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Cory McArtor
(like2bsailing) - F
November Trip Suggestions on 05/24/2012 16:44:45 MDT Print View

I will be moving from Virginia to California (right next to Joshua Tree!) for work, and have nearly the entire month of November off to make the move. I doubt it will take me more than a week to get across the country and moved in (I don't own much stuff) so I'm hoping to do some exploring along the way. If anyone has good 2-5 day trip suggestions I would love to hear them. I can pretty much go anywhere along the way so it doesn't matter if it is along the route from VA to CA, but I would like to avoid heavy snowfall. Cold temperatures are fine. My main criteria are good views and solitude. Let me know what you guys think.

Paul McLaughlin
(paul) - MLife
Re: November Trip Suggestions on 05/24/2012 22:57:50 MDT Print View

November in the High Sierra can be a really neat time to go, or horrible, and you can't tell in advance which it will be. Other places along your way I can't comment on, but if I were in your shoes I would keep my options open and keep a close eye on the weather as November approaches. If the serious snows have yet to fall and the short-term forecast is good, a few days in the Sierra would be great - and you will have it almost to yourself.