Couch Surfing Across the Country


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Road trips! They’re great to take at literally any time of the year. Want to escape the winter tundra that New York City has become (can you believe it snowed again!?!)? Road trip. Want to go visit a bunch of friends scattered across the country in an extended trip? That’s literally the definition of a road trip!

But where ever will you sleep? Where will you put your feet up and relax? Well, how about on some of these couches I found! You’ll have to buy the couch and find somewhere to put it because I don’t think the seller actually wants a stranger sleeping in their house but you get the idea.

Starting off in Boston, MA


Catch a game at Fenway Park and grab a good nights sleep on this antique wicker sofa. It’s been in the same family since the early 1900’s when it was originally purchased at Paine Furniture Company. For it’s 100+ year age it’s in solid shape with a few minor blemishes.

Antique Wicker Sofa from Jean, $650

Next Stop New York, NY


Whether you spend your day touring Central Park or exploring what New York’s many other neighborhoods have to offer, you’re going to need a place to put your feet up after all that walking. You can crash on this Ligne Roset Nomade-Express sofa bed. The mattress-style buttoned cushions recall the charming style of the 1930’s. Plus, it’s the perfect size for a few good nights of sleep before you make your next move.

Ligne Roset Nomade-Express Sofa Bed from Ann, $1,600

Headed to Washington, DC


That 4 hour drive went by pretty quickly, huh? You’re in our Great Nations capital, there is so much history to see. Take in the beauty of the Lincoln Memorial or wave to Mr. and Mrs. President from the gates outside the White House. I’m sure they’ll wave back!

Beggars can’t be choosers, so luckily your friends only have the most comfortable couches. This grey leather couch by Ashley is in excellent condition. It’s only 6 months old and feels like new. It’ll show when you’re snoozing away throughout the night.

Grey Leather Couch by Ashley from Aron Schultz, $2,500

Seeing Sites on the Way to Chicago, IL


So, that second trip was three times as long. What’s 12 hours in the car guys? Did you get to see all the marvelous sites of Pennsylvania, Ohio and Indiana? Well, now you’re in Chicago and you can bask in the glorious music scene. Catch some local shows at The Fireside Bowl, at least that’s what I would do. There’s so much to do in Chicago though. Have you ever seen Ferris Bueller’s Day Off? Just do that.

Before exploring Chicago, you might need a good nights sleep or at least a quick nap. Being in a car for 12 hours can be exhausting. This sturdy sofa was built just for that. It’s long enough to sprawl out on and catch a few zzz’s.

Black and White Polka Dot Sofa from Anthony, $550

The Long Road to San Francisco, CA


You’ve got a lengthy trip ahead of you. So many sites to see, from the Henry Doorly Zoo in Omaha, NE to the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, UT, you’ve seen a lot. But most of all, you’re tired.

This Chaise sectional sofa looks like it might be the most comfortable couch on this trip. Not a whole lot of information from the seller but from the image alone it looks like something you’d fall asleep on immediately, which is just what you’ll need at this point in the trip.

Chaise Sectional Sofa from Christian Schlensker, $200

Last Stop Los Angeles, CA


The road trip is finally coming to a close. You lazily explore LA and all it’s attractions during the day and then go out for one final night on the town. You can now rest. All that’s left to do is fly back home. Put on a movie and fall fast asleep in this huge comfy sofa. You’ve earned it. You road tripped hard and now you’ve got a life time of memories to show for it.

Huge Comfy Couch from Paige Geffen, $300

Where would you stop on a road trip? What sites would you just have to see? What kind of sofa would you like to stay the night on? Let us know in the comments below.


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