There is just nothing like a good old great American road trip. If you have a true sense of adventure there is truly no other way to see this magnificent country thank by packing your bags, filling the gas tank and hitting the road.
Yes, holidaying in the Caribbean
or Bali and other exotic places is good, but this country is so vast, with so much to see, you can have many similar experiences without leaving the shores of the US. So, let’s plan the ultimate road trip to ensure we get as wide an experience as possible.
There is so much to choose from the natural swimming springs in Texas to Washington State with its breathtaking mountains and Arizona with the captivating canyons and trails to explore.
• Get the travelling gang together
• Pack the bags
• Pick up a car
Based on our research we have chosen as the 5 best places to go to.
It’s time for the ultimate US road trip.
Jackson Hole, Wyoming
There is so much to do in Jackson Mountain, with whitewater rafting,horseback riding,hiking and even golfing and are but a few of the activities during the Summer months. There areso many outdoor and varying activities including hot air ballooning,kayaking, stagecoach ridesmountain biking andhang gliding.The Grand Teton National Park is absolute bliss for climbers, hikers and nature lovers.
Jackson Hole, situated in a valley, overlaps with Grand Teton National Park.So, if you love magnificent natural panoramic views, this is the place for you.
During the winter, the snowcapped mountains for skiing is no less magnificent.
The Grand Canyon, Arizona
No road trip would be complete without the grandeur of this truly awesome place; regarded by many as one of the most magnificent sights in the world.
The Grand Canyon
, carved over many years by the Colorado River, isup to 18 miles wide, 277 miles long, and has a depth of over a mile. A steep-sided canyon with glorious view, from all angles, the Grand Canyon is really one of the world’s great wonders.
With it’s enormous expanse of gorges, ridges and rock formations you could not hike through this vast space if you had several days, so pick you spots. And don’t forget the rafting.
Monument Valley, Utah and Arizona
Located on the Arizona–Utah border Monument Valley is a area of the Colorado Plateauwhich has a group of vast sandstone buttes, of red earth. With the largest formationbeing 1,000 ft high, above the valley floor, this attraction is accessible from U.S. Highway 163and lies within the territory of the Navajo Nation Reservation.
With its magnificent backdrop, Monument Valley is one of the most majesticlandscapes of the American West. Its beauty is so dramatic it is also one of the most popular landscapes for photographs.
Hamilton Pool Preserve, Dripping Springs – Texas
The Hamilton Pool preserve is home to a variety of native animals, birds, fish, and plants and is a historic swimming hole located in Dripping Springs, Texas.
One of the magnificent features is where the 50-foot natural waterfall is created where Hamilton Creek spills out over limestone outcroppings. The Pool is therefore ideal for picnicking, swimming or just relaxing.
Note that reservations are required if you want to visit the Hamilton Pool-Preserve during peak summer months of May-September.
Portland Head-Light, Cape-Elizabeth – Maine
This magnificent structure is the oldest lighthouse in Maine, with its rock shoreline right up to the water’s edge. In addition to the enthralling history behind the lighthouse you will really enjoy the views at sunset. As the evening sun sets there is a rosy light reflects on the water and turns the white lighthouse into a dusty shade of pink. This view makes truly beautiful photographs.
There are of course several places to visit at Cape Elizabeth, including:
• The Arboretum
• Battery Keyes
• Goddard Mansion
• Battery Blair
• Beach Area
• Children’s Garden
Each of these have its own beauty and attraction and difference.
At the end of this trip, all you will ask is ‘when is the next road trip?’ We enjoyed so much beauty, such splendor, and had so much fun. There is no truer American way to holiday but by car. And having our car from Rental24h made life so simple. All we had to do was gas it up.