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Sounds like your Garmin Nuvi is similar to ours, including in vintage. Ours has Truck, Bus, and Motorcycle settings as well as Car. We use Truck to avoid things like low bridges and dirt roads. Yes, SIM card, that's what the hubster got.

The first year we went RVing, 6 years ago, I got a handheld GPS device, thinking it could do double duty for geocaching as well as driving. It sent us up a steep gravel road in Arizona, so before our next trip I got the current Garmin on a Costco sale (I think it cost $150 or so). We only went geocaching a few times, anyway. It was fun, but I have no idea what became of that old handheld device...lost in hubby's office closet perhaps or in the bowels of the motorhome...geocaching can be a good way to take an interesting walk. I think what did us in was the last geocache, which we never found, was in the water among the rocks on the coast of Nova Scotia--it was cold taking off our shoes & socks!

I hope we don't regret not getting a new GPS this year! I don;t see where I can put in GPS coordinates in the software. Sometimes, like for Corps of Engineers campgrounds, you don;t have an address, just the coordinates. Anyway, I don't know that a GPS is the sort of thing we'd acquire on the road, either. Seems like the sort of thing you'd order online from Amazon or Costco.

Have any of you ever had anything shipped to you on the road via General delivery at a post office? We'll be in Albuquerque for 2 weeks, so it might work there should we decide we need a new Garmin.

Gotta move the food from the house fridge to the RV fridge--we're trying to get outta Dodge this afternoon and I'm still slogging through late breakfast (coz I fell back asleep ;-) Why does getting the RV ready for a trip get harder as I get older?! I used to love the prep practically as much as the trip ;-)
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