The Eagle has landed. Helaine and I are sitting in the lobby of the hotel we’ll call home for the next twelve days. The room’s not ready yet. Oops.
Our trip from St. George was mainly uneventful. We expected I-15 through the Virgin River Gorge to be scary. It was the last time we drove it. We’re winding road veterans now.
The cliffs are as steep as anything we saw in Colorado and Utah. They’re very close to the road and very tall. Very. Still, it was NBD!
We left early to try and beat the Sunday evening Las Vegas to Los Angeles traffic. It is legendary.
Don’t misunderstand. We still saw plenty of traffic. South of Vegas the road was jammed, but we were still doing 60 mph.
Three more states today. Here’s the full list:
- New York
- New Jersey
We pulled into our hotel at 3:23 PM PDT. We’re now settled in and VERY tired.
Here are the final stats:
Total time: 5 days 2.5 hours
Total mileage: 2,862 miles
States entered: 14
Gas used: 151.5 gallons
Miles per gallon: 18.9
Speeding tickets: 0
Fastest speed before realizing how fast I was driving: 95 mph
Doppler is settled in on the sofa in our room. She is calm and sweet as she was for the entire trip.
We close on our new California home this Friday. Thanks for tagging along