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Postby Full Metal Jacket » Tue Jan 03, 2006 12:05 am

So in just about 3 weeks I am packing everything that I own and can fit into my 1991 Toyota Corolla, flying my best friend out to Phoenix, and we're driving back to "chicago" (okay rockford) Illinois together, beacuse Im moving back for school.. But first we are going on a sort of "tour" of the country. We have already scheduled to make stops in San Diego and San Fransisco..and the Grand Canyon (I live 4 hours away and Ive never been :roll:) But I need some reccomendations on where else to go... What else is worth seeing in this country?

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Postby azza » Tue Jan 03, 2006 2:23 am

I love this movie! :lol:
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Postby noah » Tue Jan 03, 2006 9:13 am

if you're into national parks i hear the grand tetons are pretty awesome.



or this!
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Postby letseatpaste » Tue Jan 03, 2006 9:24 am

What general route are you taking to Chicago? You could hit lots of Route 66 stops along the way if you're into that sort of thing. Cadillac Ranch in Amarillo TX, fun old Route 66 motels in Tucemcari, New Mexico, etc... If you go through Vegas, the Neon Sign Graveyard is a very cool non-gambling thing to see.
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Postby nothinghead10 » Tue Jan 03, 2006 10:34 am

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Postby azza » Tue Jan 03, 2006 1:09 pm

noah wrote:or this!
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largest ball of twine: darwin, minnesota


another great movie = Michael.
if it isnt penetration then it isnt worth a kiss

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Postby sherpa141 » Tue Jan 03, 2006 4:03 pm

If you take a northern route and go through the Tetons, you may as well go through Yellowstone (the two parks border each other). And if you do that, you should go through South Dakota and visit the Badlands. Then hang out in Madison, Wisconsin, for a night or two and eat some good thai food on college avenue.

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Postby TheMaskedCorndog » Tue Jan 03, 2006 5:15 pm

okay, so I'm really interested in Madison.

Nice place? Good record shop(s)?

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Postby sherpa141 » Tue Jan 03, 2006 7:13 pm

I can only say so much about it, since I spent just 24 hours there, but I was pretty (to sound a little gay ... and I apologize in advance for using that word in a pejorative sense) enchanted by it. I didn't visit any record stores, but I'm sure they have very good ones ... it's up there with the best college towns in the country, I'd say, with Chapel Hill, et al. I walked around campus, which I was thoroughly impressed by; their student union is one of the only in the country to serve beer on tap, and you can drink it out on this huge brick patio right on the lake. Downtown sits on an isthmus between two large, natural lakes, and the capitol building is really cool. The area right around the school has tons of bars and restaurants. I had one of the best Thai meals I've ever had in Madison, and I'm a big fan of thai.

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Postby Full Metal Jacket » Tue Jan 03, 2006 8:49 pm

letseatpaste wrote:What general route are you taking to Chicago? You could hit lots of Route 66 stops along the way if you're into that sort of thing. Cadillac Ranch in Amarillo TX, fun old Route 66 motels in Tucemcari, New Mexico, etc... If you go through Vegas, the Neon Sign Graveyard is a very cool non-gambling thing to see.


We're going the way of the "south" (from Phoenix to New Mexico, Texas, Oklahoma, Missouri, Illinois.. mainly along I-40 and I-44) Ive already got this planned out, which I think is on the "brilliant" side:

From Phoenix, up to Grand Canyon, Over to Vegas, Over to San Fransisco, Down to LA, down to San Diego, over to Yuma (AZ)- and Mexico, then back along I-40 through New Mexico and Texas..

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I just need more good stops along the way.

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Postby sherpa141 » Tue Jan 03, 2006 10:42 pm

That map f'ing rocks my ass. How much time do you have for this trip?

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Postby Full Metal Jacket » Wed Jan 04, 2006 7:35 pm

^ I have all the time in the world.

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Postby SkeletonRock » Wed Jan 04, 2006 10:46 pm

Full Metal Jacket wrote:^ I have all the time in the world.


I like your philosophy.

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Postby numan_the_son » Wed Jan 04, 2006 11:07 pm

noah wrote:or this!
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largest ball of twine: darwin, minnesota


Wow, that's probably the lamest thing ever to do on a raod trip.

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Postby numan_the_son » Wed Jan 04, 2006 11:11 pm

*road


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