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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

When solo road-trips get old...

I have a week vacation for Thanksgiving. Usually I take off for a road-trip, but last year - British Columbia - I found for the first time the thrill of the open road being overtaken by a sense of loneliness and (somewhat) isolation. I'm single and have travelled a lot on my own, but now I kinda don't wanna, but I would like to have an experience with my week off. And it's been a pretty tough year (right?) and I could use a break. How do single people navigate this? [more inside]
posted by forallmankind on Oct 25, 2009 - 10 answers

Things to Do and See and Eat on the Western Side of the Green Mountains

My sister planned a trip for us to Vermont next weekend, and we are driving up from the Boston area on Friday morning. We will be heading to the western side of the Green Mountains (in between Arlington and Manchester), and I'd love your recommendations for everything and anything in the area and along the way. [more inside]
posted by foxy_hedgehog on Oct 13, 2009 - 4 answers

Roadtrip Ideas

Where to stop between Cancun and Belize City? [more inside]
posted by octomato on Sep 28, 2009 - 6 answers

East Lansing hotels?

MSU Football road trip advice: Where to stay in or near East Lansing, MI? [more inside]
posted by rocket88 on Sep 22, 2009 - 6 answers

Where should we go on our roadtrip?

My friends and I want to take a weekend roadtrip from Oberlin (close to Cleveland, OH). Where should we go? What should we see along the way? None of us are from Ohio, so we have no ideas! Thanks!
posted by slowcat on Sep 21, 2009 - 16 answers

Places to see, people to go... wait... is that right?

RoadTripFilter (again): D/FW to Southern MD. Anything unmissable inbetween? [more inside]
posted by Nice Guy Mike on Sep 18, 2009 - 5 answers

What to do in Cape Code when its dismal out?

I've been living in Boston for the last 7 years and I still haven't made it down to the Cape! I'm headed down there this weekend with a few friends, staying in West Yarmouth not far from Hyannis. It's going to be quite a rainy weekend. Anyone have any suggestions of what we should do? What's not-to-miss even when the weather is crappy? All suggestions welcome, especially those awesomely random. We're geeky people in our late-20s who enjoy random adventure.
posted by miasma on Sep 11, 2009 - 18 answers

Cheap driving trip from LA?

Where can I go in SoCal for a 3 day weekend? [more inside]
posted by ValkoSipuliSuola on Sep 7, 2009 - 8 answers

Roadtrip! Only in a responsible parent sort of way.

We are traveling from Chicago to Columbus, OH next week and to keep things interesting we'll have our 15-month-old in the back seat. I'm wondering if people who have made this drive have advice in terms of routing, avoiding traffic tie-ups and stopping points. [more inside]
posted by Morydd on Sep 4, 2009 - 6 answers

SF to Portland Roadtrip

Pacific Northwest Roadtrip: SF to Portland and back. 6 days. Which roads to take? Which towns and parks do we have to see? Your favorite spots along 1? We're interested in anything and everything. Thanks!
posted by mrunderhill on Sep 4, 2009 - 11 answers

forking over a good drive

i'm driving from nyc up to forked lake in the adirondacks tomorrow morning, following a pretty direct path from the city. can someone recommend some nice stops along the way and/or a nice drive that digresses from google's? [more inside]
posted by yonation on Aug 21, 2009 - 12 answers

Nomad with a van needs a plan

I am entertaining the idea of selling almost everything I own, buying a van and becoming a temporary nomad, going from farm to farm around North America for work. Is this an inherently horrible idea? If it's not, does anyone have tips on making it work? [more inside]
posted by youcancallmeal on Aug 19, 2009 - 28 answers

RoadTripFilter: In search of wide open spaces

Another "where to go in America" question (who needs a travel agent when you've got Mefi?). This time, it's a road trip - I want to get away from the cramped little island I'm living on, and the Southwest seems like the place to go. Where should I go and what should I see? [more inside]
posted by The Shiny Thing on Aug 19, 2009 - 20 answers

Audiobooks for a roadtrip

Recommend audiobooks for a four-person roadtrip, about 10 hours each way. [more inside]
posted by BradNelson on Aug 6, 2009 - 33 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

Regional cuisine/restaurants in Utah, Montana, Idaho?

I'm a big fan of foods and restaurant chains that are region-specific (think Moxie soda, whoopie pie, Petro's, and Maid-Rite). I'm taking a roadtrip through Montana, Utah, and Idaho next month. What should I check out?
posted by unknowncommand on Aug 1, 2009 - 18 answers

Road trip suggestions?

