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Back Roads and Bushes: Our travel planning tools

From he bloggers at Back Roads and Bushes.

Everyone has their own methods for planning a trip.  Getting from Point A to Point B in a 36 foot motorhome towing a car requires a little more planning than just loading a car, dialing in the GPS, and getting on the road. I thought I would share how we establish our travel routes, decide where to stay, and get across the country as painlessly as possible.

I’m not the most tech-savvy person in the world, and I’m sure more experience RV travelers have better methods, but I do make extensive use of online tools and resources:

RV Trip Wizard — If we’re planning a long route, like the tour from Mount Vernon, Ohio up through upstate New York, across Vermont and New Hampshire into Maine, and back again, I usually start with Trip Wizard.  It lets me set up a profile that shows the maximum number of miles I want to drive in a day, campground memberships we have, such as Good Sam’s and Passport America, and a number of other criteria.

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About Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Smith is a Wisconsin native currently living in Illinois with her husband, Eric, and two dogs, Maggie and Grace. She enjoys hiking, biking, kayaking and, of course, camping in cabins and park models.

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