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2020 Tour
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My bride is a planner. I am the lucky recipient. This year she started even earlier on the reservations. Most of the trip was reserved while we were still on the 2019 tour. 

She has a few tricks that really help her. 

One, always call to make the reservation. Look online to see what they have, but call. Communicate the needs for sites, satellite, and easy in and out. 
Two, make the reservations for the holiday weekends first. Then fill in the inbetweens. 
Three, if the last 50 fifty miles are secondary roads, keep the daily mileage under 200. Or the driver gets crabby. 
Four, and this was a new learning this year. If you can plan that far in advance, make your reservations for the coming year while the campground is still staffed. In the past, for many of the campgrounds closed in the winter, she would talk to an answering service. Sometimes with mixed results. 
Five, she sends our family, and neighbors watching the house, this list with phone numbers in case they can't reach us on the cell. 

I post this not to say look at us, but the phone numbers for the campgrounds are there, and they have been vetted as Newell suitable. 

Finally, meet us somewhere on this journey. We will have a mini ralley. We will hike, bike, and eat really well. 

National Park Trip 2020

 
Mar 27 – 28                Drive 327 miles to Savannah, GA              Tyler
                                    Red Gate (Site 18)                                        (912)272-8028
Mar 29 – Apr 2           Drive 356 miles to Rossville, GA                  Dad & Brenda
                                    Holiday Travel Park                                      (706)891-9766

Apr 3                           Drive 238 miles to Yuma, TN                        Natchez Trace S.P.
                                    Parkers Crossroads RV                                 (731)968-9939
Apr 4 – 5                     Drive 121 miles to West Memphis, AR        Mississippi River
                                    Tom Sawyers (Site 54)                                  (870)735-9770
Apr 6 – 8                     Drive 137 miles to North Little Rock KOA            (800)562-4598
Apr 9 – 10                   Drive 74 miles to Russellville, AR                 Mt. Magazine (hi pt)
                                    Lake Dardanelle State Park (Site 11)         (479)967-5516
Apr 11                         Drive 276 miles to Oklahoma City, OK
                                    Mustang Run RV Park                                  (405)577-6040
Apr 12                         Drive 253 miles to Amarillo, TX                    My Birthplace
                                    Fort Amarillo RV Resort (Site 126)               (806)331-1700
Apr 13 – 15                 Drive 270 miles to Albuquerque, NM        Sandia Mountains
                                    KOA                                                                (800)562-7781
Apr 16 – 17                 Drive 86 miles to Grants, NM                       El Malpais N.M.
KOA                                                                (505)287-4376
Apr 18 – 19                 Drive 156 miles to Holbrook, AZ                  Petrified Forest N.P.
                                    OK RV Park                                                    (928)524-3226
Apr 20 – 21                 Drive 234 miles to Wittmann, AZ
                                 Tom & Darlene McCloud                            (480)620-6253
(Apr 22 – 23)              Drive 366m in car to Death Valley, CA     Death Valley N.P.
                                    The Ranch at Death Valley                        (855)866-1911
(Apr 24)                      Drive 294 miles in car to Ventura, CA       Channel Islands N.P.
                                    Sheraton Four Points                                    (805)658-1212
(Apr 25 -26)                Ride Island Packers’ boat to Santa Cruz Island
                                    Water Canyon Campground                     tent camping
(Apr 27)                      Drive 1 mile in car to Ventura, CA
                                    Sheraton Four Points                                    (805)658-1212
(Apr 28)                      Drive 193 miles in car to Indio, CA             Joshua Tree N.P.
                                    Fairfield Inn & Suites                                     (760)863-4000
(Apr 29 – 30)              Drive 74 miles in car to 29 Palms, CA        Joshua Tree N.P.
                                    Fairfield Inn & Suites                                     (760)361-5000
May 1 – 9                   Drive 243 miles in car to Wittmann, AZ
                                    Tom & Darlene McCloud                            (480)620-6253
May 10 – 16               Drive 152 miles to Flagstaff, AZ                   Walnut Canyon N.M.
                                    J & H RV Park                                                (928)526-1829
May 17 - 29                Drive 95 miles to Grand Canyon, AZ         Grand Canyon N.P.
                                    Trailer Village RV Park                                  (877)404-4313
(May 20)                     Hike 7 miles                                                    South Kaibab Trail
                                    Tent camp at Bright Angel (hopeful)        Lottery in January
(May 21)                     Hike 14 miles                                                  North Kaibab Trail
                                  Grand Canyon Lodge North Rim
(May 22)                     Hike 14 miles                                                  South Kaibab Trail
                                    Tent camp at Bright Angel (hopeful)        Lottery in January
(May 25 – 26)             Hike 21 miles to Grand Canyon Lodge North Rim
May 30 – 31               Drive 250 miles to Boulder City, NV            Hoover Dam
                                    Canyon Trail RV Park                                   (702)293-1200
June 1 – 7                   Drive 171 miles to Virgin, UT                         Zion N.P.
                                    Zion River Resort                                           (435)635-8594
(June 4)                      Drive 100 miles in car to Bryce, Utah         Bryce Canyon N.P.
                                    The Lodge @ Bryce Canyon                      (877)386-4383
June 8                        Drive 46 miles to Cedar City, UT                 Cedar Breaks N.M.
                                    Cedar City KOA                                           (800)562-9873
June 9 – 11                 Drive 111 miles to Richfield, UT                   Capitol Reef N.P.
                                    KOA                                                                (888)562-4703
(June 10 – 11)            Drive 76 miles in car to Capitol Reef National Park
                                 Fruita Campground                                     tent camping
June 12 – 16               Drive 71 miles to Fillmore, UT                       Great Basin N.P.
                                    KOA                                                                (800)562-1516
(June 14 – 15)            Drive 157 miles in car to Great Basin National Park
                                Lower Lehman Creek                                  Tent camp
June 17 – 19               Drive 131 miles to Heber City, UT                Wasatch Mt S.P.                                                                                         Mountain Valley RV (site S6)                       (435)657-6100
June 20 – 22               Drive 270 miles to Elko, NV                          Lamoille Canyon
                                 Iron Horse RV (Site 35)                                  (775)777-1919
June 23                      Drive 287 miles to Sparks, NV
                                    Sparks Marina RV                                         (775)851-8888
June 24 – 30               Drive 66 miles to South Lake Tahoe, CA
                                    Tahoe Valley RV (Site 173)                          (530)541-2222
July 1                          Drive 262 miles to Redding, CA 
                                    Premier RV Resort                                        (530)246-0101
July 2 – 4                     Drive 316 miles to Eugene, OR
                                    Armitage Park CG (Site 4)                           (541)682-2000

