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Vacations and World Travel Visiting our beautiful city? Come stay at the Arbutus Vista - Vancouver's Bed & Breakfast.
How was your trip? Which tour packages would you recommend/avoid? Must do's and must eats? Share tips, photos and experiences with other senior RS members who just want to get away..

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Old 05-16-2011, 04:26 PM   #1
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driving to VEGAS

im going to be driving to vegas this weekend. through washington state and a little of idaho, all through nevada.. anyone ever do this trip?


any places on the way i should eat ?


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Old 05-16-2011, 11:14 PM   #2
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i drove from reno to vegas, go through hawthorne (biggest ammunition storage in the USA). I would take a detour and go to area 51. Aside from that, lots of straight boring desert road...
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I did this with a few buddies once, although other than stopping for bathroom breaks and food we kept driving till we got there. Took around 20 hours or so and the minivan we rented got pretty beat up from rocks and just doing stupid shit in it...We went through idaho and all that on the way there and then back up through LA and san fran on the way home. I don't know if you plan on stopping to sleep or not but if you dont expect to be pretty drained by the time you reach vegas.
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I do this Drive 2 times a year.. always good times..

20 hours of Zombie Driving, and your in Vegas with your own car.. which is what i like..

Done this in a Van, a Skyline, Some 4 door Sedan..

These are the Routes i normaly Take:
This one is the most commen
http://goo.gl/maps/JvG6

Or this:
http://goo.gl/maps/bMWM

If you want to 2/3 day it..

http://goo.gl/maps/szTY
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Yes.

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Watch out for those damn racoons between san fran and LA. I obliterated one at 140KM, and killed my radiator fan and bumper. ICBC believed my story because I kept the bumper in my car... Also the fact it had racoon hair and racoon meat embedded into the bumper.
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