Banks Chevrolet-cadillac, Inc. Blog

Day 12: Utah

July 7th, 2023 by

    354 Miles Avg. Fuel Econ. 22.5 mpg Drove from Salt Lake City UT to Moab UT. We went to the Moab museum, drove through Arches National Park, did some shopping in downtown Moab, then drove the Topash trail that turns into the Shafer Trail in Canyonlands National park. After 20 or so miles…

Day 10-11: California to Utah

July 5th, 2023 by

    147 & 787 Miles (Respectively) Avg. Fuel Econ. 16.5 & 19.7 mpg Day 10 Drove to San Fransisco. Tried to get some pictures along the coast but it was all encased in thick fog. We stopped by the fire house from the Princess Diaries, toured the USS Pampanito  Which is a WWII submarine….

Day 8-9: California

July 3rd, 2023 by

    27 + 346 Miles (Respectively) Avg. Fuel Econ. 19.6 mpg Saturday we hit a slower start to recover from the longer drive the day before. We were scheduled for a tour of Paramount studios at 9AM, so we stopped in for some breakfast to kill some time. After we toured the backlots and…

Day 7: Utah to California

July 3rd, 2023 by

    478 miles  Avg. Fuel Econ. 22.5 mpg We woke up at five on Friday and were back on the road a little before six. Our goal was to hit Los Angeles, California by the afternoon, so we had a lot of ground to cover. The road we took carried us through the Mojave…

Day 6: Utah

June 30th, 2023 by

    310 miles  Avg. Fuel Econ. 22.5 mpg We hit the road at 9 AM, headed towards Zion National Park. We were able to do an amazing drive through of the park and enjoy the incredible views from the road, and go through the famous tunnel. After Zion, we drove south towards the North…

Day 5: Nevada to Utah

June 29th, 2023 by

    325 miles  Avg. Fuel Econ. 22.5 mpg Today we drove the Smokey Mountain Road. It is a 77 mile off-road trail that starts in Big Water and goes all the way to Escalante. It moves through the middle of the Glen Canyon recreational area and then into the Grand Staircase-Escalante national Monument. It…

Day 4: Arizona to Nevada

June 28th, 2023 by

    545 miles  Avg. Fuel Econ. 20.3 mpg Had a slower start today in an attempt to catch up on some rest. The Route 66 Museum near our hotel opened at nine so we had some time to sleep. After the museum we traveled north to the Hoover Dam. After a quick security check we…

Day 3: New Mexico to Arizona

June 27th, 2023 by

    527 miles  Avg. Fuel Econ. 15.5 mpg (50 Miles off-road) Left Albuquerque NM at about 6:30 AM and arrived in Peach Springs about 1:15 PM. A short drive compared to the first two days. We kept a pretty straight shot through the west half of NM and most of AZ. Took a short…

Day 2: Indiana to New Mexico

June 26th, 2023 by

    1,223 miles  Avg. Fuel Econ. 20.5 mpg Left Indiana at 4:50 am arrived in Albuquerque by 10:30 pm. Our longest day yet. We got off the highway in Missouri and traveled on Route 66 from Missouri through Kansas and into Oklahoma for about an hour to enjoy the historic landmarks and scenery. Saw…

Day 1: New Hampshire to Indiana

June 26th, 2023 by

1,077 miles.  Avg. Fuel Econ. 20.3 Left Concord at 3:20 am. Drove through Vermont, New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Kentucky, and arrived in Indiana at 6:23 pm. Day 1 and 2 were pretty hard core driving days, with day one getting us at the hotel after about 16 hours, and day two leaving off at very…

Banks Chevrolet-cadillac, Inc. 43.1892, -71.5022.