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I Love Roadtrips

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    Let's Go!

    I wanna go somewhere.  I just want someone else to drive me there.  Oh well, looks like I'll be on a four day road trip in January.
    BellasHappyPlace BellasHappyPlace 18-21, F Dec 16, 2009

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    A Little Gas, Some Cash, Is a Blast!

    I've  been on a zillion road trips...BUT my absolute favorite ones include having no plan and hardly any money. When I graduated from high school, a friend and I went cross country on a couple hundred dollas, a huge bag of those subway stamps, and a map. It was one of...
    DuskBeforeDawn DuskBeforeDawn 26-30, F Sep 7, 2009

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    You Want Me To Get On A Plane? Good Luck With That!

    thats right..i have never been on a plane before. i drive everywhere. the longest road trip i have taken was about 12 hours. i love getting in the car and putting on some nice music, letting the windows down and just cruising! i love seeing the scenery, passing the animals...
    welcome2myworld welcome2myworld 41-45, F 1 Response Jun 9, 2012

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    I Especially Love It When I...

    I especially love it when I'm the passenger.  But I don't mind having to drive either.  I just perfer to look at the scenery and enjoy the trip.
    evilkittymew evilkittymew 36-40, F 1 Response Oct 3, 2008

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    I love the road. My dad probably has a big

    influence in this. If I just know how to drive, i could have gone somewhere else every weekend with family and friends. Haha. I could just go any where and eat a good food somewhere else, in the middle of the night. I miss how my dad would wake us up at 3 in the morning just...
    BakerQueen14 BakerQueen14 22-25, F Jun 26

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    Grab A Bag

    Let's go.I love to take road trips with my sweetie.  We usually do a long weekend.  We'll cut out after work on Thursday, take Friday off have Saturday and Sunday to play and come back late Sunday and go into the office mid-day Monday.  If Monday is a holiday then we'll come...
    KingofSwords KingofSwords 56-60, M 1 Response Oct 29, 2011

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    Cozy01 Cozy01 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    "Wanna drive down to the airport?

    " "Sure!" Random late night road trips with friends are perfect <3 Love sitting around watching the planes with perfect music. :)
    TheSongPlaysWithin TheSongPlaysWithin 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 30

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    i Love to Hitchhike to Rave...

    i love to hitchhike to raves and in to the clubs in town and stuff, and its great fun, i mean being with a complete stranger chatting and having fun you can meet some great people the amount of times i have stayed with a trucker while he goes around his route, days sometimes...
    nolongercrying nolongercrying 16-17, T Apr 29, 2008

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    Wound Up In Zion National Park...

    Got bought off my job 02/26/2010, and I had always wanted to go on a road trip and leave the D.C. metro area since age 12. I drive a Honda Fit and it's great as far as mileage and reliability goes. But if you're trying to drive approximatly 8 hours a day between D.C. and Denver...
    leachera leachera 51-55, T Nov 2, 2010

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    Anyone Have Roadtrips Planned For the Summer?

    This is my first summer out of school working fulltime. I'm interested to see how this goes while everyone else gets a 3 month break and I get to keep....going....to work.... Besides that I hope to go to the shore as much as possible! Maybe there will be a surprise trip in the...
    cloudsinmycoffee cloudsinmycoffee 22-25, F Apr 29, 2008

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    they Are Always Sooo Fun......

    they are always sooo fun....but i jus like 2 listen 2 music
    cholan101 cholan101 16-17 Apr 30, 2008

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    Peace and Tranquility

    My favorite annual road trip is to Door County, WI in the fall.  It's a short road trip, maybe 2 hours one way, but one of the most gorgeous spectacles known to man.  The Bay of Green Bay and Lake Michigan, high cliffs, brilliant colors of fall, cherry picking...
    lizbatthory lizbatthory 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 19, 2008

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    Do You Use Your Satellite Navigation System To Educate Yourself?

    An option on my TomTom is the shortest route. It isn't by any means the quickest route but it is an education. I will give you this one example and let you decide for yourself. If you leave Dover in England by car you are likely to be taking a ferry or train to France and the...
    AngeGardien AngeGardien 46-50, M Sep 7, 2013

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    I Always Wanted To Go On A Road Trip!!

    its something thats always fascinated me, just to be able to travel somewhere, and take all the back roads, and see all the weird and wonderful things that you never knew existed, like i always remember years ago, just a matter of mo0nths before i left South Africa to come to...
    cowshed123 cowshed123 31-35, M 9 Responses Feb 20, 2012

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    Just finished taking a road trip!

    I love going to a new place and finding new things to do/see. I figure now is the time to do it before I have a family and the time to go on such a trip would be more difficult to plan on a routine basis
    sammy0216 sammy0216 22-25, F Aug 12

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    Freedom

    The holidays I recall from my youth fondly are the roadtrips.  Luggage in the back and music playing as the window is down and wind breezes in from outside.  Stopping off in random towns at different points of interest that had not originally been planned.  Walking...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 21, 2008

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    Anywhere, Any Time.

    I love the feeling in my spirit when I'm getting ready for a road trip.  There's an earnestness to the experience that heightens my senses. I am eager for the feel of road passing beneath my feet.  I do love to walk, but there's power in travelling faster than I could myself...
    RascallyRabbit RascallyRabbit 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 12, 2011

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    Getting out of town for a

    while is always the best cure for whatever ails me. I'll even go on trips all by myself. In fact, I'm known for it.
    SmartKat SmartKat 46-50, F 6 Responses Jul 13

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    Whether It's Planned Or Not......

    Just something about being out there with your special someone in the privacy of your car. Good company, good conversation, good scenery, and groovy tunes. Might just lead you .......to a good hotel! When I was younger, my friends and I would just get in my customized Chevy van...
    feelingroovy feelingroovy 51-55, M 8 Responses Apr 17, 2012

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    Whooooohooooo!!!

