Rest Day 1 in Flagstaff, AZ – How about a visit to the Grand Canyon?

IT'S YOUR FIRST REST DAY!  Flagstaff is a wonderful place to visit, and close enough to the Grand Canyon for a day trip by car. Car rentals are easy to find. Enterprise, Budget, and  Alamo are all close by.  You may want to ask if...

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Rest Day 2 in Santa Fe, NM – Southwest Color in the Capital City

Here you are in the capital city of New Mexico!  The history, the color, the food, and the shopping in the Southwest is unique and not easily forgotten.  You may just want to buy something very special and ship...

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Rest Day 3 in Dodge City, KS – Cowboy Country

The cowboy rode his horse, but you've arrived in Dodge City on your bike after three weeks in the saddle.  The bike saddle that is! Wikipedia tells us that Dodge City is the county seat of Ford County, Kansas, United...

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Rest Day 4 in Hannibal, Missouri – On the Mississippi River

By request, Hannibal, Missouri, on the Mississippi River is now the forth rest day on the Sea-to-Shining-Sea Cross Country Tour.  Why?  There are many reasons to spend a day on the Mississippi River, and especially in Hannibal.  Home of...

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Rest Day 5 in Erie, PA – A Day by the Lake

You are now eight days from the Atlantic Ocean and Lake Erie is just what you need!  With four rest days and thirty-five riding days behind you it's time to kick off your (bike) shoes and do something different...

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