Before you gas up and head to the car for your next travel experience, there are definitely some road trip essentials you need. Road trips are such a great way to travel because you can go at your own pace and also take breaks when you need to. Being able to stop when you want in the car is a wonderful way to explore new places along the journey.
One of the things I often hear from people about taking road trips is they don’t know how to stay comfortable, occupied and organized in the car. To help not only make your travels easier, but also more fun, I created a list of the best road trip necessities.
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What should I bring on a long car ride?
Since one of our family’s favorite ways to travel is by car, I have a lot of experience when it comes to this type of trip.
Within the USA some of my favorite road trip adventures are driving along the Pacific Coast Highway to Santa Barbara, Route 66, Page, Arizona and multiple destinations along the East Coast (Cape Cod, Boston, New York).
With all of these beautiful places to visit and road trips to take, you will always have somewhere new to explore.
Now that you know the best road trip essentials you need to have, here are some additional travel tips for you:
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