Road trip! My mom and I are driving from Eastern Long Island to Stillwater, OK, via (tentatively) Harrisburg PA, Charleston WV, Mammoth Cave State Park KY, St Louis MO, and Bartlesville OK. I'd like suggestions of things we might do along the way, as this breaks down to only about 5 hours of driving per day, so we have some touristy time! [more inside]
posted by obliquicity on Jul 30, 2009 - 16 answers

Interesting, spooky, out-of-the-ordinary roadtrip stops within driving distance of Iowa?

Interesting, spooky, out-of-the-ordinary roadtrip stops within driving distance of Iowa? [more inside]
posted by jaynedanger on Jul 30, 2009 - 28 answers

How can I make the most of my I-10 roadtrip?

I'll be making a 4-day road trip along I-10 from Corona, CA to Pensacola, FL at the end of August. What are the must-do or must see places along the way that aren't more than an hour detour from the interstate? Any food or restaurants along the way I'd be crazy to miss?
posted by pupperduck on Jul 26, 2009 - 13 answers

My Old (canvas) Kentucky Home

We're taking a camping trip around Eastern Kentucky during the first week of August. What should we do along the way? [more inside]
posted by asuprenant on Jul 25, 2009 - 9 answers

"The great affair is to move."

In September I'm flying to Chicago to meet some friends. We'll be driving a van from Chicago to New York. What are some interesting things to do along the way? Is there anything especially weird that we should stop to see? [more inside]
posted by anoirmarie on Jul 23, 2009 - 9 answers

What to do in the Southwest that doesn't involve looking at rocks?

Somehow, a friend has roped me into an eight-day, old-school Southwestern road trip, from Kansas to Arizona and back, on July 22-30. What's good to see on this route? [more inside]
posted by abcde on Jul 16, 2009 - 20 answers

Southern Road Trip Ideas?

Four friends and I have 5 days to get from Atlanta to Baltimore. What should we do in between? [more inside]
posted by milestogo on Jul 16, 2009 - 5 answers

How weird is a father-daughter road-trip?

[ParentFilter]: Quick survey of parents - how weird do you think it is for a father to take his toddler-age daughter on a long weekend trip to visit family, while the mother stays at home? [more inside]
posted by scblackman on Jul 15, 2009 - 49 answers

Help me find a nice place to camp and relax in the Rockies.

My girlfriend and I are trying to plan a 10-14 day camping trip out west. Trouble is, neither of us have been camping since we were kids. Looking for suggestions on where to go, and how to not get eaten by bears. [more inside]
posted by soonertbone on Jul 12, 2009 - 25 answers

Long Weekend Road Trip Leaving from Central NJ

Help us narrow down our choices for an extended weekend road trip leaving from central NJ. [more inside]
posted by booksherpa on Jul 6, 2009 - 9 answers

swimming holes between phx & la?

seeking oasis: roadtrip from phx to la - looking for good camping with natural water in between the two cities. mid-desert hot springs or cliff diving or swimming holes? [more inside]
posted by babsomatica on Jun 24, 2009 - 8 answers

Family New England/New York road trip suggestions?

I'm taking my 8 year old son and 10 year old daughter on a spontaneous road trip through New York City, Upstate New York and New England next week. Any suggestions?
posted by mjmcport on Jun 23, 2009 - 17 answers

Mounties - check. Beaver tails - check. Now what do we do?

CanadaDayinOttawaFilter: What are the Don't Miss activities and attractions in Ottawa on Canada Day? Bonus points for additional recommendations for things to do on the drive to and in and around Montreal on July 2nd & 3rd? [more inside]
posted by dismitree on Jun 17, 2009 - 10 answers

Toronto to Tijuana: 7500km of bookstores and indie events

My husband and I are planning a cross-countries, 7500km road trip to promote the book which he has just finished, currently seeking publishers (he will be self-publishing if it isn't picked up before we are set to leave). We are seeking contact info of book stores, events, independent media outlets and any other venues where book signings, readings or vending would be appropriate. (cities and book info after the cut) [more inside]
posted by DecemberRaine on Jun 16, 2009 - 12 answers

Driving from Arizona to Bozeman, Montana

Driving from Arizona to Bozeman, Montana in about two weeks. What things must we see along the way? [more inside]
posted by curie on Jun 15, 2009 - 7 answers

Road trip through Western US

What is there to see on I-80 in the Western US? [more inside]
posted by donajo on Jun 9, 2009 - 27 answers

vroom, vroom

RoadtripFilter: Where's a cool place to stop for a night between Chicago and Syracuse? [more inside]
posted by mustcatchmooseandsquirrel on Jun 8, 2009 - 7 answers

Help me keep the kids busy on the road

The family and I are headed to Florida for vacation. I need fun suggestions to keep a 3 year old and a 6 (well almost 6..happy early bday allison) year old entertained on the road trip. We are looking at 9+ hours 2 days in a row. [more inside]
posted by ShawnString on Jun 8, 2009 - 20 answers

How long a drive from Latsi to Nicosia?

