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Old 07-21-2016, 04:20 PM
Location: Lil Rhodey
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So I was looking at Google tracker and it seems I rarely travel more than 50 miles from home .. the average is about 14 miles (mostly to work) For recreation I don't need to travel far either. I live in Providence, and I am within 50 miles of beaches, a few mountains , forests, and a major city (Boston). Occasionally I'll travel up to Boston's North Shore ,the Cape, or head up to NH .. but in my daily life it's never more than the 50 mile radius.

What is the average distance you travel from home in your daily life?
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Old 07-21-2016, 06:54 PM
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In a typical day, about a 2/3 mile from home. Work is 1/2 mile, then lunch is a couple blocks further.

A couple times a week in the summer, I'll get on a bike and might get 10-20 miles away. Otherwise rarely more than 5-7 miles unless I'm on vacation.

That said, central Seattle is a gorgeous place with a ton to do.
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Old 07-21-2016, 09:49 PM
Location: Los Angeles,CA & Scottsdale, AZ
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I live about .7 miles from where I work. I walk to the gym then walk to my coffee shop then walk to work every morning....and guess what I don't have to ever set foot on a horrid LA freeway.
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Old 07-22-2016, 03:26 PM
Location: The Springs
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I used to work in Denver and lived in Parker. about 20 miles. It used to take up to an hour and a half most days during rush.

I Colorado Springs I live 10 miles from work. On good days, I can make the trip in around 18 minutes.
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Old 07-22-2016, 03:30 PM
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On an average day, less then a mile. Work is either at home or client sites mostly in an around downtown. I walk to work and back and usually hit up the grocery store, gym or happy hour somewhere the way. If I get lazy I'll take the bus which stops along the street by my place every 7 mins.
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Old 05-22-2019, 12:26 PM
Location: Reno, NV
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The farthest I go on a somewhat frequent basis is Carson City, which is 31 miles from Reno. And that's more of an exurb separated by a good 10 miles of barren high desert - the Reno area proper isn't that geographically big.

The farthest away I've driven since I moved here is Visalia, CA in the Central Valley, which is 5-6 hours.
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