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Phoenix to Tacoma solo driving trip

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Phoenix to Tacoma solo driving trip

Hi, first post here so be gentle.

I am trying to plan a solo driving trip July 1st from Phoenix to Tacoma. Google maps gives me 3 different routes to choose from and I'm not sure which one is the safest and has the best cell coverage?

The default route is via US 95 n. I've done some research and it seems to be very remote with little to no services.

Route 2 is i5 N through California. I imagine this has the best service, but what about traffic?

Route 3 is i84 which seems a little out of the way, and I'm not sure about cell or other services/hotels?

Any help would be very much appreciated!


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1. Re: Phoenix to Tacoma solo driving trip

17 to 89 to 15 to 84 will be fine for the most part. Some issues on 89 with cell coverzge. You wouldstop around beaver, ut and then Round boise.

Going to kingman to barstow then 58 to bakersfield then 99 up then then 5. 99 goes through cities. 5 doesnt.

Night at bakersfield and medford.

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