    I love to take random trips, even if its to someplace I've already been. I'll just grab some jammies, get some gas and round up some friends and head out. I once went on a Roadtrip to the capitol building at like 10 pm and we had to be back by 2 pm the next day for work. I enjoy...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jul 5, 2012

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    When Gas Was Cheap

    Before gas became astronomical in price, I would roll a fat one and get in the car, crank up the tunes and think. I do some of my best thinking in the car. I am not a chatterer, instead I use it as a time to reflect and work out my feelings. I actually loved driving to and from...
    francineo francineo 41-45, F 1 Response May 1, 2008

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    So Fun Science New Car

    I used to hate road trips bit ever science I got a new car I can plug my iPod into the speakers to listen to my music all the time, now the driving isn't so boring!
    WhiteGuy42 WhiteGuy42 22-25, M Aug 23, 2013

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    A Dream

    I've always wanted to go on a road trip with one really good friend or lover- cross-country, stopping anywhere we think looks interesting, dining at isolated diners in the desert, buying strange little souveniers, people-watching, occasionally stopping to see some odd little...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 18, 2010

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    Sheer Freedom

    Have you ever felt like leaving the hustle and bustle of real life and just take a road trip cross country? I just want to leave my mind in a state of freedom without a worry in the world.
    bellla627 bellla627 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 21, 2013

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    I Love to Explore New Place...

    I love to explore new places, and doing that in a car is the easiest way, but to be honest, I afraid of being in cars.  So roadtrips are fun, but bittersweet.
    institches1981 institches1981 26-30, F Apr 28, 2008

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    Going on a road trip with one other person

    seems amazing, because even though you may meet new people, you two will share the same experiences and strengthen your connection while doing so.
    TheAlbinoGirl TheAlbinoGirl 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 12

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    I Hate Driving In The City

    but if you put me in a car and say drive a 100 miles or more, then I'm so there.  I love long roadtrips...just to see things I won't see otherwise. 
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 11, 2010

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    I'M Driving Across The Country In 6 Days!

    Hey everyone :) I grew up out in southern California and in that time my family moved to the east coast while I stayed there and continued my life. 10 years later I decided that I was going to move here to Georgia in order to be closer to my family. After 10 months I decided...
    Genipherpher Genipherpher 26-30, F 1 Response May 23, 2013

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    Here We Go On The Road Again...

    If there is one thing that I love is that of a good Roadtrip, It doesn't matter we're we go just as long as we don't ever come back for a long time. I love going down the road with no intention to go any where but just as long as the road takes us there.I know one day that I'm...
    JimMorrisonRocks JimMorrisonRocks 26-30, M Sep 26, 2013

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    I try to take a road trip

    once every 2-3 months to a new city with buddies of mine. Usually we will find a local sports game or something interesting/unique to the city. Figure its a good way to visit a lot of cities while I'm young and its cheap
    Nicholas16 Nicholas16 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 15

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    Happy Memories...

    When I was younger my aunt would take 5 of her nieces and nephews on a road trip during the summer. With her we (my brother and 3 cousins) went to Vegas, LA, San Francisco, Boston, Atlanta, DC, Vermont. I went to most of the 13 colonies with her. When we went to San Francisco we...
    GoddessNakiBean GoddessNakiBean 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 28, 2008

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    A Road Trip To Nowhere.

    no worries, no destination in mind, just the open road, a clear sky and 4 good tires hugging the road. I would not use a GPS or a map.  I want to travel and see what is out there and where the road goes.  I want to find the places where "You can't hear me ...
    ablmu65 ablmu65 41-45, M 5 Responses Dec 14, 2009

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    I Need To Travel....

    i want to travel sooooooooooooooo bad. Number1 ambition. !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! That is all
    Stonerloner Stonerloner 22-25, M 2 Responses Feb 22, 2012

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    What All Roadtripper Fear...a Breakdown

    Yes, it finally happened. A 1500 mile trip lined up with a scheduled ferry to meet at the end of the road. All was going well for the first 1200 miles or so, then....what's that I smell? Uh oh - a little smoke coming from out of the dashboard vent. Not good. Stopping to...
    yukon yukon 46-50, M Jul 6, 2010

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    Restarting an old tradition solo this time

    every Super Bowl I pack my bags & head to Florida for a month it's a nice way to make the winter seam shorter, when they start talking playoffs I think to myself soon I'll be blazing in the sun ;)
    bart927 bart927 56-60, M Sep 15

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    graciadivi graciadivi 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 12

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    All Aboard!

    The best ones are where you have no idea where you are going, you just jump in the car and randomly drive in one direction for 6 hours or so. See what's there at the end, and then just turn around and come right back. Remember, the fun is in the drive, not the destination.
    Tuva Tuva 31-35, M 3 Responses Jul 7, 2009

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    I Love Getting Lost

    There's nothing more amazing then the feeling of getting lost and finding your way on instinct.  I can read a map quite well, but sometimes I put it away and just wing it on instinct.  I hate being with ppl who are scared of getting lost, they irritate me.  The...
    Fanson4Life1984 Fanson4Life1984 26-30 1 Response May 14, 2010

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    Wind Down The Windows And Crank Up The Tunes...

    ...where you go is not nearly as important as who you go with. Grab the gummy fruits and take off your shoes. Throw the map out the window. Its time for a road trip
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Nov 2, 2010

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    From Point A To Point B

     Just the thought of getting into a car, without a pre planned destination, stimulates the sense. A spontaneous jaunt to anywhere, is very intriguing. I can even go for a half an hour drive, and find something exciting in it. The only money you need is for gas, or food. The...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Jan 24, 2010

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