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ARCHES AND CANYONLAND Trip (May 14th - May 17th)

Updated: Feb 24


Thursday, May 14th:

Lubbock/ Durango

8 hours driving/ 10 hours total

535 miles- 8:00 AM to 6:00 pm (actually 5:00 pm pick up 1 hour on mountain time zone)

· Meet in Clovis about 9:30 AM to team up with Midland ( if any) drive onto Santa Rosa for lunch at 11:30 AM

· 12:30 ( or so) drive from Santa Rosa to Santa Fe meet up with Ron & Toni Smith at 2:30 to 3:30 ( or so)

· 3:30 pm to 7:30 drive onto Durango. ( we might opt not to stop at the Smith's as to timing) We will ask the gang.

Friday, May 15th:

Durango/ Moab

3 hours of driving/ 4 hours in total. 175 miles- 12:00 noon to 4:00 pm

· Do Canyonlands By Night cruise/ dinner $ 79.00 per person ( still needs to be reserved by Rick)

Saturday, May 15th:

· Gather about 10:45 or 11:00 AM, drive to the Arches, drive RT 279, do lunch ? do dinner? ( Moab Brewery, Zak restaurant, Blue Pig BBQ, Sunset Grill

· Sunset Grill has a great balcony that overlooks the city at night

· Some might choose to do all, some might want to go back to the hotel and relax and meet up later for dinner, etc..

· Dead Horse Point State Park is said to be interesting as is the Museum too I hear.

Saturday, May 16th:

Moab/ ABQ

6 hours driving/ 8 hours total. 365 miles- 9:00 AM to 5:00 pm

· Drive through Farmington down through state roads to ABQ

· Get settled in and have dinner at Pompadaux"s seafood restaurant about 6:30 or so

Suday, May 17th:

ABQ/ Lubbock? Midland**

5 hours driving/ 7 hours total. ** ABQ to Midland- 410 miles, 6 hours of driving, 8 hours total, they arrive home about 7:00 pm or so

· Have lunch at Chilli's in Edgewood, NM. about 11:30 or so

· 325 miles- 10:00 am to 5:00 pm ( actually 6:00 pm losing 1 hour on central time zone) We could leave earlier if we decide of course

Sunday - May 17, 7:30 pm- meet at Gator's (if we wish to) for drinks

LAST THING HERE!! Please use the original itinerary coupled with this for a more complete report, and these things can be adjusted as you or any of wish, nothing except the reservations are set in stone, only offering up a nice guideline of activities here. Thank you all, Rick - 410-852-5794 (cell)


Due to Coronavirus concerns, we are cancelling all events in March and April, including autocross.  Both the Slug Bug Ranch and San Angelo drive outs will be rescheduled later in the year.  We will also be canceling our Thursday Social Hour until further notice.  

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