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The Best Destinations For Road Trips In America

Travelers Today       By    Czarina Ara Lasco

Updated: Jan 07, 2017 05:18 AM EST

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Films from the 70's where mostly inspired by the countryside, with the actors riding an open 4x4 ranger, drive along the endless straight roads while singing their throats out of their favourite music with hands raised up high, drink cola on pit stops, and halt at the fascinating roadside destinations. Who says the goodness of travel always have to be on planes and jets and helicopters?

America is blessed with so many wonderful places perfect for a sunny day road trip. This 2017, check out this list which will give you a taste of a legit American road trip which may soon be your own road trip, too.

Want to discover Utah? Scenic Byway 12 will give you exactly what you ask for. With the collection of red rock formations, your trip will surely be worth the time and the gasoline and the messy hair. You will also reach the Bryce Canyon National Park that is perfect for camping and hiking with its amazing trails.

There is also the Kodachrome Basin State Park, the Grosvenor Arch, and the Escalante Petrified Forest where you will find the exhibits of the preserved bones of actual dinosaurs. You can also have a pit stop to the Kiva Koffeehouse and go straight ahead to the Calf Creek.

Route 66 is the highway that connects Illinois with California making it one of the most legendary American road trips. According to According to the Huffington Post, Route 66 is also known to be a classic in the history of America when it comes to literature, song and history.

From Illinois, you can begin your road trip by heading towards the Cozy Dog Drive In in Springfield for the famous hotdogs on stick. Then you can go straight ahead to the Gateway Arch and the Missouri Botanical Garden where you and your travel buddies can take your best snaps and selfies. There is also the Meramec Caverns where you have actually experience a legit cave tour. By the end of your road trip, you will see the renowned Wignam Motel in Rialto, California.

If you want to savor the breeze of the Pacific Ocean and the breath-taking beaches and coasts, the Pacific Coast Highway is the one perfect for your road trip. In this trip, you will be able to see the Hearst Castle, home of William Randolph Hearst. You can also have a perfect sight of the 270-degree panoramic vision of the Pacific Ocean while satisfying your tummy with a delicious lunch at the Nepenthe, then relax and end you day to the Pfeiffer Beach that is known for its purple sand.

You can also go to Point Lobos State Natural Reserve, to Mission San Carlos de Borromeo de Carmelo and to the Carmel-by-the-Sea for some sort of shopping.

There is also the Golden Gate Bridge and the Muir Woods where you can also have a taste of the Alcatraz. Your road trip will end in the stunning cities of Mendocino, California.

According to The National Student, there are many other highways in America perfect for a group road trips such as The Great 48, The Hāna Highway in Hawaii, the Pan-American Highway, and many more US highways. With these wide varieties to choose from, take the chance to experience the ultimate road trip adventure of your life now!

See Now: The U.S. had the highest number of Most Wanted properties, dominating the Hotels.com Loved By Guests Awards 2018

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