dashboard-camera footage of stretches of roadway, sped up via timelapse, often with annotations. For example, you can zoom through Zion Canyon
or zig-zag down the Swiss Alps
. Travel 250 miles from Beverly Hills to Las Vegas in 28 minutes.
Or, Norwalk OH to Williamsburg VA: 550 miles in 17.5 minutes, approximately 1885 mph.
Take a tour of Minneapolis surface roads
or winding New England state highways.
Or, tilt at windmills along the coast of the Strait of Gibraltar.
⚠MOTORIST WARNING: ANNOYING SOUNDTRACKS NEXT 10 MILES — PREPARE TO MUTE SOUND.
More roadtrips, condensed:
covers most of the Western and Mountain timezones, but also manages to capture a few other places. • I-80 East from Truckee to the CA/NV border, thrugh the Truckee River Canyon
• I-95 N from Warwick, RI to Attleboro, MA
• I-15 N in AZ, through the Virgin River Gorge
does Milwaukee to Philly in an hour plus change.
⛽ New Blue Productions
drives through Cebu, Philippines
captures the Midwest. • I-80 W through the Quad Cities of Illinois and Iowa,
• US-20 E, the Rockford Bypass
More of the Desert West. Here’s I-515 S, the Great Basin Highway.
covers a lot of the Eastern US. • NJ Turnpike at dusk
• The Big Dig in Boston: Ted Williams Tunnel at the Eastern Terminus of I-90,
and Route 1 from Peabody (where I learned how to drive)
, across the Tobin and Zakim bridges and into the South Station Tunnel.
• US-302 from Littleton, NH to Wells River, VT.
⛽ Texas Freeways
doesn’t just cover Texas, but a variety of other places • I-70 in Colorado through the Glenwood Canyon
• State Highway 130 towards Austin,
where you can travel 85MPH • Mt. Evans Road in Colorado, the highest paved road in the US
covers lots of road. • Crossing the Sault Ste. Marie bridge from Michigan into Canada
• Downtown Seattle on I-90
covers a lot of the West, including this drive up US-34, Trail Ridge Road in Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado
• I-10 E driving by Joshua Tree,
an elevation gain of 1700+ feet. • US-50 from Carson City, NV, to Lake Tahoe
covers the upper midwest, including , and into a storm on US-12
• I-70 E into Saint Louis, skirting the Gateway Arch.
(also features a cool zoom-in intro from Google Earth.) •
has a lot of Northwestern and Central Europe taken care of. • The N12, Morlaix, France
• Documenting road downgrading in the Netherlands
• The R6 ending in Prague, Czech Rep.
• On Autobahn 71 through various mountain tunnels in the Thuringen Forest, Germany
likes the night tours: Miami and South Beach
• NYC and Times Square
. . . and the daytime, too: Cambridge and Downtown Boston, MA
• I-40, the Research Triangle in Durham, NC
has Spain covered. • The N-340 around the coast of the Strait of Gibraltar
• Through Downtown Cadiz
• Through Toledo Province
does what it says on the tin.
lives up to their moniker, plus they offer a “How To Drivelapse" page.
⛽ Alaska to South Carolina!
⛽ Calais docks to Dordogne, France
⛽ User bmbsage does a drivelapse from Detroit to the Don Valley Parkway in Toronto
, just so he can get some good Trinidadian food.
⛽ Pacific Coast Highway
covers a lot of Big Sky Country
⛽ Party of the Third Part
takes the 101 South out of San Francisco at dawn
, featuring a cool little dashboard and ok music once the narrator stops talking.
⛽ Hippies driving through backroads of Hawaii
⛽ Kootnenay National Park, British Columbia, CAN
⛽ ...And Norway by motorcycle.
Anyway, you get the idea. Do a youtube search for "drivelapse" + "[placename]", strap in, and go for a ride.