The Top Road Trip Picks for RVers
Renting an RV is both fun and rewarding. From traveling across the country, to simply trekking into the woods, vacationing in a modern motorhome is a great experience for the whole family. Before finalizing plans for any upcoming RV trips consider the top road trip picks for RVers.
Million Dollar Highway, Colorado: Consisting of a 24-mile stretch of U.S. 550, the Million Dollar Highway runs through the heart of southwestern Colorado, where vacationers can get a glimpse of old-time Colorado, consisting of mining towns filled with Victorian buildings, as well as steep mountains and the wild animals that inhabit them.
U.S. Route 1, Maine: During the early summer and fall, Maine's U.S. Route 1 provides some of the best coastal views to be found anywhere in the northeast. Traveling through the towns of Kittery, Ogunquit, Kennebunkport, Portland, and Freeport, U.S. Route 1 provides the perfect trip through some of Maine's most scenic towns.
Sonoma and Napa Valleys, California: Road trips through the neighboring valleys of Sonoma and Napa consist of everything from luxurious tasting rooms and restaurants, to long wilderness hikes and vast vineyards. The multiple routes through the two valleys even include stops at Lake Sonoma and the famous Old Faithful Geyser.
Going-to-the-Sun Road, Montana: The Going-to-the-Sun road runs across 50 miles of Montana's Glacier National Park. Passing through extremely high elevations and some of the most intense mountain passes that America has to offer, the Going-to-the-Sun road offers some of the most breathtaking views to be found anywhere.
Red Rock Scenic Byway, Arizona: Red Rock Scenic Byway (also known as Route 179), snakes it's way out of the town of Sedona, through 7.5 miles of tight corners, hiking trails, rivers, and the red rocks that Sedona and the surrounding area is so famous for. Most of the Red Rock Scenic Byway runs through Coconino National Forest, renowned for it's different types of plant and wildlife inhabitants.
Big Sur, California: One of the most renowned scenic routes in America, Highway 1 runs along the entire coast of California, although some of the most breath-taking sites are during the 90 miles of coastline that make up Big Sur. Rocky cliffs, huge redwoods, sandy beaches, and the beautiful blue Pacific make this drive one of the best to experience.
Seward Highway, Alaska: The 127-mile Seward Highway runs from Anchorage to the small portside town of Seward, all while being surrounded by huge forests, waterfalls, rugged mountains, and Resurrection Bay, where some lucky travelers have even spotted beluga whales.
Blue Ridge Parkway, North Carolina and Virginia: The Blue Ridge Parkway consists of more than 469 miles of highway that follow along the southern Appalachian Mountains, and even links two national parks. Most of the highway consists of open woods, hiking trails, and picnic areas, all with the mighty Appalachians in the background.