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What Was the Longest Car Ride You’ve Ever Taken?

★~DoctorWhoGuru~★ 2012/05/04 20:44:59
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  • L1 2012/05/06 02:51:09
    L1
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    From Houston, Texas, until Danville, California.
  • Just me ♥ 2012/05/06 02:17:18
    Just me ♥
    +1
    12hr car drive to Atlanta, GA. I only stopped twice for gas and to use the restroom. I had been up for 33 hrs straight by the time I got there and then 5 days later, made the trek back home. It was worth it!!! :o)
  • JJ 2012/05/06 02:17:16
    JJ
    +1
    From Florida to Texas non- stop, except for gas and potty. We had food and drinks in the car. That was years ago, but a very long trip.
  • Marcus Clark 2012/05/06 02:06:35 (edited)
    Marcus Clark
    +2
    One time I drove from San Jose, CA to Eugene, OR *non-stop.* My Dodge B250 (1 ton cargo van) had a 35 gallon tank and got over 20 MPG. That was a little over 600 miles and about 9-10 hours. Stopped at Eugene to fill up and then drove on into Salem.



    Other long trips that did involve stops along the way (rest stops and gas stops) some as a driver and some as a passenger:

    San Diego, CA to/from Salem, OR
    Alameda, CA to/from Salem, OR (several times)
    Denver, CO to/from Richland, WA
    Salem, OR to Pueblo, CO (two trucks w/trailers and a mini van; 4 drivers; 47 hours)
    San Diego, CA to/from Vegas
    Union City, CA to/from Vegas
    Union City, CA to/from Reno
    Norfolk, VA to Orlando, FL
  • MayaAngelou0524 2012/05/06 01:52:48
    MayaAngelou0524
    +1
    Let's see...
    South Carolina to Michigan, South Carolina to New York (bus ride, still somewhat unpleasant), South Carolina to Washington, DC (also somewhat unpleasant). God, I hate long car rides!
  • Joann 2012/05/06 01:52:00
    Joann
    +1
    18 hours from Crystal River, Florida to Someplace in Virginia in the most uncomfortable rented car ever.....
  • RubberDucky Pineapple Dust 2012/05/06 01:48:49
    RubberDucky Pineapple Dust
    +1
    It was a bus ride to New York with the band from Kentucky. Miserable bus ride but had a great time in between. New York is really fun when you've got good friends with you.
  • TrailOfTears 2012/05/06 01:28:43
    TrailOfTears
    +1
    32 hrs.
  • Ron 2012/05/06 01:11:18
    Ron
    +1
    Drove alone from Ks to eastern Pennsylvania, 1300 miles, in 2 days.
  • MaryBoBerry 2012/05/06 00:41:58
    MaryBoBerry
    +1
    From middle Texas to New Orleans
  • Vision of Verve 2012/05/06 00:07:22
  • Carol 2012/05/06 00:06:24
    Carol
    +1
    9 days. From Atlanta, GA to Anchorage, AK. The nine day drive was preceeded by a 14 hour flight from Italy. It was a looonnng trip/move.
  • Cain2012~POTL~PWCM~JLA 2012/05/06 00:00:41
  • FrozenHeart 2012/05/05 23:36:52
    FrozenHeart
    +1
    12 hours
  • Emma 2012/05/05 23:23:58
    Emma
    +1
    probably 13 14 hours one way to some beach . we usually fly if its farther than that
  • Kat ♪.BTO-t-BCRA-F~PWCM~ 2012/05/05 23:01:06
    Kat ♪.BTO-t-BCRA-F~PWCM~
    +1
    Not sure of time I was young, but Huntingdon, PA to Miami, FL. with few pitstops.
    Google says it would be about 20 hours today. 1,211 mi approx.
  • Username? What's that? 2012/05/05 22:43:02 (edited)
    Username? What's that?
    +1
    24 hours straight through.
    27 hours with stops.
    driving road gif
  • retrograve 2012/05/05 22:33:46
    retrograve
    +2
    One from New York to North Carolina...but it was on a bus. I was like six though so I couldn't tell you the exact hours.
  • Jay0Byrd 2012/05/05 22:30:32 (edited)
    Jay0Byrd
    +2
    The Hot Rod Power Tour, we took 9-weeks of Vacation time in 2002 with my best Friend outta` St. Louis and his car, we went from St. Louis to Memphis to Nashville to Ashland N.C. to Daytona, FL back north to Little Rock AR to, Tulsa to Wichita, KS to Denver, CO to Sheridan, WY. to Omaha, NE to Kansas City, MO where we dropped out.. after some totals of 6344-Miles. in this Old 59` Ford Ranch Wagon with, a 351 Windsor V8 from a 79` F-100 and AOD> and Air Cond. + Cruise control Custom 59  Ford
  • Sakus<3 2012/05/05 22:15:23 (edited)
    Sakus<3
    +1
    From Gainesville GA, to Daytona FL.
    8 hours roughly, it was horrible.
  • TiffanyBelle 2012/05/05 22:02:29
    TiffanyBelle
    +1
    as a child: we drove from Los Angeles, CA to Ft. Lauderdale, FL.
    2700 miles. I was young so I'm uncertain about the details (did we stop to sleep somewhere or did my mom and step dad take turns and we drove straight through?).

