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adamabz
post Mar 6 2013, 08:55 AM
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HI, As you can see i'm new to this site, i am hiring a 40' RV from B & B rv in Denver for 2 weeks at the end of July. We are planning to do a round trip leaving Denver and heading south to Santa Fe, then along to the grand canyon, then vegas, then Zion national park then making our way back to Denver.
Can people please recommend places to visit and parks to stay at, i am assuming i will need to pre-book the park!
open to all suggestions as this is the first RV trip we have done, and would appreciate any tips that will help us on our trip. thanks in advance. Adam.
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post Mar 9 2013, 09:06 AM
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My personal opinion is you are trying to do too much in too short a time. I have found from conversations that most folks from overseas don't realize how big the US is. I have roughed out a driving schedule that will show you won't have much time to do anything but drive.

Day 1 Denver to Colo Spring ( Broadmoore Hotel, Garden of the Gods, Pikes Peak, US Olympic Training center and so on ).

Dat 2 CO Sp to Santa Fe ( You could spend a week in the Santa Fe area. At lest 2 days just to do the downtown and area )

Day 3 Santa Fe to Albu ( Albuquerque old town ).

Day 4 Albu to Gallup ( Sky city is a must )

Day 5 Gallup to Flagstaff ( Petrified forest and painted desert )

Day 6 Flagstaff to Grand Canyon ( ok drive )

Day 7 Grand Canyon to Las Vegas ( 1 whole day at the Grand Canyon and at least 2 days
in Vegas )

Day 8 Vegas to Zion ( 1 whole day in Zion )

Day 9 Zion to to I 70 ( You have to go back out to the interstate as the tunnel is closed to long RV's )

Day 10 I15 & I 70 to Grand Junction ( A really great trip across Utah )

Day 11 Grand Junction to Denver ( Over Vail pass and through the Eisenhower tunnel )

Day 12 sightseeing along the trip

Day 13 clean motor home and turn in.

Day 14 catch flight. home

As you can see this is a pretty aggressive schedule.




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adamabz   14 Day Round Trip From Denver   Mar 6 2013, 08:55 AM
edcornflake   Can people please recommend places to visit and p...   Mar 6 2013, 01:19 PM
Jerry S.   Hi Adam, From your post I am guessing 2 things: ...   Mar 6 2013, 10:14 PM
adamabz   Hi Adam, From your post I am guessing 2 things: ...   Mar 7 2013, 07:14 AM
jamarynn1   Here are the places we've stayed in the past -...   Mar 7 2013, 10:55 PM
Fitzjohnfan   Hello, as you can see, we live in Denver, and made...   Mar 7 2013, 11:11 PM
Jerry S.   I AM EDITING THIS POST TO LET FOLKS KNOW THAT THE ...   Mar 8 2013, 12:10 AM
adamabz   I AM EDITING THIS POST TO LET FOLKS KNOW THAT THE...   Mar 8 2013, 04:50 AM
Kirk   Adam. Having lived along the Colorado front range...   Mar 8 2013, 08:37 PM
Jerry S.   And again, I'll start where I left off yester...   Mar 8 2013, 11:21 PM
adamabz   And again, I'll start where I left off yeste...   Mar 9 2013, 07:07 AM
nedmtnman   My personal opinion is you are trying to do too mu...   Mar 9 2013, 09:06 AM
Lindsay Richards   In general, we have found it is much better to go ...   Mar 9 2013, 11:44 AM
Jerry S.   And again, While I certainly agree with the opini...   Mar 10 2013, 08:37 PM
adamabz   And again, While I certainly agree with the opin...   Mar 13 2013, 07:52 AM
Jerry S.   Just a quick note before you finalized your route:...   Mar 13 2013, 10:30 PM
jamarynn1   Just a quick note before you finalized your route...   Apr 1 2013, 09:01 PM
nedmtnman   You want to be darned careful that you're wit...   Apr 2 2013, 09:15 AM
Jerry S.   Hey Adam, You haven't posted in a couple week...   Mar 27 2013, 10:42 PM
adamabz   Hey Adam, You haven't posted in a couple wee...   Mar 28 2013, 03:39 AM
Jerry S.   Hi Adam, Even though you are not in need of any m...   Apr 1 2013, 10:12 PM
edcornflake   I really like reading all the collaborative planni...   Apr 2 2013, 11:12 AM
rkw99   I really like reading all the collaborative plann...   Apr 2 2013, 03:00 PM
edcornflake   Ed, when you plan your trip make sure to post you...   Apr 4 2013, 11:01 AM
adamabz   Hi Again everybody, Just over 3 weeks until we fly...   Jun 24 2013, 07:13 AM
Jerry S.   Hi again Adam, I'm glad to hear that your tri...   Jun 25 2013, 10:03 PM
adamabz   Hi again Adam, I'm glad to hear that your tr...   Jun 26 2013, 05:42 AM


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