The Dallas Trip — Part 1 — Tampa to Tallahassee

In October of 2016, we embarked on our first major road trip since the start of Take The Highway.

We visited some friends in Dallas and had planned to do so since the summer.  Do we fly there?  Drive there?  Take Amtrak there?

We crunched numbers and decided driving was the way to go.  We rented a vehicle, which I will review later in the article.

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The George Wallace Tunnel

Not long after entering Alabama on Interstate 10 is the City of Mobile, a port city of almost 200,000.  Right after mile marker 35 is a long bridge crossing Mobile Bay.  Signs warn trucks carrying potential hazardous material to exit at Government Street, then take the Cochrane-Africatown Bridge three miles upstream.

Also a good idea in the event of an accident in the tunnel.

Otherwise, the tunnel awaits…

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