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    Default Seattle WA to Baltimore MD HELP

    I am a Florida girl, working in Seattle,WA till the end of month, then I am off to Baltimore MD. If I take i-90 I am worried of bad snowy weather !!! I will be leaving Seattle anytime from 3/1 to 3/14 its flexiable.
    I welcome any advice or ideas, fedback ETC !!!!!!!!!

    thank you so much in advance :-)

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    Mar 2005
    Tucson, AZ

    Default Know Your Options

    Welcome aboard the RoadTrip America Forums!

    The basic advice for planning a long distance winter drive is to plan several different routes, check the weather forecast a day or two before you leave, and then an only then, pick the route you will take. In your case, I-90 is just one possibility. If snow or freezing rain is forecast in the northern Rockies, then you can start out by heading southeast to the Salt Lake City area on I-82/I-84 and then use I-80 to Chicago. If snow is forecast in the Great Lakes region, then you can use I-29 to head south to Kansas City and use I-70 into Baltimore. You can even drop as far south as Nashville and get to Baltimore via I-40/I-81/I-66/I-95. The longest of those routes is 'only' about 400 miles longer than the shortest, with most being just 100-200 miles longer. Still, the best rule of thumb, all other things being equal, is to take the shortest route (I-90/I-94/I-80/I-76/I-70) and minimize your time on the road. You'll find lots of other winter driving tips here.


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    Thank you so much !
    Great info and great link much planning ahead of me.

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