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3 Essential Elements of an Unforgettable Road Trip

3 Essential Elements of an Unforgettable Road TripIf you want to create lots of happy memories, here are the elements for an unforgettable road trip you will remember for years to come.

The late popular essayist and philosopher Ralph Waldo Emerson once said: “It’s not the destination, it’s the journey.”

Road trips have a reputation for being exceedingly good for the soul.

Not only does it provide you with the opportunity to spend time with special friends or family members. But it is also a wonderful way to explore all the hidden gems that lay scattered across the country.

If you want to make the most of your road trip, however, you must make sure you do your homework and plan it properly. If you don’t put in time to prepare, you will feel stressed and might wind up regretting certain choices you make!

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As you might know, I am a bestselling wellness author with about 2 million books sold globally.

Plus I founded the therapist recommended video course called The Anxiety Cure.

I love sharing tools to help people live their happiest lives.

With this mind, I created this article with some tips for planning an unforgettable road trip!

3 Elements of an Unforgettable Road Trip

Here are three essential road trip elements you definitely cannot forget about.

1. Put Thought into your Route

While your ultimate destination may not be the most important part of your road trip, you should still put considerable thought into your route. The length of your route will ultimately be determined by how long you want to be on the road.

If you don’t want to spend a night away from home, choose a destination that is not too far from home. Alternatively, plan a longer road trip that spans a few days or even a week or two. Start with a memorable destination in mind and then plot a number of exciting stops along the way.  

2. Pick the Right Ride

The vehicle you use has the potential to either make or break your road trip. There are many possibilities when it comes to picking the ideal road trip vehicle. If you have drawn your road trip inspiration from movies such as Little Miss Sunshine, The Motorcycle Diaries, and On the Road, you might be tempted to journey across the country in a VW Combi, vintage car, or on a motorcycle. For your own road trip, however, you may want to ditch nostalgia and opt for safety and comfort instead.

If you want an attractive vehicle that also sports all the latest features, opt for a small-sized SUV from trusted manufacturers such as Volvo and Audi. A few reasons why many families opt for a compact SUV is because compact SUVs provide a comfortable ride, they are fuel efficient, and you get a better view of the road.

3. Don’t Forget the Entertainment

As enjoyable as a road trip may be, spending countless hours on the road can become somewhat tedious after a while. Whether you are traveling alone or with companions, having both a positive attitude and suitable entertainment can prove to be a real blessing.

When picking your entertainment, make sure you don’t choose anything that will distract the driver. Listening to music, audio courses, and podcasts are all good options to consider. You can also play a travel-related game such as the license plate game, general knowledge, or radio roulette.

A memorable road trip can be good for your soul.

You can create lots of happy memories on a road trip – great times which you will cherish in years to come. You simply need to consider all the important elements listed above – and then some.

Who knows! The road trip you take may even wind up redefining your entire life!

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