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Old 07-10-2014, 03:27 PM
 
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To answer the OP's question, there is nowhere I wouldn't go, just to drive. I pretty much live for the serendipitous road trip (avoiding Interstate highways/other limited access freeways wherever possible, of course). I try to undertake one major trip a year, though it doesn't always work out. Two years ago I managed a 3,500 mile round trip circuit through the south. This year, in a few weeks, I'm driving from Denver to San Francisco and then down to L.A.

I also try to take at least one weekend a month to just drive around, even if it's just taking a completely new route to or from somewhere I'd be traveling to anyway.
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Old 07-10-2014, 08:17 PM
 
Location: On the Edge of the Fringe
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To me, the journey should be the best part of any outing, and driving/looking around, be a large part of any holiday/vacation.

There could be somewhere that you really wouldn't go!
We would travel well together.

I am looking forward to my week in Vermont later this summer. We are flying in, getting a rental car, and we are just cruising around for a week. New England is a great place for doing just that.

But I agree, getting there is most of the fun. And the journey is the trip.
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Old 07-11-2014, 02:03 AM
 
Location: Poshawa, Ontario
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Is There Anywhere You Would Go, Just To Drive?
Definitely. Moab, Utah in our 2014 Jeep Wrangler!
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Old 07-12-2014, 08:07 PM
 
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Definitely. Moab, Utah in our 2014 Jeep Wrangler!


Exactly! You gotta have the right car.
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Old 07-15-2014, 02:39 PM
 
Location: Verde Valley AZ
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I did a road trip over 3000 miles a couple of years ago and did it in nine days. I'd do it again in a heartbeat, one of the best trips I've ever taken!

I'd love to do a couple more. One related to urban exploration and the other related to trains. I usually make it a point to get in my car every weekend and go with no place in mind. Riding the back roads, getting lost and getting great pics in the process....
I did one of those trips too but it's been a long time ago. From No. Idaho to the Florida Keys with all sorts of destinations...IL, AL, VA, NC, etc...in between. We took nearly a month to do it though and I'd love to do it again. Went the Northern route going and Southern route back to AZ and then north to ID. That trip reminded me why I always drive the panhandle of TX and NOT across the state! lol

Love the back roads and meeting the locals. I learned a lot that way and enjoyed it immensely.
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Old 07-16-2014, 02:22 AM
 
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Anywhere in the American West is a pleasure for driving, especially for this Easterner. The views are amazing no matter where you are. I-70 east of Salt Lake City at sunset! And on the maps, it's just another stretch of road (albeit, with red rocks and very steep grades all over. "No Services Next 120 Miles."
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Old 07-19-2014, 03:17 PM
 
Location: liverpool in England but not of it
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I love driving the road from Glasgow to the Isle of Skye is ridiculous nearly crash the car when I saw this
An hours drive from me is the Yorkshire dales I've spent many a weekend aimlessly driving around
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Old 07-19-2014, 03:41 PM
 
Location: liverpool in England but not of it
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My next planned drive is the best road in the Highlands the Bealach Na Ba Road
https://flic.kr/p/hnNpSi
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