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Careful Planning Makes Your Family’s Road Trip More Safe, Enjoyable

Careful Planning Makes Your Family’s Road Trip More Safe, EnjoyableRoad trips are the perfect way to experience America and especially the wide open spaces of the West. But too often I find that when folks set out in their car, or even an RV, they don't plan for the trip in the same way they might if they were flying.

Road trips require the same amount of planning as flying and possibly more. First make sure the family car or RV is in good shape and serviced. Be sure and check tires and replace them if worn past recommended levels. It's a lot easier to get that tire replaced at your local tire shop than when you are stranded hundreds of miles from nowhere.
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Trails

11 Trails in the West Added to National Recreation Trails System

11 Trails in the West Added to National Recreation Trails System To help mark 2010's National Trails Day on June 5, eight states in the West have had a total of 11 trails designated as National Recreation Trails by Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar.

The new National Recreation Trails in the West, along with 20 ...
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Adventure Seekers

Explore Springtime Wonders, Recreation at Yellowstone Clinic

Explore Springtime Wonders, Recreation at Yellowstone Clinic Join Yellowstone Association Institute naturalist MacNeil Lyons at the REI in Bozeman on March 10, 2011, at 6:30 p.m. for a free multi-media presentation on Springtime Wonders and Recreation in Yellowstone .

Learn how to take advantage of Yellowstone Na...
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Preservation

Vandals Destroy Petroglyph Panels; Reward Offered for Information

Vandals Destroy Petroglyph Panels; Reward Offered for Information Reward money is being offered to help find the vandals who damaged or destroyed irreplaceable Native American petroglyph panels at a major rock art site on the Volcanic Tableland north of Bishop, California.

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Bishop ...
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Western Travel Buzz

Deadwood Cowboy Christmas Ball To Benefit Deadwood History, South Dakota Rancher Relief Fund

Deadwood Cowboy Christmas Ball To Benefit Deadwood History, South Dakota Rancher Relief Fund The fourth annual Deadwood Cowboy Christmas Ball will be held on Dec. 14, 2013, at the Deadwood Mountain Grand in Deadwood, South Dakota.

This old-fashioned cowboy concert and dance features some of the Black Hills' best performers playing everyone's ...
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