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Full Interactive Map Of Trip With Notations

Below is an interactive map of the full cross country road trip. You can move the map around by clicking on it and dragging it around, zoom in and out with the tools and click the marked items to view ...
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Newport News, Virginia To Washington DC To Rochester, New York

My mom woke us all up early. She was in the Army as a nurse for 20 years and is still on those early morning schedules. I would have preferred to sleep another 12 hours, but we really did need ...
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Ferry To Ocracoke Island And Cape Hatteras Outer Banks, North Carolina To Wright Brothers National Monument At Kitty Hawk To Newport News, Virginia

Lucky for us we arrived at Goodwin Hills, North Carolina when we did. I had misread the ferry schedule to the Outer Banks and found out that we actually had to make two ferry trips instead of one and that ...
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Orlando, Florida To Daytona Beach To Savannah, Georgia To Myrtle Beach, South Carolina To ???

The plan for day 9 had been to head east out of Orlando taking the 528 towards Titusville where we would be able to see the Space Shuttle on the launchpad ready for liftoff at Kennedy Space Center. However, the ...
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Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom

I clawed my way out of bed after the heroic driving effort the day before. The wife hadn't been feeling too good throughout the whole trip and so far I had driven every mile. I wasn't complaining though, I was ...
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Vicksburg, Mississippi To Demopolis, Alabama To Florida

We awoke on Day 7 in Vicksburg, Mississippi We washed up, packed the car and hit the road. I initially wanted to get in some touring of civil war battlefields when I was planning this trip, but decided against it ...
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Dealey Plaza In Dallas, TX To Louisiana Downs At Harrah's In Bossier City To Bonnie And Clyde Historic Marker In Gibsland, LA To Vicksburg, MS

We were a few hours ahead of schedule as we woke up on day 6 in our 12 day road trip across America. We had planned to stop in Oklahoma City for the night, but had continued on for a ...
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Tucumcari, New Mexico Through Texas Panhandle To Oklahoma City Bombing Memorial

We received a call "early" in the morning from the office wondering if we were going to pay for another day or be on our way. It turned out it wasn't really early, but more along the lines of 10:15 ...
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Wigwam Motel To Petrified Forest To Painted Desert To Albuquerque To Tucumcari, New Mexico

We awoke in our little smurf-like wigwam and prepared for the days trip ahead. We headed out on day 4 taking a final look back on the Wigwam Motel, still enthralled with it. Our first stop I had originally ...
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Grand Canyon Caverns To Grand Canyon To Meteor Crater To Wigwam Motel

We awoke from the hell that was the Hualapai Lodge on day 3 and managed to get out by checkout time. The trend on the trip quickly became "get out quick before they charge us for another day". We loaded ...
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Redondo Beach To Hollywood To Route 66 And Oatman, AZ

After our first day enjoying things at the beach we got a later start on day 2 of our 12 day cross country trip than I had wanted to. We hit some rough rush hour traffic as we headed north ...
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Sacramento To Redondo Beach

This is the story of our 12 day road trip and family adventure across America from Sacramento, California to Rochester, New York via car. A car I might add that blew out it's A/C a few days before the trip ...
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  1. Sacramento To Redondo Beach
  2. Redondo Beach To Hollywood To Route 66 And Oatman, AZ
  3. Grand Canyon Caverns To Grand Canyon To Meteor Crater To Wigwam Motel
  4. Wigwam Motel To Petrified Forest To Painted Desert To Albuquerque To Tucumcari, New Mexico
  5. Tucumcari, New Mexico Through Texas Panhandle To Oklahoma City Bombing Memorial
  6. Dealey Plaza In Dallas, TX To Louisiana Downs At Harrah's In Bossier City To Bonnie And Clyde Historic Marker In Gibsland, LA To Vicksburg, MS
  7. Vicksburg, Mississippi To Demopolis, Alabama To Florida
  8. Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom
  9. Orlando, Florida To Daytona Beach To Savannah, Georgia To Myrtle Beach, South Carolina To ???
  10. Ferry To Ocracoke Island And Cape Hatteras Outer Banks, North Carolina To Wright Brothers National Monument At Kitty Hawk To Newport News, Virginia
  11. Newport News, Virginia To Washington DC To Rochester, New York