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Old 05-04-2015, 04:03 PM   #1
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What is the longest you will drive for a weekend?

What is the length you would drive for a weekend (Friday night, Saturday and Sunday morning) and how far do you normally drive?

I can't imagine driving more then a two or three hours. But I guess I am suppose it depends on your area and what is around you.

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Old 05-04-2015, 04:16 PM   #2
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Various factors will affect that, such as if I'm going to a particular event (like a family gathering or something). Or if Friday actually means Friday morning and not Friday at 7 at night after work.

For the Friday after work and just going for the sake of going, I usually stick within an hour's drive. Maybe 1.5 hours.






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Old 05-04-2015, 04:23 PM   #3
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I'm about the same as the OP anymore especially if I'm taking the camper. If I'm going over 2-3 hours I'll take an extra day off work. We live on a lake so most weekends we only drive 10-30 minutes depending on which side of the lake.

When I was younger I would scrounge up as many friends that would fit in my jeep and we would drive 8 hours to South Padre Island on a Friday after work, and come home on Sunday. Those were fun days, I couldn't imagine doing that now! Although it would be fun...
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Old 05-04-2015, 04:28 PM   #4
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Maybe a 100 miles.
150 for a three day weekend.
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Old 05-04-2015, 04:36 PM   #5
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I was asking about after work on Friday.
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Old 05-04-2015, 04:52 PM   #6
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Hour and a half unless a 3 day weekend.

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Old 05-04-2015, 05:00 PM   #7
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Our rule of thumb.... number of hours driven is equal to or less than number of nights camped.

So for a long weekend, leaving Friday after work and staying until Sunday - 2hrs max.
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Old 05-04-2015, 05:03 PM   #8
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Hour to hour and half if i leave right after work on a friday. I got a wedding over 300 miles away at the end of the month so I priced hotel vs towing and decided to bring my own bed and make a 4 day weekend out of it.
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Our seasonal is an hour and a half away....sometimes it seems WAAAAAYYY longer !!
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Old 05-04-2015, 05:08 PM   #10
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Anywhere under 4 hours. I don't like getting to a campground when it is dark. Coming home is usually Ok as we leave around noon on Sunday.
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