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Winter 2021

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AACREDITUNION.ORG | 23 and legend, the hauntingly beautiful back highways of the Black Hills aren't just built for Harleys and zippy compacts. Meandering through the land of Custer and "Wild Bill" Hickok in a sturdy RV gives you license to cruise Highway 385 and fabled Iron Mountain Road (aboard compatible smaller models only, if you dare) with its tight pigtail bridges, narrow tunnels and innumerable switchbacks at your own courageous, leisurely pace. Deadwood. Mount Rushmore. Wind Cave National Park. Crazy Horse Memorial. They're all in the neighborhood. Along with Custer State Park and its aptly named Wildlife Loop Road where the deer, bighorn sheep and buffalo herds are waiting for their close-ups. About 100 miles east along I-90 (after a mandatory stop in the small town of Wall, dominated by the must-see retail emporium, Wall Drug) is Badlands National Park — where most of the park's million annual visitors barely spend enough time to glimpse this place's wild earthen architecture from behind a windshield. That's good news for unhurried RVers spending a night or three at Cedar Pass Campground to experience sunrise and sunset in one of the continent's most haunting geological imprints. Ready to raise the solitude and odometer a notch? A mere 300 miles up the road along Interstate 85 is North Dakota's hidden jewel, Theodore Roosevelt National Park, an even further off-the-radar badlands preserve. MARVELING AT MOUNTAINS IN WEST TEXAS Yes, there are mountains in the Lone Star State. Sufficiently big ones, and you'll have to drive big distances to see them. The payoffs are some of the most secluded and starkly beautiful hills anywhere. Starting from the upper left corner in El Paso, the "Top of Texas" is less than two hours east in Guadalupe Mountains National Park — American Airlines Federal Credit Union In addition to great financing on new and used cars and trucks, the Credit Union offers attractive rates on a variety of recreational vehicles. To find out more, visit AACreditUnion .org/auto

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