I've been reading this forum in preparation for our first roadtrip. My wife and I are considering relocating from the city life and cold weather of Milwaukee, WI to somewhere in the Southeast. I have already printed out several helpful items from the forums here about what to bring, things to expect, etc. but I was wondering if any of you seasoned road trippers had any suggestions.
Here is our iterary:
Milwaukee to Nashville, TN
Nashville to Knoxville
Gatlinburg through Smokey's (Newfound Gap) to Waynesville
Waynesville to Asheville
Asheville to Boone, NC
Boone to Lenior, NC
Lenior to Augusta, GA
Augusta to Beaufort, SC
Beaufort to Savannah, GA (should I read the book Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil before we go?)
Savannah, GA to Macon, GA
Macon to Montgomery, AL
Montgomery to Tuscaloosa, AL
Tuscaloosa, AL to Helena, AL (maybe using the Talladega Scenic Drive)
Helena to Birmingham, AL
Birmingham to Huntsville, AL
Huntsville to Milwaukee (maybe go along the Natchez Trail)
The whole trip is going to be over 9 days. We wanted the flexibility to just pass through some towns and stay at other so this is a rough sketch, but any thoughts would be appreciated.
Thanks for all the help this board has already provided. What a great website!