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Old 07-25-2007, 12:55 AM   #15
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Originally Posted by safari57
Wow! These are outstanding photos Neil. They bring back a ton of memories of those years and evoke a lot of my own family memories. Thanks for sharing. As you find more you might want to consider posting them in a thread that will let people look back and remember how traveling with a trailer was when Wally was first building them. What is also neat for me is my Airstream is a 1951 so it was being used in the same environment.

Thanks again for sharing - more is always better...

Thanks. That is a good suggestion. I don't know if I have too many more from back then but remember a couple from about 1945. I will gather (find) them and begin a thread. I will look forward to all the other contributions.

Neil and Lynn.

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Old 07-25-2007, 07:54 AM   #16
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Adventuretours ran this Route 66 trip in Oct.

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Old 07-31-2007, 09:02 PM   #17
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In Oct. '95 I drove on "old" Rte. 66 as much as possible but mostly had to follow Rte. 40. NW of Tucumcari is Conchas Res. a beautiful place to camp, swim, fish, perfect sunsets and few people. Camping with 3 dogs that love water makes for a soggy tent but we had an inlet to ourselves and just ran wild! I can't wait to travel back in my Airstream. I still have 3 dogs but only 1 from '95--she's 20 and still swims.
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Old 07-31-2007, 09:05 PM   #18
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Originally Posted by 63air
We are thinking about a Route 66 trip during the last half of October but I'm not sure about the weather in Arizona then. Would this be a good time to go or are we going to hit their rainy season?
If it's a good time to go , we are not tied to 66 and are open to suggestions of places to visit and camp there that are dog friendly.
Depending on your dates, you could even make the Branson Rally dates 12-14 October!

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Old 07-31-2007, 09:19 PM   #19
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That's one of my "must do's." Should be a great trip. AZ will be fine in October.
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Old 07-31-2007, 09:55 PM   #20
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If I were to do Route 66, October would be my choice of month to do it in. Love those cool nights. Have a safe trip and post some pix when you're through. Make sure to check out Oatman, AZ. Quaint little historic town where the burros have the right of way.

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Old 07-31-2007, 10:02 PM   #21
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Oct. is a perfect choice for a Route 66 trip.
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Old 07-31-2007, 11:35 PM   #22
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October will be great for your trip, right now's our rainy season. Look for the cheapest fuel at the boder between NM & AZ - Lupton -(we stopped just off I-40), the "J that Flies" in Winslow (they also have a website where you can check fuel prices nation wide), and Maverick in northern Flagstaff. AZ welcomes you!

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Old 08-03-2007, 09:10 PM   #23
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Its got be a Rt 66 trip

Now I am really ready to go 66 again. We just got back from Door County, Wisconsin ( been going there for 25 years and its great) but I have a hard time staying in one place with the Airstream, love that open road.
Our Chesapeake Vinny will be going, so camping by water is a must in order to keep him a happy dog camper. We will probably go as far as Kingman so any campground suggestions along 66 that are dog friendly and near water are greatly appreciated.
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Old 08-03-2007, 11:07 PM   #24
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October is the perfect time of year to be in NoAZ...the "high country" as we desert rats call it. The "monsoons" will have passed by then...the days will be pleasant and the nights will be cool and refreshing. There are several campgrounds, private and public in the area of Flagstaff. Have a great time and drive safely! And most of all, have a blast!

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