Originally Posted by charlie_kay
I just got the 770 for our month long trip around the country and so far it's working out good. It chooses some longer routes sometimes which is weird, but we just adjust it if we see a faster route. I didn't do much research, just saw it and liked it so yeah, I'm happy with it. The smartphone link is a nice option.
Did you go into settings? You may or may not know that you can tell your Garmin to use the shortest route, etc.