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1. Posted by victoria2011 (Budding Member 3 posts) 1y

Hi guys,

We are planning a road trip from Phoenixi to Phoenix in september. We re in 3. can u help me?

1 _ PHOENIX

2 _ APACHE TRAIL: Apache Junction, Superstition museum, i Goldfield Canyon Lake, Lost Dutchman State park, Canyon Lake, Tortilla Flat, Apache Lake, Roosevelt Dam, Tonto National Monument

take the 188 (TONTO NATIONAL FOREST )
Tonto Natural Bridge State Park
night CampVerd (Super8 o DaysInn)

3_ COTTONWOOD + JEROME (ghost town + house of Joy) + PRESCOOT (Watson Lake)

SEDONA: Airport Vortex, Cathedral Rock Vortex ,Chapel of The Holy Cross, Bell Rock
Oak CreekCanyon, Midgley Bridge, Slide Rock State Park, , Tlaquepaque Shopping Center
night in Sedona

4 _ route 89 from Tuba City to The Gap (Marble Canyon Bridge )
night in Kanab (Parry Lodge Hotel)

5 _ THE WAVE??? (night in kanab or mount carmel)
or South Coyote + WHITE POCKET

6_ ESCALANTE: Coyote gulch (escalante outfitter cabins)

7_ the volcano

8_ slot dry fork: zebra canyon, Peek-a-Boo + Spooky

9_ Lower Calf Creek Fall, Boulder, Hell’s Backbone Road, Anasazi State Park Museum ( night in Torrey)

10_ Torrey- Capitol reef (night in Cortez)
11_ MESA VERDE + Durango + Silverston
12_ Durango- Alamosa- Great Sand Dunes National Park - Colorado springs
13_ Denver, Boulder
14: Fort Laramie, Scott Bluff NM e Fort Robinson

15: Pine Ridge, Wounded Knee ,Badlands

16: Custer State Park , Crazy Horse

17 : Mount Rushmore, Custer, Deadwood, Sturgis Bear Butte
18_ Arapaho National Wildlife Refuge + Steamboat Springs ( 8th Street Steak House)
19_ Glenwood Springs
20_ Grand Juction
21_ Richfield-St.George-Valley of fire
22_ Kingman-Phoenix

2. Posted by victoria2011 (Budding Member 3 posts) 1y

I m not so sure about the days from Denver to Mount Rushmore, cause I m not really convinced, maybe there are more places to see during those days.

13_ Denver, Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Boulder, Longmont, Rocky Mountain National Park, Cheyenne (DepotPlaza + Wyoming State Capitol)

14: Fort Laramie Scott Bluff NM,Chimney Rock, Carhenge, Fort Robinson

15: Pine Ridge, Wounded Knee ,Badlands

16: Custer State Park , Crazy Horse

17 : Mount Rushmore, Custer, Deadwood, Sturgis Bear Butte

Also during the trip from Sturgis to Arapaho National Wildlife refuge, are there places to see?

thank u guys

3. Posted by Calcruzer (Moderator 1989 posts) 1y

Well, I don't see you going to the Grand Canyon, and I think I would take a side trip to Monument Valley and spend more time at the south end of Lake Powell. Lastly, I would consider Yellowstone for a day (Custer Battleground is just a couple of hours east of here). To find the extra time, I would spend less time in Denver (or even go to Santa Fe instead), and I would not spend much time at Arapaho National Wildlife Refuge.

Near Sturgis is Deadwood, which is an interesting old western town.

I notice that you appear to be planning to spend a lot of time camping which should save you a ton of money. I presume this is also why no stop in Las Vegas is planned.

Have a great trip.

[ Edit: Edited on 15-Mar-2015, at 11:03 by Calcruzer ]