7:30 am - 178.1 miles / 2 timer 51 minutter - 10:23 am
First Fuel Stop
10:38 am - 75.9 miles / en time 16 minutter - 11:55 am
Sonic, Childress for traditional lunch
12:35 pm - 110.7 miles / en time 50 minutter - 2:28 pm
Pilot Travel Center #436
Traditional stop for gas and refreshments and relief on most of our trips. It's only 180 miles from the previous gas stop which was prior to Vernon.
2:28 pm - 117.4 miles / en time 38 minutter - 3:07 pm
Best Western Discovery Inn
This Best Western is only slightly higher priced than the Holiday Inn. But it has a fine restaurant in the lobby area.
8:00 am - 251.7 miles / 4 timer 7 minutter - 12:09 pm
National Park Service's newest park. Brief stop if we're good on time to see the Visitor's Center and get a Passport cancellation.
12:20 pm - 137.4 miles / 2 timer 50 minutter - 3:12 pm
Same hotel we had to cancel in 2020 due to COVID. Two nights here . . . the arrival night and the next night after a full day of touring Death Valley. Gas station on site there.
8:00 am - 38.5 miles / 39 minutter - 9:15 am
This is the world-famous location where fighter aircraft make extreme low passes. Crowds gather to watch when the jets are in action. Worth a quick stop to see if there's any activity. There isn't any schedule.
10:00 am - 164.6 miles / 3 timer 13 minutter - 1:14 pm
This is the famous place for Turfa features. We'll spend a very short time to walk to the lake's short to see. Then, on to the Visitor's center.
1:39 pm - 12.0 miles / 21 minutter - 2:01 pm
Quick Visitor Center stop to learn about Mono Lake and Turfas.
2:36 pm - 1.8 miles / 3 minutter - 2:40 pm
Last Chance Gas Stop before heading up Tioga Pass and on to Yosemite. Has a deli if we wish to eat here. Other restaurants are available between the Visitor Center and herre.
3:40 pm - 76.0 miles / en time 55 minutter - 5:36 pm
Dag 6 - 7
Camping in the Yosemite Valley! Three nights, the night of our arrival, full day of sightseeing, 2nd night, another day of sightseeing, and then the final 3rd night before heading to Sequoia / Kings Canyon.
9:00 am - 178.7 miles / 4 timer 5 minutter - 12:36 pm
Two nights for 1-1/2 days in Sequoia / King's Canyon National Parks. Arrive after lunchtime on Day One. Next full day riding the parks. Depart the next morning, June 20th at 8:30 AM, to start heading for home. .
8:30 am - 481.6 miles / 8 timer 12 minutter - 4:43 pm