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Rest stops / amenities on US road trip?

Driving from central Illinois to DC area, only have limited experience driving in the US. What's the best route and what to expect (rest stops, food, etc)? [more inside]
posted by photo guy on Jul 16, 2015 - 11 answers

Help me plan the best road trip ever

One woman. One old-ass Prius. 157,724 miles of highway. Help me plan a summer road trip that (a) maximizes awesomeness, and (b) minimizes horrible death? [more inside]
posted by the thought-fox on Jul 3, 2015 - 33 answers

Please navigate me to a good car GPS for the USA!

I am an inexperienced driver, and I am about to be taking a number of long road-trips alone across the US this year. To aid me, I am looking for the best GPS that is reasonably priced. Can you recommend one for me? [more inside]
posted by ClaireBear on Jun 20, 2014 - 48 answers

gettin our kicks on route 66...

Ideas for gifts for a road-tripping couple? [more inside]
posted by animalrainbow on Sep 21, 2012 - 15 answers

Help me plan a road trip with kids.

Road trip! My wife and I are taking our two kids on our first real road trip, from the mid-Atlantic to the Midwest. I’d like advice on routes, activities, and must-see stops along the way. Lots of details and specific questions after the jump. [more inside]
posted by cheapskatebay on May 14, 2012 - 13 answers

Just me, my FJ, and the highway.

Help me make it through 2 days of driving alone! [more inside]
posted by tryniti on Feb 12, 2012 - 48 answers

How can I map out the elevations between two cities?

How steep are the roads between Albuquerque, NM; Gallup, NM; Zion National Park, UT; Las Vegas, NV; Yosemite National Park, CA; and San Jose, CA? [more inside]
posted by jng on Jul 8, 2011 - 6 answers

Do I need to change my car's fluids before this trip? Which ones? Anything else?

Taking my car (previously mentioned here) on a cross-country road trip on Saturday. Need some more advice. [more inside]
posted by needs more cowbell on Sep 1, 2010 - 21 answers

Go West! ... then north.

What should I see and do on a roadtrip to northern BC? [more inside]
posted by ouchitburns on May 20, 2010 - 6 answers

How do we fit all this stuff in a Hyundai?

What's the best way to carry cargo on extended road trip with a mid-size SUV? [more inside]
posted by RobotVoodooPower on Oct 28, 2009 - 12 answers

Question on power inverter.

Electricity Filter: Roadtrip starts tomorrow, picked up a 400w power inverter to run laptop in car for road tunes, question... [more inside]
posted by Cosine on Aug 6, 2009 - 6 answers

Plan my roadtrip.

PlanMyRoadtrip Filter: Driving from St. Louis, MO to Brownsville, TX in 3 days. What should we do along the way? [more inside]
posted by lockestockbarrel on Feb 18, 2009 - 8 answers

Permanent Road Trip

Advice on taking a permanent road trip. [more inside]
posted by Astro Zombie on Oct 17, 2008 - 52 answers

Help me not get stuck in the middle of Texas!

Roadtrip Filter: I'm driving across country next week. What should I do to make sure my car will make it? [more inside]
posted by Geppp on Jul 22, 2008 - 11 answers

What to do for hours in a car?

My whole next week is basically a big long car ride (band's playin' out!). What kinda manual, car-friendly, non-electric things can I do to keep from losing my sanity? We're talkin' sitting for 5–15 hours at a time, with a few breaks (hah!) when it's my turn to drive. [more inside]
posted by Plug Dub In on Apr 30, 2008 - 29 answers

On the road again....

What should I do/pack to prepare for my first solo roadtrip? [more inside]
posted by purplefiber on Jul 21, 2007 - 22 answers

MovingFilter

Tips and advice for a long-distance move by car? [more inside]
posted by Alterscape on Jun 17, 2007 - 21 answers

What is the best way to live-blog a cross-country road trip??

What is the best method & location for live-blogging a cross country trip using a MacBook, DSLR camera, DV camera, t-mobile EDGE and intermittent wifi? [more inside]
posted by tarthur on Jun 13, 2007 - 6 answers

car rental dollar hertz roadtrip chicago

chicagofilter: renting a car - from a dealer (or: where can I find a decently priced mileage-free rental for a roadtrip) ? [more inside]
posted by krautland on Feb 20, 2007 - 9 answers

Tips for first-time roadtrippers

My SO and I are driving from Minneapolis, MN to Southern Virginia to visit my folks the first few weeks of August. We've never been on a road trip before. What should we know? What should we bring? Specifics inside. [more inside]
posted by Zosia Blue on Jun 29, 2006 - 22 answers

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