We got a late start today. Had to take care of some business paperwork, and then a couple of local errands to the Post Office and the Bank. Driving around downtown Baltimore during rush hour was not fun. Not to mention there is no place to park for 5 minutes. Fortunately we were able to depart with a full tank of electrons, since our hotel has several free charging stations in their parking garage.

We’re finally on the road at about 10:30am, heading to Akron, OH (about 360 miles). Our first Supercharger stop was Hagerstown Outlet Mall in Hagerstown, MD. The drive to Hagerstown was beautiful, with rolling hills and some mountains.

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Hagerstown Premium Outlets was a nice place to stop, but we didn’t stay longer than 15 minutes. Just enough time to chat with a nice couple who was curious about electric vehicles.

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Before long, we were in western Maryland entering Pennsylvania. Lots of hills, curves, and also a mountain tunnel.

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Next, we stopped for 25 minutes at a Supercharger station in Somerset, PA, in a Wendy’s parking lot. There were three other Tesla’s charging.  We met one of the Model S families.  They were taking their daughter to college (from Virginia to Ohio).

Somerset_Supercharger

Our final supercharger stop was in Cranberry, PA, at a Marriott Residence Inn. We were there for about 20 minutes. The front desk manager was very nice and offered us free coffee and some comfy lounge chairs to relax.

Around 6pm we arrived in Akron, OH and had dinner at Papa Joe’s, which conveniently had two Tesla chargers in their parking lot. Yummy Italian meal. We’re looking forward to arriving in Chicago tomorrow.

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