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Old 10-20-2017, 02:30 PM   #1
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We just purchased a new to us Safari and will take delivery in about 1 week(10/27/17). Initially our travel plan was to spend the winter in Southern California but we are seriously considering an East Coast adventure to South Carolina via I-40 then on to Tampa Florida and return to California via I-10. Does anyone have any suggestions regarding the weather via these two routes this late in the year.
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Old 10-20-2017, 04:48 PM   #2
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If you drive 200 to 300 miles a day, that's a reasonable plan. Very roughly you are talking about a 2,500 mile trip. Let's say that comes out to 10 day on the road. The trick will be picking drive times based on long range weather forecasts. It can be done and it should work out. You will need to keep your eye on the weather. Much easier if you spend January and February in Tampa.

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Old 10-26-2017, 06:25 PM   #3
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Hi Shinytow and welcome back to the Airstream community. You already know how much fun that new Safari will be.

I think your trip plan is very doable this time of year. As uncle bob says, you will want to check the weather forecasts and be prepared to hunker down if necessary. I might also recommend your winterizing kit "just in case" you break down and have to leave the trailer somewhere. You will likely experience below freezing nights in the Smokies. Your new Airstream can handle that.

Heck, you might enjoy going over the Rockies here in Colorado. My Airstream owner's manual says winter camping is invigorating.


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