Hi, I'm new here and I was hoping some of you might be able to give me some advice. This summer I am planning a trip from Boston to San Diego during the last two weeks of July. It's not a definite plan, but I really want it to happen so I've already started making plans.
Three of us will be traveling on a really low budget so I was hoping someone might be able to give me some good suggestions for traveling cheaply. The trip is about 3050 miles each way and I'm giving us 3-4 days to get to San Diego, stay there 3 days and then head home. (I would love to spend more time on the road but work my job isn't too flexible outside of what I'll be taking off for the trip.) I've gone down the East Coast but I've never gone West and I'm not sure what to expect other than a great trip.
If anyone could give me some budget travel options I would love to hear them. I'm willing (and want to) camp out on my way over versus staying in a hotel. But since gas prices will probably go up again I'm concerned we will not have enough money for food if we have $1500 between us. Please let me know if you guys have any input. It would be greatly appreciated!