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Old 04-01-2014, 08:32 PM   #1
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Bucket list!

PLEASE do not respond to others posts. Just capture the items you'd like to your own BUCKET LIST.. where YOU want to tug your Escape trailer and make a memory. I'm expecting we'll see posts we never even considered.. ADD IT to your own BUCKET LIST.

COOL BEANS! I'll start...

I want to see Monument Valley, in the snow. You don't need to add a photo.. I just captured this years ago FOR MY BUCKET LIST:
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Old 04-01-2014, 09:33 PM   #2
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Hmmm... that's a big question...

There are lots of places I haven't been at all, mostly in the southern states. And there're lots of places in the rest of the continent that I'd like to go back to.

I know this isn't the type of answer you're looking for, but I'm going to have to say that the first thing on my bucket list is to see it all.
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Old 04-01-2014, 09:39 PM   #3
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To fly fish (and hopefully catch some) in every one of the continental 49!
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Old 04-01-2014, 09:45 PM   #4
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Monument Valley and the East Coast (e.g., Blue Ridge and Great Smoky Mountains, historic battlefields and, basically, anything that has to do with history ... the genealogist in me is coming out). And I know John wants to see where they filmed "Last of the Mohicans".
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Old 04-01-2014, 09:58 PM   #5
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As we age (gag) we have items that we want to see or experience... what is the FIRST thing on your bucket list? That's what I'm asking. SHARE!
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Old 04-01-2014, 10:40 PM   #6
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We have a lengthy bucket list but the first item we are going to take care of is to camp at Silver Lake (7,000 ft) in the June Lake loop of California for a few weeks later this year then hike up to two alpine lakes from there for flyfishing at Lake Agnew (8,000ft) and Gem Lake (9,000fy)...and then fish Silver Lake, June Lake, Grant Lake, Lake Crowley and the Owens River...+any more we see are fair game!
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Old 04-02-2014, 02:56 AM   #7
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If a bucket list includes the past, then it was Yosemite. If it's only for the future, then Yellowstone.
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Old 04-02-2014, 04:41 AM   #8
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Old 04-02-2014, 07:40 AM   #9
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Banff and Lake Louise. It has been on my bucket list ever since the early 60s when I had a friend who visited there and said it was the most beautiful place he had ever seen.

Also, for the past few years I've been telling my wife that I would like to make another trip across the country by driving instead of flying.

With my son and his family now living in Portland, it seemed like the perfect opportunity to make both of these wishes come true. It also gives us the opportunity to obtain the slightly larger trailer we decided we wanted. So we sold our EggCamper and will pick up an Escape 21 when we get out that way next month. Then on to Osoyoos, Banff, Glacier, Yellowstone, and several other stops on our way home to Florida.
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Old 04-02-2014, 08:10 AM   #10
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OK, to answer the spirit of the question...

I'm a fan of the scenic side of life, rather than the cultural or historical. So for me, the highest priority items (that I haven't seen already) are in the US west and south-west: I want to drive the coast between Canada and Mexico; I want to climb the Grand Canyon; I want to spend the night deep in a real desert; I want to walk a path through the redwoods...

(but those are just stops along the way to "seeing it all"...)
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Old 04-02-2014, 08:40 AM   #11
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To me, it is driving cross country with my wife. On our honeymoon, we drove cross country - 9200 miles in a Ford Pinto, staying in motels with a few campgrounds in 4 weeks. Now, on our 39th anniversary, we will spend 10 weeks, starting with 6 days to get to Chilliwack to pick up our Escape. Then, we will meander back home creating our itinerary as we go.
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Old 04-02-2014, 08:52 AM   #12
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Grand Canyon -- We have been a lot of beautiful places but it's the only one that literally made me cry.
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Old 04-02-2014, 09:06 AM   #13
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Old 04-02-2014, 09:39 AM   #14
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A 3 month cross Canada trip 2015, with a side trip to see relatives in Minnesota.
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Old 04-02-2014, 10:43 AM   #15
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Same here . I have only been to Vancover and Victoria . I want to go all across Canada and also see Ottawa where my father came from . I hope 2015.
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Old 04-02-2014, 11:23 AM   #16
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Our next "bucket list" trip is in September to Stewart BC and Hyder Alaska..

"when" we retire I am really looking forward to going across Canada and the US...
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Old 04-02-2014, 11:53 AM   #17
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Like kstock11, the first item on our list is a cross-country trip and we've decided that this is the year to do it. We leave on August 22 from Portland and on to Alexandria, VA to visit our daughter and then back to Portland. We'll be gone a month. On our return we'll accomplish an item on Robin's list. We're spending two days in Murfreesboro, TN where her great-great-great grandfather died in the Battle of Stones River during the Civil War.
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Old 04-02-2014, 12:37 PM   #18
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My bucket list is loooong, and includes lots of travel, by plane, by ship, by canoe, by foot, and of course with my RV,

As far as trailer camping goes, most of my big items will come when I retire, when I want to spent a lot of time on the road, travelling most of North America.

The top two priorities are to travel north to Alaska and the NWT, and to travel east to the Maritimes. Of course side trips and taking our time would be in order.

I would like to travel to Mexico, and even beyond with my trailer too. Pretty sure I will get A/C by then.
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Old 04-02-2014, 02:12 PM   #19
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First on the list is Glacier National Park. One thing I've learned is to do it now and not wait for retirement. My Father and Mother had plans to purchase a trailer and see the sights but it never happened because of health reasons. What ever is on your bucket list, make it happen as soon as possible. Pete
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Old 04-02-2014, 04:33 PM   #20
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I finally retired in June last year and my first bucket list trip was traveling out through Canada to tour the Maritimes, NB, PEI, NS/CB, and NF. Stayed mostly in the Canada National parks and visited most of the national park historical sites, very meaningful and interesting. Returned via the US crossing at St Stephens NB into Maine. Visited at the White Mountains, Niagara Falls, Mount Rushmore, Deadwood and Yellowstone. Travelled in my previous RV a Chinook Concourse MH a total of 16,722 km door to door, and was away 10 weeks. This year the second BL trip to the NWT.
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