Need help planing our US/Canada trip

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    You got a BJ on that plane ride? Awesome
     
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    No BJ,but it was was a fantastic 40 minute helicopter fly over Zion National Park with the family
    We stayed 4 days at Springdale and explored the park.
    Spent a night at Bishop, nice place.
    We then headed to Lake Tahoe for 2 days, I also liked that place very much.
    Have now driven over 1600 miles.
    Now at Sacramento until tomorrow, we have 4 days booked in SanFran a few blocks from Fisherman’s Wharf to see in the New Year.
     
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    Man O man, a trip full of memories for the kids.
    Good goin


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    I really like San Francisco
     
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    I have to say I’m really surprised by how few motorcycles I’m seeing
    Maybe it is just because of winter.
     
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    Californians tend to park their bikes when the temps dip below 60 degrees F. I was out for a few hours yesterday at 3C
     
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    Made it to Vancouver.
    3000miles and 6 states covered so far.
    I love Humboldt National Park, could have spent a few days there easily.
    I also really liked San Francisco for the food.
    Portland also rates a mention.
    We will spend a few days in Seattle on the way home which I’m looking forward to.
    Some great roads, Avenue Of The Giants is an eye opener, as is OR34 from Waldport to Alsea and CA168 to Big Pine.
    More then once my wife mentioned that I looked like I was wishing I was on my bike.
    I could also use some alone time after being in close quarters with the family for 17 days.
    I’m sure a few days skiing will fix that.
     
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    The rugged Oregon Coast.
     
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    Welcome to Canada eh!
     
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    Whistler/Blackcomb is a Stunning place to Ski.
    But you'd better have brought your Platinum Card.
    One Day Adult ticket is $155
     
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    Just spent three gorgeous days skiing Blackcombe/Whistler.
    We were blessed by the sun gods here.
    We even got up in the dark one day to do the early breakfast at the round house and first run. Watched the sun rise then went up to Symphony to enjoy the views.
    Snow conditions were fantastic, fell in love with Blackcombe as it was less crowded.
    I don’t want to know how much it all cost me.
    We had a couple of thousand Canadian when we arrived at Whistler, my wallet is now empty plus the visa copped a pounding.
    Under 2 hours to get there from Vancouver early Friday morning, 4 hours to get back Sunday night.
    I don’t know how many people were there, but I would guess it would be tens of thousands. But if you stick to the harder runs you’re often get the mountain to your self. Even my 9 year old who spent the three days at Whistler kids (ski school) fell in love with the place.
    My older daughter an I skied from first lift to last for the three days, often in a duel to prove who is the better/faster skier much to my detriment as I now have bruises on my bruises from the many falls trying to be the fastest.
    I’m sore as hell but with a very wide grin on my face.
    We now have 3 more days in Vancouver before we head off to Seattle.
    I’m running out of days to meet up with you Randy, the kids are pulling me left and right with all the things that they want to do.
    Wish I had more time.
     
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    Time with the family is far more important than to meet up with me. I have been under the weather for several days and just now getting out from underneath that today. Next time you are out.
     
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    I am so happy you got to enjoy Whistler Blackcomb. I wished I had taken up skiing when I was younger. I am too prone to injuries at my age to start now.
     
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