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Old 06-02-2014, 10:26 AM   #1
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Duluth to Great Falls and Sweetgrass border station

We are travel across the Michigan UP through Duluth to the Sweetwater, MT crossing into Canada. Considering RT 2 all the way, if not going to take I-94 from Fargo. Any thoughts?
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US2 is a more scenic route. I've done both and US2 is the best route with more see and do. First time I did that I was driving a 35ft Freightliner truck pulling a 30ft construction trailer and we had no problems navigating that end of the highway.
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We ran hiway 2 last summer from St Ignace to Seattle with one minor detour in Washington. Great drive. Take your time and enjoy.
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Old 06-03-2014, 06:14 PM   #4
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If your planning to go to Alaska, I would reconsider that route.......once you make the turn from Hanies Junction going north, all hell brakes loose........resurfacing and a couple of long stops for the pilot car.
Sad part is I have to go back that same route to get to Lethbridge to meet up with friends.
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Avoid western North Dakota on US 2 due to severe congestion around the Bakken oil fields. You have been forewarned.
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Second that, avoid the Bakken oil field around Williston North Dakota. Thousands of water tanker trucks going as fast as they can on roads that are beat to death.
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We are currently in Medora, ND going to the pitchfork fondue and musical tomorrow night! Took Route 2 out of Duluth, then 200/34/10 to Moorehead, MN where we stayed at Buffalo River state park, then I-94 to Medora.

Will most likely jump up to route 2 via 200s/13 over to Sweetgrass. Off the interstates are so much nicer.
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