St. George, Utah area Trip 2020

Diary of Roger and Linda's St. George, Utah area trip - October 2020

10/20/20 day 1 Linda and I left today with the Titanium 5th wheel being towed by new Ram truck to the Sun RV Resort in Mesquite , NV. We had take salad from Cafe Rio for dinner.

10/21/20 day 2 Got up early and drove to Nielson's RV in St. George to pick up our new 5th wheel trailer.


10/22/20 day 3 Drove to Heber City, UT and stayed for 5 nights at the Mountain Valley RV Park. This is a quite new facility with nice large paved sites and lots of green grass.


10/23/20 day 4 Our Titanium furnace last night started squealing in the middle of the night and shot out puffs of smoke into our kitchen area. I got it turned off and decided that it was probably a failed bearing. This was so scary however and we both then and there decided it was time for a new trailer. Scott Thompson had been touting Grand Design trailers and we ended up purchasing a Grand Design Solitude 310-GK 6 days later from Nielson’s RV in St. George, UT


10/26/20 day 5 The Thompson’s live in the area and decided to take us on a mountain drive to Cascade Springs, a famous tourist location in the mountains. The Thompson’s and the Browns went together and Linda, Charlie Dog and I followed them in our new Dodge Ram pickup. The


10/27/20 day 6 Jeff and Mollie Bowers, my sisters daughter and son-in-law, visited us for dinner this evening bringing delicious gourmet hamburgers cooked using the Sous-vide method. Jeff also brought one of his sons along. We had a delightful time catching up on current events since our last visit with them.


10/28/20 day 7 The other 3 couples in the get together left this morning. I spent the day calling various RV dealers looking for Grand Design Solitude 5th wheels. Also got packed up for departure tomorrow morning.


10/29/20 day 8 Left this morning for Cedar Breaks RV Park for a 2 day stay.


10/30/20 day 9 Got up early and did a driving tour up to Cedar Breaks National Monument and Brian Head Ski Resort. It was very cool but a beautiful sunny day great for sight seeing and photography. I brought my DJI drone along but it was bit too windy to fly. Stopped many times to shoot photos of the deep scenic canyons.


10/31/20 day 10 Left early and drove to Nielsons RV dealer in St. George, UT. We looked at 3 different models of the Grand Design 5th wheels


11/01/20 day 11 Left about 9:00 am for our drive home to San Diego. The traffic was horrible and we made it home around 6:00pm already in

11/02/20 day 11 Left about 9:00 am for our drive home to San Diego. The traffic was horrible and we made it home around 6:00pm already in


Last updated on December 8, 2020