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Visited Places and Recommendations:
(Unless noted, we stayed at the local Best Western)

Saratoga, CA to Elko, NV

Truckee - lunch at Bar of America, 10040 Donner Pass Rd

Lovelock - Lover's Lock Plaza. There's a Safeway right off the plaza, perfect for a bathroom break.

We don't care for any food offered in Elko, so we stop at the Sierra Trading Post Outlet and Whole Foods for a leg stretch and to buy dinner for a room picnic in Elko.

Grassy Valley Rest Area Eastbound (yes, seriously a great place) - Grantsville around mile marker 55 - beautiful hike

Provo to Saratoga WY

Evanston - Uinta County Museum

Rock Springs - The Bike and Trike, 612 Broadway St - serves a nice coffee and chat

Saratoga - Saratoga Hot Springs Resort and Snowy Mt Brewery, 601 Pic Pike Rd

Encampment - Grand Encampment Museum and lunch at The Red Wagon, 614 McCaffrey Ave #2

Indian Bathtubs Trail

North Platte River-Treasure Island Public Access Area

Saratoga to Cheyenne

Laramie - lunch at Jeffreys

Vedauwoo Recreation Area on Pole Mountain, Medicine Bow National Forest

Cheyenne - The Plains Hotel and excellent local beer and food at Wyoming's Rib & Chop House

Cheyenne Botanic Gardens - don't miss, especially if you have kids.

Cheyenne Frontier Days Old West Museum

Terry Bison Ranch

Cheyenne to Custer, SD

High Plains Homestead

Toadstool Geologic Park

Mount Rushmore National Memorial

Crazy Horse Memorial

Custer - Sage Creek Grille is very good

Custer to Devil's Tower

Deadwood - Burger at Mustang Sally's (only place open after blizzard - way to go, Sally!)

Devils Tower National Monument

DT to Thermopolis

Skyway over Cloud Peak into Ten Sleep Canyon

Thermopolis - Hot Springs State Park and bison enclosure

Thermopolis to Provo

Castle Gardens Petroglyph Site

Lander - Gannet Grill - a favorite from when I lived in Fort Washakie

Evanston - Tumblin Tumbleweeds - great meal

Provo to Hanksville

Helper - fun art galleries in town, history, and meal at Balance Rock Restaurant

San Rafael Swell

Little Wild Horse Slot Canyon

Goblin Valley

Hanksville - Recommend Whispering Sands Motel (not fancy!) - dinner and breakfast at Sliprock Grill - gas station in a mountain

Hanksville to Bryce Canyon City

Capital Reef National Park

Capital Gorge thru to Dixie National Forest then Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument Escalante - dinner at Cowboy Blues

BC City to St. George

Bryce Canyon National Park - fave hike here is Queen's Garden

Zion National Park

Orderville - Forscher German Bakery & Cafe, 110 N State St - so good!

Kneaders Bakery & Cafe

Painted Pony

St. George to Primm, NV

Snow Canyon State Park

Kayenta - Coyote Gulch Art Village and eat at Xetara Garden Cafe

Primm, NV back to Saratoga

Mojave National Preserve - Teutonia Peak Trail

Tehachapi Loop - National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark - Woodford-Tehachapi Rd, Keene, CA

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