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[Mar. 25th, 2007|08:14 pm]
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Okay. The fixed travel plan is:

Chicago
San Diego
Toronto

The rest is a little more flexible, assuming I'm going to LA and Atlanta and not to Vegas on this trip (though I could, theoretically and bearing in mind I'm looking at a map with no real idea of distances, take a side trip to Vegas). Much as I would like to, I've been there before, I haven't been to Atlanta, and Mo and Avital want me in Atlanta. Speaking of which, girls, any chance of either a couch to sleep on or recommendations of hostels?

Georgia is close to Illinois, comparatively, considering California is on the other side of the country, and both are closer to Toronto. Would people recommend going to LA before San Diego, or before Toronto? And would a side trip to Vegas from California be feasible?

ETA: We have a plan! Chicago -> LA -> San Diego -> Vegas with Twiller and Frito -> Atlanta -> Toronto -> home.

Star? How are you getting from Chicago to LA?
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From:nute
Date:March 25th, 2007 - 07:47 pm
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Illinois and Georgia are pretty darn far apart, actually. Chicago's way up north, and Georgia's down in the Southeast.

Vegas is a day's drive from LA, so it'd be a pretty significant trek.

If you're wanting to hit all those places, a good order would be San Diego -> LA -> Vegas -> Chicago -> Toronto -> Atlanta. Big northern arc heading east.
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From:avariel_wings
Date:March 25th, 2007 - 07:51 pm
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Unfortunately, the Chicago, San Diego and Toronto stops are for cons, so I have to be there in that order. Anywhere else I go is to fill in empty time in between. :)
From:technophobia
Date:March 25th, 2007 - 08:46 pm
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Nute, you're on crack. Vegas is about 5 hours from San Diego, or 4 from LA. Granted, that's without traffic (especially chancy from LA), but really it depends on when you leave.
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From:silensy
Date:March 26th, 2007 - 03:00 am
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Indeed. I've done a 24 hour trip to Vegas before. It's not a bad drive if you leave before traffic.

Flights from LA to LV start at, no kidding, $39 one way. Which is gas money basically.
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From:amythyst7
Date:March 25th, 2007 - 08:52 pm
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Ah...crap. Slightly complicated thing for the Atlanta bit...I'm in Hawaii from July 1-28. Am figuring out the part for how I'm getting to TO atm, so keep me posted on when you were thinking for Atlanta...my couch (and by couch, I mean spare bed. I have four bedrooms afterall, may as well use them) is available when I am :)
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From:avariel_wings
Date:March 25th, 2007 - 09:08 pm
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Well, that works. :) Twiller has offered to drive me to Vegas from San Diego, so I'll be there briefly and then go on to Atlanta before Toronto. Which means... probably July 30 until August 2 or 3, if that works?
From:maureenans
Date:March 26th, 2007 - 12:40 am
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I live with my mom and my brother should be moving in in May, so I will not even have a couch for you, sadly :( (my mom is not so keen on couch guests. not even ME).

but I want to see you! I can entertain you if nothing else, although I do not know what my work scheduel will look like (the goos thing though is that business slows significantly in the summer).
From:partly_bouncy
Date:March 25th, 2007 - 08:58 pm
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From:avariel_wings
Date:March 25th, 2007 - 09:07 pm
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Apparently I'm driving with Frito and Twiller. :)
From:partly_bouncy
Date:March 25th, 2007 - 09:13 pm
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From:avariel_wings
Date:March 25th, 2007 - 09:15 pm
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No, no, just from San Diego to Vegas. The rest I'm doing on my own. *grins*
From:partly_bouncy
Date:March 25th, 2007 - 09:17 pm
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From:avariel_wings
Date:March 25th, 2007 - 09:19 pm
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*beams* Will do.
From:partly_bouncy
Date:March 25th, 2007 - 09:15 pm
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From:cupenny
Date:March 25th, 2007 - 10:14 pm
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Teleportation! Um. Flying. I need to double check my budget before I make concrete plans for Chicago- but it is seeming doable.
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From:avariel_wings
Date:March 25th, 2007 - 10:17 pm
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Hm. Let me know what flight you're going to be on, when you know, so I can try and get on the same one?

If you're going to be booking soon, that is. :D!
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From:ferox
Date:March 26th, 2007 - 12:26 am
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Aww... I've always wanted to see Vegas. It's stupidly cheap to get there from here, and I'm never sure why... however, I think I would regret lifting from my 'eating next year fund' any more for plane tickets.
From:technophobia
Date:March 26th, 2007 - 03:57 am
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Bah. Eating is overrated.

Invading Vegas with us is more fun.

(especially if Karen and I were to get "accidentally married"...)
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From:avariel_wings
Date:March 26th, 2007 - 11:10 am
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(...is this a likely thing? Because I'll totally be a witness for you, if it should happen. :D )
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From:ferox
Date:March 26th, 2007 - 12:41 pm
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But! DRESS! *pouts*

Also, you is not Terrybobbyalisonharounother. I'm pretty sure, anyway.