July 5 – 11                   Drive 94 miles to Newport, OR                   Oregon Coast

                                    Pacific Shores (Site 98)                                (541)265-3750           
July 12 – 16                Drive 179 miles to Cascade Locks, OR
                                    KOA                                                                (800)562-8698
(July 14)                      Drive 66 miles in car to Mt. Hood, OR
                                   Timberline Lodge                                         (503)272-3410
July 17 -18                  Drive 169 miles to Kennewick, WA            Red Mt. Wine Region
                                    Columbia Sun RV                                         (509)420-4880
July 19 – 22                Drive 84 miles to Yakima, WA
                                    Suntides RV                                                   (509)966-7883
(July 20 – 21)              Drive 75 m in car to Packwood, WA         MT Rainier N.P.
                                    Packwood Hotel                                          (360)494-5431
July 23 – 25                Drive 221 miles to Liberty Lake, WA
                                    Liberty Lake RV Park                                    (509)868-0567

July 26 – 28                Drive 17 miles to Coeur D Alene, ID
                                    Blackwell RV                                                 (888)571-2900
July 29 – 31                Drive 166 miles to Missoula, MT
                                    KOA                                                                (406)549-0884
Aug 1 – 3                    Drive 68 miles to Polson, MT                        Flathead Lake
                                    Polson Motorcoach and RV Resort           (406)883-2333
Aug 4 – 25                  Drive 182 miles St. Mary, MT                        Glacier N.P.
                                    KOA (Site B2)                                                 (800)562-1504
(Aug 13)                     Hike 15 miles                                                  Gunsight Pass
                                    Sperry Backcountry Chalet (hopeful)       lottery in January
(Aug 14)                     Hike 6 miles                                                    Sperry Trail
                                 Lake McDonald Lodge                               (855)733-4522
(Aug 20)                     Hike 8 miles                                                    Highline Trail
                                    Granite Backcountry Chalet (hopeful)    lottery in January

