Jayco RV Owners Forum

Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 10-06-2014, 06:31 PM   #21
Senior Member
robkelly's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2013
Location: Duxbury
Posts: 3,600
Originally Posted by buzdv View Post
About four years ago we took a dream vacation around the country. We were gone 67 days and drove 11,432 miles. Started in Central California down to the Trans-continental Hwy 80 all the way east to Savannah, GA. We stayed close to the east coast through again many historic and beautiful areas. Stayed in Bar Harbor ME. and proceeded to Whitby, Ontario Canada and Niagra Falls Canada, down to a daughters in Battle Creek, MI, up to meet and camp with friends in northern Minnesota and to my wife's childhood home in Iowa. From there because of previous travels around the northern US routes we hit Inter state 80 and home. This country, its people, it's history, it's scenery and beauty are awesome. No mishaps or mechanical trouble. What an adventure.
2006 Silverado 6liter
2006 Jay Flight 5th wheel
Quite the trip! We're hoping to do a similar trip once I retire (unfortunately many years from now). Longest trip so far is about 3500 miles in two weeks.

Rob & Kelly, Bella & Brady (Miniature Schnauzers)
2016 Eagle 323LKTS
2016 Ram 2500 6.7L CTD
2015 White Hawk 29REKS Summit Edition (Traded)
robkelly is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-06-2014, 06:35 PM   #22
Senior Member
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Ottawa Valley
Posts: 309
13,327kms or 8200 miles over 51 days, Ottawa Valley to Vancouver Island and back.

Married To The Navigator
2005 Red GMC Duramax 4X4 HD Crew Cab
2012 321RLTS
4" Magnaflow, Banks Air Intake
Firestone Ride Rite Air Springs
DMRGMC is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-06-2014, 07:45 PM   #23
Senior Member
SmokerBill's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: PNW
Posts: 2,685
A long way. I figure my 26BH has around 40K miles on the wheels over the last 4 years. I've seen a lot of the good ol' US of A, coast to coast, and north to south. Excepting the north east corner of the country. Always felt it was a little too populated up there.
2011 Dodge Ram 1500 HEMI Quad Cab
2011 Jay Flight 26BH
SmokerBill is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-06-2014, 08:01 PM   #24
Senior Member
Join Date: Apr 2013
Location: White Rock, BC. Canada
Posts: 374
Longest trip towing a trailer was about 4800 km from Ottawa to White Rock BC when we moved here. Wasn't a camper though it was a 5x8 UHaul trailer loaded to the roof and I was towing with an 88 Ram 50 pick up.

Longest trip with a camper is barely worth mentioning at 500 km.
]2013 Jay Feather X213
2003 Ford Expedition
Paulx213 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-06-2014, 09:52 PM   #25
Senior Member
oobedoob's Avatar
Join Date: May 2013
Location: Kamloops
Posts: 267
First trip was the 184BH with our V6 Dodge Journey, 1430 miles round trip to Newport, Oregon. The little V6 was the little engine that could (but did) on the mountain hills.

This year was Yellowstone with the Ram 1500, 2533 miles total. Much better TV for the job.

If $ co-operates it's Disneyland in 2015 which will be about 3000 miles there and back.

Can't wait!
2013 Jayco Jay Flight Swift SLX 184BH
2012 Ram 1500
oobedoob is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-07-2014, 05:55 AM   #26
Senior Member
pawpaw's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2013
Location: Cypress, TX
Posts: 228
Last August, we towed over 3,400 miles on our trip from Texas up through the Smoky Mountains and back home again. Since new (July 2013) we've towed over 11,400 miles.

2014 GMC Sierra 4x4 crew cab with 6.2L and max tow package
2015 Autumn Ridge 329BHU
2014 JayFlight Swift 264BH - SOLD!
Cypress, TX
pawpaw is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-07-2014, 08:57 AM   #27
Senior Member
Clayton4971's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2013
Location: Michigan
Posts: 353
Pull a 40ft Pinnacle to south Texas then to northern Az back to south Az then back to home which is in Michigan . Quite often we tow the polaris RZR behind the Pinnacle
Clayton4971 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-07-2014, 10:37 AM   #28
Senior Member
Plowtoy's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2013
Location: Hamilton, MI
Posts: 422
Originally Posted by Clayton4971 View Post
Pull a 40ft Pinnacle to south Texas then to northern Az back to south Az then back to home which is in Michigan . Quite often we tow the polaris RZR behind the Pinnacle
WOW, you must be pushing the length limit with the RZR hooked up...

The farthest west from Home (west Michigan) is Minneapolis MN, farthest east is Sandusky OH (ceder point amusiment park), farthest south is northern Indiana (Patato Creek SP), and farthest north is the UP of Mi (porqupine MTNS, and Tahqumonan falls SP. All with differant campers and vehicles and all done in one day (10-12 hours most, exept porqupine mtns we drive in 2 days).
'97 Jayco Eagle 314BHS

'03 Tahoe LT 5.3L
Plowtoy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-07-2014, 08:34 PM   #29
Senior Member
xtruckerbob's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2014
Location: Louisiana
Posts: 262
When we had our MH we pulled a 22 ft car hauler with our Surburban on it from NE Louisiana to Dawson creek, BC back home. This was 6000 miles or so. With our TT just CA and back. Try to average 4 -500 miles a day.
"Freedom has a taste to those who fought and almost died for it ... that the protected will never know. Anonymous"

2016 Chevy High Country CC 2500 4x4 Duramax
30 DSRE White Hawk
xtruckerbob is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-08-2014, 01:05 AM   #30
Senior Member
Join Date: Sep 2013
Location: Fort Worth
Posts: 332
Farthest for us was from texas to colorado to arkansa to oklahoma back to texas

2000 FORD F-150 V-6/4.2
Kellys is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

» Virginia State Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 04:21 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.