Re: loniest highway in usa


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Posted by Hwy50lvr on October 31, 2002 at 11:22:29:

In Reply to: loniest highway in usa posted by J on October 31, 2002 at 00:30:55:

50's pretty lonely all right, and beautiful, I'd call it the route 66 of today, but it isn't the fastest way to get around. I drove 50 to Moab a few months back, and didn't make much time because there was so much to stop and look at. Also, the Nevada Basin and Range is N-S mountain ranges and you drive up one pass and down into the next valley and back up again to another pass many, many times. It slows you down quite a bit.

For speed I'd go 5 South and connect to 15North and go thru Las Vegas, then take UT 9 to US 89. Takes you pretty much to Kodachrome, and saves probably 3 hours total.


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