Go Back   iRV2 Forums > CAMPING, TRAVEL and TRIP PLANNING > Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports
Click Here to Login
Join iRV2 Today

Mission Statement: Supporting thoughtful exchange of knowledge, values and experience among RV enthusiasts.
  This discussion is proudly sponsored by:
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about their products on iRV2
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 09-23-2011, 03:09 PM   #1
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Anywhere USA
Posts: 34
Cape Cod to Maine

Going from Cape Cod area to Bar Harbor, ME. Any suggestions on taking I-95 or I-495 around Boston. 95 looks shorter but ??? Closer to Boston and maybe more traffic congestion?? Recommendations?
Once in Maine - how is US 1 for a 40' DP with toad?

Hossandjo is offline   Reply With Quote
Join the #1 RV Forum Today - It's Totally Free!

iRV2.com RV Community - Are you about to start a new improvement on your RV or need some help with some maintenance? Do you need advice on what products to buy? Or maybe you can give others some advice? No matter where you fit in you'll find that iRV2 is a great community to join. Best of all it's totally FREE!

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest so you have limited access to our community. Please take the time to register and you will gain a lot of great new features including; the ability to participate in discussions, network with other RV owners, see fewer ads, upload photographs, create an RV blog, send private messages and so much, much more!

Old 09-23-2011, 04:46 PM   #2
Senior Member
ditto's Avatar
Nor'easters Club
Join Date: Feb 2009
Posts: 629
Time of day will make all the difference..10am-3pm rt 3 to I95( aka rt128)will work.. Than 95 north to Maine ...

2018 Entegra Anthem 44A
16 RAM,
BAILEY and BUSTAH,our Boston Terriers!
ditto is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-23-2011, 07:43 PM   #3
Senior Member
Doc Mark's Avatar
Newmar Owners Club
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: Orange Park, FL
Posts: 813
I take my 45' on US1 no problem. Depending on where you are going, I95 may be faster if speed is your aim.

Mark & Sheila Heilman & The 3 Fur-Ball Princesses - Nikko, Mai-Thai & Andy
'07 MADP 4523, 2012 GMC Terrain SLT 2 wd
Blue Ox Alladin Tow Bar, M&G Engineering Dinghy Braking System

Doc Mark is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-23-2011, 08:35 PM   #4
Senior Member
bdaball's Avatar
Nor'easters Club
Workhorse Chassis Owner
Freightliner Owners Club
Join Date: Aug 2003
Location: MAINE, The way Life should be.
Posts: 1,091
Ditto on 95 in Mass. Time of day is critical. Off hours are fine on 95.

US 1 in Maine is fine but slow. Nice easy drive but the Silver haired leaf peepers are out now. They drive slow and stop with no warnings.
My bet would be 95 to Bangor and then down through Ellsworth. Then once on the Island you can unhook the toad and be the one holding up traffic on Rt 1. Just a thought.
Tiffin Allegro Bus, 425 Cummins Freightliner XCR, Camp Freightliner, Acadia Denali, tow-N-4 Down, Blue-OX tow bar, TST Monitors, Seelevel II Monitors, Samsung Res Fridge, Progressive 50A-EMS, No Kids-No Pets, Full Time.
bdaball is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-24-2011, 06:22 AM   #5
Join Date: Jun 2011
Posts: 77
We just came down to Cape Cod from Maine. We started in Bar Harbor and eased down US-1 down to Camden, Rockland and Freeport. We stayed at Blueberry Pond Campground near Freeport and had a great time.
Our run around Boston was on I-95/128 then onto I-93 a short way then Hwy 3 onto the Cape.
We traveled mid-day and traffic was not bad at all.
wmiii is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-01-2011, 05:32 PM   #6
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Anywhere USA
Posts: 34
We used I-95 around Boston with no problem. Took Maine route 3 off 95 to Ellsworth. Mistake! Bad road surface. Right side of the lane is crumbling - bouncing and jarring ride hitting holes and sunken areas.
We're heading for NH next and we'll try US 2 from Bangor and hope it's better.

Hossandjo is offline   Reply With Quote

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Cape Cod spring trip Winnie 2000 Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 6 05-03-2011 06:40 PM
Ocean View RV Resort Cape Cod Funkmoney Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 2 05-03-2011 05:09 AM
maine to cape cod bandmbrown Navigation, Routes & Roads 4 09-29-2010 10:25 AM
Info On Cape Cod Camp Resort and Cabins CARVAL Motorsports Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 1 05-03-2009 01:16 PM
Cape Cod & Boston Any Suggestions iRV4FUN Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 4 07-24-2008 06:48 AM

» Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 10:27 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.