Road tripping is the best way to explore the United States, hands down. As a student, I once dreamt about the day that I’d be able to pack up all of my clothes in a car and head out on the open roads to explore all of the corners of the US that I’d always wanted to see. When I graduated, I got the money together and actually did it. A friend of mine and I planned out a route on Google Maps and over the course of 2 months, we made our way around the country exploring everything we possibly could.
Obviously, not all road trips are as long as the one we embarked on, but the basic principles still apply. I’ve done my best to compile everything I learned about planning and going on a road trip that I could so that other people can hopefully enjoy the “amazingness” that is the open road. (Amazingness is totally a word).