With kids having a week off from school, spring break is the perfect time to take an epic road trip with family and friends. Check out these awesome ideas for destinations and plans to make your road trip extra special.
The Grand Canyon
For a classic Western family vacation, the Grand Canyon is a great place to take kids of all ages. Take your kids on a scenic walk around the canyon and take in the spectacular views. Not sure what to do with your younger kids? Take them on a scenic bike ride around the canyon or head to the museum to learn some awesome fun facts about geology.
National Park Road Trip
Plan your upcoming spring break road trip around America’s most beautiful national parks! In one week, you can make it around Utah, Arizona, and Nevada and see stunning views and wildlife that the kids are sure to never forget.
The Pocono Mountains
Located on the east coast? Grab your family and embark on a scenic road trip to the Pocono Mountains. Take Route 6 for a scenic trip up the mountains for awesome views and pretty foliage. You can even stop by the Great Wolf Lodge Pocono Mountains location! Howls!
Route 66 Road Trip
Route 66 is a highway that spans over 2,400 miles and crosses 8 states. Depending on where you are located, you can drive a substantial portion of Route 66 in a week on spring break. You could even start at the Grand Canyon and take Route 66 down to Santa Monica for an awesome Southern California vacation!
Blue Ridge Parkway
The entire Blue Ridge Parkway can be driven in a single day, but it is best to stop along the way for fun hikes and scenic views and make it into a 4-6 day trip! You can start your journey in Virginia or in Tennessee and make your way!
With over 500 ski resorts in the U.S., you are sure to have one accessible via road trip. Take a scenic route to your favorite ski resort to make it into a road trip! Start in Colorado and make your way over to Park City, Utah, and then up to Idaho for an epic way to see three states in one week!
Spending lots of time in the car with family can get boring. Check out these podcasts for kids that will keep the whole family entertained for hours on end! You can even play some fun road trip games to keep your kids entertained while you drive.