Want to satisfy that wanderlust soul in you! Then there is nothing more adventurous than taking a road trip in the US. There is nothing more American than doing a road trip in the US and one of the coolest things one can ever do. Nice music, a cool car with few of your friends can be a perfect weekend getaway. There are so many hidden places you can explore when on a road trip.
There are a vast number of options you can explore when planning to go on one-
Route 66- America’s Mother Road
This American classic road trip can be done in 2 weeks and could be extended to a month depending on the sites one plans to visit. This historic Route 66 is legendary in many ways and spans across 3 time zones and 8 states. It stretches from Santa Monica Pier in California to Chicago, Illinois. There are countless attractions when traversing the roads through the route such as Cadillac Ranch in Texas and the giant sculpture of Abe Lincoln, America’s oldest church, St. Joseph’s. You can find plenty of classic diners on your way. Don’t skip Route 66 if you want to have the experience of an ultimate US road trip.
Great River Road
What would be better than having an amazing riverside view when going on a road trip! An amazing combination indeed! This American road trip is popular due to the fact that it goes inflow along with the mighty Mississippi River. It marks its beginning from the state of Minnesota and ends in Louisiana. It traverses along 10 states en route which you can see New Orleans and enjoy po’boy sandwich and jazz, Memphis, and St. Louis. One gets to explore lesser-known destinations of the country when touring along the Great River road. There are various options if you looking to have a great night like a nice eve in the river towns of Greenville and Rosedale. A must trip for nature lovers!
Pacific Coast Highway
California is probably the best place to go on a road trip in the US; this is one of the short road trips you can ever find. Key attractions you can find when driving along California’s longest highway include San Luis Obispo, Monterey, and the Golden Gate Bridge in San Fran, Malibu, and the Mendocino Headlands. If wine tasting is your thing, you can make Solvang which is often referred to as California’s ‘Little Denmark’ as one of your stop points.
This 150-mile drive which starts from Miami going through Florida keys is for the people who are planning to go on a mini road trip. This iconic Route 1 often called Overseas Highway crosses 42 bridges with the Seven-mile Bridge being one of them. This ultimate four-hour drive links up Florida’s two top beach locations. Key Largo’s Dolphin Research Center, Pennekamp Coral Reef Park are some of the places you will see when on the drive. There are some amazing food joints on the way where you can definitely enjoy many delicious foods like key lime pie and Fried conch. One can also expect spectacular views along the road.
Hana Coastline, Hawaii
What could be better than having a road trip when visiting the island of Hawaii! This 59-mile highway around Maui is between Kahului and Hana. The place is host to various awestruck views of oceans, jungles, and waterfalls. Some stops which you may include can be the Pipiwai Trail, Hana Lava Tube, ‘Ohe’o Gulch, Waimoku Falls at Haleakala National Park. Again one of the mini road trips!
As often it is said to enjoy the journey rather than the desire to reach the destination. So you definitely need to experience it through a road trip.
“Nothing behind me, everything ahead of me, as is ever so on the road”