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First road trip in your MX

Discussion in 'Model X' started by ohmman, Aug 27, 2015.

  1. ohmman

    ohmman Maximum Plaid Member

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    Has anyone else considered what might be the first serious road trip they'll take in their MX (assuming that's something that's interesting to you)? For some reason, the longer the X takes to reach me, the longer my trip seems to stretch. It'll be work convincing the family of this duration, but here's a loose itinerary of an "ideal" trip for me. Some of this takes advantage of a supercharger infrastructure that doesn't yet exist, so obviously it's just a thought.

    Drive 1: NorCal to Las Vegas (not a huge Vegas person but it's a good stretch and location).
    Some time in Vegas
    Drive 2: Vegas to Flagstaff SCharger to Grand Canyon to Phoenix.
    Some time in Phoenix, visit friends and family
    Drive 3-6: Phoenix to various stops throughout Texas
    Visit more friends and family over multiple days
    Drive 7: Texas to New Orleans
    Big Easy time
    Drive 8: New Orleans to Cape Canaveral, FL
    Planned perfectly for the test launch of Falcon Heavy. That's right.
    Then Disneyworld and Orlando theme parkishness
    Drive 9-?: Up the East Coast and multiple stops for friends and family.

    At this point, my family will fly home, surely, and I'll be left to make the trip back across the country on the northern route alone. I'm fortunate to have a good number of friends and family scattered along that route as well, so for me it sounds plenty entertaining.

    Anyone else?
     
  2. Zaxxon

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    Fremont to Colorado. :)
     
  3. JohnSnowNW

    JohnSnowNW Active Member

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    Visit the rents in central Missouri. Should be an interesting drive with existing superchargers.
     
  4. Discoducky

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    Seattle to Moab and up to the top of the whole enchillada!
     
  5. joshua.MA

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    Portland to LA for thanksgiving... I'm still trying to be optimistic. [emoji3]
     
  6. aggie

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    I plan to circle the U.S. Ideally 1 year trip, but minimum 3 months to visit friends, bucket list items, and as many Tesla supercharges/galleries.
     
  7. goneskiian

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    Had big plans for this summer. Need to reevaluate. :mad: :rolleyes: :p
     
  8. Trnsl8r

    Trnsl8r Blue 85kwh since 12/8/12

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    This year? So you're getting a Founders edition, congrats... :smile:
     
  9. ModelX

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    SLC, Utah to Yakima, Washington for Thanksgiving is the plan. We will see:smile:
     
  10. goneskiian

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    Moab's definitely on my list too. Will be testing how much having a mountain bike hanging off the back hurts range. ;-)
     
  11. kptesl

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    Let me know if you need a charge in Phoenix in case you family/friends don't have a suitable outlet.
     
  12. Beryl

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    My three 2016 trips:

    Houston to Denver & back with stops in between

    Houston to Brownsville (pick up niece and nephew) to Riverside to Anaheim/Disney Land to Brownsville to Houston

    Houston to Richmond & Back
     
  13. Svenssons

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    The first longer trip might go to Bodø, Norway...
     
  14. GVTesla

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    Amsterdam to Zurich and back.
     
  15. felixtb

    felixtb RsEU502,Sp+14274,XpEUSig4

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    the first long trip will be between Lausanne and Stockholm next summer. considering i think i will not have mine until early 2016......
     
  16. Gzrgmr

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    Visit my son in Jackson Mississippi.......No Wait, there is a big hole in the supercharger map centering on Mississippi. Which will come first, the X or the Supercharger!
     
  17. Hugh Mannity

    Hugh Mannity Mediocre Member

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    the timing should be just about right to take delivery before my buddies wedding in the spring, so drive from calgary to belleville, ontario all superchargers, (assuming the supercharger build out map comes to fruition), about 3500 km, cant wait!
     
  18. lucy

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    Had hoped to drive from Iowa to my spring Viva Las Vegas trip instead of flying. ¯_(ツ)_/¯
     
  19. vandacca

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    #19 vandacca, Aug 28, 2015
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    Hope to take the family from Toronto to Quebec City (actually Mont Ste Anne) and back for March break 2016. I might just get it in time. The Chateau Mont Ste Anne has 2 Tesla HPWC installed about a year ago!

    Been talking ad nauseum about this mystery BEV SUV I'll be getting. I don't think they really believe me that it exists (or soon to exist). Everyone just smiles and nods their heads for the past 3 years whenever I talk about it. It better come soon because I just noticed the mental hospital phone number on speed dial.
     
  20. Saxena

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    Timing should be about right for our first Model X road trip to be from Seattle to the Bay Area for the 2016 TMC Connect :)
     

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