I just stumbled over this great site and here's my first post concerning my upcoming road-trip.....
My plan consists of two layouts....each of the cities would be a sleepover spot.
A: Durham->Greenville->Atlanta->Meridian->New Orleans->Baton Rouge->Houston->Dallas->Oklahoma City->Springfield->St. Louis->Chicago. (12 days)
I would then take the "California Zephyr" from Chicago to San Francisco.
B: (starting identically up to Oklahoma City)
Durham->Greenville->Atlanta->Meridian->New Orleans->Baton Rouge->Houston->Dallas->Oklahoma City-> Amarillo -> Albuquerque -> Las Cruces -> Tucson -> Phoenix -> Palm Springs -> Bakersfield -> San Francisco
Note: I left out San Diego&Los Angeles on purpose.
general questions: are these useful routes? Would you favor one of the two? Why? Any road experiences on one of these routes?
how is the weather like in late November on both of these routes? What kind of rental car would you suggest A Jeep? I'm driving on my own with a navigation system on board.
Is that a realistic time-table? I could easily add 2-5 days.
Thanks for your advice, I appreciate that!!