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  1. Default Our RoadTrip Chicago to Washington DC to New York and back to Chicago

    Starting Thursday Aug 6th we our on the road from NW chicago Burbs to Washington DC then to New York then Upstate New York for N Falls then back home to Chicago. Have 14 days and would love to see the best sites along our trip, we are young and fun and don't have a time frame just packin n going for fun. Let us know what your choices and ideas are as I am planning our routes.
    Thanks so much for your time.

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    Mar 2005
    Tucson, AZ

    Default Nearly Endless Possibilities

    Welcome aboard the RoadTrip America Forums!

    The problem with requests for "the best sites" is that such a phrase varies tremendously from person to person, which is why most of the veteran RoadTrippers who take the time to try to answer are so loathe to use the terms 'must see sites', 'best route', 'don't miss', etc. All I can tell you are some of the more popular and well-known places that are generally on your way. You may not want to visit any of them, but they should at least give you an idea of what's available as you do a little more research as to what you want to see on your trip. Venues include the bucolic such as two major Amish communities, one in Ohio and one in Pennsylvania; the historic including the National Road, Independence Hall and the Erie Canal; the scenic such as Cuyahoga Valley and Shenandoah National Parks and the Grand Canyon of Pennsylvania; the contemplative with the National Mall, Antietem and Gettysburg; the celebrative such as the Halls of Fame for football, baseball, and lacrosse; shorefront including the Chesapeake Bay, islands in Lake Erie and Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore; and international (if you have passports) with a side trip into Canada. But again, it's up to you and your friend to do the heavy lifting and research all those and the literally thousands of other possibilities to determine what you want to do.


  3. Default Thanks for the infos...

    Yo! thanks for the infos, we really appreciate it. Were looking for the "must see" or interesting places, best route, can't miss things....Guess everything you mentioned..;) The places you mentioned are actually interesting and will be on our list of places to see!

    Would love to hear more places if you have more suggestions....hopefully before our trip which will be sooo soon!

    Thanks though!

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