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Old January 8th, 2019, 07:17   #1
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Default Motivation behind taking a road trip.

I was reading local restaurant reviews. Someone mentioned driving 2 1/2 hrs. to go to Southern Kitchen in New Market,VA. Anyone on here drive that far to get perfect fried chicken? Or whatever your favorite meal is?
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Old January 9th, 2019, 07:01   #2
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Just realize that what may be a great meal for someone else, you may not agree
Me thinks that unless you find yourself in the area then try it. But a 5 hour round trip is not worth it.

But having said that, there are two great sites for checking out.
1. ). Yelp
2 .). Trip advisor
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Old January 9th, 2019, 07:02   #3
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I have driven 5 hours round trip to meet with friends for a meal, several times.

More for the friends than the meal, but I would probably do a day trip for good food.
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Old January 10th, 2019, 16:57   #4
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I regularly make a 1.5 hour round trip drive for my favorite Mexican restaurant once a month.

I wouldn't do a 5 hr round trip though. There would have to be more involved than fried chicken
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Old January 10th, 2019, 17:10   #5
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I drive 1,300 km to see my Dentist 2x a Year!!!
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Old January 10th, 2019, 17:26   #6
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I do a 5 hour round trip daily for work. Well, I do when I'm not out of work due to a government shutdown that is.
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Old January 13th, 2019, 11:43   #7
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That's quite the commute Blue Hen.
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Old January 13th, 2019, 13:49   #8
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I drive 1,300 km to see my Dentist 2x a Year!!!
Ha,ha I've got you beat. I drive 4700 km (2,800 miles) to see my dentist, also twice a year. See the dentist in early November and again early April.
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I know a guy (former co-worker) that commutes 142 miles per day. He put 412k miles on a Toyota Corolla before it went kaput! The Lexington Herald was doing stories on high mileage vehicles .... along with other stories, they featured a photo of his Odometer and a short narrative about his vehicle... back in about 1999-2000. He's nearing retirement .... said he'd probably miss the drive!
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