(Aug 21)                     Hike 9 miles                                                    Swiftcurrent Pass
Many Glacier Hotel                                     (855)733-4522
Aug 26                        Drive 169 miles to Great Falls, MT
                                    Dick's RV Park                                               (406)452-0333
Aug 27 – 29                Drive 272 miles to Livingston, MT                Yellowstone N.P.
                                    Yellowstone’s Edge RV Park                       (406)333-4036
Aug 30                        Drive 203 miles to Garryowen, MT             Little Bighorn N.M.
                                    7th Ranch RV Camp                                     (406)638-2438                       
Aug 31 – Sept 3         Drive 265 miles to Spearfish, SD                  Black Mountains
                                    Elkhorn Ridge Resort                                    (605)722-1800
Sept 4 – 6                   Drive 383 m to Sioux Falls, SD
                                    KOA                                                                (800)562-9865
Sept 7 – 11                 Drive 226 miles to Rochester, MN              Mayo Clinic
Autumn Woods RV Park                              (507)990-2983

Sept 12 – 13               Drive 363 miles to Rock Island, Ill

KOA                                                                (888)562-4502
Sept 14 – 15               Drive 348 miles to Benton, Ill
KOA                                                                (800)562-8619
Sept 16                       Drive 162 miles to Clarksville, TN
Clarksville RV Park                                        (931)648-8638
Sept 17 - 19                Drive 187 miles to Rossville, GA                  Dad & Brenda
                                    Holiday Travel Park                                      (706)891-9766
Sept 20                       Drive 254 miles to Cordele, GA

KOA                                                                (800)562-0275
Sept 21                       Drive 259 miles home.

 
 


Richard and Rhonda Entrekin
99 Newell, 512
Subaru Outback Toad
Inverness, FL (when we're home Cool )
#2
Richard, when in Newport, Oregon, look us up. We are close to Pacific Shores and would love to see you. My cell is 303-547-5810. Chester
2001 Newell #579
tow a Honda Odyssey
fun car: 1935 Mercedes 500K replica
#3
(12-31-2019, 09:10 AM)Chester Stone Wrote: Richard, when in Newport, Oregon, look us up.  We are close to Pacific Shores and would love to see you.  My cell is 303-547-5810.  Chester

Absolutely ! We would love to see you.

(12-31-2019, 09:10 AM)Chester Stone Wrote: Richard, when in Newport, Oregon, look us up.  We are close to Pacific Shores and would love to see you.  My cell is 303-547-5810.  Chester

Absolutely ! We would love to see you.
Richard and Rhonda Entrekin
99 Newell, 512
Subaru Outback Toad
Inverness, FL (when we're home Cool )
#4
If u can add Indiana to your 2021 tour I will offer a 50 amp hookup, lots of hiking trails and a visit to Amish country!!!!
1993 Newell 45' 8V92,towing an Imperial open trailer. FMCA#232958 '67 Airstream Overlander 27' '67GTO,'76TransAm,'52Chevy panel, 2000 Corvette "Lingenfelter"modified, '13 Grand Cherokee.
#5
Since your coming to OKC between ARK stop depending on which way you are going we are in Muskogee and would love to have you guys stay! We have a pad, with 50 amp service, water and sewer hookup! Huge drive to get in and out!

Pam
Jeff and Pam Reganall
1996 45' Newell Coach #432 Series 60, Allison 6 Speed
Towing 2012 3/4T Ram Truck loaded with the RZR 1000XP
#6
Pam thanks for the invitation. I will pass this on to the Master Planner.
Richard and Rhonda Entrekin
99 Newell, 512
Subaru Outback Toad
Inverness, FL (when we're home Cool )
#7
Richard, the pad is right next to the swimming pool. We stayed thete a few years ago.

Clarke and Elaine Hockwald
1982 Newell Classic, 36', 6V92 TA
2001 VW Beetle Turbo
Cannondale Tandem
Cannondale Bad Boy
Haibike SDURO MTB
http://whatsnewell.blogspot.com
#8
Richard,

Thank you for this info. It's always great to have someone scout ahead. We are only familiar with two of the campsgrouds, The McCloud campground in Whitman Arizona which has a brand new meat smoker, and Holiday in Roswell Ga.  Our domicile is Sioux Falls SD, so next time there we will try it out. Tower campground was not memorable.

Wishing you a wonderful 2020 and a great trip. Looks like a lot of fun.

Guy and Sue
Guy & Sue
1984 Classic 40' #59
#9
Clarke,

I forgot to mention the pool!  Thank you  LOL
Water might be little cool...
Pam
Jeff and Pam Reganall
1996 45' Newell Coach #432 Series 60, Allison 6 Speed
Towing 2012 3/4T Ram Truck loaded with the RZR 1000XP
#10
Looks like quite the tour, hard to wrong with the NP's out there.  Safe travels!
Jack and Dianna Hunt
Coach #663
2003 - 45' triple slide


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