurude will take your breath away. If you have time stay in Ouray, rent a jeep and visit the old mining camps. Like someone said we have a lifetime of places to visit in this great country. Sounds like a great trip.
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Old 11-14-2011, 08:21 PM   #24
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Our top RV trip choices for history, scenery, American adventure: Gettysburg, Philadelphia, Boston (history); Sedona, Arizona, Mendocino, California and Bar Harbor, Maine (scenery), the National Parks, any or all of them (American adventure).
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Cue song: This land was made for you and me. I would be hard pressed to pick one "must see" site, or even one in each state.. I like to talk about some of Michigan's better locations like the Falls in the UP (Speil clunk is not up to the name of them) or the shores of Lake Michigan, or the Sand Dunes, or.. Or,,, Or.. Well it's a lovely state.

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Got to Miro - Free, open-source music and video player. Download and install the proper version of the program and subscribe.. they tour the world, but they have covered Salem, MA and Ashville, NC I've been to Ashville.
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Old 11-15-2011, 07:01 PM   #26
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Cue song: I like to talk about some of Michigan's better locations like the Falls in the UP (Speil clunk is not up to the name of them)
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Old 11-16-2011, 02:08 PM   #27
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