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Re: Arizona: Sedona and the Grand Canyon TR
« Reply #20 on: December 10, 2014, 10:35:51 AM »
On my drive LA -> Grand canyon I was in cruise control at 106. The car started to shake if you drove it faster
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Re: Arizona: Sedona and the Grand Canyon TR
« Reply #21 on: December 10, 2014, 10:55:13 AM »
Awesome TR. Was there last year on the DL Glitch and you bring back amazing memories. Winding down OC Canyon was the thriller of the year!

Also tried 110 on return from GC. While passing someone and returning to my lane, i hit one of the grooves between the lanes and my car also took a not so nice jump. Boy did i learn my lesson! Stayed under 95 from then on :-)

Night driving was very difficult indeed considering i did a rt drive from phoenix to GC in one day.
Oh boy! you did too much driving in one day... I can't imagine someone driving 4 hours and then enjoying the GC... I have a cool "OC Canyon drive" video from my camera which was mounted to the windshield, Someone tried uploading it on YouTube so i can share it here but it doesn't work  :(

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Re: Arizona: Sedona and the Grand Canyon TR
« Reply #22 on: December 10, 2014, 08:29:38 PM »
Wow great TR straight to the pint and GREAT pic!!!!! You really made me jealous have to do this one day.. Great job!!!

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Re: Arizona: Sedona and the Grand Canyon TR
« Reply #23 on: December 10, 2014, 08:37:59 PM »
Wow great TR straight to the pint and GREAT pic!!!!! You really made me jealous have to do this one day.. Great job!!!
Point of this TR was not to make you jealous but to show you how easy and simple it is  :D

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Re: Arizona: Sedona and the Grand Canyon TR
« Reply #24 on: December 10, 2014, 08:43:47 PM »
Awesome TR. Amazing pics!
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Re: Arizona: Sedona and the Grand Canyon TR
« Reply #25 on: December 13, 2014, 09:14:56 PM »
I really enjoyed this thread. Thank you for all the details. I am looking to do precisely this trip and since your on DDF I'm assuming you used cards/ points Ect for at least some parts of it. Can you advise on what cards/ points you used for your car, hotel, tickets. Where and what was the best deal? Thank you

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Re: Arizona: Sedona and the Grand Canyon TR
« Reply #26 on: December 13, 2014, 09:25:09 PM »
I really enjoyed this thread. Thank you for all the details. I am looking to do precisely this trip and since your on DDF I'm assuming you used cards/ points Ect for at least some parts of it. Can you advise on what cards/ points you used for your car, hotel, tickets. Where and what was the best deal? Thank you
Used 25k Avios for way going and flew US airways. 50k A"A for way back flew US airways (i would've gone with United but didn't want to pay the toll to NJ ) car from Hertz via usaa $180 (the taxes are extremely a lot in PHX) deducted from Barclay's Arrival travel points. And Hotel booked on Kayak $236 also deducted from Barclay's.

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Re: Arizona: Sedona and the Grand Canyon TR
« Reply #27 on: December 14, 2014, 12:01:13 AM »

Used 25k Avios for way going and flew US airways. 50k A"A for way back flew US airways (i would've gone with United but didn't want to pay the toll to NJ ) car from Hertz via usaa $180 (the taxes are extremely a lot in PHX) deducted from Barclay's Arrival travel points. And Hotel booked on Kayak $236 also deducted from Barclay's.

25k per a ticket one way? You booked it on BA website?

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Re: Arizona: Sedona and the Grand Canyon TR
« Reply #28 on: December 14, 2014, 12:02:23 AM »
25k per a ticket one way? You booked it on BA website?
for two people, yes on ba.com

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Re: Arizona: Sedona and the Grand Canyon TR
« Reply #29 on: December 14, 2014, 12:04:21 AM »
I don't know how, but i forgot to put in this picture

We were told that on the left side there is a snow storm and on the right side a rain storm
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Re: Arizona: Sedona and the Grand Canyon TR
« Reply #30 on: December 14, 2014, 12:06:23 AM »
Insane so beautiful

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Re: Arizona: Sedona and the Grand Canyon TR
« Reply #31 on: December 14, 2014, 01:27:43 AM »
Amazing Trip report & gorgeous photos... one day.........

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Re: Arizona: Sedona and the Grand Canyon TR
« Reply #32 on: December 14, 2014, 11:08:22 AM »
Nice TR!

BTW, if NY would have the same amount of snow and ice as AZ there would be less construction in NY as well. Tolls are officially to pay for this maintenance and plowing etc.
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Re: Arizona: Sedona and the Grand Canyon TR
« Reply #33 on: December 14, 2014, 03:20:41 PM »
Nice TR!

BTW, if NY would have the same amount of snow and ice as AZ there would be less construction in NY as well. Tolls are officially to pay for this maintenance and plowing etc.
Slightly OT, but if that's the point of tolls why does OC, CA have tolls? They don't have snow.

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Re: Arizona: Sedona and the Grand Canyon TR
« Reply #34 on: December 14, 2014, 05:39:09 PM »
Slightly OT, but if that's the point of tolls why does OC, CA have tolls? They don't have snow.
it's not ONLY snow and I wrote officially for a reason.
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Re: Arizona: Sedona and Grand Canyon TR
« Reply #35 on: December 28, 2014, 02:19:37 PM »
Will get working on it.
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Re: Arizona: Sedona and the Grand Canyon TR
« Reply #36 on: March 01, 2015, 09:22:29 PM »
does anyone know how i can see sedona without doing jeep tours (my son is too young you need to be at least a year old)
i only have a few hours there any suggestions
Afterwards i'm on to grand canyon,Bryce Canyon,Lake powell.
trying to do it all in a week

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Re: Arizona: Sedona and the Grand Canyon TR
« Reply #37 on: March 01, 2015, 09:47:38 PM »
does anyone know how i can see sedona without doing jeep tours (my son is too young you need to be at least a year old)
i only have a few hours there any suggestions
Afterwards i'm on to grand canyon,Bryce Canyon,Lake powell.
trying to do it all in a week
That's quite an aggressive itinerary. Aren't you better off doing fewer things and spending more time? Especially since you're traveling with an infant?
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Re: Arizona: Sedona and the Grand Canyon TR
« Reply #38 on: March 01, 2015, 10:01:01 PM »
What do you mean "see Sedona"?
You can drive to airport rd where there is a gr8 view. Or you can hike up Bell or Cathedral rock. You can also take a helicopter tour. The jeep tour is more for the fun than "to see"

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Re: Arizona: Sedona and the Grand Canyon TR
« Reply #39 on: March 01, 2015, 11:45:37 PM »
oh that's mostly what i wanted to know
sedona's not really the focus of the trip i just want to get the views..