Tag: Google Maps

Roadtrip Plan Step Two Part Three: Playing Maps — The Salton Sea & Slab City

Salton Sea - Google Map

ShareI’m still saving the places I want to go on this next trip in Google Maps into the Want to Go list. Someday I’ll organize those Google Map lists. I’m also using Trello with its new map feature and browser button; I’m liking it so far. I’m at the most fun part in the trip …

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Roadtrip Plan Step Two Part Two: Mapping Slot Canyons and Other Places

Death Valley, May 2005 by DK Sanders-Weatherford

ShareI want to go back to Death Valley to see those moving rocks (Death Valley Back Country Roads map PDF), and I want to see some slot canyons. I’ve been seeing a lot of photos on Facebook lately of slot canyons. They’re totally cool looking. I so want to take pictures of slot canyons. I …

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Roadtrip Plan Step Two Part One: Mapping

Death Valley, May 2005 by DK Sanders-Weatherford

ShareExtreme Roadtrip Planning Step One is basically figuring out which direction you’re going, what part of the country you’re going to. Step Two begins the mapping! Step Two is recalling all the places in that part of the country that you’ve wanted to see and pinning them on a map. The map….. always an issue …

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The Time to Plan Is Now

Smithsonian Museum of Natural History

ShareI have to interrupt last year’s epic tale because it’s winter now, and this is the time for planning a summer vacation! This is how it starts: where should we go next year? This time, Terry immediately says, Maine. Why Maine? Who knows. Something about lobsters. Last year, I chose Florida since we hadn’t been …

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Working on the Plan

Seligman, Arizona

ShareI might use Google Maps a little differently than most when planning a road trip. Sure, I use it to create a map of the trip with the locations marked and the route routed. But see, I love maps. I just like to look at maps for hours. They could be maps of anything really, …

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A New Year, A New Trip Plan

Darla Kay and Baby Alligator

ShareHere it is, the beginning of a new road trip plan! The beginning is the most exciting part, before it devolves into fighting and broken dreams. It starts with a place, any sort of general place. Maybe there’s a place that sounds intriguing like the Outer Banks or maybe it’s a direction like Out West. …

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