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post May 23 2010, 09:10 AM
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Im interested in hearing what people think is the best/most scenic road fraom San Diego to Phoenix.

Currently Im thinking of five possible routes which are (from the most southern one)
Highways 8, 78, 10, 40(route 66).

The thing is that we will be on a road trip and would like too see as much as possibly while travelling across the lands. Since we would like to visit SD Wild animal park route 78 seemed like a natural choice, but know Im not so sure anymore since most guides says imperial valley/Salton Sea is immersed in intense heat during the time we will be there (September) so I could use some advice on what route to pick.

thanx in advance.
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post May 31 2010, 06:33 PM
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78 will probably be fine.

We used to go from San Diego to Phoenix in, hmmm, about 6-7 hrs I think when we lived in San Diego. I honestly don't remember the route we took. I think we went through Anza-Borrego if that helps. But I probably didn't like any of the routes since I don't like the desert, lol. I'm sure 3 days would be fine. Make sure you map out your overnight stops.

If I were you, I'd get a case of water to take, just in case you get stuck in the middle of nowhere...people have died (I remember a report last summer) from not having enough water with them when their car broke down.

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