Throughout 2020, travel seemed to be something we’d never be able to do again, but with 2021 loosening it’s grasp in terms of travel restrictions and the arrival of vaccines, many people are choosing to travel in a safe and more solo way: road trips.
If you’re thinking of getting away for a bit to relax and refresh, you could consider taking a road trip to a unique yet fun destination in the country. Here are some interesting destinations to consider for your next trip:
1. Crested Butte, Colorado
There is this beautiful town in Colorado, well-known in the world of mountain biking, but also as a captivating destination for those who want to enjoy skiing in the winter. Regardless of the season you choose to visit Crested Butte (a mere few hours away from Denver), you can be sure that from nature to legal some of the very best CBD tincture, there are many reasons that make this beautiful mountain paradise a worthwhile place to visit.
2. Big Bend National Park, Texas
They say that there isn’t much to see in Texas but if you head out to west Texas, you’ll find a gem near the Rio Grande, known as Big Bend National Park. A haven for wildlife, ranging from mountain lions to black bear, and an area with unique and diverse landscapes, it’s a must-see for anyone who has to road trip through to Texas (or wants to). From Ross Maxwell Scenic Drive to the Chisos Mountains, there is so much to see in the national park, you’ll want to book your visit to last for more than just a day.
3. New Orleans, Louisiana
For a unique experience, you can always visit NOLA. New Orleans, home to a captivating culture, unique history, fascinating destinations, and great cuisine, it’s a place everyone should visit at least once in their lifetime. From the night life to the abundance of restaurants, as well as historical places to visit, for a road trip that will have you be anything but bored, visit Louisiana.
4. Destin, Florida
If you’re thinking of visiting a beach but don’t want to drive all the way down to Miami, from outside of Florida, consider visiting Destin. In the northwestern area of Florida lies a haven for white sand beaches, blue water, and fishing opportunities, if you need some sun in your life, Destin could be the perfect place for you. It may not be Tulum, Mexico or Honolulu, but it’s one of northern Florida’s best beach destinations and easy to get to for many east coast winter birds.
5. Blue Ridge Parkway, North Carolina
Technically, a stretch of highway, the Blue Ridge Parkway is from Virginia to Cherokee, and offers a plethora of beautiful overlooks and stops along the way. If you want to see some of the most breathtaking views in the region, this is the destination for you. While you can stay in your car and be blessed with beautiful views all the way through, thanks to the slow speed limit of 45 mph and the lack of semis, there are also many places that you can stop and visit, to get a feel of the Appalachian Mountains and local beauty in the region.
The U.S. is full of natural beauty, as well as captivating cities to visit, so what are you waiting for? If you have yet to make plans for this summer, consider making road trip plans today to one or all of these destinations. From beaches to mountains, deserts, and swamps, you’ll be sure to have a great time visiting any one of these road trip destinations on our list.