Road trip season is officially here! An estimated 100 million adults plan to go on a road trip of more than 250 miles, according to a recent travel survey from The Vacationer.

Planning your own road trip this summer? We are here for you with tips and tricks to help with packing, traveling in groups, deciding where to stay, and enjoying the journey—not just the destination.


Even if you already have the packing basics down, there are always items you might not have thought about that will make your trip easier and more enjoyable, like travel towels, eye drops, and Kleenex. Check out the links below for more ideas:

Where to Stay

Road trips can take a toll on everyone, so finding the perfect place to lay your head each night can make a huge difference for your relaxation and your wallet. If you’re on a tight budget, you may be wondering if it’s safe to couch surf or car camp. Get the lowdown on these options and more in the links below:

Traveling in Groups

Group travel can be awesome, but also somewhat challenging. Simple strategies, like dividing into smaller groups and assigning different responsibilities to each group, can help you avoid any issues and make the most of your trip. Check out more helpful tips in the links below:

Enjoying the Journey

The most important part of any road trip is enjoying the journey. Take in each stop, the views along the way, and the quality time with your tribe. Visit This Expansive Adventure for more tips on how to enjoy the journey.

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