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Help?! - Things to do while Supercharging Website

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  1. Zextraterrestrial

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    I know there are plenty of web designers and other capable techies here!

    It would be really nice to have a webpage dedicated to what good things/places there are around superchargers within walking distance. Maybe things that would take within an hour or so to do or eateries that are reasonably quick. nicer restrooms, etc. I know there are many review style pages like yelp but I think this could be quite a bit different and serve Supercharging roadtrippers better.

    just my thought as I am looking at what there is to do in Primm and Mojave on the way back from Vegas...think I'l make those quicky stops this direction
     
  2. ArtInCT

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    Great Idea!
    Each SuperCharger location could have its own website with a things to see and do while charging.
     
  3. Cyclone

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    How do we get something added to Yelp? Maybe we add in the Superchargers to Yelp and then put ideas and area suggestions in the "reviews"? Reading another thread, Teslarati has an app out about the Superchargers, so perhaps that has such support.
     
  4. Zextraterrestrial

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    Good idea!
    Teslarati would be a great 'base' for this maybe.
     
  5. AEdennis

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    This sort of idea is pretty much the reason the guys over at Teslarati released the iOS App that I was helping with the Beta during my wife and my trip to the East Coast and back. It's not on a Web Page, per se, but the information is being filled out. I think some of the European guys are filling out their portion, I know that Colorado and parts of the East Coast got filled out and I was responsible for at least 100 entries into the App.

    Not sure if they're planning an Android app, but the iOS one is pretty good (might be good to have some of that information hosted over at their website too.)
     
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    I'd second Yelp. I don't need another app for generic info like this. Just check in on Yelp, see previous comments (like Plugshare), see local restaurants, perfect.
     
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    Primm is located in the outlet mall parking lot so you could do some shopping while your there. I live in LV and drive out once in awhile just to visit the Williams Sonoma outlet which is the only one on the west coast and you can't beat the sales they have. Mcdonalds, Starbucks, Mad Greek cafe (same as the orig located in Baker), Taco Bell/KFC, Carls Jr, Dennys are nearby in the lot. Original Pancake house is located inside right off the casino however the service is slow at that location and you have to walk thru a smoky casino. There is a food court inside the mall as well however avoid the restrooms, they are very cruisy and grimy.

    Buffalo Bills has a roller coaster and arcade... Its only open Fri-Sun, 12pm-10pm or 8pm on Sun. The coaster is $10
     
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    Plugshare has quite a few comments including things to do and see at any charging station. During a trip last year I tried some cool coffeshops and restaurants....

    My suggestion would be to ask them to as some more data fields for this data.

    -m
     
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    Tesla Supercharger Network Travel Guide I've had it up for a bit over a year now, but in dire need of more locations. I will be adding about 20-40 Supercharger Locations during my Road Trip next week. I am also open to user submissions as well. Please contact me if you have one to add. Video is requested, but contact me for details.

    Yes, I know the design sucks. If anyone here would like to donate web-design in exchange for publicity, please let me know as well!!!!
     
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  11. Zextraterrestrial

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    Ok, the Teslarati app is exactly what I was talking about. I got an invite to beta test the app a while ago but don't have a cell phone so i declined.
     
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    I'm assuming you'd like more info or insider info than what is listed on the official supercharger webpages. I'll read through the comments in the forum for the specific superchargers to see what others recommend. I have been to Mohave twice and there is not much there. Restrooms in the grocery store off the hallway next to the meat counter.
     
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    #14 ArtInCT, Jan 21, 2016
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    I think there is a web page called TeslaPage at teslapage.com (which is designed to be displayed upon your 17" screen.
    It also follows TMC's "New Posts" if you so desire... It has skins to match your S's decor.

    It follows you around using GPS and when you pull into a supercharger it can show you pictures and places of interest in your area.

    Perhaps if each SuperCharger had a web page then it could link to that.

    The inter-linking of information is pretty powerful.

    Does each SuperCharger have its own web page for instance? In Wikipedia or some blogish format (perhaps hosted here at TMC)?
     

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