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Re: Motorhome Adventures in Utah and Arizona by PBaruch (2016)
« Reply #15 on: August 04, 2016, 12:55:46 AM »
Nice.  I'd recommend a few more spots to visit as well if you have the time and as long as its not so friggin hot.  For instance, we also wanted to visit Horseshoe Canyon but the hike in the heat was just unbearable.
Canyonlands national park
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Gorgeous scenic drives

As far as"Friggin hot", we had 123 degrees driving across death valley!

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Re: Motorhome Adventures in Utah and Arizona by PBaruch (2016)
« Reply #16 on: August 04, 2016, 01:01:08 AM »
the pics are other worldly! may i ask what ages the kids are?
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Re: Motorhome Adventures in Utah and Arizona by PBaruch (2016)
« Reply #17 on: August 04, 2016, 01:01:14 AM »
Wow, great TR and amazing pics! My main question is why keep zigzagging in and out of Arizona? Bryce, Zion and the Grand Canyon are in a row (North to South) with the bottom of Bryce Canyon being at the same elevation as the top of Zion, and the bottom of Zion being at the same elevation as the top of the Grand Canyon. Most people do Bryce, Zion, Grand or reverse. Why did you choose the order you did?

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Re: Motorhome Adventures in Utah and Arizona by PBaruch (2016)
« Reply #18 on: August 04, 2016, 01:04:05 AM »
the pics are other worldly! may i ask what ages the kids are?

13, almost 9 and 2.
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Re: Motorhome Adventures in Utah and Arizona by PBaruch (2016)
« Reply #19 on: August 04, 2016, 01:05:21 AM »
Nice trip report thanks for sharing.

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Re: Motorhome Adventures in Utah and Arizona by PBaruch (2016)
« Reply #20 on: August 04, 2016, 01:06:09 AM »
Wow, great TR and amazing pics! My main question is why keep zigzagging in and out of Arizona? Bryce, Zion and the Grand Canyon are in a row (North to South) with the bottom of Bryce Canyon being at the same elevation as the top of Zion, and the bottom of Zion being at the same elevation as the top of the Grand Canyon. Most people do Bryce, Zion, Grand or reverse. Why did you choose the order you did?

You'd have to ask DW.  She planned it.  Some of it had to do with getting reservations at certain campgrounds as the nice ones book up well in advance.  We booked the campgrounds six months in advance and by then some of them were already booked solid.  If anyone here intends on doing a summer RV trip I'd recommend booking campgrounds a year in advance.
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Re: Motorhome Adventures in Utah and Arizona by PBaruch (2016)
« Reply #21 on: August 04, 2016, 02:31:53 AM »
Im smack in the middle of a similar trip right now. Did Sedona and Grand Canton South Rim earlier this week, Antelope Canyon and Page, AZ today and will be in Zion and Bryce tomorrow and Thursday.  Making my way up to SLC for shabbos and then off to Yellowstone next week!

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Re: Motorhome Adventures in Utah and Arizona by PBaruch (2016)
« Reply #22 on: August 04, 2016, 07:33:04 AM »
Amazing itinerary beautiful pictures keep it up

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Re: Motorhome Adventures in Utah and Arizona by PBaruch (2016)
« Reply #23 on: August 04, 2016, 08:04:00 AM »
Dad taking pictures while waiting for the ambulance. Classic!
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Re: Motorhome Adventures in Utah and Arizona by PBaruch (2016)
« Reply #24 on: August 04, 2016, 09:12:16 AM »
Great TR! Good read with superb pictures! I love seeing the natural beauty that's right here in our own backyard. Can't wait to see these places one day.

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Re: Motorhome Adventures in Utah and Arizona by PBaruch (2016)
« Reply #25 on: August 04, 2016, 09:38:02 AM »
Cool!

No issues with Nausea from those sitting in the back?

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Re: Motorhome Adventures in Utah and Arizona by PBaruch (2016)
« Reply #26 on: August 04, 2016, 12:12:48 PM »
Cool!

No issues with Nausea from those sitting in the back?
   

I'm not sure what you mean by nausea. The kids sat by the dinette table right behind the two front seats. The dinette and sofa had lap belts.
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Re: Motorhome Adventures in Utah and Arizona by PBaruch (2016)
« Reply #27 on: August 04, 2016, 12:55:07 PM »
Didn't know about antelope
Just be aware that Antelope Canyon is very expensive. It's on Native American land and they charge a fortune. IIRC you can only go with a guided tour.

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Re: Motorhome Adventures in Utah and Arizona by PBaruch (2016)
« Reply #28 on: August 04, 2016, 12:59:09 PM »
Just be aware that Antelope Canyon is very expensive. It's on Native American land and they charge a fortune. IIRC you can only go with a guided tour.

There are several tour companies you can go with but I hardly think 30-40 pp for each canyon plus the Navajo entry fee of what I think was 8.00 is very expensive. I was kind of miffed that they charged for my two year old though.
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Re: Motorhome Adventures in Utah and Arizona by PBaruch (2016)
« Reply #29 on: August 04, 2016, 01:00:27 PM »
awesome TR!
Ruby's Inn RV Park & Campground is HUGE! i hear its family owned and they run basically that whole town.
 heard of angels landing hike?
its awesome although i recommend doing it early morning as it gets REALLY hot
i got delayed last time i did it (2 weeks ago) and it was 104 degrees!! barely any shade along the hike.
 that slot canyon hike looks amazing will have to check it out  thanks for the great pics!
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