I am turning the BIG 50 this year! To celebrate, my dream has always been to drive form the West Coast to the East Coast, to the furthermost part of Maine. I would stop in NYC as I also have always wanted to go there, and am a big Harry Chapin Fan so (I know it sounds weird) but want to pay my respects by visiting the Hungtington Rural Cemetary in Long Island, and of course, Statue of Liberty and Empire STate BLDG. . I assume the best time to go on highway 80/90 is in the Fall. I have seen gorgeous pics of Maine in the Fall online, and trying some seafood! I have calculated the time it would take and money to do this. Just trying to find someone now who won't drive me nuts after a week in the car! HAHA!! I would cover about 400-500 miles a day, I have a great running 99' Jeep Cherokee 4wd. That is what I want to take on this trip. I need to work it out with my boss about taking a mnth off, so would whoever goes with me. I decided it wouldn't be a good idea to do this trip alone, safety reasons and it's nice to share the experience with someone who also likes to drive, see sights, is patient, etc. Open to any suggestions!