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    I've done that drive the other way round - a long...

    I've done that drive the other way round - a long time ago. There are some scary drops and the winding roads are tiring to drive on. I constantly underestimated the times it would take me to cover...
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    I stayed at Lee Vining - a one horse sort of...

    I stayed at Lee Vining - a one horse sort of town, overlooking Mono Lake. The lake is great, especially at sunset, but there's not much to do after dark - except drink. Particularly memorable for...
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    Dodge Caravan in SW

    I've driven the SW several times, but usually in a car and stayed in hotels/motels. But this time I'm planning on staying longer, maybe 5/6 weeks, and the cost of hotels over that period is too...
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    I remember my trip to Hearst Castle - it was...

    I remember my trip to Hearst Castle - it was reasonably interesting, but like most things, not really worth what they charge. Think of what is reasonable and then double it seems to be the going rate...
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    Why not go down the NJ coast stopping at Atlantic...

    Why not go down the NJ coast stopping at Atlantic City, across the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel to Virginia Beach and down the coast to Myrtle Beach SC. Come back on the I95. The round trip is about...
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    I'm intending to drive cross country this year -...

    I'm intending to drive cross country this year - I've been looking at options since I'm not from the US. Car Hire seems too expensive for an extended period ... you're talking $300+ per week with the...
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    Anaheim is pretty easy to reach from the East, as...

    Anaheim is pretty easy to reach from the East, as AZBuck says ... and it's not too bad a place to be based because there are lots of cheap hotels. From Anaheim it's easy to get to the coast,...
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    A good site for driving directions is...

    A good site for driving directions is http://www.mapquest.com/directions/main.adp?bCTsettings=1 Just put in City/State and It'll also give you a map. I drove up through Vermont and Maine in the...
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    The first time I drove in the west I under...

    The first time I drove in the west I under estimated the time it takes to drive places. Looking on a map it doesn't seem too great a distance to drive thru Yosemite, but it takes nearly a full day...
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    Try going over the Everglades, up the Gulf coast...

    Try going over the Everglades, up the Gulf coast of Florida .. then go to Atlanta (Stone Mountain is nice). Then head across to Savannah, and from there go up the coast, don't use the I95. Go thru SC...
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    I've done the trip both directions a few times - ...

    I've done the trip both directions a few times - both directions are ok, but coming all the way up the PCH and 101 are the most memorable, although slower. I've used the I5, but it's just another...
  12. Thread: Cost of gas

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    http://www.gasbuddy.com/ is a good site for...

    http://www.gasbuddy.com/ is a good site for checking current gas prices.

    [Editor: We use that service on the Fuel Calculator page -- so you don't have to go elsewhere for the data.]
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    I did that trip some years back ... I remember...

    I did that trip some years back ... I remember stopping at Atlantic City, Chesapeake Bay Bridge, Savannah, Jacksonville, Fort Lauderdale, Miami .... then across the Everglades and up to Naples. From...
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