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US Road Trip March-May 2019

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  • US Road Trip March-May 2019

    Hi all.

    I'm a British firefighter / paramedic instructor - I'm on a road trip around the US from late March to the middle of May this year with my family. I think it would be cool to stop in at some US firehouses while we're travelling around. I'm got some UK fire service t-shirts and misc stuff maybe to swap for a local one?

    It'd be great to meet with some paramedics for a comparison of kit / tactics between US / UK models

    I'm also looking for somewhere to do a lazy day's canoeing (not white water, my daughter's not old enough) - can anyone recommend somewhere off-the beaten-track?

    The basic plan of my trip is Houston -> Austin -> Mesa Verde -> Cleveland -> Grand Canyon -> Vegas -> LA -> San Francisco -> Yellowstone -> Mt. Rushmore -> Detroit -> Chicago -> Niagara Falls -> Washington DC -> Philadelphia -> New York

    Let me know if you're on the route and feel like meeting up then let me know!

    Thanks for your help


  • #2
    Pennsylvania here. About an 90 minutes north of Philadelphia and two hours west of New York City. We border the small city of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Volunteer fire and career EMS with Paramedics and Basic Life Support Units. I also know many lads in the City of Philadelphia and FDNY could probably get you a tours of firehouses there.

    There is also canoeing and tubing close by on the Lehigh and Delaware Rivers, and Lake Nockamixon is close by.
    "Loyalty Above all Else. Except Honor."


    • #3
      That sounds awesome! I'll ping you a PM late April / early May


      • #4
        I take it you are driving. If you are coming near Sioux Falls, SD from Mt. Rushmore, there is a apparatus manufacturing factory here that I can give you a tour of.


        • #5
          That sounds awesome Jim! I'm currently in Price, UT so will give you an email in a few weeks!


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