East Coast Bound! travel blog


Road work on I-80, this thing breaks up the concrete...

...this thing starts to pick up the broken bits

I-80 across the Salt Flats

Bonneville Salt Flats, high speed race track

Large mound of salt

Salt Lake



Parked at James Robb State Park, Fruita Division

Each site has covered table

Aurora at play ground

Drivers Log

Fuel Stop—Pilot in Carlin, Nevada—July 21st.

This Leg—92.883 gallons, @ $2.629 =$244.19

Traveled 581.3 miles on 84.75 gallons for 6.87 MPG


July 21—Left Quincy at 7:30 AM and had a long 415 mile day. Overnight in Wells, NV at Angel Lake RV Park. Nice enough park, all gravel, pull thru 50AMP FHU site for $35.00.

July 22—Another long driving day, 450 miles, plus we lost an hour entering Mountain Time. Overnight at James Robb State Park in Fruita, CO. Very nice state park, big rig friendly. All sites are semi circular, 50 AMP, FHU. Playground for kids, a lake for fishing, and the Colorado River runs alongside of the park.


Drivers Log

Fuel Stop—Pilot in Grand Junction, CO—July 23rd

This Leg—84.559 gallons, @ $2.289 = $193.56

Traveled 528 miles on 73.75 gallons for 7.1 MPG


July 23—Short drive, 102 miles, up I-70 to Glenwood Springs, CO where daughter Cheri and family live. We left Grand Jct. at 1PM and arrived GWS at 3PM. Lee and Cheri were not home, we parked the rig and plugged in to her 50AMP outlet. Marlin and Aurora got into their suits and took a soak in the hot tub. It is very hot here right now, 100 degrees today.

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