West to east coast road trip across the US

In the summer of 2009, I decided to do a west to east coast road trip across the US. Long story short, my brother, and our girlfriends left for one of the most memorable cross country trips across the States. If you get a chance in your lifetime, you should definitely do a cross country road trip. There are a million paths. Here’s the path we chose on our Left to Right Road Trip 2k9:

Left to Right 2k9 – Yellowstone, Mt Rushmore, Niagara

Wed Aug 12th – OC to Vegas, 5 hrs, 1:00pm – 6:00 pm, gamble a little, stay night.

Shawn pointing at Grand CanyonThurs Aug 13th – Vegas to Grand Canyon, 6 hrs, 9:00am – 3:00pm, hike around canyon, take pictures, see sunset, stay night

Fri Aug 14th – GC to SLC,  8.5 hrs, 11:00am- 8:00pm – stay night, hang out

Sat Aug 15th – SLC to Old Faithful, 6 hrs, 12:30pm – 7:00pm – camp there

Sun Aug 16th – Yellowstone National Park – all day, camp there

Mon Aug 17th – Yellowstone to Billings, MT – 4 hrs, 9:00am – 1:00pm, ride horses

Tues Aug 18th – Billings to Mt Rushmore – 6 hrs, 9:00am – 3:00pm, view Mt. Rushmore, take pictures, camp there

Wed Aug 19th – Mt Rushmore to Sioux Falls, SD – 6 hrs, 11:00 – 5:00pm, hang out

Thurs Aug 20th – Sioux Falls to Milwaukee, WI – 8.5 hrs, 8:00am – 5:00pm, hang out

Fri Aug 21st – Milwaukee to Chicago – 2 hrs, 2:00pm – 4:00pm – White Sox vs Orioles 7:10pm at night

Sat Aug 22nd – Chicago to Cleveland, 7.5 hrs, 12:00pm – 8:00pm – sleep there

Sun Aug 23rd – Cleveland to Niagara, 4.5 hrs – 9:00am – 1:30pm – tour Niagara Falls

Mon Aug 24th – Niagara to NYC, 8 hrs, 9:30am – 6:30pm – dinner in NYC, hang out.

Tues Aug 25th – NYC – Yankees or Mets game

Wed Aug 26th – Sat Aug 29th, NYC

Sat Aug 29th – Maki, Wooly fly from NYC back to OC/LA

Sun Aug 30th – NYC to DC, 5.5 hrs, 11:00am – 5:00pm, hang out

Mon Aug 31st – DC to Hampton, 3.5 hrs, 1:00pm – 4:00pm – dinner with Mom, Lewises, Dentons.

Tues Sept 1st – Shawn drives West back to CA, must arrive by Sept 6th

  • Momma Roe

    What a trip! Wish I could be there with you! I’ll miss Maki and Hanwool!

  • That’s a hell of a trip man. Why do you have to be back on the 6th?

  • M. Rogles

    The world will end as we know it.
    (as if that’s not going to happen anyway…)

  • must arrive by Sept 6th, Ogles… MUST ARRIVE!

    Actually, I’m starting teaching again on the 8th. Forgot about Labor Day…

  • What a trip! I am extremely jealous!