The Great American History Tour: Miscellanea

by Derrick G. Jeter

Since we’ve been back from our trip many have asked how many miles we drove, how many states we pass through, and similar questions. So for those interested in such miscellaneous information, here’s the list.

 

Miles traveled:

Approximately 4,700

 

Days away from home:

19

 

Number of states:

21 (some twice)

 

 

Texas

Pennsylvania

 

Arkansas

Delaware

 

Tennessee

Maryland

 

Kentucky

Washington D.C.

 

Ohio

Virginia

 

Pennsylvania

North Carolina

 

New York

South Carolina

 

Massachusetts

Georgia

 

Rhode Island

Alabama

 

Connecticut

Mississippi

 

New York

Louisiana

 

New Jersey

Texas

Number of license plates seen:

45 (and two Canadian provinces)

License plates we didn’t see:

Alaska, Hawaii, Montana, Nevada, and Wyoming

Number of movies watched:

Approximately 20

 

Number of pictures taken:

503

 

Number of hours of video:

2–3

 

Number of hotel rooms

7

 

Dollars in gas:

Enough to buy another Rolls Royce for a rich oil sheik.

Number of burgers eaten:

Don’t ask! It makes me sick just thinking about it.

Number of souvenirs:

I lost count.

 

Dollars in fun and memories:

Priceless!

 

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