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I Went On a Road Trip

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    Recovery Road Trip

    2010 was a year of bitterness, shock and awe. Just beliefly... in Feb, my son came home from Iraq, his wife and their children disappeared,,never to be hear of again. The night my son came home from war, my farmhouse burnt to the ground. Days later my husband left me and my dad...
    MorningBreeze MorningBreeze 56-60, F 1 Response Jan 28, 2013

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    Road Trip Mark 2

     Same scenario as Mark 1.  No real destinations, no hotels booked, just the car, a map and a reason to be back to turn over the car and fly back to respective destinations.  I flew in from UK and my friend from the Caymans, we met up in Houston.   First part...
    Calia Calia 46-50, F Nov 3, 2009

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    At the Drop of a Hat, Too

    My hometown= zero things to do. So, I will drive anywhere at anytime if you give me gas money (or if I have gas money myself). My longest trips to date (in chronological order):   Kentucky- Kansas City, MO I love this band called Gogol Bordello (you may have heard of them...
    NaomiZero NaomiZero 26-30, F 4 Responses Apr 21, 2009

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    I had a 5 hour drive with my dad yesterday.

    It was actually pretty fun because I had a bunch of Gabriel Iglesias clips stored on my phone, so my dad let me play them on the car radio. We were laughing the whole drive!
    funlovingkid funlovingkid 18-21, M Jun 21, 2014

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    Spontaneous Road Trip

    I was living in the S.F. Bay area and it came time for 2 weeks vacation.  I packed my suitcase, took a big wad of cash out of the bank, stocked up on recreational chemicals, and took off for the open road with no preset plans whatsoever! I took whatever highway, exit, and...
    zillaron zillaron 51-55, M 5 Responses May 19, 2009

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    Good Times

    i recently went on a road trip with my best friend kim because she moved to be with her boyfriend. we drove 1600 miles from new hampshire to orlando. it was so much fun and we made a lot of memories.
    misselynn misselynn 18-21, F Feb 19, 2009

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    Husband Is A Trucker...

    ...so I went on several road trips. Even when we are on a holiday trip, we never stay longer than one or two days. Unsteady trucker behaviour.
    RickiChickie RickiChickie 51-55, F 5 Responses Jul 8, 2011

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    What An Adventure

    I went on a road trip a few years ago and it was the funnest 5 days of my life. My husband, my aunt and I drove all the way from Louisiana to Washington State to go pick up my cousin. My aunt almost crapped her pants when got into the Rockies. It was the middle of winter and...
    howsab howsab 31-35, F Nov 4, 2011

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    Back Home Now - Tired But Very Happy

    My daughter's Godmother recently died and my daughter wanted to attend the memorial service. But as she lives on the East Coast and the memorial service was in Chicago this entailed a road trip and I was invited to tag along. She got a whole week off plus her weekends on either...
    CFOM CFOM 66-70, M 7 Responses Mar 30, 2012

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    Hell On Wheels.

    So y'all wanna hear about my road trips, huh?  I have been on a million family road trips, since my family  can't really afford to use any other method of travel.  Plus my dad has always been a big fan of them, since he can control where we go, how we get there...
    urbrandofheroin urbrandofheroin 22-25, F 3 Responses Feb 20, 2009

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    Hmm Road Trip Mark 1

    No plan, just head out til we couldn't go any more, find a motel and then keep doing that til we got back to where we needed to be to catch the planes out to our respective destinations. Met up with a friend in LA - I was already there working for a few days at a convention and...
    Calia Calia 46-50, F 1 Response Nov 3, 2009

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    I Think I Should Do It Again...

    Just about half a year after the fall of the Berlin Wall, curiosity got the better of me and I sold my car, bought a van, put a mattress in the back, blinded the windows, packed camping cooking gear and on my way I went. East-Germany and Russia were (and in a way still are...
    Perturbee Perturbee 46-50, F 5 Responses Sep 7, 2009

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    Part 2: I Think I Should Do It Again...

    Please read the first part here: http://www.experienceproject.com/stories/..., if you haven't done so. It's not mandatory, but it's what brought me here. I took the first motorway I saw and headed in the direction of Berlin again, or so I thought. I had driven for a while when...
    Perturbee Perturbee 46-50, F 3 Responses Oct 10, 2009

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    Had a trip to Dublin

    and took a walk around Phoenix Park. It was so beautiful. Dublin is a great city
    P4WK1E P4WK1E 22-25, M Mar 19, 2014

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    Ya' know what I'll do? On prom night, right after it's over; when everyone just moves to another party for the rest of the night, getting drunk and having sex, me and my 'mates...
    ShimmerTrap ShimmerTrap 13-15, F 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    went to somewhere beautiful with the people i love.
    raiee raiee 26-30 8 hrs ago

