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10k mile trip around the USA - May & June 2021

Click links below to see journal entries posted from various locations during my 5 week trip around the US. I started in Poulsbo, WA, then to Georgia, then to Maine, then home via Michigan's upper penninsula. My goals were to visit my Dad in Maine, and to ride the best motorcycle roads in the US including Tail of the Dragon.

01 - Salt Lake City, UT
02 - Santa Fe, NM
03 - Aux Arc Park campground, Ozark, AR
04 - Buffalo Point campground, AR
05 - Mountain Home, AR
06 - Cable Cove Campground, NC
07 - Hendersonville, NC
08 - Reston, VA
09 - Orange, MA
10 - Rangeley, ME11 - Rangeley, ME
12 - Olean, NY
13 - Lakeport, MI
14 - Cross Village, MI
15 - Escanaba, MI
16 - Chamberlain, SD
17 - Gillette, WY, part 1
17 - Gillette, WY, part 2
18 - Missoula, MT
19 - Winthrop, WA
20 - Epilogue

My route shown in yellow, starting from Poulsbo, WA going in a counter-clockwise direction.

For lodging C=Campground, M=motel, F=Friend/family

Day Miles Lodging Location
1512CMiddle Fork Campground on John Day River, OR
2437MSuper 8, Wells, Nevada
3195FSon Max's place, Salt Lake City, UT
40FSon Max's place, Salt Lake City, UT
5518CBootleg camp 5 miles north of Ouray, CO
6417FGuzzi friend Rich's place, Santa Fe, NM
7650MSuper 8, Tulsa, OK
8213CAux Arc Park campground, Ozark, AR
9410CBuffalo Point campground, AR
10327MDay's Inn, Jonesboro, TN
11360CEdgar Evins state park, TN
12280CCable Cove Campground off Hellbender, NC
13260MBest Western, Hendersonville, NC
14215MDay's Inn, West Jefferson, NC
15401FFriend Don's place, Reston, VA
160FFriend Don's place, Reston, VA
17405FGuzzi friend Peter & Laura's place, Ridgefield, CT
18151FFriend Ken's place, Orange, MA
19335FDad's place, Rangeley, ME
200FDad's place, Rangeley, ME
210FDad's place, Rangeley, ME
220FDad's place, Rangeley, ME
23398CLong Point campground near Chaumont, NY
24340MHoliday Inn, Olean, NY
25452CBootleg camp near Lakeport, MI
26420FFarm owned by sister of Guzzi friend Tom
27263MSuper 8 in Escanaba, MI
28294FGuzzi friend Tom's farm in Spring Green, WI
29542CAmerican Creek campground, Chamberlain, SD
30315CPactola Reservoir campground near Hill City, SD
31429CHorseshoe Bend campground near Lovell, WY
32533MTravelodge Inn, Missoula, MT
33475CPerrygin Lake campground, Winthrop, WA