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RE: Help with trip planning from San Diego to San Francisco

Regarding your last stop, Pismo-Avila-Morro Bay. Another possibility might be San Simeon State Park near Cambria. The Washburn section is called primative because it has vault toilets and water faucets. Wonderful scenery, Hearst Castle is open again, and elephant seal rookery. Access back to 101 just south of Cambria.
Rocky2 11/08/22 09:11am RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: motorhome on pch

I have driven the central and northern sections with a total length of 52 feet. The section north of Cambria is a challenge but doable with care. The vista points are all on the south bound side and few will accommodate your total length. I would only do this section mid week. The northern section is more restrictive and the section north of Westport is just not worth the trouble. Go inland at Fort Bragg to Willits. The Oregon coast is no problem. Highway 1 and 101 makes PCH one of the great drives in the country.
Rocky2 09/06/22 06:03pm Roads and Routes
RE: Alaska - 2023

I echo the suggestion that you not try to make loads of reservations. In all my trips north, I have never stayed 10 days in either Fairbanks or Anchorage. Allowing flexibility for weather, or fires, or special events is important. This year has had many rain days this summer. Some years has been extra smokey. My last trip up, the smoke was so bad I was going to divert to Dawson City but the road was closed due to a fire..so I backtracked to British Columbia and Alberta which are both wonderful in their own right.
Rocky2 08/24/22 09:24am RVing in Canada and Alaska
RE: Driving from Ventura to Palm Springs through Pasadena

My preferred route is to take the 118 from Ventura through Simi Valley to the 210, mid week if possible. I leave Ventura after 9am to hit Pasadena after the morning rush. At that point, rush hour traffic is in bound and I am going out bound.
Rocky2 07/22/22 06:58am Roads and Routes
RE: 2014 Ford V-10 Dropped plastic cap down oil fill tube

Am I the only one who thought of using a shop vac to suck out the fill tube?
Rocky2 07/11/22 05:41pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Part of Alaska Highway closes due to road washout

It is long way back to the 37 if you are going north. Camping at Muncho Lake is a good alternative. Those going south, the Cassiar is a preferred direction anyways. Stuff happens in the north, be prepared.
Rocky2 07/03/22 10:09am RVing in Canada and Alaska
RE: Fuel cost in your area

Ventura, Ca. Regular $5.77, Diesel $6.45 after the 3 cent increase in tax applied today.
Rocky2 07/01/22 09:29am General RVing Issues
RE: RV Park recommendations for Alaska

Maybe the first thing is not to over plan the route and stays. Expect your plans to change due to road conditions, fire and smoke closures, and weather. On your list of city names, I didn't see ones in the Yukon and British Columbia. Most repeat visitors spend weeks, not days, in Northern BC and the Yukon. I agree that the Church book is the better resource, much easier for me to find spots. My first trip up I did not know about the Tour Saver book. I got one each time on most of my last few trips up but I have not been back up since 2019. I didn't really save any money with the two for ones, we just did twice as many excursions. I fish so lot of my movements from one location to another were following the salmon runs. We seldom stayed in the same place for two weeks but did revisit almost every place except Fairbanks and Delta Junction. There were no bad places
Rocky2 05/29/22 02:29pm RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: best route from Barstow to Pismo Beach, CA

It is roughly 20 miles farther to take 46 through Paso Robles. Traffic is much heavier that way also and you have the Cuesta Grade to descend southbound into San Luis Obispo.
Rocky2 04/15/22 09:25am Roads and Routes
RE: Bryce Canyon NP to the Northeast

Remember, any state highway designated SCENIC in Utah must include 10% grades with slow to 15mph curves..I think it's state law. But, highway 12 is a wonderful road going from Escalante to Torrey and not to be missed.
Rocky2 03/15/22 12:04pm Roads and Routes
RE: Alaska 2022??

My last three trips, I've used the ferry to take the short trip from Skagway to Haines. You get the experience of the ferry and bypass the long drive from Skagway to Haines and then back up to Haines Junction. Cost of the fuel avoided made up for the cost of the ferry for two people, RV, and toad. Not all of the ferry routes are priced that extremely. The longer rides were not on our agenda because of our pupper dog.
Rocky2 03/15/22 11:54am RVing in Canada and Alaska
RE: New RV park comming to Grants Pass Oregon

If it’s not on the Rogue, I’m not interested. Try going up I5 about 10 miles or so and camp at Valley of the Rogue State Park, right on the river.
Rocky2 02/07/22 09:52am RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: Theodore Roosevelt National Park

If you are coming from Glacier, using US 2 and seeing the north unit first makes a lot of sense. It is one of the least visited parks in the entire system. There was only one campground and when we were there, only the camp host was with us. Also, they were having an anniversary of some sort and one of the rangers brought a sheet cake in to share in the visitors center. Really laid back outfit and a great place to experience the park. We enjoyed both sections but preferred the north unit.
Rocky2 12/09/21 11:14am RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
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