4 Reasons a Road Trip Makes The Ideal Vacation

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Taking a road trip can be one of the most rewarding experiences out there.  It’s an opportunity to take time to cherish your passion for travel whether it be a solo trip or with friends.

One of the biggest reasons it’s so satisfying to take a road trip is it’s one of the most freeing ways to travel.  What’s more exciting than hitting the open road and setting out for adventure?

The risks are exciting, and the challenges are exhilarating. You don’t have to worry about racing the clock or worrying about your to-do’s. In fact, you don’t have to worry about anything except getting into an accident.

If you’re starting to warm up to the idea of taking a road trip for your next vacation, here are some more reasons to sway you.


Unlike traveling by train or plane, you don’t have to adhere to strict departure times. You create your own schedule, and you can leave whenever you like.

If you pass through a part of town that you think is particularly beautiful, you can stick around for as long as you’d like.  You don’t have to rush back to your cruise ship or worry about arriving at the gate on time. You are your own captain and create your own schedule!


Although you’ll still have to pay for gas, accommodations, and food, you don’t have to worry about paying hefty airline fees!  If you’re traveling with your family, then you can count on saving even more by driving rather than flying.  By removing the expense of airline tickets, your family can save thousands.

In addition to saving money on flights, you can also eliminate the need to rent a vehicle by driving your own.  Having a car also allows you to stay in hotels which aren’t located in the bustling tourist areas which often have much higher prices than outside of town.

You Can Travel More Often!

Saving so much money on travel by taking a road trip makes it more encouraging to travel more often.  It can be fun to plan your next adventure and look forward to the next time you hit the open road.

Road trips also make for great spur of the moment ideas. Are you feeling antsy? Get your car and go on a wild adventure!

No Luggage Hassle

It’s incredibly frustrating to put your luggage on the scale at the check-in counter only to see that you’ll now be required to pay an extra $50 just for bringing one more pair of shoes than you should.

However, on the road, you can pack whatever luggage you want without having to stand at a carousel or worry about your things getting lost!

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