Day 10 Needles to Tehachpi and Joshua Tree

Once again, load up your gas in Needles, don’t get gas at the “Gas Oasis” in the middle of the Mojave if you can avoid it because it is twice the price of California gas (which is expensive already). The drive from Needles to the park was odd. Lots of middle of nowhere with noContinue reading “Day 10 Needles to Tehachpi and Joshua Tree”

Day 9 Gallup to Needles

This was a day of a lot of Route 66 stops. Yellow Horse Trading Post. Very very kitsch. Another classic Route 66 stop. No one was wearing masks (covid times) so we left quickly. Did get my kid one of the pressed pennies by the door though. “The Petrified Forest” is a bit deceptive asContinue reading “Day 9 Gallup to Needles”

Day 8 Santa Fe to Gallup

We got a late start leaving Santa Fe (noonish) so this was a short day. When I first planned I guessed this would happen and booked the Gallup RV place. Then I changed it to Holbrook (which looked like a nicer town to stay in) by the Petrified Forest National Park, but when they dayContinue reading “Day 8 Santa Fe to Gallup”

Southwest Trip and the Falcon

We will be traveling in an accessible RV with my wheelchair across the Southwest from San Francisco. Our plan is to go San Francisco > Bartow > Grand Canyon > Bryce Canyon > Moab (and Arches National Park) > Santa Fe > Gallup > Mojave Desert (via Oatman)> SF