Pack Up, Roll Out: Hitting the Highway for a Summer Road Trip!

Who's ready to hit the road and go on a summer road trip? Pack up your snacks, grab your family or friends, and let's roll! A summer road trip is the perfect way to make memories, explore new places, and have a blast along the way, So buckle up and get ready for the adventure of a lifetime!

First, let's pinpoint some must-see spots that are ready to turn your road trip into a memorable adventure. I'm talking about those Instagram-worthy scenic overlooks ... those “I can’t believe this place exists” diners! And yes, even the world's largest whatever-it-is that’s just off Route Whatever. You get my drift!

The team and I put together a list of 5-must-see Summer road trip destinations! Check it out and get ready to pump some gas – or charge 'er up!

Phoenix to Page Arizona

There are many great pit stops along the way in Arizona, so this adventure needs at least a few days to complete (it would be better if you have a week).

First stop – Sedona:

Nestled in the heart of Arizona's red rock country, Sedona is a traveler's paradise that promises breathtaking landscapes and rejuvenating experiences. Known for its stunning sandstone formations, vibrant arts scene, and spiritual vortex sites, Sedona offers something for every kind of visitor. Outdoor enthusiasts can explore the myriad of hiking and biking trails that wind through the dramatic terrain, while those seeking relaxation can indulge in world-class spas and wellness retreats. The town's charming downtown area is brimming with unique shops, galleries, and restaurants that cater to every taste. Whether you're there to reconnect with nature, find spiritual solace, or simply enjoy a serene getaway, Sedona's enchanting beauty and tranquil ambiance make it a must-visit destination for any lifestyle traveler. a beautiful town full of many great day hikes, climbing and mountain bike trails. Also known for its spiritual 'vortex' spots that people swear the energy just is different! With its

Head on to Page! Page is the last town before the border to Utah and it is here where you will find many of Arizona’s famous photographic points of interest. Horseshoe Bend, the slot canyons in Navajo country and The Wave are just a few!

For thrill-seekers and adventure enthusiasts, Page, Arizona is a must-visit destination as well because it promises an array of exhilarating experiences set against a backdrop of unparalleled natural beauty. Located near the stunning Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, Page offers access to the awe-inspiring Horseshoe Bend, where the Colorado River forms a dramatic curve surrounded by steep canyon walls. Just a short drive away, the mystical Antelope Canyon beckons explorers with its narrow, winding passageways and ethereal light beams that create otherworldly photo opportunities. Water adventurers can embark on kayaking or paddleboarding excursions on the pristine waters of Lake Powell, or take a heart-pounding raft trip down the Colorado River. With its breathtaking landscapes and a plethora of outdoor activities, Page, Arizona is the perfect playground for those seeking an unforgettable adventure.

Then, don't forget to check out some FARMS that are along the trek! You can find farm tours,

Pacific Coast Highway

The Pacific Coast Highway (PCH), also known as California State Route 1, is a bucket-list travel destination for anyone craving an unforgettable road trip. Stretching over 600 miles along California’s breathtaking coastline, the PCH offers some of the most stunning and diverse landscapes in the United States. As you wind along the cliffs, you’ll be treated to panoramic ocean views, pristine beaches, and charming seaside towns. Highlights include the rugged beauty of Big Sur, the historic charm of Monterey, and the opulent allure of Malibu. Along the way, you can explore iconic landmarks like the Bixby Creek Bridge, Hearst Castle, and the Santa Monica Pier. With its dramatic scenery, diverse attractions, and endless photo opportunities, the Pacific Coast Highway is more than just a drive—it's an epic journey that captures the essence of California's natural and cultural splendor.Carmel-by-the-sea is a great base to stop for a few days and enjoy the slower pace of Californian coast life.

Of course, there will be so many organic, produce and livestock farms along the way. You can p0p over to a farmstand by the local farms in the region, go to the Santa Monica Farmers Market, or simply find a farm that interests you most! We have done the groundwork for you as well, and find your favorites to visit here:

California Farms

Joshua Tree National Park

You'll love this hot spot, named for the region’s twisted, bristled Joshua trees, the park straddles the cactus-dotted Colorado Desert and the Mojave Desert. Joshua Tree, located in Southern California, is a captivating destination that seamlessly blends natural beauty with a unique, bohemian vibe, making it a must-visit for any lifestyle traveler. This stunning desert oasis is home to the iconic Joshua Tree National Park, where the surreal, twisted Joshua trees dot a landscape of rugged rock formations and expansive desert vistas. Visitors can indulge in a variety of outdoor activities, from hiking and rock climbing to stargazing under some of the clearest night skies in the country. Beyond the park, the nearby town of Joshua Tree offers an eclectic mix of art galleries, quirky shops, and charming cafes, reflecting the area's creative spirit. Whether you're seeking adventure, inspiration, or tranquility, Joshua Tree's otherworldly scenery and vibrant local culture provide an unforgettable escape from the everyday.

New York to Newport, RI

If you are based on the East Coast of the United States, road trips are part and parcel of the summer experience! One of my favourite destinations to visit is Newport in Rhode Island. This beautiful seaside town has enough charm to keep you coming back. The road trip to Newport from New York is especially beautiful, passing through Connecticut, one of the country’s most scenic states.

Rhode Island Farms

The Great Smoky Mountains

Straddling the border of Tennessee and North Carolina, this mountain range is one of the most beautiful drives to be had on this side of the country and summer is considered the best time to visit.

Tennessee Farms

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