How to plan a great road trip

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  • How to Plan a Great Road trip Lets be honest, while it is nice to get to a destination,

    it can definitely be a lot of fun just traveling to that

    destination. Finding joy in the journey is what a great

    road trip is all about and when you have it planned out

    the right way, you are sure to have a fantastic

    adventure to remember! Here are some tips to help

    you have that amazing road trip.

    Purpose Whether you are going on a long motorcycle trip from

    the east coast to the west coast with your buddies just

    for good ole bonding time, or taking an historical trip to Americas great monuments, it doesnt matter.

    The fact is that you are getting out on the road. When you know your purpose for the road trip though,

    you can know what will be important to do along the way. If your purpose is to bond with your buddies,

    then you probably wont be stopping at all of the museums and historical sites along the way. You may

    just choose to hit all of the best burger joints in the nation and see some of the gorgeous landscape as

    you pass by. Having a purpose will motivate you as you go. The best way to lay things out it is with

    milestones. For instances, if you are traveling across the United States, you should find some places

    along the way that you want to see, that way you are looking forward to the next destination and not

    just the final destination.

    Style is everything You may be an outdoorsy type or one of those people who just has to have the most luxurious hotels to

    stay in so you feel comfortable along the way. Whatever you are, you need to plan your trip according to

    your style. This will give you the best all-around experience. Some things to think about are the types of

    food you will want to eat along the way, what you will want to do for entertainment, and what you will

    be looking for as far as adventure goes.

    Research The best research you can do is by speaking with or even reading up blogs by people who have done a

    similar trip. They will tell you all of the best things they did and all of the things that they wish they had

    done. The most important thing to listen to is the things they

    did that made the trip not as fun as it should have been.

    Another type of research is the internet. Not only can you

    poor over informative blogs that have a very personal

    approach to trips, but you can get maps and other

    information on sites and other destinations.

    Wherever you let the wind take you, make sure that you are

    on top of your game with these tips on how to have a

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    always the best policy when you are out having an adventure!

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