United States Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all United States activity »
  1. 1 Christmas in Colorado
  2. 2 Hawaii and...where?
  3. 3 Fall vacation in Beavers Bend State Park
  4. 4 Broken Bow, Oklahoma in the Fall
  5. 5 Stellarossa: You Should Know Better
  6. 6 Babysitting on the North Shore, Oahu
  7. 7 Marfa/Big Bend
  8. 8 usa roadtrip
  9. 9 Driving conditions from Denver to Winter Park
  10. 10 DC Restaurants
  11. 11 Williamsburg, VA reunion for 80 year olds
  12. 12 Visiting San Antonio early November
  13. 13 Where to stay in Little Rock AR
  14. 14 3-day beach weekend in FL Nov for 2 adults
  15. 15 JFK to Washington
  16. 16 Phoenix for the weekend
  17. 17 Driving from FLL to Key West
  18. 18 LA Cali for 3 days alone, What To Do?
  19. 19 Pfeiffer Canyon Bridge in Big Sur to reopen at 5pm Friday October 13th
  20. 20 Route from Denver to SteamboatSprings
  21. 21 Mardi Gras - avoid or embrace?
  22. 22 Trip Report TR Animal Kingdom Florida - WDW
  23. 23 Trip Report Gatlinburg/Smokies trip report, with photos and captions
  24. 24 Los Angeles for Christmas
  25. 25 PNW & its grudge against the bumbershoot
View next 25 » Back to the top

Alternate I-95 (Wash. to Richmond) route to Myrtle Beach

Jump to last reply

Hi Folks, coming from Canada, via I-81, looking for an alternate route from Gettysburg to Myrtle Beach, driving on a Saturday, will hit Washington around 3:30 - 4 PM. Last year (1st time) got caught in a massive traffic jam, though it was 1 PM. Research tells me this is normal for I-95 Saturdays.

Looking for an alternate route via google, without adding too many miles seems to be US 15 and US 17 to Falmouth/Fredericksbugh, VA, then getting back on I95. Will likely stop in Ashland for the night.

Questions: Does I-95 South between Washington and Richmond ever get better (any times). Does traffic ease around 4PM?

Will I bypass enough traffic by accessing through Falmouth/Fredericksburg (google adds about 25 mins to the journey) to warrant the detour?

Thanks,
Jimmy

8 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement