Our route and itinerary - as it really happened.
- Saturday, May 6, 2000
Leave State College early. Drive 250 miles/4 hours to Cleveland, Ohio. Visit Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Spend the night with Daryl's relatives.
- Sunday, May 7, 2000
From Cleveland, drive 350 miles/5.5 hours through Louisville, Kentucky. Camp at My Old Kentucky Home State Park. Rate: $8.50 + $2 = $10.50. No reservations.
- Monday, May 8, 2000
From Kentucky, drive 350 miles/5.5 hours to Memphis, Tennessee. Camp at the Graceland KOA.
- Tuesday, May 9, 2000
Visit Graceland. From Tennessee, drive 200 miles/3 hours to the Ozark National Forest in Arkansas. Camp just north of Ozark at Redding campground. Rate: $10
- Wednesday, May 10, 2000
From Arkansas, drive to 500 miles/7.5 hours Amarillo, Texas. Camp at Palo Duro Canyon State Park. Rate: $10.
- Thursday, May 11, 2000
From Texas, drive 450 miles/7 hours Gallup, New Mexico. Camp at Red Rocks State Park. Rate: $10.
- Friday, May 12, 2000
From New Mexico, drive 300 miles/4.5 hours to Grand Canyon, Arizona. Enter South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park.
Camp at South Rim's Mather Campground.
- Saturday, May 13, 2000
Drive 250 miles/3.5 hours from Arizona to Vegas. Stay in Vegas overnight at the Luxor hotel.
- Sunday, May 14, 2000
Drive 500 miles/8 hours from Grand Canyon to San Francisco. Camp at China Moon State Park.
Monday, May 15, 2000
Visit the city. Spend a second night at China Moon State Park near San Francisco.
- Tuesday May 16, 2000
Drive 300 miles/4.5 hours to Redwood National Park.
- Wednesday, May 17, 2000
Drive to 400 miles/6.5 hours to Linfield College in McMinnville, Oregon. Spend the night with Ryan's friend.
- Thursay, May 18, 2000
Drive to 180 miles/3 hours to Seattle, Washington. Spend the night with Ryan's family.
- Friday, May 19, 2000
Spend the day in Seattle. No driving.
- Saturday, May 20, 2000
Drive 500 miles/8 hours to Lolo National Forest, Montana. Stay at Campground St. Regis.
- Sunday, May 21, 2000
Drive 550 miles/8 hours to Theodore Roosevelt National Park, South Unit, North Dakota. Visitor's center is just off I-94 in Medora.
- Monday, May 22, 2000
Drive 500 miles/8 hours to the Twin Cities in Minnesota. Visit Daryl's friends in Glenwood, visit Mall of America, keep driving. Take turns sleeping, take a short break for the night at a truck stop in Wisconsin.
- Tuesday, May 23, 2000
Drive to Chicago in the morning. Then drive straight through for the rest of the day to State College.