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US South West Road Trip - Report

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US South West Road Trip - Report

A couple of years ago we were planning a road trip around the US South West and recieved some help on these forums.

For those who are interested, our trip report is here:


It is split over 5 pages, with an index on the right, and hopefully a link at the foot of each page to go to the next.

Thanks to those who helped us, and we hope it is of interest to others.

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1. Re: US South West Road Trip - Report

Gavin, thanks for posting this. I really enjoyed your photos and descriptions. Looks like a great trip. You planned it just right, squeakling into Yosemite the way you did. A week or two later, and you would have caught snow for sure and changed your plans.

I also liked to see all the pictures from Zion. Most people don't do that much walking there, but otherwise there is not much to see.

You'll have to go back sometime to actually see San Francisco and the California coast!

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I've really enjoyed reading both this report and the one from Yellowstone. I'm sorry that you didn't like Yosemite View Lodge - we stayed there twice, admittedly a few years ago now, and we really liked it, especially sitting on the balcony overlooking the river. I would agree that the pizza place wasn't brilliant, although it served our needs the first year we went there, but we tried the restaurant the second time and that was good. We didn't have any experience of racoons, though!

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Fantastic quality photos, makes me think I should go out and buy a new camera, kicking myself at doing the quick flight over the grand canyon and missing out on the Hoover dam tour.

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Have to agree,amazing quality on the photos and a great description of your trip.Hats off to you.

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5. Re: US South West Road Trip - Report

I liked your last line: "If you are thinking of doing a trip like this, you should." Your trip report and photos makes me want to do a trip like this! Thank you for posting.

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An amzing trip report - so detailed.

I love the way you put it altogether with the photos.

Obviously the Wynn Buffet was a food highlight.

Thank you .. and good luck with your next trip.

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7. Re: US South West Road Trip - Report

Amazing photos.

I also really like your time and mileage chart.

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8. Re: US South West Road Trip - Report

Great TR,like your Colorado/Wyoming one, and the In-n- Out burger section of your website is excellent, made me regret not getting one in Laughlin last month : )

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