The Great American Road Trip: Where Should We Go?

Great American Road Trip Ideas + Destinations | Kelly Golightly

Thanks for being as excited as we are about our Sprinter Van makeover! Your comments on Instagram have us even more excited to share! It has us thinking about where we want to road trip and all the places we want to see. We have a goal of hitting all four corners of the US over the next two years. Think we can do it? Here are the places on our list so far, but we want to know where YOU think we should go!

Where are your favorite places in the US? How about favorite places where you live?

Everything from secret hidden gems and random spots to major destinations, we are all ears!

Great American Road Trip Ideas + Destinations | Kelly Golightly

Here’s our Great American Road Trip List:

SOUTHWEST:
Bisbee, AZ
Holbrook, AZ (WigWam Motel)
Scottsdale, AZ (Cosanti)*
Williams, AZ (Bearizona, Flintstones Bedrock City)
San Bernadino, CA (WigWam Motel)
White Sands, NM*
Gila Cliff Dwellings, NM
Marfa, TX*
Oklahoma (hey Melissa!)
Great Sand Dunes, CO
Bryce Canyon National Park, UT
Zion National Park, UT
Moab, UT
Bonneville Salt Flats, UT
Four Corners (CO, UT, NM and AZ — Mesa Verde, Bryce Canyon, Zion, Arches, Lake Powell, Grand Canyon and the Petrified Forest)

WEST:
Yellowstone National Park, WY
Jackson Hole, WY
Grand Teton, WY
Big Sky, MT
Coeur d’Alene, ID
Craters of the Moon, ID

MIDWEST:
Northern MI*
Sleeping Bear Dunes, MI
Grand Rapids, MI (hey Sarah!)
Chicago, IL*

NORTHEAST:
Assateague, MD (National Seashore, wild horses)
The Hamptons, NY*
New England Trail, CT
Nantucket, MA
Cape Cod/Provincetown, MA
Boston, MA (swan boats)*
Martha’s Vineyard, MA
Newport, RI
Mohegan Island, ME

SOUTHEAST:
Florida Keys, FL*
Miami, FL*
Sea Island, GA
Bald Island, NC
Charleston, SC
New Orleans, LA*

MEXICO:
San Miguel De Allende*

CANADA:
Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia

Let us know your recommendations in the comments + I’ll add them to our list so we can all reference it. Hopefully it will come in handy when you’re planning your next trip!

*We’ve been before but would like to go back.

PHOTOS by FRED MOSER

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