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I Went On a Road Trip

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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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    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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    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

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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 41-45, F 5 Responses Sep 7, 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!
    friendforeveryone friendforeveryone 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 21

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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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    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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    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 41-45, F 3 Responses Oct 10, 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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    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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    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 70+, M 7 Responses Mar 30, 2012

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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 46-50, F 5 Responses Jul 8, 2011

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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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    Related Experiences

    I'm planning a road trip for next year just me and my Harley , taking four weeks time possibly and 4000 miles round-trip or more . The plan is to see my brother in Southern Cal...
    red50yr red50yr 46-50, M 4 Responses Jul 30

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    I have plenty of experiences with road trips. Most have either ended with my little brother peeing all over me or the car breaking down... Which once resulted in my family having...
    JurkoKD JurkoKD 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 11

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    I'll be doing a one month road trip in Australia 2years from now with my best friend who's studying there and i'm looking forward to this trip. He's studying there and already has...
    DaniyelHaazik DaniyelHaazik 18-21, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I wanna do a around the world road trip. Only taking breaks from the road to eat, sleep, bathroom needs like showering and etc. and fly to a new country. Once in the new country I...
    TheDemonFox TheDemonFox 18-21, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I want to go on a road trip here in Australia, just me and my partner, no animals, no phones, no computers and no playstations - for 3 months. I wana get away!
    LittleMiss80 LittleMiss80 31-35, F 5 Responses Jul 27

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    The view! My friend thought I was joking when I asked him to go on a road trip at 5am, lol. Haven't seen the sunrise though, Ill ask him a little earlier next time.
    gwenllian gwenllian 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 30

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    Oh, how I love road trips! I often fantasize of waking up one morning, jumping into my car, and chasing that horizon! I've already been up and down the east coast several times but...
    FixedFacade FixedFacade 22-25, F 7 Responses Aug 2

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    I finally got to go on a road trip this summer. My brother was looking at colleges, and he convinced my parents to let me tag along. We saw Mt. Hood the Redwoods in California, San...
    davidginsberg davidginsberg 13-15, M 3 Responses Aug 2

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    I want to spend a summer on a road trip across the U.S. with friends. I'm an East Coast girl, so I would have a distance to go to get to California.
    thelastfirstchoice thelastfirstchoice 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 6

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    One of these days I'm going to take all my friends or at least the ones I actually like :P in a big van and travel across the country!! One big road trip! :) that would be awesome...
    Love2helpu20 Love2helpu20 18-21, F 5 Responses Aug 7

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    People have different reasons why they go on a road trip and travel to whatever the wind would lead them. Mine is that... i wanna feel free because when i feel free, all the...
    LAithought LAithought 22-25, F 4 Responses Aug 16

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    I want to travel all throughout America on a road trip with my friends or the person I love. Then Europe of course, anywhere really would be amazing
    purelove246 purelove246 16-17, F a week ago

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    I'm from Minnesota and I just wanna take a trip through scenic roads, open highways, and see beauties of nature and the world and meet new friends
    SkollHati SkollHati 18-21, M 4 Responses Aug 15

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    I love to see the sights while on the road
    imshy1234 imshy1234 13-15, M a week ago

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    One day I want to say **** it and travel to a bunch of places and stay where ever the open road takes me and one of my friends and really just enjoy the country that we live In.
    Nior18 Nior18 18-21, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Ryt I seen on my boyfriend mum phone that she text his ex gf I no he as been doin becouse they have a flat and there selling it so she goes tho is mum ... But I seen she text her...
    lauratourney lauratourney 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 28

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    I want to get a bunch of awesome people and go somewhere and let loose for once in my secluded, boring life. Young or not everyone deserves to live.
    Living2Heights Living2Heights 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 28

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    When I'm able to drive, I plan on driving up north. I live in Washington state, and plan on driving through British Columbia, into the Yukon, and head west to Alaska, and come back...
    weremadefromstars weremadefromstars 13-15, M 1 Response Jul 30

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    My step wants to drive from New York to California... Considering we are British it's quite a big thing todo but is it worth it?
    Daisyellenrose Daisyellenrose 13-15, F 8 Responses Aug 1

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    I want to go with about 3 really great people and travel around Europe. But I do not know anyone who would like to do that with me.
    jakeweissgold jakeweissgold 13-15, M 2 Responses Aug 2

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    I want to travel the world. I want make an adventure out of every situation. I want to learn about other cultures. I want to travel internationally. I want to live out of a...
    jemstone1525 jemstone1525 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 3

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    To California βœŒοΈπŸ’©πŸ’ƒπŸšπŸš—πŸš™
    TrippyHippy420 TrippyHippy420 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 6

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    ANYWHERE I haven't left my small town in 2 years. :(
    judygirl49 judygirl49 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 11

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    I wanna leave this little town and go across the country with you, an old van, and some rad tunes and see all that is to be seen.
    ThatOneShipper ThatOneShipper 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 15

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    My dream is to go on a vacation with about 2/3 friends to America. Rent a Camper Van and drive around to different places in America and see sites and meet new people. It just...
    CallMeChelsea CallMeChelsea 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 17

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    I am planning in the next few years to rent an RV or camper and try to drive all over North America. I want to stay at or near National, State, or Provincial Parks. I want to see...
    M00nkitty M00nkitty 26-30, F 6 Responses 6 days ago

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    The 1970's volks wagon bus is the cutest thing I've ever seen I would love to travel across the west coast in it 😍😍😍
    Nior18 Nior18 18-21, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I want to go to austin or California✌️
    penayolisma penayolisma 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I want to be somewhere else right now...
    GunFinger GunFinger 31-35, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I'd definitely be up for another one ... with the right people.
    emiveritas emiveritas 18-21, F 1 day ago

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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...
    sammy0216 sammy0216 22-25, F Aug 12

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    I was driving part way home from our road trip in which we took turns behind the wheel and one of my anxieties behind the wheel was that the sun was setting, bugs were plastered on...
    4NeonFun 4NeonFun 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 12

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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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    So, my dad said to me about 5 minutes ago pack your bags, we are going on a road trip? Dunno if he was serious or what but Ill pack my bags anyway
    Frankineedles Frankineedles 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 8

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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...
    Nicholas16 Nicholas16 22-25, M 1 Response