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Best route to take from Holland, MI to Tesla in Indianapolis.

Discussion in 'Midwest/Great Lakes' started by rainman50, Mar 17, 2014.

  1. rainman50

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    #1 rainman50, Mar 17, 2014
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    What is the best route to take from Holland, MI to Tesla in Indianapolis?

    I live in Holland, MI. I have an appt to drive a Tesla (P85) in the Indianapolis Area (Tesla in Keystone Crossing Mall). I don't like driving thru Chicago so I found a Tesla Center in Indiana.

    There are 2 basic routes:

    1: take US31 in Holland all the way to Indianapolis. 3 hours 44 min
    or
    2: Take US31 to I94 to I65 to Indianapolis. 4 hours 6 min

    It looks like the US31 route all the way would be quite tedious a drive since it seems like it varies in speed and has crossroads. Other route is basically interstate all the way.
    The time differences is about 20 minutes (shorter using US31)

    Has anyone used one of these routes going South thru Indiana?

    I'm leaning toward taking the Interstate even though it would add another 20 minutes or so.



    Thanks for any input.
     
  2. 772

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    To be honest, US-31 is just fine. The speed limit is lower than on the interstate, but there is not much variation along the route. It's a 4 lane divided freeway the entire way.
     
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    Thanks so much for the information. I'm going there today so hopefully I don't encounter much delay since they start construction April 4. I'll probably be passing that way around 11:30AM today.
     
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    Cool! P85 will be a blast to drive :biggrin:
     
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    US 31 allows you to go near the mishawaka IN superchargers
     
  7. rainman50

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    I ended up taking US31. Worked out fine especially coming home just after 3:30 Not much traffic going up US31.
    Driving the the P85 was certaintly a blast. I had driven a S85 last year and it was quite nice also but this is quite different especially from 0 to 30 to 40. More than I had thought. I can see why people are so excited about it.. Now I just have to make my final decision, air suspension or coil. It is a hard decision. I hope I make the correct one.
     

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