Broth262's Trip Across the USA

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  1. broth262

    broth262 Dirty Terps

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    Hey Hard Knocks I finally graduated college and am now heading out on my roadtrip across the United States. If you feel like following along I plan to blog most of my trip here:

    http://broth262.blog.com/

    Also if you have any advice or places I should see along the way let me know.
     
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  2. thegman2.0

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    Missouri is warm right now 80's degrees I am burning up lol
     
  3. KnightNoles

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    broth262

    Didn't you start this thread somewhere else?

    Can't wait for updates and notes.
     
  4. broth262

    broth262 Dirty Terps

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    St. Louis is supposed to be the last stop on my trip
     
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  5. smace767

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    Being in the Military i have had a chance to drive across country a few times. Here are a few bullets on my experiences geared toward a recent college graduate.

    -If i was starting in Bmore i would hit Louisville and the ALI museum. On friday/ Sat 4th street is lined off Its called 4th st live and you pay to get down the street. once you are in, all the clubs have no other charge. They are on both sides of the street. and there is an upper level. it has the feel of a mall with no roof. Lots of woman. wall to wall people.

    -Would go to Indianapolis- As an Infantry man Indy had the best strippers and Military towns always have good to great strippers tryin to take Soldiers money. Indy use to be a military town but Human Resources moved here to Ft Knox. With many colleges in the area, Many college age strippers, had places with$1 lap dances. Before anyone say anything about other places, Miami might have better quality but you pay a premium. Indy had internet worthy girls .. for cheap. They tended to feel more like a regular bar or club but with the girls being naked. INDY is or was at least an alcohol in a strip club place.

    -Only flew into Chicago but the view from the flights have you descending right off the Lake and right past down town. The rep of CHI it self says it has to be nice to visit.

    I94 turns to I90 and it goes Close to Yellowstone The drive through Wyoming and Idaho is cool. The drive down of the elevation in oregon on I84 is cool There is one section where you drop a few thousand feet to near sea level in Oregon. You drive around the corner and its like you are on a tall building looking out. Its the end of the central mountain ranges

    -Crater Lake In Oregon is cool. There are a bunch of Hot Springs in Oregon. I would stick to a public one.

    -Wash- from Seattle to MT Rainier to St Helens to Puget sound To ocean shores which is on the Pacific, lots to see there

    -Take I5 south from Seattle and turn left at Sacramento and you are headed to Lake Tahoe. Tahoe is split, some in cali, then there is a street light and thats the border and there are the casinos starting right at the light at the border on the Nevada side.

    -Vegas, the strip but also in town has things that stay in Vegas. We use to go to Cali to train and would stop in Vegas every time for a meal stop. Every time some stripper getting off work or some random chick would flash us.

    Cali - Sacramento is nice visit but i think the drive up or down the coast is better. More scenic.

    Outside of LA going down I10 Palm springs has a Dinosaur museum.

    Utah gets a stereotype But i have stayed in Salt Lake a Few times and they had one of the rawest Hip hop stations. First herd it in 93 and it was still there the last time i drove through in 2009. Lots of Hispanics and Blondes. Of Course the Salt Lake and the beaches which should be open by now.

    Colorado- Ride through either north/ south on I25 or east/west on I70 You must ride through the mountains on I70. Vail gets all the props but there are more than a few other places and resorts in the I70 Mountain range corridor. There is a river that skirts I70 that has canoeing / kayaking you can see from the highway. a bunch of large Factory outlets right before you come down the mountains in Denver. Also The US Super Super max prison is there. and a casino.

    Norad which is now the Space command is in Colorado Springs. There is the a water fall park that has real native Americans do a show of native dances and songs and Pikes Peak. Underage soldiers would go up there to camp and drink because nobody bothers you. You can drive all the way up.

    There is the deer hunting museum in the Springs and Garden of the Gods which is a rock formation park. Downtown Springs is a big ass party on club nights cause there are 8-9 bars / clubs, people hop to and from. similar to 4th street in Louisville but no charge to get on the street. But the Bars are free for the most part and the clubs are not expensive to get in.

    Kansas- Hayes is almost right in the center of Kansas on I 70. Little city / town there is some smaller college there. from Hayes headed toward Kansas City there is a Prairie dog park and museum and also a rattle snake zoo. It looks like an old gas station the built some shit on and they have a big yard full of prairie dogs. Note when you leave Hayes on I70 You will pass Ft Reilly which is a military base. When you pass that. There is no gas station until out side Kansas city. I dont remember how far but it is a long way 50-70 miles. The furthest i think i have seen between gas stations.

    Tex - El paso / Juarez Mexico. El Paso almost seems like you are in Mexico as you get closer to the boarder. San Antonio there is the river walk but there are a few lakes in town you can go and hang

    Right off of I20 in Dallas, Dallas Cowboys Stadium. There use to be a Six flags right there and the ball park in Arlington, home of the Rangers. Right down the road is a Ripley s Believe it or Not museum. There use to be a TV show called Ripley's Believe it or not. That would show all those strange facts and things. I know most of y'all never saw it.

    Houston- lots of one ways. when you get off I10 you might have to make a big ass circle to get back to where you want to go.

    Lake Charles LA- Has some good food but it is smaller than you would expect to me. nice waterfront though.
     
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  6. G_T_G

    G_T_G BEAR DOWN

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    Good luck with that (JK)
     
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    If you end up in California, Tahoe and Yosemite are a must...Oh yea we have lots of beaches too.
     
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    G_T_G dang ouch still even lol
     
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  9. BobJr

    BobJr To each their own

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    Great write up. Arlington still has six flags and hurricane harbor. The ripleys is about a few miles down the road. You can your cowboys stadium and globe life park in a few hours. Pretty cool
     
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    Yea I started to edit it when i realized i said Dallas instead of Dallas /FT Worth area or Arlington. But I didnt want to confuse him. He will see the signs and if he is on I20 drive right by it. I Have a picture standing next to the tallest man display at Ripley's and im posting him up.

    I started to add the cotton bowl and the state fair and the aquarium there but that part of Dallas is not easy to get too/find.
     

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