Obviously something smaller and more fuel efficient could go further; or something with a larger tank. Just as with every Overland trip, Maine Coast Explorer is about the challenges and the accomplishments, the friendships and the fun. I think that my favourite trip would be Boston to Maine. Every major event and most minor events have been canceled. We would like to take this opportunity to once again thank all the contributors to this post and encourage you to follow them on their travels, not only around the United States but across the globe. Take notes. We opted instead to stay as close to the coast as we could and ended up in Atlantic City, New Jersey, after a six-hour drive. We’re thinking of doing a US road trip in May for 2 weeks. For breakfast, make sure you don’t miss a local diner for simple, affordable eats with a local flare like the Colonial Pancake House. Since then the blog has grown leaps and bound. You can also contact your congressman to get tickets to the White House and Capitol Building tours. The most obvious variable in range is how far you can drive before you run out of fuel. Rather than just simply repost the article (which would be easy) I figured I would revisit the topic. Our overland adventure trips are inspired by a lot of different things. Book your USA tour packages with Kesari Call 1800 22 1100 or Click here to get more details. As such you need to establish your threshold for “time behind the wheel.”  This can also limit your range more-so than either speed or fuel limitations. When you stack your limitations (fuel, speed, time, and sleep) they add up quick. Once the file is downloaded you can choose which app to open it up in. It may only take five hours of driving to road trip from Boston to Acadia National Park in Maine, but what an incredible drive it is! The implication was to make sure we stretched before we started our workout or a race. With so much to see, we have divided this part of the country up into 20 different East Coast road trips, each of which could be done in a one week vacation. Although overlanding is vehicle based travel you really don’t want to spend all day in your rig. Working with Google Earth and a KML is a little more involved. The weather should be fairly pleasant wherever we go I think? Most museums are free. Personally speaking, many of my trips are a compilation of things I’ve read about, places I’ve driven past, and of course bucket list locations. Something to consider when route planning is where you can fuel up. This is great for solo drivers who want to appreciate the beauty from the driver’s seat and stay safe at the same time. Published on January 26, 2018. Travelers themselves were either stuck at home or relegated to short trips in their own […] Enjoy breathtaking natural scenery along the Eastern seaboard before heading inland to experience some of the best National Parks in the US. Jeep has a program called the “Badge of Honor” series. So, if I was lucky, I could go 300 miles with a little bit of reserve. At a conservative 12 miles-per-gallon (given the large tires, low gearing, and 4wd time) my old range was roughly 228 miles in the primary tank and 120 if both auxiliary cans were full. I’m hoping to take a New England road trip next spring and/or fall from Boston up to Maine. West Africa Overland Trips & Adventure Travel In Liberia, Guinea Sierra Leone, Ivory Coast, Benin, Ghana, Guinea-Bissau, Mauritania Senegal (inc Casamance), Togo, Gambia, Morocco & Western Sahara Overlanding West Africa is an independent travel company operating overland adventure trips throughout the West Africa region. Halfway on the way to the National Park is the beautiful coastal town of Camden and its historic lighthouse Curtis Island Light. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. After you get a few short trips under your belt you’ll learn your habits and preferences for how you travel. From there, start your drive to Acadia National Park, where breathtaking views from Cadillac Mountain, Thunder Hole, Jordan Pond, and more await you–plus some of the best food in New England, of course! Whenever I find myself in southern Virginia needing to head north, I always detour to make sure that I take Skyline Drive north, since it’s one of the most beautiful drives in the country. Your vehicle should be a means to an end, not the end itself. And our destinations include some of the world’s most beautiful mountains, coastlines, and countrysides. There are majestic mountains and scenic hiking trails (including sections of the Appalachian Trail) virtually everywhere you turn, not to mention historic landmarks such as the Daniel Boone Native Gardens and the Hickory Ridge Homestead. Check out our fleet of overland vehicles. One was the “Top of the World Trail” just east of Moab near where I camped along the Colorado River at Dewey Bridge. Basically you can “check in” to a series of trails all across the country and once validated Jeep will send you a cool badge commemorating your accomplishment. I was a competitive swimmer growing up and I had a coach that would yell “START LOOSE!” at us. There are countless trip reports and travelogues out there (present company included) which great information as well as GPX and KML files. Anyway, for the purposes of this example I’ll give you a quick rundown of how to download a file and importing into a GPS app. In my next post I’ll go over planning a route in Google Earth and how to go from a KML to a GPX file and how to get the file from your computer to your phone. If you're looking for a good weekend trip, look up "GWNF weekend trips" on Google and get some ideas. Rig Profile: 2004 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited. 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