This country is full of great places to ride. Dallas to San Angelo, Fort Davis, Big Bend, and back through the hill country is great. To Carlsbad Caverns, White Sands, the Painted Desert, the Petrified Forest, The Grand Canyon and back through Santa Fe was a great trip. The Sangre de Cristo mountains in northern New Mexico and southern Colorado are gorgeous. There is beautiful country in Arkansas, Missouri, Kentucky, Tennessee, etc., etc. Where am I going next? I don't know yet, but the west coast, southern Utah, and Kentucky (the state I was born in) are all still on my list of places to go. I'd like to do the New England states and Nova Scotia that bad weather and a bad clutch in the 1100GS kept me out of last year. When that is done, I'll just pick a spot on the map I haven't been to yet and head out. I didn't make this trip to be able to say I'd ridden to Alaska. I did it to see new places and meet new people. If you haven't seen all the places and met all the people, then there are still places to ride to. You can find beauty, interesting sights, and great people anywhere you go. That's the reason I make these trips.