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    Heading east through TN from Oklahoma City could...

    Heading east through TN from Oklahoma City could take you into Memphis and Nashville on your way to I-81. I-81 isn't the most scenic route, as it pretty much parallels the Blue Ridge Parkway and...
  2. The National Historic Route 66 Federation...

    The National Historic Route 66 Federation (www.national66.com) publishes a magazine with your membership and offers several books on and guides to the route. Many of these are also available at the...
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    If you're not on a tight schedule, don't rush...

    If you're not on a tight schedule, don't rush things. Take time to enjoy each place.

    Mark, what was your fastest time, coast-to-coast?
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    Where is the motel I've heard of along the route...

    Where is the motel I've heard of along the route that has the unusual themed rooms? Does anyone know what I'm talking about?
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    If you're a NASCAR / racing fan I would recommend...

    If you're a NASCAR / racing fan I would recommend raceshoptours.net. Trisha offers an excellent tour.
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    I made a similar trip last year. Skyline Drive...

    I made a similar trip last year. Skyline Drive and the Blue Ridge Parkway are prime driving routes (although they can get a little monotonous at times). Stop at Skyland for lunch or dinner! In...
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    This is a big topic to cover, but I'd say that if...

    This is a big topic to cover, but I'd say that if you're planning on buying a car for under $2500, it might not reliably last you for an entire ninety day trip. $2000 is not going to get you a very...
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    Passport question

    When traveling into Canada or Mexico, by car or by foot, is a Passport necessary?
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    I think I've recommended the Blue Ridge Parkway...

    I think I've recommended the Blue Ridge Parkway in about half of my ten posts to this point LOL Seriously, it's a popular destination for motorcyclists for a reason. The twisty mountain roads of...
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    Illinois -- Route 66

    If I remember correctly I left Chicago early in the morning and I was near Chicagoland Speedway (in Joliet) before lunch. Traffic seemed very light, but it really depends on your driving pace. You...
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    Please make sure you do have your car inspected...

    Please make sure you do have your car inspected by someone you trust prior to leaving on such a long trip. Also, if you should run into inclement weather you don't feel comfortable drving in, you...
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    It sounds like you might be following I-81, which...

    It sounds like you might be following I-81, which would likely be quickest but not necessarily the most fun! You might consider taking Skyline Drive and The Blue Ridge Parkway into Western North...
  13. Thread: Parking in NYC

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    Hmm, for the "average tourist" highlights of NYC...

    Hmm, for the "average tourist" highlights of NYC I would have to say Liberty and Ellis Islands via ferry, Wall Street (on weekdays anyway), Empire State Building observation deck, Rockefeller Center...
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    If your trip is one way and cost is a factor, you...

    If your trip is one way and cost is a factor, you might want to consider a drive-away?
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    I understand that parts of the Lincoln in Ohio...

    I understand that parts of the Lincoln in Ohio still have many old sections paved in in brick preserved, which I'm hoping to get a look at myself! :)

    This is a site I very much enjoy about The...
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    TimboTA, there are many resources with maps of...

    TimboTA, there are many resources with maps of the original route of the Lincoln Highway through those states, as newer US-30 actually bypasses some interesting portions of it. US-40 is also a nice...
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    In addition to the sites already mentioned, you...

    In addition to the sites already mentioned, you may be interested in exploring the old Lincoln Highway through Ohio and Indiana, and Illinois has some of the nicest sections of Route 66. I am...
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    I understand the "leaf peepers" usually come out...

    I understand the "leaf peepers" usually come out in force this time of year, so yes, reservations would be a good idea! I recently took a more southernly route through New England and traveled Route...
  19. Thread: Yosemite Roads?

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    Yes, I did ;)

    Yes, I did ;)
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    If the roads going West from Yosemite are closed...

    If the roads going West from Yosemite are closed then you would have to go South. How far South I'm not exactly sure, but there are a line of mountains and national parks south of Yosemite (i.e.,...
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    I've been that way -- south from Fresno to...

    I've been that way -- south from Fresno to Bakersfield, across the Mojave Desert and into Baker CA (home of the world's largest thermometer!), and north on 127 through Death Valley. You can drive a...
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    There are really two "major" scenic routes on the...

    There are really two "major" scenic routes on the East Coast, one being the Atlantic Coast through the Outer Banks that Bob suggested and the other being a more inland route through Pennsylvania,...
  23. Thread: Durango

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    I also usually budget around $75/night for a...

    I also usually budget around $75/night for a hotel stay, it seems to depend on the volume of traffic and local competition also. I've never been disappointed with either the Super 8 or Motel 6...
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    Anything in particular that you're interested in,...

    Anything in particular that you're interested in, or a certain city you'll be planning on staying in along the way?
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    Well, you're probably going to want to start in...

    Well, you're probably going to want to start in either Boston MA or RI, since you're going to have to go West from there to reach New York City. Also keep in mind that metropolitan NY is quite a...
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