    as an adult: from Santa Barbara, CA to Dallas, TX.
    1500 miles. This was in 2009. We took 3 days for that trip stopping for breaks to stretch, eat, sleep.

    I can handle road trips until about 1,000 miles... then it seems to take FOREVER and I always wish I had taken a plane instead.
  • glass_butterfly ~YSU~ 2012/05/05 21:59:20
    glass_butterfly ~YSU~
    +1
    12-15 hours. With my family from Georgia to some place in the middle of Texas... torture... Kids bored in the car
  • Jan Haskell 2012/05/05 21:55:08
    Jan Haskell
    +1
    From Michigan to California.
  • S and S 2012/05/05 21:46:21
  • retrograve S and S 2012/05/05 22:34:32
    retrograve
    Where were you going and coming from?
  • S and S retrograve 2012/05/06 13:15:09
  • Medulla Oblongata 2012/05/05 21:36:03
    Medulla Oblongata
    +1
    About 4, maybe 5 hours. It was in-state traveling.
  • cupcake951159 2012/05/05 21:22:13
    cupcake951159
    +2
    My family went from Thompson Manitoba to Vernon BC twice a year every year when I was younger, It took about two days.
  • Stix 2012/05/05 21:16:59
    Stix
    +2
    From Seattle to LA non stop...18 hours.
  • JohnT 2012/05/05 20:51:21
    JohnT
    +2
    From Oakland Ca to Seattle Washington, we only stopped a few times for gas and food.I was a kid and bored.
  • blindfaith 2012/05/05 20:16:55
  • SafariMarti 2012/05/05 20:12:12
    SafariMarti
    +2
    12 hours from Ohio to Topeka, Kansas
  • learning2walkagain 2012/05/05 07:14:21
    learning2walkagain
    +2
    Florida to California
  • toxic_phantom 2012/05/05 05:30:57 (edited)
    toxic_phantom
    +1
    from AZ to Rocky Point Mexico! WOO!!! i was so young i have no idea long many hours we were driving. it felt like a year though...
  • Ashlyn<3 2012/05/05 05:26:19
    Ashlyn<3
    +1
    Hmm about 4 or 5 hours....Luckily I had my bestfriend<3 so it didin't seem that long with him with me. Lol.
  • ♌βļąƈʞƦơșƐ3033♌ 2012/05/05 04:57:43
  • Leo 2012/05/05 04:11:00
    Leo
    +1
    Maybe 5,000 miles from Raleigh, N.C. to Glacier Park in Montana and back. Actually more because we took all kinds of side trips on the way - St. Louis, Kansas City, Denver, Aspen. Most interesting bar was the Cowboy Bar in Jackson, Wyoming - it had actual saddles for bar stools! Loved seeing snow on the ground in July at Independence Pass, Colorado.
  • sjalan 2012/05/05 02:44:09 (edited)
    sjalan
    +2
    7800 mile grand tour of the US and Canada.

    note: spelling correction. Dang did is screw this one up. lol
  • LADY LIBERTY SILLY WORDSMITH 2012/05/05 01:18:35
    LADY LIBERTY SILLY WORDSMITH
    +2
    We traveled by car & air to more than 30 states in 3 years from 1981 to 1984.
  • LADY LIBERTY SILLY WORDSMITH 2012/05/05 01:07:14 (edited)
    LADY LIBERTY SILLY WORDSMITH
    +1
    From Oregon to Arkansas round trip over 4,000 mile in 2, 3 weeks!

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