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Old 12-22-2014, 09:18 PM   #31
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What's the rush............enjoy the drive. 200-300 miles per day...try to get parked before dark, even if its walmart

The rush is usually limited vacation days and maximizing vacationing time. For instance, I could only take 1 day off of work to make it from MD to FL (900 miles) before I needed back on the clock the next day. You do whatcha gotta do.
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Old 12-22-2014, 09:19 PM   #32
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For reduced stress and less fatigue, I'd opt for 250-300 miles maximum each day. If you're an early riser, you can be done with that while it's still daylight and relax each evening before continuing on.

X3!! All was good until the last 100 miles when the wind picked up and made things more challenging. Was stressful on me cause I HAD to get back to close out my month or no one got paid. Small gas breaks but never out of the truck more than 15 minutes. I say to plan your evening stops and don't disconnect.


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Old 12-22-2014, 11:18 PM   #33
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My longest daily pull was 452 miles. I did it twice, my first time and my last time. I'm in my mid sixties.
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Old 12-23-2014, 12:17 AM   #34
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On our recent trip to Destin we average 300-350 miles per day. Like to have the MH setup before dark and the sit and relax. We are full timers and have no time limits. If there is someplace we have to be then we will just increase the miles we have to do. When I had my truck and fiver could do 12-14 hrs easy or more, but the MH is a complete different beast.
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Old 12-23-2014, 12:56 AM   #35
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I try not to drive more than 6 hours a day but have pulled 14-15 hours going from San Francisco to Arizona in one shot
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Old 12-23-2014, 02:51 AM   #36
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Usually between 350 and 400 miles a day.
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Old 12-23-2014, 04:02 AM   #37
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My first thought when I saw this is "what your butt can endure."
I did Yellowstone to Reno in 2013. Not fun.
A long time ago I did Fort Collins to L.A. non-stop. Notice that I said "a long time ago"? Never again-it isn't worth the risk or the exhaustion.
I used Google maps to plan, er, realize, that my wife's schedule for our 2013 trip was a driving marathon.
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Old 12-23-2014, 04:28 AM   #38
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Retired here, so stop at every rest area and travel at 56-58 mph...no set distance to make a day as my house is with me....we travel between 9 30 am and 2 30 pm....a big mileage day would be 250 miles...for us...it seems like everyone passes us three times during our days travel...not sure if that is because they are stopping for gas or changing tires....good luck, slow down whats the hurry....
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Old 12-23-2014, 06:15 AM   #39
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We've pulled about 470 miles coming home several times and that was a really long day of driving. But that was when I had to be back home for work. Now that I'm retired, no reason to so we'll keep it to 250 to 300.
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Old 12-23-2014, 06:43 AM   #40
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The rush is usually limited vacation days and maximizing vacationing time. For instance, I could only take 1 day off of work to make it from MD to FL (900 miles) before I needed back on the clock the next day. You do whatcha gotta do.
The plight of the workin man and I hear ya!

I WISH I could take my time traveling but sometimes time off won't allow it and we want to maximize our time at our destination!
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