Well folks now
is the time to start thinking about personal and
family vacation time for 2013. The boss is going to be
asking for your planned schedule shortly. With that in
mind, consider a period historical vacation in
Nationals was on this same site just west of the
Mountain route of the Santa Fe Trail, less than a
hundred miles to Bent's Old Fort or Great Sand Dunes
National Monument. Whittington Center is just down the
trail, along with Santa Fe where we could dance a
fandango with the pretty dark eyed Senoritas. Maybe we
can find where Ol' Jedediah went under down along the
Cimmaron. Pecos Pueblo, Fort Union, and lots more is
available for added interest.
rendezvous were held west of the Continental Divide
with the exception of the 1829, 1830, and 1838
rendezvous. Six of the sixteen rendezvous were held
outside the United States in territory belonging to
Mexico. Except for two sites in Utah and one in Idaho,
all of the rendezvous were held in Wyoming. Many of
the major parties passed through Colorado heading into
Our location is
driving distance to places mentioned plus we just
touched on the area. In the issues of Smoke Signals
leading up to this event we'll provide you some history
of the area as well as what to look for traveling to and
Our Goal is to:
- Give everyone
ample time to arrange vacation scheduling.
- Plan for
different places to visit going to and from the
Nationals for a family outing.
- Shown below is
a listing members in your home state, so car pooling
or a caravan my be planned. Now that's a fun way to
travel with friends, have done this many times over
the years and still remember some of the funny
things that happened.
MEMBER'S LOCATION BY STATE
car pooling or a caravan.