If you haven’t gone through the American rite of passage and taken the romantic American road trip, you are missing a lot. The exciting feeling of throwing all caution to the wind and jumping into a car (a premium Audi A4 convertible of course) and hitting the road with a vacationer bag and fantastic company cannot be overstated. This is a rite of passage that has topped bucket list since time immemorial. The allure of places far-flung, located in far corners of the world is compelling, but America remains one of the exciting places on earth with hidden treasures.
Looking to start your road trip already? Check out the following locations especially those located closest to you. These locations provide camping and sightseeing at low cost and be rest assured that the glitz, sounds of the American roads is here to excite you and your family without boring a hole in your pocket.
1 The Columbian River highway
The Columbian river highway is located in Oregon, it is a 74-mile trip located just outside Portland. This trip will promise to deliver beautiful waterfalls, mountains, waters as well as bridges as you drive along the Columbian River Gorge. The road trip from Portland to the hood river is an estimated 45miles journey which you can complete in a day, you could divide the journey and extend it to the next day by camping or lodging.
2 Mount Washington Auto road
Mount Washington Auto Road is located in New Hampshire, it is a lovely place you should visit if you have the nerves. The journey to the peak of Mount Washington is seven-mile by road, the mountain is characterized by highly unstable weather conditions, and mind-blowing cloud patterns adorning the skyline. When there is a clear weather, to enter through this road you have to make payment of about $28, so ensure you are boxed up. No overnight stay, the trip has to be completed in a day.
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3 U.S Route 1
U.S Route 1 in Florida is another adventurous trip you should consider. It stretches from Maine to the Florida Keys. It is a long road trip of 545 miles which can be divided into a two or three days trip. Prepare to enjoy the beautiful coastline view, and an actual trip over the ocean as you head over to the keys.
4 Pacific coast highway
Pacific coast highway 1 in California is only 24miles long and can be easily completed in a day. You can go whale watching, and see some sea lions between Monterey and Big Sur.
5 Arkansas Highway 7 Scenic Byway
Arkansas is beautiful, the scenic byway is 290 miles by road through the stretch of highway 7. It takes two days to complete and it offers rolling hills, hardwood forests, pines and some friendly small towns.
Road trips are not just for people with deep pockets, with numerous rental companies in the USA you can explore the vast American topography and geography with friends and families at cost-effective prices, customer-oriented operations and more importantly you can rent any car of your choice.