If you love travelling, but you’re getting sick of doing the same old thing time after time, why not shake things up by taking a road trip?
There’s something special about getting in your car and heading out on an adventure that’s completely under your control. You can go where you want when you want and t the pace you want, which means you can have the best holiday of your life and find out a bit more about yourself in the process.
If you aren’t sold on the idea of a road trip, here are some of the best reasons to pack your bags and get driving:
Go with the Flow
Perhaps, the best thing about taking a road trip is your ability to go with the flow. You are the driver, which means you can go where you want at the times that suit you. You don’t have to wait from trains, cabs, and aeroplane connections – you simply decide what you want to do and go do it. This means that you spend less time waiting around and more time having fun exploring the places that you really want to see.
Find Hidden Gems
Another great thing about road trip travel is the fact that you will come across lots of attractions and beauty spots that most people on standard holidays would not see, As you drive along, you’ll spot signs and attractions that are as good or better than anything you’ll find in the guide books, but which have been overlooked. Castles, unusual roadside attractions, quiet little spots of nature – you’ll find them all when you take a road trip and it will be so much fun.
See More for Less
It’s almost always the case that road trips are cheaper than package tours, and this stands whether you use your own car or rent one in the location you’re travelling to, This means that you can experience more of your chosen destination for less.
An Excuse to Upgrade Your Car
Okay, so this one isn’t strictly necessary, but if you’ve been looking at those new Land Rover offers with desire, or you’ve had your mind set on a new set of tyres but you haven’t been able to justify it before, going on a road trip could be just the excuse you need. After all, if you’re going to be doing a lot of driving, your car needs to be in good shape! Even if you don’t want to upgrade, you should at least have it serviced by a professional mechanic to ensure it’s in good shape to see you through.
Road trips allow for more spontaneity than, say packackage holidays where you have to stay in a certain place. If you head out to Florida, for example, and you find it too hot, humid and crowded, all you have to do is get in your car, get on the highway and find somewhere else – who’s stopping you?
Put simply, road trips are awesome and you should all experience one at least once in your life!