United States Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all United States activity »
  1. 1 Charleston+Kiawah+Asheville+?
  2. 2 Jul, Aug or Sept for California trip, which is preferable and why?
  3. 3 Nashville Questions
  4. 4 Avoiding tunnels driving from Atlanta to Philadelphia
  5. 5 Best 2 (or 3) Day Drive Between Phoenix & Palm Springs?
  6. 6 Best stay, park & fly hotel near Boston Logan airport?
  7. 7 How many days to spend in San Francisco, LA & Las vegas?
  8. 8 First Trip to Texas -
  9. 9 Hyatt Regency Boston Harbor - how to get to the city?
  10. 10 Downtown Chicago
  11. 11 Pittsburgh to New York City
  12. 12 Help! Road Trip from Boulder to Oregon 2/2016
  13. 13 Transportation from Lahaina to Kaanapali Westin
  14. 14 8-Hour Napali Fishing Charter with Kids?
  15. 15 Charleston Hotel Question
  16. 16 Grand Circle - need to add 3 nights
  17. 17 New Hampshire
  18. 18 New Orleans on Easter Sunday - parade and church?
  19. 19 Driving to Naples fl
  20. 20 Boston-Philadelphia: drive, fly, Amtrak?
  21. 21 Port Angelas -Vegas
  22. 22 Safe travel route from Medford, Oregon to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  23. 23 Whale Watching in Kauai
  24. 24 Lines for Shakespeare in the park tickets
  25. 25 8 Days in Yellowstone/GTNP
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