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One-way US road-trip

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Re: One-way US road-trip

Postby ranlee » 06 May 2016, 12:14

fh2000 wrote:Going to be a very nice trip. Mount Rushmore, Yellowstone, then Oregon Willamette gorge to Portland. To get back to Taiwan, you may need to get down to San Francisco to get direct flight from China Airline or Eva.


United does direct flights from SFO to TPE now too!
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Re: One-way US road-trip

Postby fumarole » 17 May 2016, 13:03

I did a drive away many years ago. One difficulty is that there are usually time restrictions which don't allow for a leisurely drive across the continent.

If you do decide to camp (either tent or RV) make sure that you book your reservations early. Many camping spots fill up quickly with regular annual visitors. Make sure you check both state and county parks in addition to national parks along the way.
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Re: One-way US road-trip

Postby Indiana » 18 May 2016, 13:29

Even standard RV rentals....returning to the same point of pick-up....are atrociously expensive. We looked into it last summer.

Sometimes you can get car rental deals when dropping off at different locations, for example from NY to Fla, during certain seasons, but from east to west coast I haven't heard of those types of deals.

Unfortunately, train travel for those types of distances can be pricey too. I hope you find a solution....this is a tough one!
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