Journey with Confidence RV GPS App RV Trip Planner RV LIFE Campground Reviews RV Maintenance Take a Speed Test Free 7 Day Trial ×

Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 05-17-2016, 03:39 PM   #1
Junior Member
Join Date: May 2016
Posts: 1
Boulder to New Bedford, MA

Any suggestions for a trip from Boulder CO to the east coast?
__________________ is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-17-2016, 05:11 PM   #2
Senior Member
86Scotty's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: TN
Posts: 9,581
Only to have someone else drive it for you.

I'm about to do it too, basically, Co Springs to East Tn. It's not the best part of the country to see. Put your head down and get through the plains, then the eastern mountains, no matter where you cross, are green, lush and beautiful right now. Once you get past them, the Outer Banks (NC) are a quiet and beautiful area, except maybe in peak summer.


86Scotty is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-17-2016, 07:09 PM   #3
Senior Member
BrianW's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Posts: 3,982
I thought that too about the plains, but found that if you get off the interstate there are actually some nice things to see. I thought North Dakota was really nice, for example. Last summer on our XC trip we drive the northern tier coming home. It adds a few more miles compared with going direct but it's worth it. Central Minnesota to northern Wisconsin and the Michigan Upper Peninsula. Really pretty along the Great Lakes, and plenty of camping options. Build in a day trip to Mackinac Island in Michigan (look it up). Then across upstate New York, lots to see in the Adirondacks (lakes, high peaks, tons of nice camping spots).

Alternately, I-80 across northern Pennsylvania is REALLY pretty and very remote.
BrianW is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-18-2016, 07:41 AM   #4
Senior Member
86Scotty's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: TN
Posts: 9,581
I agree, Brian, lots of good options to the north. Through the middle or across I-10 or I-40 are uber boring though. I'm too impatient to get off of those main routes because I'd rather just get there. These are the only times I start thinking about the benefit of self-driving cars.

86Scotty is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3

This website is not affiliated with or endorsed by Sportsmobile SIP or any of its affiliates. This is an independent, unofficial site.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 11:29 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2022, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.