Escapees RV Club

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Thursday, November 1, 2018

Fall 2018 trip west

We left Harbortown RV Resort in Monroe MI on Friday October 12 and drove down I-75 to US-24 west to I-69 south 206 miles to Anderson/ Muncie KOA in Chesterfield IN for the night.

Saturday we took I-69 south to I-465 around Indianpolis to I-70 west  244 miles to Cedarbrook RV Park in Mulberry Grove IL for one night.

Sunday October 14 we drove I-70 to I-270 west to MO-370 78 miles to 370 Lakeside Park in St Peters MO for 3 nights to visit our youngest son and family in O'Fallon MO.

We modified our route after visiting our son in Missouri.  We had planned on heading south and west from there and spending a few days in Livingston TX to visit with some friends but the rain and flooding in south and west Texas had us decide to stay north to avoid it.

Wednesday October 17 we traveled I-70 west 181 miles to The Great Escape RV Resort in Higginsville MO for one night.

Thursday October 18 we drove I-70 west to I-435 south around Kansas City to I-35 south 270 miles to KOA Wellington KS for 1 night.

Friday October 19 we took I-35 south to US-81 south to avoid Oklahoma City to I-40 west  226 miles to Elk City/Clinton KOA near Elk City OK for 1 night.

Saturday October 20 we traveled I-40 west 194 miles to Walnut RV Park in Vega TX.

Sunday October 21 we took I-40 west to I-25 south 265 miles to Isleta Lakes RV Park in Isleta Lakes NM south of Albuquerque.

Monday October 22 we drive I-25 south to NM-26 230 miles to Deming NM to stay 3 nights at Escapees Dream Catcher RV Park to visit Greg and Kathy Reed. While there we drove down to Polomas Mexico to the Pink Store to get some medications for Carole and the 4 of us had dinner there.
 In the campsite next to us was our friends Tom & Becky from Escapees Ohio Chapter 36

Thursday October 25 we took I-10 west from Deming 179 miles to Escapees SKP Saguaro Co-OP RV Park for 4 nights for Carole to rest up.  While there we had a chance to see and visit with several friends.
 The view out our windshield

Monday October 29 we drove I-10 west to the I-17 bypass around downtown Phoenix back to I-10 west to Loop 303 north to US-60 west to US-93 north at Wickenburg to AZ-89 north 241 miles to Escapees North Ranch RV Park near Congress AZ for the winter.

 Typical of many of the sunsets here at North Ranch 

map of the trip
2314 miles and 304.2 gallons of Diesel for $1016.52
  19 days, 11 travel days, 17 nights $585 in camping fees