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Here is more than you wanted to know. What RV do you have? gas or diesel?

Tools to plan trips 
Here are some tools to help you plan your trip. RV Parky is a good tool to find places to stay and plan routs. http://www.rvparky.com/
Gas Buddy You can download it from your app store. Find cheap gas and you can record your gas/fuel expenses. You can look ahead and see what the prices are where you are headed . It helps plan fuel stops.
RV park reviews is a good tool to see what other people think about a place. http://www.rvparkreviews.com/
NPS you can look up things to see/points of interest. https://www.nps.gov/index.htm
You can also see what campgrounds are available in the different parks.   
Also look at getting a pass and if you are 62 or older definitely get a Senior Pass it is a $100.00 Lifetime pass that covers everyone in your car. https://www.nps.gov/planyourvisit/passes.htm
 You may have to wait till you get to your first park they have a great way to record the parks you have been to. It is called a Passport, you buy it in the visitor’s center, it kind of looks like a Passport but you add stickers and stamp the date and time you were at the park.  
One other thing you need is get a Passport America discount card. This is a tool to help campgrounds fill empty spots during the week or slow times. Each campground sets the time and discount but most times it is 50% and some places 3-4 days.
We saved about $450.00 last year. I think I got my $44.00 back. http://www.passport-america.com/
For navigation, I highly recommend CoPilot. We have used it for several years and it does a great job. The big benefit is you can download maps when you have Wi-Fi and it doesn’t use data. I have it on the phones and on my tablet. The tablet gives a bigger picture to see and follow. 
I like Yelp when on the road to see what places there are and to get reviews, see menus. Who wants to drive 2000 miles to eat the same fast food stuff you have at home.
Oh Ranger, is a park locator for those hidden gems like Antelope Island in the great Salt Lake.
Rest Stops, is a good app. You might look at the apps for all the big truck stops Pilot Flying J, Loves, or get the ALLSTAYS Big Truck Stops. 

See how easy it is. Just head East on I-40, when you get to Oklahoma City go south on I-35 to Texas.😁

Bill 

 

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I'll add this: https://campgrounds.rvlife.com/  It used to be rvparkreviews.com until rvlife bought the website. Here you may read what previous site renters have to say.

A free trip router app is https://truckerpath.com/  designed for commercial trucks,  however it only chooses routes safe for  semi's, which means the route is safe for all MH sizes too.

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