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Elevation from Los Angeles to New York City

Elevation (ft)02,2004,4006,6008,80011,000
Grade %-5-4-3-2-101234
Max elevation: 10812 ft / 3296 m
Min elevation: 47 ft / 14 m
Elevation change: 10765 ft / 3281 m
Max grade: 3.9%
Min grade: -4.6%
Steepness score: 48 + 463 + 2349 + 90 = 2951
Distance: 2799.71 mi / 4505.7 km
Travel Time: 41 hours 4 mins

  Difficulty% Grade
Very Difficult>20%
It looks like one possible route that might be flatter would be to go through Fredericksburg (Texas), but make sure you double check everything if you're planning a road trip. Elevation data comes from different sources and may not reflect true driving conditions, so talk to other RVers if you're concerned about steep grades.

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If you're planning to drive in the winter and you want to avoid snow, check the road conditions from Los Angeles to New York City. You can also view a 3-D map of Los Angeles elevation or New York City elevation.

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