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  1. Default January x-country: what's the best route?

    Hello all,

    What a wonderful forum this is! I'm planning a roadtrip from Portland, OR to upstate NY in late January. I'll be driving with a friend or two back to school. I have limited time, a week or so, and I'm trying to avoid the worst of the winter driving.
    How bad is it going to be through the middle of the country that time of year? Should I tack a few days onto the trip and take a southern route, to save myself a lot of hassle and dreary weather?

    Thanks!

    Rachel

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    Default Generally not a good idea

    Quote Originally Posted by coquilicot View Post
    I'm planning a roadtrip from Portland, OR to upstate NY in late January
    Wintertime driving is, of course, dependent upon winter storms, but generally it makes the most sense to take the fastest and most direct route -- Welcome to the Great American RoadTrip Forum! In your case, I would take I-84 to I-80. There is no southern route that will be 100% storm free and I would stick to what makes the most sense. In any case, you need to allow a minimum of five days to make that trek.

    Here are some possible places to stretch your legs on I-80.

    Mark

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