In Cyprus, roughly how long would it take to drive from Latsi/Latchi to Nicosia?
posted by lazy robot on Jun 7, 2009 - 1 answer

Road trip from Kansas to Seattle

Road trip Kansas -> Seattle (June 21'st - 30'th). We need recommendation and advice with accommodation, attractions, any things else. [more inside]
posted by WizKid on Jun 6, 2009 - 12 answers

Strange/Interesting Places for a Summer-long Road Trip?

Where can my friends and I go on a summer-long USA road trip in a similar vein to Burning Man or 24 Hours of LeMons? [more inside]
posted by jkoby on May 31, 2009 - 2 answers

LA to SF not on the PCH

Los Angeles to San Francisco: Help me find an alternate route! [more inside]
posted by kmtiszen on May 29, 2009 - 17 answers

Driving Time Google Map Mash Up?

Does a Google Maps (or other mapping service) mash-up exist that will show me the driving time to various places in a heat map type format? So basically what TripTop does for the NYC subway system, but for driving instead? [more inside]
posted by John Frum on May 21, 2009 - 9 answers

Safe place to spend the night between Phoenix and San Francisc?

I am driving from Phoenix to San Francisco, with all my worldly possessions in the car. I plan to split the trip into two days. Any suggestions of a good place to stay overnight where my stuff will be safe in the car? [more inside]
posted by twiggy32 on May 16, 2009 - 16 answers

Mythical and mysterious places of the Northwest?

Have car, seek roadtrip and adventure! What are some secret/mythical/mysterious/epic places in WA state (or nearby states), that would be a destination fit for pilgrimage? Centralia / Silent Hill is in PA. The Abyss is in SC, Area51 is in NV, Mesa Verde is in CO, Barringer Crater is in AZ, etc etc. What mysterious secret places can be pried from the Northwest? [more inside]
posted by anonymisc on May 14, 2009 - 11 answers

what to do on roadtrip from dc to greensboro nc

what to do on a drive to greensboro north carolina from washington dc? [more inside]
posted by saraindc on May 14, 2009 - 12 answers

ROAD TRIP!

In preparation for my epic road trip in June... I have THREE separate questions: one related to Twin Peaks, one about music, and the last - banal Seattle parking. [more inside]
posted by rhinny on May 2, 2009 - 10 answers

Looking for a little history and a fun roadtrip!

Suggestions for interesting daytrips from Baltimore (other than DC?) [more inside]
posted by Asherah on Apr 24, 2009 - 20 answers

Road trip: Minneapolis to . . . ?

We have four days to take a road trip from Minneapolis to wherever we want. Where should we go? [more inside]
posted by sciapod on Apr 21, 2009 - 18 answers

Four Bulgarians and the great American roadtrip.

Help me plan a family road trip from Houston, TX to Seattle, WA. How to get a cheaper rental car, should we go to Monument Valley, and a bunch of other questions. [more inside]
posted by halogen on Apr 17, 2009 - 11 answers

Is a cross-country trip on a scooter feasible, reasonable, or at all safe?

Is a cross-country trip on a scooter feasible, reasonable, or at all safe? [more inside]
posted by abkadefgee on Apr 16, 2009 - 40 answers

Minnesota Vikings - buy tickets now or from scalpers on game day?

Roadtrip to see Minnesota Vikings. I'm looking to head to Minneapolis in November to catch a Vikings game and I'm wondering what my chances are of getting tickets from a scalper on game day. We'll have 4 or 5 guys and we obviously want to sit together, is that even possible from a scalper? Any suggestions for accommodations and other activities to take in on the weekend?
posted by gfroese on Apr 15, 2009 - 9 answers

Suggestions for an awesome summer roadtrip!

Cross-country road trip filter: The boyfriend and I are driving from Atlanta to the SF Bay area for our jobs at Berkeley and LLNL, respectively. This question encompasses several smaller questions about such a road trip. [more inside]
posted by derogatorysphinx on Apr 13, 2009 - 11 answers

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