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Old 08-06-2016, 09:40 AM   #57
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Originally Posted by spreadmywing View Post
It is for easy stop? or less stressful? or scenery?

Just bought my first trailer and haven't started first trip yet. So I am curious what easy road to take for a towing beginner.
Compare jogging on a lap track to taking laps around the neighborhood, to trail running. Are you training for an event, or just out for fresh air? The lap track is good for a beginner runner or basic aerobic conditioning, but can be a real snore, while trail running is its own reward.

Likewise, interstates are straighter, flatter, faster, and wider, which makes them easier for a beginner, or a means to an end, while secondary roads provide much more interest and diversion. Back roads are a destination in themselves.

After driving a car through 49 states and 3 provinces, a motorhome through 18 states and 2 provinces, and pulling a trailer through 6 states, Ive learned that the main rule is: It Depends...

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Old 08-06-2016, 09:52 AM   #58
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Retired and not destination oriented. We drive by hours: taking a short break every 2 or 3 hours with a longer one for lunch; being off the road by dark. This usually averages a little over 400 miles.

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Old 08-07-2016, 07:42 AM   #59
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Originally Posted by wbrisett View Post
I'm in the 500-600 a day grouping. But part of that is I'm on the less vacation time and location. Living in central Texas, it's quite a haul to get out of Texas. In a couple of weeks we're taking the AS to Lubbock to help our daughter get settled into Texas Tech. That's a 400 mile trek from home and there's not a whole lot of stopping options once you get outside Abilene. So we'll do that in a single day. When we went to Yellowstone earlier this year it was a three day drive there and three day drive home, so in reality it was of our vacation time spent just driving to our destination.

When I ride my motorcycle across country if I'm solo, I'll do 500-600 mile days on average (but have done 800-900 when needed). The thing is, that's solo. It's a different story when you're with somebody else, either on two or four wheels.


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Old 08-07-2016, 09:49 AM   #60
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Hello, Have any of you A.S'rs traveled highway 19 that starts at Erie Pa and ends at Tampa Fl ? I think it would be an awesome trip but can't find enough info about taking my 31' all the way along it any info would be appreciated.
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As a suggestion you might want to make highway 19 a separate thread. IMO you might get more responses

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