Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: San Diego, Ca, USA
I think you have a great opportunity to enjoy this country's roads on the GT and not sweat the problems of hauling all of the extra materials that alow you complete independence. Last year I took a 3 week ride covering 37 states of just less than 10K miles.
The plan was to camp for two days and then motel it for one night to rest up and clean everything. Before I left the KOA camping guide was consulted and I found that it was an outstanding resource for my route. The main advantage here was their on site store (fire wood, snacks, lighting, entertainment, showers, washing machines, etc.) and services. One of the neatest services that I found while in the Blue Mountains area and Gettysburg was being able to order dinner from a restaurant in near the camp and having it delivered to the camp site. Now, that was cool.
All these services allows you to pack light with only the things you really want to carry. Enjoy the ride and send pics. Ride swiftly and safe.