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This page is to briefly tell my road trip story in photos, for more details go to the youtube channel and the videos are organized by day
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You can find videos from the roadtrip on my YouTube channel and organized in a playlist, click below for the videos.
Day 1 - crossing into New Mexico
Day 1 - stayed the night at City of Rocks State Park, NM
Day 4, I got to meet Johnna who is a writer and had the honor to give her a first ride in a Tesla
Day 5 - John who I only knew through twitter and is from Texas just happened to be in FL at a supercharger as I pulled up, he saw me and sent me a tweet as soon as I parked.
Day 6 - POINT 1 OF 12 POINTS on trip, southernmost point in continental U.S., Key West, FL
Day 7 - I parked at a charger in FL and while walking away this guy said my name, another guy I never met in real life. He knew me from Twitter and my youtube channel, he is from Ohio and just happened to be there at the same time as me.
Day 7 - I met these guys at a supercharger in NC. Maurice is in the middle and Zeb is on the right, Zeb is the president of the "Tesla Owners NC Triangle" for the triangle park area, Raliegh, Durham, Chapel Hill
Day 8 - I met with friends who live on the coast of NC, we had fun taking the Tesla out for launches and getting drone vids.
Day 8 - coastal North Carolina
Day 10 - Cape Hatteras lighthouse, Outer Banks, NC
Day 12- POINT 2 OF 12 POINTS on trip, easternmost point in the U.S., Lubec Maine
Day 12 - POINT 3 OF 12 POINTS, northeasternmost point in continental U.S. - Madawaska, Maine
Day 13 - I met Samuel at a supercharger in Canada, he showed me photos on his phone of a electric tractor conversion he did with Tesla batteries and motor, it was pretty awesome.
Day 15 - Tesla meetup, Ontario Canada. I knew these folks from the Twitter community
Day 17 - I met Haydn with the CBC who did an interview with me, more info in the Day 17 video
Day 17 - I met this guy, Vick at a supercharger
Day 21 - I had met Bryan on Twitter and then got to meet him in real life in Missouri. We didn't get a selfie together so this is the best screenshot I could get from the video
Day 22 - Lisa from the Twitter account @TeslaMidMO
Day 22 - Cawker City, Kansas - old gas pumps
Day 22 - World's largest ball of twine, Cawker City, Kansas
Day 22 - POINT 4 OF 12 - geographic center of the 48 states - Lebanon, Kansas
Day 23 - POINT 5 OF 12, highest elevated road in North America, Mt Evans, Colorado
Day 23 - POINT 5 OF 12, highest elevated road in North America, Mt Evans, Colorado
Day 23 - POINT 5 OF 12, highest elevated road in North America, Mt Evans, Colorado
Day 24 - I got to meet Dan of the I spotted a model 3 group and his family
Day 24 - Dan's daughter does a perfect jump in front of the Teslas
Day 25 - canola field rural South Dakota
Day 25 - Mt Rushmore, South Dakota
Day 25 - POINT 6 OF 12, geographic center of the nations - all 50 states - Belle Fourche, South Dakota
Day 25 - POINT 6 OF 12, geographic center of the nations - all 50 states - Belle Fourche, South Dakota
Day 26, an old farmhouse along the Enchanted Highway of North Dakota
Day 26 - canola field in rural North Dakota
Day 26 - The world's largest metal sculpture along the Enchanted Highway, North Dakota
Day 27 - POINT 7 OF 12 -drove far out in rural North Dakota to find the exact coordinates for the geographic center of North America
Day 27 - POINT 7 OF 12 - the monument for the geographic center of North America is in Rugby, North Dakota
Day 30 - I met Braeden through the @plugshare app. He had just ordered a performance Model 3 online just hours before I arrived. I let him drive mine since he had not driven one before
Day 31 - on the continental divide between Banff and Jasper Parks in Canada
Day 31 - Jasper National Park, Canada
Day 31 - Jasper National Park, Canada
Day 31 - Fireweed, rural Canada
Day 32 - I met Karen in Canada through the @plugshare app, stopped at her home for a charge for a few hours and got a tour around town. Awesome!
Day 32 - it just happened by luck that @EcoHeliGuy from Twitter was in the same town as me while I was passing through 🙂
Day 35 - old gas pump, Northern BC, Canada
Day 35 - entering the Yukon
Day 35 - offroad in rural Yukon Territory, Canada
Day 36 - I met Damen through the @plugshare app and his friend Pierce is on the far right. He also had an electric motorcycle I got to ride which was a lot of fun!
Day 38 - offroad along the Klondike Trail, Yukon Territory, Canada
Day 38 - Dawson City, town of many Yukon tales. It sits along the Yukon River
Day 38 - Dawson City, town of many Yukon tales. It sits along the Yukon River
Day 38 - Dawson City, town of many Yukon tales. It sits along the Yukon River
Day 38 - Dawson City, town of many Yukon tales. It sits along the Yukon River
Day 39 - took Top of The World Highway to most northerly border of the U.S. - Alaska
Day 39 - many miles of muddy roads in Alaska
Day 39 - remote northern Alaska
Day 39 -stopped at Chicken Alaska, I first met Susan in 1998, she owns the restuarant, bar and gift shop there. She has always been kind to me, especially in 1999 when I was solo riding a bicycle from Key West, FL to Alaska.
