I will be traveling with my best friend from NYC to MN next Thursday.
We will be leaving Thursday around Noon.
We need to be home Saturday probably the afternoon/lunch time, we have to make it back home to Mn for the vikings game (never miss one).
I am having trouble finding a decent and safe city to sleep in the first night, a hotel.
I was trying to mapquest ect and it looks like a good spot might be to stop in Toledo, Oh for the night, is that far off track? Otherwise I need your insight on a nice spot to spend the night. After toledo we would head to chicago, cruise the city, lake shore drive and have a bite at ed debevics before driving the six hour drive to minneapolis.
So what do you guys think
scenario a. Drive to toledo (be there around 8pm I think)
Wake up about 630am and do the drive to Chicago, be in chicago around 10ish and spend the afternoon there before driving the six hours home and we could be home on Friday / Sat in the wee hours
scenario b. truck it to chicago and sleep in chicago then spend the whole day there then drive home....
i did the nyc run to mn in 18 hours non stop a few years ago but we have a little time.
i love rd trips, my last two were ca to mn
btw were from mn flying into pick up a vehicle