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lpatter Mar 7, 2014 06:42 AM

Hi I'm heading to NMB this summer and I was wondering where do you think has a great happy hour with a view? Also, has anyone driven down rte 301 to avoid the Balt/DC/NVa traffic, if so how was the drive and how much longer was it?

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    Tiger66 RE: lpatter Mar 7, 2014 07:36 AM

    We're back and forth from SC to NYC several times a year. I started taking the 301 alternate a couple of years ago. I think it's quicker, but it really depends on what time you hit the beltway. The stretch from Baltimore to Fredericksburg is crappy from about 3:00 pm until 8:00 pm. 301 has a bunch of strip malls/traffic lights, but it at least moves.

    If you get there late at night (after 8:00) or around midday, I'd stay on 95. Rush hour times, take 301.

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      lpatter RE: Tiger66 Mar 7, 2014 07:41 AM

      Thank you that's very helpful...last time I I took 95 I was in traffic for 3hrs all the way from BWP to Fredericksburgh...I should have been at my hotel by 4 didn't get there until 7. I would like to jump in the HOV lane.

    2. The Chowhound Team RE: lpatter Mar 7, 2014 08:25 AM

      Just a quick request that people focus on the food portion of this question, rather than the driving bit. Thanks!

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        lpatter RE: lpatter Mar 11, 2014 12:52 PM

        Has anyone gone to Joes Bar and Grill in NMB with their Raccoon Deck?

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