Any time you are travelling on a long weekend roads will be crazy. Sustainable PF and I try to strategically time our travel time so that we are not travelling when everyone else is because idling in traffic is just not our idea of fun and tends to suck the fun out of the wonderful weekend you have just had. Of course idling in traffic is not good for the environment either or for your lungs if you have the windows rolled down. It won’t help you save gas or improve gas mileage either. Leaving later at night or first thing in the morning on either end of the holiday weekend is usually a good idea if you want to avoid the crowds and use the cruise. Of course if everyone starts doing this, this tip will have to be revised.
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