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There's nothing quite like getting out on the open road and letting 'er rip.

It's been quite a while since I had a decent road trip. Anyone else planning anything?
 

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Upcoming Trip to the Smokey Mountains

My wife and I are headed to Gatlinburg on February 20th for a few days. We are going in my Chevy Colorado.

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1st in the Trialblazer

May 31, 2007 headed to the Outerbanks of North Carolina for 11days. staying on the beach in the 4x4 area of Corolla NC.House right on the beach lots of family. It should tell me all I need to know about the 4x4 capability of the Trailblazer. and if I truley can stand the extended family of an extended time!
 

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May 31, 2007 headed to the Outerbanks of North Carolina for 11days. staying on the beach in the 4x4 area of Corolla NC.House right on the beach lots of family. It should tell me all I need to know about the 4x4 capability of the Trailblazer. and if I truley can stand the extended family of an extended time!
Sounds like a fun trip! Wish I could head to the beach this summer.
 

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Mine is not really a Chevrolet vacation but at the end of April, My wife and I are flying to Vegas for 5 days. My buddy (who lives in Washington state near me) is riding his Harley to the Laughlin River run just south of Vegas and then meeting me in Vegas where I am renting a Harley Davidson Fatboy for 2 days so I can ride with him to Lake Havasu, Laughlin, Hoover Dam, etc. We have rooms booked at the Luxor.
 

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well getting ready to go to veracruz,mexico,,,,leave brownsville,go to san fernando,go to soto la marina,then on to mante,then on to altimira,and by pass tampico,and then on to orizaba,and then onto naranjos,then onto cerro azule,then onto almo,by pass tuxpan,and then onto pozo rica,by pass pozo rica,take toll road to gutieres,then onto casitas,then unto palma sola,then unto cardel,then toll road to veracruz,,,,good idea to sleep in hotel in orizaba,right on highway,,,,better not drive at night,at altimira there is a by pass for tampico,,,a toll road ,,best not to go into tampico,a lot of traffic,,,,just watch the signs for direction,,,and large pot holes, note,,,dont follow double trailers,to close,,if you do you cant see the roar in front of you and they can straddle the pot holes,and you wont see them till you hit one,,ill leave about the 26 of february and return about the first of may,,,,,abuelito
 

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West Coast trip

Just returned from 19 day, 2700 mile outing towing a 34', 11,000 lb. travel trailer. Left Salem, OR down I-5 to Valencia, CA RV park next to Magic Mountain. Went to various locations around L.A. for 3 days. Went over to U.S. 395 and went north through Bishop, CA to Carson City, NV. Stayed a week in nearby Dayton, NV. Went over Echo Summit on U.S. 50 through Sacramento, CA to Concord, CA. Came back up I-5 to home near Salem. This was the first trip out for this 1999 Silverado 2500 after retro-fitting an 8.1L V8 and Allison tranny (BTW the 6.0L and 4L80E trans. that came out are still for sale in the for sale thread). Truck lived up to it's expectations except in the MPG category. I averaged 8.5 MPG over the entire trip. Driving conditions didn't seem to matter much. I got the same in town, freeway, mountains, etc. Truck pulled all mountain passes (Grapevine, Siskiyou, Sherman, Conway, Echo) easily in 3rd @ 2600 RPM maintaining 45 MPH @ 1/2 throttle. Cruises effortlessly at 65 MPH on freeway. Only 2 problems on trip; blew a tire on trailer in Stockton, CA and going through Sacramento the nuts securing the exhaust collector pipe to the header flange came off on the pass. side so I arrived in Concord with a lot of noise. Auto parts store, star washers, double nuts, problem solved. Next mod for this truck.........a programmer!
 

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Going to Spain in july, a 1000 miles trip (oneway) , leaving at 2 a.m. hopefully arriving there somewhere around 6 pm. It's a 90% highway trip, maybe i'll get some 4x4 action in Spain.

