Welcome to Tesla Motors Club
Discuss Tesla's Model S, Model 3, Model X, Model Y, Cybertruck, Roadster and More.

Atlanta to Dallas via New Orleans

I'm considering a trip from Atlanta to Dallas via New Orleans (and back) in November. Car is a 70D, single charger, 19" wheels. Want to see if anyone has any tips or stories or gotchas to pass along.

I plan on breaking it up in 2 days staying at a destination hotel with an HPWC around New Orleans.

The only concern I could see is Lake Charles SC to Houston Service Center, otherwise I think the trip is very doable.

I'm on plugshare, so that will be a source. I do not have the CHAdeMO adapter, but would consider it if need be.

That time of year temps are usually in the 50's (have done this trip in an ICE along I-20 a few times), so probably no heat needed.

If I enter this trip into the NAV on the S, it will re-route me north through Chicago and Denver.
I've been playing around with EVTripplanner as well which is giving me confidence that it will be fine.

Thanks for any discussions.

About Us

Formed in 2006, Tesla Motors Club (TMC) was the first independent online Tesla community. Today it remains the largest and most dynamic community of Tesla enthusiasts. Learn more.

Do you value your experience at TMC? Consider becoming a Supporting Member of Tesla Motors Club. As a thank you for your contribution, you'll get nearly no ads in the Community and Groups sections. Additional perks are available depending on the level of contribution. Please visit the Account Upgrades page for more details.