Ever since two of my best friends went on a cross-country road trip (Virginia to California) to drop my friend off for her Teach for America job in Los Angeles last summer, I have loved the idea. Outside of the east coast I have only visited San Francisco and Chicago. Cross-country would be the ideal trip but I would take up any of these smaller trips too!
Blue Ridge Parkway
This would be the easiest route for this Virginia native. The mountains are especially magical in the fall and you can stop along the way for hikes, wineries, and end up at the Biltmore!
California’s Pacific Coast Highway
Going-to-the-Sun Road, Montana
The only road to cross the Glacier National Park, at over 6,500 feet, and going over the Continental Divide. Not only will you witness stunning mountain and glacier views but some interesting wildlife, including mountain goats and bighorn sheep.
Bourbon Trail, Kentucky
Jackson to Yellowstone National Park
Yellowstone National Park is the quintessential American road trip. Our great national park is loaded with beautiful scenery, abundant wildlife, hot springs, lakes, and more.
Sonoma and Napa Valley’s
Any other 90’s kid automatically imagine “The Parent Trap” house when you think Napa Valley? Driving through all that amazing scenery and being able to enjoy a glass of wine or two would be my perfect trip.