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East coast Road trip

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East coast Road trip

Hey travelers! I`m a chilean guy, and along with a friend, we were planning to make a road trip on the east coast. We live in Chile(South-America) and we want to go there all January.

So first of all we thought of starting at New York city and then start going down until we get to Miami.

We haver several doubts, like for example:

1) which places would yo recommend the best(We are looking for culture but also having a good time going out on nights but at a normal level, just enough to feel the american culture haha.

2) would you recommend on going from miami straight up to new york in a car and then return on that same car(a friend can lend us one car, but the problem is that we would have to drive all the way up to new york and then start the trip downwards, do you think it could be cheaper to rent a car for example at new york and the return it at miami? we need those kinds of tips please, we don`t handle de price of gas over there, so we cannot do an approximate of the expenses.

3)mm that is for know. Please consider that we are both 23 year old, and we have a lot of energy an the entire January to make this trip.


Thanks a lot and sorry for my english, I have to polish it haha.


Edited: 09 June 2014, 01:11
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3---with you both being 23 you will likely have a surcharge on a rental vehicle since you are under 25. Unsure what your friend said with the car...you only can do it as a one way frommMiami to New york using your friends car? If so then that would be the better option given the rental restrictions on you because of your ages.

2--its looking at the prices and seeing which is the better deal. At that time of year you may find one way rental deals to florida.

1--places to visit?? what is your budget?

For say 4 weeks...you could do 2 weeks visiting boston, new york city, philadlephia, and DC over a 2 week period traveling between the cities by train or bus.

In January in the NE it will be winter thus colder time of year.

Other places you could visit....Orlando, Tampa-St Pete, Daytona Beach, and then on a drive up./down coast you could also stop in Savannah and Charleston

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Thanks "Dan p" and "Tet14" appreciate the concern and taking the time to answer my questions.

Have a great week!

Regards from Chile!

PD: do anyone of you know a good place or "company" to rent an RV?? something like rent it to its own owner o getting a good deal??

Thanks again for everything!

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