On to Colorado

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After spending time with family and friends, I left Heber on the Lake Creek dirt road, over the mountain to Currant Creek, then onward to Vernal, Utah.  Enjoyed pizza at Antica Forma in Vernal.  Route 191 heads north from Vernal … Read More

Monument Valley

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I approached Monument Valley from Kayenta, AZ. While I have visited Monument Valley many times, this time felt like I was seeing this special place for the first time.  I arrived at mid-day, the lighting for photographs was not ideal. … Read More

The Grand Canyon

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I visited Grand Canyon twice on this trip.  I stayed one night at a motel in Tusayan and on the return trip, I stayed in the Mather Campground (easily booked at https://www.recreation.gov).   I enjoy the camping better than hotels.  The … Read More

Weather

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Weather became a primary influence on my trip itinerary.  From the early days of the trip out maneuvering thunder storms, to additional nights spent in hotel rooms, to adjusting the route to minimize hot hours in the sun, monitoring the … Read More

Lake Havasu – Parker

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Lake Havasu and Parker have many activities; but visit when the weather is favorable. Temperatures ranged from 105 to 117F during my visit. We spent more time indoors and site seeing from an air conditioned SUV. From off road riding, … Read More

Tips for Packing

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Each person’s style of packing will reflect their personal preference.  I tested my packing approach before starting the long road trip. Here are my tips based on my experience and preference. Take everything you need – and nothing that you don’t … Read More