This article is a summary of a YouTube video "Tesla Model Y - Coast to Coast Camp Mode Road Trip 6,250 Miles Part 1" by Bearded Tesla Guy

Epic Coast to Coast Trip Vlog

TLDRJoin me on my second Coast to Coast trip from Orlando to California, featuring the Tesla Takeover in San Luis Obispo. Follow my journey as I camp in the car, make charging stops, and discover the challenges and highlights of road tripping.

Key insights

🚘Embark on an epic journey from Orlando to California in a Tesla.

🏕️Experience the unique adventure of camping in the car during a coast-to-coast trip.

Navigate the challenges of finding and using charging stations along the way.

🛣️Discover the scenic beauty of the coast as you drive from San Francisco to Los Angeles.

🎉Attend the Tesla Takeover event in San Luis Obispo and join the electric vehicle community.


How long does it take to drive from Orlando to California?

The journey typically takes several days, depending on your driving pace and the number of stops you make. It can last anywhere from 3 to 7 days.

Is it safe to camp in a car during a road trip?

Camping in a car can be safe if you take necessary precautions. Ensure proper ventilation, pack essential camping gear, and choose safe and designated camping spots.

Are there enough charging stations for electric vehicles along the way?

Yes, there are numerous charging stations available for electric vehicles along major highways and popular road trip routes. With proper planning, you can easily find charging stations and manage your journey.

What are the advantages of driving a Tesla on a long road trip?

Tesla electric vehicles offer long-range capabilities, access to Tesla Supercharger network, and Autopilot features that make road trips convenient and enjoyable. Additionally, Tesla's community events, like the Tesla Takeover, provide opportunities to connect with other Tesla owners.

What are some tips for a successful coast-to-coast road trip?

Plan your route and charging stops in advance, pack essential supplies like food and camping gear, stay alert and adhere to safe driving practices, and take breaks to rest and explore scenic spots along the way.

Timestamped Summary

00:00Embarking on the second Coast to Coast trip from Orlando to California.

03:00Overview of the car setup and preparations for the trip.

05:00First charging stop in Florida and plans for the day.

10:00Dealing with unexpected weather challenges on the road.

15:00Reaching the next charging station and enjoying food at Bucky's.

20:00Navigation to subsequent charging stops, managing consumption, and arrival in Covington, Louisiana.