Route Zoetermeer ( the netherlands, my hometown), Rotterdam, Antwerps(Belgium), Paris (France), Clermont-Ferrand, Perpignan, L' Éstartit (Spain)

Route back home: L'Éstartit (spain), Perpignan (france), Narbonne, Lyon, Dyon, Metz, Luxembourg, Brussels ( Belgium), Antwerps, Rotterdam, Zoetermeer.
 

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Just bought a new motor home and getting the Chevy ready to pull behind it. When that is done, we will be taking a few "shake down" trips: Houston; Galveston; Brownwood. Will be heading for Oregon by end of June. The new motor home has the 8.1 Chevy w/ 6 speed Allison. Should be fun to get back on the road!
 

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Well I do have to go to pick up a couple of goats for Melanie next week about 1 mile from the Canadian border in VT. With a buddy, not allowed to do anything over a couple of hours by myself anymore.

Not sure what we are going to drive, our Burb or his Astro. Both are 4 wheel drive so this little storm we just got isn’t going to bother us.


I should clarify what we call a little bit of snow though.

We got at least a ft. of snow
last night, not sure just how much yet, I haven’t been outside yet and our weather person hasn’t said.

School is canceled just about everywhere here in Maine.



You know I like the snow, living here it’s a requirement, I think it’s a requirement, not to mention a question on drivers license test. But this is nuts, well at least the kids and skiers are happy.
 

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Just bought a new motor home and getting the Chevy ready to pull behind it. When that is done, we will be taking a few "shake down" trips: Houston; Galveston; Brownwood. Will be heading for Oregon by end of June. The new motor home has the 8.1 Chevy w/ 6 speed Allison. Should be fun to get back on the road!
Forgive me, but there's nothing left in Brownwood except for the Trailer supply store (if it's still there), and the super walmart. You may as well go to Lawn. At least they have that wood stove shop with the wood stove that looks like a big gun out on display. I think it's lawn, could be wrong. It's also been a long time since I've been through that area of Texas.
 

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Forgive me, but there's nothing left in Brownwood except for the Trailer supply store (if it's still there), and the super walmart. You may as well go to Lawn. At least they have that wood stove shop with the wood stove that looks like a big gun out on display. I think it's lawn, could be wrong. It's also been a long time since I've been through that area of Texas.
The "Underwoods BBQ" is reason enough for me to go, but I am meeting up with my brother from Lubbock.
 

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im goin on a trip this summer to lions head ON!! thanks to cabel guy for your help..but this weekend im goin down to philly to visit my bro in collage, than in 2 weeks im going bac down south to North Charlston South Carolina :D but i just cant wait to go bac to canada and to see lions head!!!
 

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Outerbanks

Heading to the Outrbanks of North Carolina for a week with the whole family. Staying on the beach in a house out in the 4x4 area(alot less touristy there) should be a good time. Toledo, OH to OB 12.5 hours, stopping half way (kids are 8,3,2,) No chance they are going to sit quiet for 12.5hrs.:slap:
 

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Headed to tenn.

on the 3-23-07 I took a trip to bristol for the frist COT race it was a hot day but the race was awesome
 

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Leaving Saturday morning on a motorcycle ride to the Texas hill country with some neighbors. We will be back on Sunday and travel around 700 or so miles.
 

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im leaving today at 12:00 for charlston south carolina :D:D i cant wait. i told my dad that theirs no way im sittin in a FORD MINI VAN all the way down so im leaving early and drivin down in my truck :D NON STOP!!! from madison CT to Charston SC down I95..thats gonna b fun..good thing i got my CB radio to talk on and my scanner to listen to :p
 

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i just got back from south carolina last night!! anyone else live their?? i love it down their im originally from the south and every time i go their i never wanna leave..people dont make fun of my truck bc just about all the other trucks their are like mine!! haha
 

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Going to Germany tomorrow just for a short holiday, a short trip (300 miles) to a small village near Hannover in the Teutoburger Wald ( forest).
 
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