Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 05-09-2014, 09:57 PM   #1
Join Date: Apr 2014
Posts: 30
Smile how many miles do you drive

Down sizing form a class A an only driving about 225 miles a day during a 6 hr drive, I feel I can drive much more now that I am more relaxed and not so worn out after a day on the road. So far I like the class C very much we have the 2501t with 3 slides.

daywalker567 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-09-2014, 10:08 PM   #2
Retired on the weekends
The RB's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: Northwest Washington
Posts: 73
My longest push was from 9:00 am to 10:30 pm. I'll never do that again.

2008 Sunseeker 3120 DS

The RB is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-09-2014, 11:21 PM   #3
Junior Member
Join Date: Jun 2013
Posts: 18
I try to plan my day to drive between 300 and 350 miles.
mikeyr is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-09-2014, 11:39 PM   #4
Join Date: Feb 2013
Posts: 51
Miles driven

I drive what I have to be it 250 or 1000, just take breaks with a power nap if need be. Don't have the luxury to poke along to see the scenery. Races are scheduled and you have to be there. Maybe someday I can take my time, but I doubt it. Went from Maine to Knoxville Nationals (Iowa) in 20 hrs. About dead but no other choice. I'll just keep pushing until ---?
leland1950 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-09-2014, 11:40 PM   #5
Senior Member
SKnight's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2014
Posts: 1,519
I've pulled 532 with the camper in a day, which was a lot considering we left extremely early to get there before 2PM.

Given the option I'll shoot for 300-350 in a day.
Now-2014 Sierra 346RETS 5er BUB
Then-2002 Keystone Springdale 286RLDS TT

Nights camped in 2014-28, 2015-127, 2016-10
SKnight is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-09-2014, 11:43 PM   #6
Join Date: Feb 2013
Posts: 51

Sorry, it was 30 not 20hrs, lot of coffee and keep your stomach full.
leland1950 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-10-2014, 12:09 AM   #7
Senior Member
Displaced2's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2013
Posts: 309
Have the flexibility of time. Retired. 300-400 miles per day but look to stop by 4 pm.
Displaced2 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-10-2014, 02:07 AM   #8
Plain Old Member
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: Full Timing in South Louisiana
Posts: 1,939
With the Class A we had, I was beat after about 300 miles. With the Class C we had, I drove straight from Elkart, IN to south Louisiana (1100 miles plus) with only one stop for a 2 hour nap. I won't do that again, but I wasn't hurting either. Class C was much more comfortable so 500-600 on average was no big deal. With the towables, I try to limit drive to 500-600 miles a day, if we're trying to really get somewhere. I agree with Displaced2 on the stop time. I may start at the crack of dawn or before, but we're looking to stop by 4pm. A lot just depends on where we're going, and how long we have to do whatever according to my work schedule.
John and Rebecca Dickson
Emma-7 / Little John-5 / Iva-1
Full Timing Again, Rev B
2013 Ford F-350 Lariat CC LB PSD
2015 SOB TT - With OC's Awning Poles (#8)
At least in Heaven, RVs will be perfect, and I won't have to keep fixing them.
BigJohnD is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-10-2014, 05:44 AM   #9
Senior Member
Join Date: Jul 2013
Posts: 101
No more than 12 hours of driving not including stops. Am retiring next year so planning on being a rubber neck; so maybe 6 hrs of driving per day.
Salmon Hunter
2011 Crusader 320 RLT/ Honda 3000ei
2006 Chevy 2500HD 4x4 Crew Cab/Duramax Diesel/Allison Transmission
Salmon Hunter is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-10-2014, 06:20 AM   #10
Senior Member
PhoneDude 8289's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2013
Location: Texas
Posts: 1,129
6 hours of driving is enough for us. We are retired, not in any big hurry and enjoy the scenery. We start looking for camping spots close to 4:00 PM, if that fails Walmart looks good for a one nighter.
Six hours of driving is most often a 8 - 10 hr road trip. Have to stop often for our geriatric dogs, my 67 yr old prostrate and DW and I like to eat.

2014 8289WS Diamond pkg
2014 Ram 2500 SB DC TCD
PhoneDude 8289 is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

» Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by is not in any way associated with Forest River, Inc. or its associated RV manufacturing divisions.

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities

Copyright 2002-2015 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:38 AM.