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The Cost of a Road Trip to the Top 10 U.S. Vacation Cities

THE COST OF A ROADTRIPER TO THE TOP 10 U.S. VACATION CITIES: ANCISCO, CA YELLOW CHICAGO CA NEWYORK WASHING SVEGAS, NV WEUCOMÉ) TO Fabulous LAS VEGAS NEVADA CA LA ORLEANS ORLANDO. *ACCORDING TO U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT ABOUT THE TRIP 7,600 miles oF DRIVING THE SAME DISTANCE AS A FLIGHT FROM... FLIGHT FROM ANCHORAGE, ALASKA TO SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA WHICH REQUIRES: 125 5.2 HOURS -or- DAYS OF CONTINUOUS DRIVING OAO 10 DAY S SIGHTSEEING (1 DAY PER CITY) 152 D AYS DRIVING (8 HOURS PER DAY) 25/2 DAY ROAD TRIP SO WHAT DOES IT COST? GAS FOOD LODGING LENGTH OF TRIP IN MILES: 7,600 AVG. PRICE PER MEAL AT RESTAURANT: $10 AVG. PRICE OF HOTEL FOR ONE NIGHT: $106 AVG. MPG FOR NEW CAR: 24.1 25.5 MEALS A DAY: TRAVEL DAYS: AVG. PRICE PER GALLON: $3.72 25.5 TRAVEL DAYS: $1,173.11 + TOTAL: TOTAL: $765 TOTAL: $2,703 GAS TOTAL COST: FOOD $4641.11 LODGING 25% 58% MONEY SAVING TIPS! THE BEST TIP IS TO PLAN OUT EVERY STEP OF YOUR TRIP SO YOU DON'T HAVE UNEXPECTED COSTS COME UP. TO SAVE ON FUEL TO SAVE ON FOOD TO SAVE ON LODGING USE A SMARTPHONE APP SKIP THE DRIVE THRU - LIKE GAS BUDDY STOP AND LOOK FOR "SPECIALS" LODGING IS THE MOST TO FIND THE CHEAPEST EXPENSIVE PART OF THE AT RESTAURANTS AND BOX ROAD TRIP. TO CUT DOWN ON COSTS YOU COULD: GAS IN YOUR AREA. THE LEFT-OVERS TO-GO. TRAVEL IN A FUEL EFFICIENT CAR! STAY AT A HOSTEL TOYOTA PRIUS 44MPG SAVES YOUR TRIP: $530.87 SAVE ON SNACKS - PICK UP BULK SNACKS AT GROCERY STORES AND GET ROUGHLY TWICE PULL OVER ATA AS MUCH FOR YOUR MONEY! U.S. CAMPGROUND CHEVY SUBURBAN 14MPG AND SLEEP UNDER THE STARS ADDS TO YOUR TRIP: $846.30 A COLLABORATION BETWEEN: SOURCES: SEPTEMBER.2012 wwW.IDRIVESAFELY.COM I DRIVE SAFELY www.GASBUDDY.COM www.MAPS.GOOGLE.COM HTTP://TRAVEL.USNEWS.COM/RANKINGS/BEST_USA_VACATIONS/ HTTP://STUDENTTRAVEL.ABOUT.COM/OD/GETONTHEROAD/P/ROAD_TRIP_TIPS.HTM HTTP://GREEN.AUTOBLOG.COM/2012/04/11/U-S-NEW-VEHICLE-FUEL-ECONOMY-HITS-ANOTHER-RECORD-IN-MARCH/ LGasBuddy.com HTTP://Www.STATISTA.COM/STATISTICS/195704/AVERAGE-HOTEL-ROOM-RATE-IN-THE-US-SINCE-2005/ HTTP://Www.CONSUMERREPORTS.ORG/CRO/2012/05/BEST-WORST-FUEL-ECONOMY/INDEX.HTM www.idrivesafely.com www.gasbuddy.com SAN FRAN DIEGO SAN OWSTONE WY %24 NEW VGTON ,DC

The Cost of a Road Trip to the Top 10 U.S. Vacation Cities

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Wondering if you could afford to pack up and leave an awesome road trip to the best vacation cities in the US? This infographic breaks down the cost of a 25-day road trip including the price of gas,...

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