We are leaving Portland, Oregon, hopefully if we're done packing this week, we'll leave next Tuesday. We're taking a rented Penske, and driving to Midland, Michigan, likely via Redding, CA to say goodbye to my Grandmother, just in case.
We're taking a bigger truck and just a little nervous about it, but we've done the Grapevine and the southern Oregon I-5 corridor a few times, so I'm guessing it can't be too much worse than either of those.
It looks like from Redding we're taking 44 to 36 to 365 (?). Any thoughts on any of these roads? The weather should be good I'm guessing this time of year. I prefer to stick to major arteries, but if I'm going to say goodbye to Grandma, I have to take those routes east to meet up with I-84. Any reason to worry about them?
Any thoughts on likely places to divide the drive? We're planning to get into Redding late on Tuesday night, and head east after lunch on Thursday. We figure we should be able to make 8-10 hours (actual drive time) on Thursday, leaving us about 36 hours of drive time to split between Fri/Sat/Sun.