So my best friend and I are doing a roadtrip from Bethlehem, PA to Mooresville, NC.
We'll be taking 78 West, 81 South, 77 South. Driving down on Thurs, July 2nd. (Do you think this is a terrible day to plan our drive down, considering the holiday? Should we take an alternate route to avoid holiday traffic, or just deal with it?) My brother always says we should take 95 all the way down - does anyone agree with this?
Are there any good "stops" to see along the way? Any "must go" restaurants? (The more dive-y, the better!)
We've done Shenandoah National Park, Skyline Drive and Luray Caverns. (While we were students at JMU)
We'll be bring along my dog - 6 year old black lab mix.
Any advice or recommendations are appreciated. We've done this drive for the past 2 years and we've usually just done it as a straight shot, but this year since we'll be staying for over a week, we wanted to take our time driving down.... enjoying the sights and whatnot.