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Toronto to Tobermory

Discussion in 'Canada' started by tsarlsy, Jan 31, 2015.

  1. tsarlsy

    tsarlsy Member

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    Has anyone travelled to Tobermory in warmer weather? According to Plugshare, the closest charging station is about an hour away (Best Western). This is not ideal as we intend to lodge in Tobermory. Any ideas on how to plan this trip? I may have to settle for a trip on an ICE. :scared:
     
  2. bsd

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    Where are you staying? Cabin, hotel?

    I haven't been to Tobermory yet, but have stated outside of Collingwood and on Pelee Island. I was in Collingwood over 5 days and managed to charge to full using just a 110v (incl some local driving during the day time).

    On Pelee Island I used a long NEMA 14-50 extension cord and plugged into the stove plug.
     
  3. tsarlsy

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    Most likely hotel but would be flexible. How did you manage with the extension cords - route them through open windows overnight?

    Also realized they have RV parks there so will probably check how I can use their 50A service.
     
  4. bsd

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    That's right. I had to dial back the amperage on the car as the car would blow the breaker.
     
  5. mibaro2

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    Among other things, Tobermory is a big scuba diving location. Sounds like one of the establishments there should be recommended for the Tesla destination charging program.
    I haven't been there yet in my tesla.
     
  6. kbeckley

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    I took my 85 up there last June. Got there from Collingwood and back to Collingwood on one charge (in one day). You could get there from the Barrie Supercharger but would have to charge up there to get back. We have a 14-50 in Collingwood that is on plugshare.
     
  7. tsarlsy

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    Thanks. Good to know!
     

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