Day 40 - end of the Alaska Highway marker, Delta Junction, AK
Day 40 - North Pole, Alaska
Day 40 - at Santa Claus House, North Pole, Alaska
Day 42 - the Alaska Pipeline
Day 42 - crossing over into the arctic circle, Alaska
Day 42 - made it to Coldfoot Camp in the arctic with 0% battery charge left! barely rolled in with a few remaining electrons
Day 43 - next morning had access to the shop and we modified the charge adapter and a welding plug to get a faster charge
Day 44 - driving int the Brooks Range in the Alaskan arctic region
Day 44 - driving int the Brooks Range in the Alaskan arctic region
Day 44 - driving int the Brooks Range in the Alaskan arctic region
Day 44 - at top or Atigun Pass, Brooks Range northern Alaska
Day 44 - POINT 8 OF 12, did not continue past Atigun Pass, Brooks Range northern Alaska. Was not sure there was enough range to continue to Deadhorse, I truned around just north of this point.
Day 44 - the arctic tundra in the summer
Day 44 - North of Atigun Pass and headed back south through the pass again
Day 44 - Brooks Range, Alaska
Day 44 - headed south from the Brooks Range
Day 44 - near Finger Mountain in the arctic
Day 44 - near Finger Mountain in the arctic
Day 44 - Alaska Oil Pipeline
Day 44 - Alaska oil pipeline
Day 44 - Alaska Oil Pipeline
Day 44 - ended day at Yukon River Camp and hung out with these folks who work on the oil pipeline
Day 45 - There are a lot of touring cyclists and most are from other countries like this couple from Spain who are coming back down from cycling up to Prudhoe Bay.
Day 45 - the mud was hard and caked on thick, they use a chemical on the roads for dust control and it makes it very hard and difficult to get off the car, day 45 video shows me trying to wash it off
Day 46 - Alaska oil pipeline crossing a river
Day 48 - back to Whitehorse and charging at the Yukon Transportation Museum
Day 50 - I got to meet Janna the director of the Yukon Transportation Museum, well worth watching Day 50 video
Day 50 - getting selfies with float planes
Day 50 - getting selfies with float planes
Day 50 - I can fly!
Day 50 - early hybrid with regen braking! at The Yukon Transportation Museum, excellent story in the Day 50 video
Day 52 - off road with mountains that separate Canada from Southeast Alaska in background, Northern BC - Cassier hwy
Day 52 - selfie with glacier, near Stewart, BC, Canada on way to Hyder, Alaska
Day 52 - going slow up an old mining road outside Hyder, Alaska
Day 52 - high above a glacier
Day 52 - high above a glacier
Day 52 - high above a glacier
Day 53 - leaving Stewart, BC, stopped for another photo and the color looked different due to different light.
Day 54 - World's largest fly fishing pole, Houston, BC, Canada
Day 55 - Kamloops BC, met these folks at the supercharger, we are now connected on Twitter and facebook.
Day 55 - I met @teslainvernon twitter use while stopping in Vancouver, BC, Canada. I was super tired if you can't tell from my photo.
Day 56 - I got to meet @jennerator (Jenn) from Twitter and hung out at a coffee shop and went for a ride around town.
Day 57 - POINT 9 of 12, Northwesternmost town in continental U.S., Neah Bay, Washington
Day 57 - POINT 9 of 12, Northwesternmost point at Cape Flattery of Neah Bay, Washington
Day 58 - Covered bridge, rural Oregon
Day 58 - I met up with my old friend Pat and took him for a ride in my car. At this time I had known Pat for 16 years!
Day 59 - POINT 10 of 12 - Westernmost incorporated place in the 48 contiguous states - Port Orford, Oregon
Day 59 - sunset at Arizona Beach, Oregon coast
Day 59 - sunset at Arizona Beach, Oregon coast
Day 59 - being chased by a dinosaur, HWY 101, Oregon Coast
Day 60 - Northern California Redwoods
Day 60 - Shrine drive through tree at Northern California Redwoods
Day 60 - I met Tony who owns "The Bandit" creator of the front license mount for the Tesla Model 3. I have had so much sun and getting pretty dark by this time.
Day 61 meetup with Tesla Owners of Silicon Valey
Day 61 - at Twin Peaks looking over San Francisco
Day 61 - Golden Gate Bridge
Day 61 - dinner with Elon Musk and friends from SF and bay area
Day 62 - no selfie photo available so this is a screenshot form the video with James who works with Eli Burton on My Tesla Adventure
Day 62 - charging in Mohave, California
Day 63 - Death Valley
Day 63 - Death Valley with old transportation technology
Day 63 - Death Valley
Day 63 - Death Valley, it was very hot!
Day 63 - POINT 11 OF 12, lowest elevated road in North America, 278.9 feet below sea level, Badwater, Death Valley
Day 63 - Death Valley but looking like Mars. very slow and careful driving to get into this spot!
Day 63 - Death Valley
Day 63 - Death Valley
Day 63 - Dante's View, Death Valley
Day 64 - visiting the hyperloop at SpaceX
Day 64 - at Unplugged Performance, 3 model 3's with the Ascension Front Fascia
Selfie with Ben, owner of Unplugged Performance and the giant Shaq shoe in the top corner
Day 65 - at SpaceX
Day 65 - Tesla meet up with Orange County Tesla Owners group
Day 65 - Tesla meet up with Orange County Tesla Owners group
Day 66 - POINT 12 OF 12! Southwesternmost I could drive to, San Diego
Day 66 - Late evening meetup with some of the San Diego Tesla owners
Day 67 - I made it back to Tucson, Arizona! 18857 miles later!


 

Below are some photos that have been enhanced, a few by Megan Gale Adams, @megangale on Twitter, and some by myself
These have been enhanced to add more drama to the photos