Road trip is fun and exciting. It takes you to different places. As the saying goes, it is not really about the destination, but the journey. If you have this mindset, you would love doing a road trip. You don’t necessarily need a destination because your goal is to enjoy the experiences along the way.
Try doing this without a clear plan. Just hit the road and see what you can do along the way. Look for wonderful stops where you can take amazing photos or know the locals. In the US, there are tons of road trip routes that are worth taking. Here are some of the best choices.
This trip begins in Lake Michigan all the way to LA. It takes around two weeks to get there, but you will have a lot of wonderful stops along the way. You can see the Cadillac Ranch in Texas, the largest rocking chair in the world at Fanning, Missouri and St Joseph’s, the oldest church in the US found in New Mexico. There are a lot in store for you if you take this route.
The Great River Road
This north to south route lets you travel through 10 states and have the journey of a lifetime. Along the way, you will find tons of wildlife resorts. Small river towns with unique cultures like Rosedale can also be found. In the end, you will arrive at Louisiana where you can just sit by a bar and listen to the sound of jazz.
The Loneliest Road in America
The US-50 runs from east to west beginning at Ocean City, Maryland and ends at Sacramento, California. It passes through 12 states. This route is famous for its stretch throughout Nevada. You will drive through miles of mountains and desert. Hence, it is infamous for being the loneliest road in the country. It is a lonely road but a fun journey. The views include Nevada Beach and the Great Basin National Park.
This road trip is just within Texas, but considering how vast the state is, this can take you a while. Starting from Austin, this trip ends in Bandera. You will find the Enchanted Rock State Natural Area where the pink rock can be found. You may even head out for a tube trip at the Guadalupe River.
These routes will let you see the best US has to offer. Yes, there are a lot of regional flights available these days that will take you from Point A to Point B in just a matter of minutes. However, when you are up there, you won’t really see anything. On the other hand, if you take the road, you will have an amazing experience.
Just pack your bags, brings lots of food, grab your wallet with cash and cards, and make sure your vehicle is in perfect condition. You may also research what you can find along the way. There could be some fun activities worth experiencing while driving.
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