A classic family road trip should be experienced by every family at least once in their lifetime. The memories will last longer, remembering the funny jokes told during the journey or quirky roadside attractions. Here is a list of road trips to reconnect and experience a journey together as a family:
- Vermont Route
You will enjoy a scenic view on the fall drive down Vermont’s route. On the way, you will pass by the state’s best-known family ski attractions. You can spend a day exploring the little city of Burlington before going across the Green Mountains to VT-100. An excellent place to stay the night is the idyllic town of Stowe which is north of VT-100. South on VT-100, enjoy the spectacular view, and explore the winding curves into the mountains.
- Finger Lakes Waterfall Road Trip
A perfect weekend drive is a Finger Lakes Waterfall road trip. Begin in Ithaca College, the world-famous Moosewood restaurant. There is Cayuga Lake in Taughannock Falls State Park at the southern end, one of the largest single-drop waterfalls. If looking for a place to stay overnight, try Watkins Glen Harbor Hotel. It has sunset views on the shore of Seneca Lake. Many iconic attractions in the Finger Lake Waterfall, such as the Maid of the Mist boat ride and Cave of the Winds tour.
- National Park Grand Circle Tour
The family road trip will begin in Las Vegas, a gateway for many national parks. The National Park Grand Circle Tour will include Zion, Bryce Canyon, Cedar Breaks, and Grand Canyon National Parks. Zion, Utah’s most famous national park, is approximately three hours northeast of Las Vegas.
- Blue Ridge Parkway National Park
This family road trip starts and ends in two different national parks. Its corridor stretches from Virginia’s Shenandoah National Park to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Your kids will experience two national parks in one road trip. Ensure you stop at the 215-foot tall natural arch within Natural Bridge State park during your Blue Ridge Parkway road trip. It is something your children will be grateful for seeing before they grow up. Finish your road trip with some family camping. Whether you want to camp on the ground or near your car with running water, the Great Smoky Mountains National Park has various options.