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    I bumped into an old buddy and his family while out getting groceries the other day. It's always lovely to see him. Especially now that he's a loving husband and a doting father...
    AthenaJones AthenaJones 36-40, F 9 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    I Want to drive as far as I can. I want to explore all the places I have never been. Hair down. Wind in my face.. I want to lay beneath the bright sky. Feel the warmth of the...
    Darkenedlace Darkenedlace 26-30, F 14 Responses 2 days ago

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    Gearing up for one now! Joining the whole family at a reunion in CA and it will be a glorious 12 hour drive! Not long enough, but I'll make the most of it!
    malefika malefika 31-35, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    This I would not do for the sake of getting high. This used to be like a winter tradition for me as May to June are the only best times of the year to look for them when they are...
    WokenandOpen WokenandOpen 31-35, M 2 days ago

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    If you really want my heart you will give me roadside flowers though...
    Twinkletoejam Twinkletoejam 41-45, F 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    really just about anywhere right now just a little mini vacation not planned
    marinerob marinerob 46-50, M 7 Responses 4 days ago

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    My first time I went was in Milwaukee. I just seperated from my wife and had just recently had my first adult gay sex with a guy who picked me up at a bar. I went in, very nervous...
    lapsteel lapsteel 41-45, M 4 days ago

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    This actually happened just yesterday and I made an account on here because I have no one else to talk to about it. I started smoking weed maybe two weeks ago and have only been...
    coexorcist coexorcist 18-21, F a week ago

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    Today I'm going to Austin !!!i love the city and have a day with the family :) love and peace ✌🏻️❤️🙏🏻
    Shakti35 Shakti35 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 25

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    Who doesn't love roadtrips??? lol There are so many places to choose from... basically anywhere but the south in the summer! Can we say heat + humidity = miserable?
    a2fun1 a2fun1 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 24

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    Not just a trip but an adventure. I want to see the country and go where the wind takes me. I want to sleep under the stars and feel the heat of the sun on my face. Go and keep...
    SammyReb SammyReb 18-21, M Jul 23

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    I long to one day go on a huge road trip around the US and just take in the beauty of everything. Maybe one day I'll get the chance. :)
    left4deadspace left4deadspace 18-21, M Jul 22

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    I love to travel. My problem is that I hate traveling along. Also a lot of my peers can't afford to travel. What should I do?
    IWantToDieALegend IWantToDieALegend 26-30, M 3 Responses Jul 22

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    I'm working two full time works and I am planning on taking two weeks for myself in Oklahoma and Chicago. Because after those two weeks college starts back in The Bay Area Ca
    yo805 yo805 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 21

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    So I went on a first date with a guy I met online. He was local to me and I knew who he was from a distance. Started of with a meal and chatted but then he asked if I wanted to go...
    sbell88 sbell88 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 21

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    I'm 16,about to graduate high school and just want to get away from everyone. Leave all the stress, negativity, judgemental people behind and just have fun.Be happy.Be free.
    fayfay15 fayfay15 16-17, F 5 Responses Jul 21

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    I just want to escape my hell and be free for once in my life. I want to run away..... I want to go on a road trip.... I just want to get away from people that made my life a...
    Unknown1047 Unknown1047 18-21, M 4 Responses Jul 21

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    I just want to escape my hell and be free for once in my life. I want to run away..... I want to go on a road trip.... I just want to get away from people that made my life a...
    Unknown1047 Unknown1047 18-21, M Jul 21

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    So, i dated this guy. I've known him most of my life. And we used to be so comfortable with each other even before we were friends, because our sisters were best friends, and our...
    selfh8ter98 selfh8ter98 16-17, F Jul 21

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    So instead of going to sleep my friends made me go swimming a few hours ago lol It was a really hot day and swimming at night is really chill so we went over to a friends house and...
    Lovestorun13 Lovestorun13 18-21, F 8 Responses Jul 21

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    actually I'm on a one right now. with five of my friends and it's going pretty good actually. road trip are good when you choose the right place to go to and the right people to go...
    turki2550 turki2550 16-17, M Jul 21

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    I really need roadtrip buddies :(
    biwolfgurl69 biwolfgurl69 13-15, F Jul 18

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    Off from work all next week just want to get in my car and travel somewhere but... WHERE IS GOOD TO TRAVEL IN ENGLAND?!
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 18

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    I'm on a road trip rn and I can't wait to get there
    Haleybruh2002 Haleybruh2002 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 18

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    A few weeks ago I went to Las Vegas to celebrate July 4th with my family. We had an amazing time we watched some of their opening shows, went to a luxury type pool, and even got a...
    kelseypalmer08 kelseypalmer08 13-15, F Jul 18

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    id like to go to a different state for a couple months like seattle or somewhere up california just to take a step away from all my normal surroundings in pittsburgh
    aaronpayne aaronpayne 22-25, M Jul 17

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    I went to one after I got out of the hospital which was a few years ago, I went their like 10 times then they saw me having a good day and let me go.. I told my mom to look for...
    ButteryToast ButteryToast 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 17