Chevrolet Drive Green Challenge: Week in a Tahoe Hybrid to Quench My Thirst for Florida Knowledge

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A Week in a Chevrolet Tahoe Hybrid Would Quench My Thirst for More Florida Knowledge

A Week in a Chevrolet Tahoe Hybrid Would Quench My Thirst for More Florida Knowledge

What if someone gave you a groovy hybrid vehicle for your personal use for a week, where would you go? What would you do? Over the weekend at SheCon, I met up with members of the DrivingtheSoutheast.com team and took a look at the Chevrolet Tahoe Hybrid.

Suh-weet! Looks like a comfortable ride with loads of space and great fuel efficiency, a road tripper’s best friend! Seeing it in person got me thinking, where would I want it to take me? Well, Chevrolet is running a contest for bloggers who attended SheCon and asked, “What would you do if you had a Chevrolet Tahoe Hybrid for a week?” The winner will have the opportunity to drive the vehicle for a week.

Hmm. I wasn’t sure if this was a trick question. Are they asking if I would do 50 cartwheels down the beach if I’m selected or are they asking what would I actually do if I won the week?

For a few years I’ve kicked around the idea of attending a different Florida festival each weekend and running a blog. Since I need a job to support my travel habit and knowing I have to work some weekends, something like this isn’t feasible right now.

Instead, if I had access to a Chevrolet Tahoe Hybrid for a week I’d quench my thirst for Florida knowledge by learning something new each day. This could be learning how to be a mermaid in Weeki Wachee, or maybe learning what it takes at the Astronaut Training Experience at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, or swing from a trapeze in Venice, or learn how to properly toss mullet during a mullet festival, or, well… the or’s could continue but you’ll have to use your imagination.

I love learning about new things and how things work. Having access to a Tahoe Hybrid for a week would allow me to carry as much as I need (maybe sleep in it), be efficient on fuel (and budget) and give my road tripping car (also a hybrid) a rest. And what about Chevrolet? Oh, they’d be mentioned on a daily basis and included in Tweets, Facebook posts, YouTube videos, Flickr images and blog posts. C’mon Chevrolet, we could have a good thing going. 🙂

While I was down in Everglades National Park today, I shot this video with what I would do with a Chevrolet Tahoe Hybrid for a week. Wish me luck!

Author: Solo Travel Girl

Originally from Buffalo, N.Y., a hiking trail led Jennifer Huber, aka: Solo Travel Girl, to a career path in tourism. She has worked in the tourism industry for more than 20 years including 10 years with a park management company in Yellowstone, Death Valley and Everglades National Park. She currently lives in Southwest Florida, and maintains this travel blog with the goal of inspiring others to travel alone, not lonely.

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3 Comments

  1. Congrats on winning the Drive Green Challenge! I heart the Everglades.

  2. Thanks, Holly! Everglades are special to me 🙂

  3. The new upcoming 2012 Chevy Tahoe Hybrid is absolutely one of the latest sensations in the present market. With its powerful, 6.0-liter V-8 engine, spacious and comfortable interior cabin, it is expected to become a big hit for Chevy motors in the next year.

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