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I Went On a Road Trip

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 1 Response Jun 21

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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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    Related Experiences

    My cousins went on a crazy road trip to Mongolia and I'm so jealous ... I'll drive to Venezuela when I'm 18 and make everyone else jealous 😋
    Taup Taup 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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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 Aug 21

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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 Aug 21

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    I want to go on a road trip with my girls! I want to see and experience things I've never seen! I want to climb a mountain🗻and SCREAM!!! I want to meet people, and taste new...
    SusieBlu SusieBlu 22-25, F 4 Responses Aug 29

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    Hey all c: how's it going? Who wants to go on a massive road trip?!
    SolarSkyDiver SolarSkyDiver 16-17, M 3 Responses Aug 30

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    I want to go on a road trip! Somewhere far far away.. with no animals, no cellphones, iPads and other forms of disturbance. I want me time for at least 6 months.. If it's still...
    GunFinger GunFinger 31-35, F 7 Responses Sep 10

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    I just came back from my road trip and it was amazing!
    sexyinred sexyinred 22-25, F 5 Responses a week ago

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    I live for road trips and any sort of thing that has me in the car..junk food..loud music and good company...So am planning on going to all parts of my country before the year...
    CurvyandChic CurvyandChic 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    It's either I don't have the money or my friends don't have the money. That's kind of a lie. I just want to go on a road trip, that's all.
    PuckDrop PuckDrop 18-21, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I love to see the sights while on the road
    imshy1234 imshy1234 13-15, M Aug 20

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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 Aug 20

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    Let's just take a trip and get away for a while.
    FlyShawtyyy FlyShawtyyy 16-17, F 5 Responses Aug 29

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    Photo Safari I want to find one or two other photography interested persons, hop in the car and just cruise. Cross a couple of states, maybe get so far that we have to overnight...
    zmedleff1 zmedleff1 41-45 1 Response Sep 2

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    From September 21st driving for 3 weeks from San Francisco via Highway 1 (Carmel, Big Sur) to Santa Monica, Palm Springs, Grand Canyon, Lake Powell, Bryce Canyon and back via Las...
    PeterDr PeterDr 31-35, M 2 Responses Sep 11

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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 Aug 20

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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 Aug 20

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    I want to go to austin or California✌️
    penayolisma penayolisma 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 23

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    I want to be somewhere else right now...
    GunFinger GunFinger 31-35, F 4 Responses Aug 25

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    I'd definitely be up for another one ... with the right people.
    emiveritas emiveritas 18-21, F Aug 26

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    yes so much but my vacation is coming up. so ill just wait it out
    mrmarine mrmarine 46-50, M Aug 30

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    I'm traveling over 850 miles to see a band that only has one album. Excited and obsessed.
    Sgm51ngc5194 Sgm51ngc5194 22-25, M Sep 4

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    It's been a Long Desire ever since I could recall.
    Down080907 Down080907 41-45, M 1 Response Sep 8

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    Coast to Coast America: I want to start off on the west coast in a hired car, and drive myself across the states, stopping as I please, going where I please, and ending up in good...
    SLdale SLdale 51-55, M Sep 8

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    I want to go far far far away, and visit all the time, with my best friend, walk in the mountains and find very beautiful places in the world!
    Aucle Aucle 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 10

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    Within the next few years I want to plan a journey across the U.S. with nothing but a motorcycle, a few big bags of supplies, and only money for gas. Still being young, I should...
    FreezerDog1 FreezerDog1 18-21, M 2 Responses Sep 10

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    2 and a half weeks back in school and I am already bored!!!I want to visit a new place.
    sineadduff sineadduff 16-17, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    My heart, my mind and all the bones in my body long to go on an adventure. I want maps to be painted on the backs of my hands, and street signs to be printed in the reflection of...
    brittionfaith brittionfaith 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    But I don't want to drive ...unless you're a really bad driver... ;-)
    W4W2 W4W2 41-45, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I wanna get a bunch of friends and a big rv or bus or something and take a long, crazy journey across America and maybe Canada, and see all the sights and landmarks
    downer12 downer12 16-17, M 3 days ago

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    Xinjiang is an effective put, To place the fertile land of cattle and sheep……. Now, do you wish to have a journey in Xinjiang at once? To benefit from the flavor of...
    Laurenazrj90 Laurenazrj90 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 5

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    Most people my age go to Austin purely for 6th street, but that's not where my intentions are. I want to road trip to see forests, to see the beauty of the earth. To lay on a beach...
    VeinsOfMisanthrope VeinsOfMisanthrope 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 2

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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...
    TheAlbinoGirl TheAlbinoGirl 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 12

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    There were more people than I expected for a late season trip.
    zoe2576 zoe2576 31-35, M 5 hrs ago

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    Xinjiang is a good area, To place the fertile land of cattle and sheep……. Now, do you would like to Use a trip in Xinjiang directly? To take pleasure in the flavor of...
    Devon1739q Devon1739q 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 4

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    I was a little scared about this, I fear deep water because I can't swim. When I spotted the boat in the harbor I was satisfied with it, it was approximatley 20 meters (60 feet...
    40tude 40tude 31-35, M