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Old 04-09-2019, 05:27 PM
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I just need a place to store this map I came up with. It would be a full day drive with likely 2 food stops (lunch and dinner) and arriving back to Fontana at dusk. Leave about 8:30 am. More details closer to the event.
https://goo.gl/maps/NgG6Rd28gnw

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I just need a place to store this map I came up with. It would be a full day drive with likely 2 food stops (lunch and dinner) and arriving back to Fontana at dusk. Leave about 8:30 am. More details closer to the event.
https://goo.gl/maps/NgG6Rd28gnw

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If you leave at 0830, you should be back at Fontana around 4:30 or 5:00pm.
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Awesome route! 60, 180, 348 are part of one of my regular driving routes and very fun.

I also realize this will make the drive a tad bit longer but you'll get an even more enjoyable drive by going all the way down 60 until you run into 19 and taking that back north instead of turning on 180. 180 is good but I don't love it. The part of 19 you're skipping is a lot of fun. A lot of the uphill side is two lanes too so it's easy to navigate traffic more safely.

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so, like this?

https://goo.gl/maps/48bqZXkKsiz

I've not done the 348 so I left it in, but took your advice and extended the 19 section and hit the 180.

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so, like this?

https://goo.gl/maps/48bqZXkKsiz

I've not done the 348 so I left it in, but took your advice and extended the 19 section and hit the 180.

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Yes, just like that. 180 IS fun, but I think you get even more fun out going farther down 60 + 19 north.

You could easily find driving footage on YouTube of both and form your own opinion. The section of 19 you are adding is also often referred to as Blood Mountain locally so you may find more stuff looking it up that way.

Also, FWIW most people I know really like 180 and it caters to the S2000 better than 19 because it's slower and tighter but for some reason I just don't love it. I won't be going on this drive, just adding a little extra info. You'll have good fun either way

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Originally Posted by darcyw View Post
I just need a place to store this map I came up with. It would be a full day drive with likely 2 food stops (lunch and dinner) and arriving back to Fontana at dusk. Leave about 8:30 am. More details closer to the event.
https://goo.gl/maps/NgG6Rd28gnw

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While 315 is a good road. TN 68 is a much better road to drive. We did that route last weekend on our way up to the Civic meet. Just my 2 cents sir.
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Yes, just like that. 180 IS fun, but I think you get even more fun out going farther down 60 + 19 north.

You could easily find driving footage on YouTube of both and form your own opinion. The section of 19 you are adding is also often referred to as Blood Mountain locally so you may find more stuff looking it up that way.

Also, FWIW most people I know really like 180 and it caters to the S2000 better than 19 because it's slower and tighter but for some reason I just don't love it. I won't be going on this drive, just adding a little extra info. You'll have good fun either way
Done Blood Mountain a number of times. It's nice to have that 3rd lane to get around some of the petrified drivers.

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Originally Posted by Bama Dave View Post
While 315 is a good road. TN 68 is a much better road to drive. We did that route last weekend on our way up to the Civic meet. Just my 2 cents sir.
I've done both, but I find 68 is less well travelled and 315 stays relatively traffic free. I do like 68 as well.
thanks, Dave!

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Date change to FRIDAY. I'm an idiot and realized I'm leaving Wyethville, VA on Thursday morning, arriving at Fontana Thursday night.

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Date change to FRIDAY. I'm an idiot and realized I'm leaving Wyethville, VA on Thursday morning, arriving at Fontana Thursday night.

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Maybe edit the title?
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