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    Evening all, we are 3 days into this road trip...

    Evening all, we are 3 days into this road trip now, managed to find the only room in town for less than $100 in Florida City, trust us to arrive on a race weekend. A few motels were asking $250 for...
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    Good tip, thank you. Just done a quick look at a...

    Good tip, thank you. Just done a quick look at a few campgrounds in AR that are along our possible route and a couple will be closed. When I pick up state maps along the way I'm guessing they will...
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    We have also decided to commit to the tent...

    We have also decided to commit to the tent camping aspect and are planning on motels for just a few nights here and there, probably 2 nights a week. We are lucky enough to live and work in the Lake...
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    Bought a copy of the 2015 Rand McNally last week...

    Bought a copy of the 2015 Rand McNally last week off Amazon. Having that in hand has upped the excitement levels, even though the trip is still 7 weeks away.

    The toll roads in bold green colour is...
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    Thanks for the tips guys, US-1 & FL-826 looks...

    Thanks for the tips guys, US-1 & FL-826 looks like the route I'm leaning towards for that section of the trip. I don't want to run up any excess costs at e-toll only booths so will be aiming to avoid...
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    Is I-95 a toll road from it's start point to the...

    Is I-95 a toll road from it's start point to the Golden Glades interchange? Route 826 looks like a possible alternative from what I can see on google maps. Hopefully clear Miami and Fort Lauderdale...
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    Cheers, think we'll aim for somewhere just north...

    Cheers, think we'll aim for somewhere just north of Miami as the stopover for that 2 day stint. Was just concerned that while I'd like to avoid interstates, I don't want to spend hours sitting at red...
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    Is it feasible to get from Key West to St....

    Is it feasible to get from Key West to St. Augustine using route 1 in 2 days while actually having some time to see things along the way?

    We are also thinking of cutting out Albuquerque to give us...
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    Home cooking is one thing I do miss a lot when on...

    Home cooking is one thing I do miss a lot when on the road. A Stouffer's quesadilla kinda saved the day at a Super 8 in Twin Falls, ID when I couldn't face another meal out. Definitely avoided...
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    Mark, thanks for the tip on the Firetree Inn,...

    Mark, thanks for the tip on the Firetree Inn, looks wonderful and in such a fantastic setting. It would be our whole days budget ($200 for us both) but would be well worth a couple of "cheap" days to...
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    5 week round trip from Tampa, Nov/Dec 2014

    Hey all, flights have been booked for this year's road trip and Tampa worked out to be the cheapest place to start and finish once flights from the UK and car rental costs had been combined.

    There...
  12. Chicago to New Orleans road trip- suggestions?

    We are planning a trip late late august to mid September from Chicago to New Orleans and back.
    We plan to spend 2 days in Chicago, then 2 days in Galesburg for family things. Definitely a couple of...
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    Sorry to resurrect an old thread, but seen as I...

    Sorry to resurrect an old thread, but seen as I am leaving in just over a weeks time, I thought I'd check back in with my plans (or lack of them) and a few questions.

    The only things I have booked...
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    It might be a good idea to make sure you have...

    It might be a good idea to make sure you have your passport with you aswell. May sound obvious but I'd left mine at the house I was staying at (as I was not planning to leave the country or state)...
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    There is 1 drawback of arranging a trip like this...

    There is 1 drawback of arranging a trip like this with only 7 weeks notice; I'm getting a lot of "sold out" messages when looking at lodging, especially around the GC North Rim and Bryce. If I have...
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    Thanks for the replies. I really like the look...

    Thanks for the replies.

    I really like the look of the route that glc posted. The Moki Dugway looks like a fantastic road to drive, but would I be allowed to take my rental car along that stretch...
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    Unexpected 2 week loop from LAX...

    Hi everybody.

    A cancelled 2 week break in Palm Springs with my (ex)girlfriend in September has now presented me with a chance for a solo road trip (I'm not one for just refunding a flight ticket)....
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    Thanks for the reply, I will have a look at...

    Thanks for the reply, I will have a look at motels in Williams. I have driven part-way along CA-62 but only got as far as 29 Palms and then went through Joshua Tree NP down to I-10 so it would be...
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    Palm Springs to Flagstaff

    Hello all, I used this forum last year to plan a trip from Palm Springs to San Diego and had a few drives from suggestions I received on here. CA-74 was my personal favourite. Beaching the rental car...
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    Palm Springs Loop

    Hello again. I posted a few weeks back asking for potential trips out of palm springs in september, thanks for all the suggestions btw.
    Now our trip is getting closer I have been playing around on...
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    Thanks for the replies guys. glc, your route...

    Thanks for the replies guys.

    glc, your route to San Diego seems much more appealing than what google maps came up with so I appreciate that.

    AZBuck, thankyou for the suggestions, there seems...
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    1 to 2 Day trips out of Palm Springs

    Hi, I've been reading this forum for a couple months now and seen as I have just booked flights for my first trip to the States I might aswell start posting.

    I'm Tim, 24, from England and the...
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