Taking a family road trip at any time of year can be such an invigorating experience. The freedom of the open road, the wind blowing in your hair and your favourite tunes blasting on the radio are all such carefree and freeing parts of burning rubber to your next destination, or no set destination at all. Fall roads trips are an especially exciting adventure to take. Here are 14 reasons you should take a fall family road trip this year.
1. The Colours
The colours of the leaves turning on the trees make taking a fall road trip worth it all on their own. Their breathtaking beauty is not only gorgeous but when traveling through a wooded area, you will have the chance to see several different types of trees in all their fall glory. Gets will also be excited to play in and collect all the different type of leaves.
2. It’s Freeing
The freedom of being able to choose whether to make a stop or keep going on your travels is amazing. You get to create a fall road trip based solely on the wants and needs of you and your family.
3. The Weather
Fall is an amazing season. Boasting cooler weather, it’s the perfect time for a road trip, especially if your car doesn’t have air conditioning. Roll down the windows and take a deep breath of that crisp, fresh, fall air.
4. Family Bonding
A fall road trip offers an amazing chance to spend some quality time bonding with your family. It will give you the chance to gather around the map before leaving on your trip to choose a destination you all wish to visit on the way.
5. Pumpkin Spice
A fall road trip is a great time to try everything you can find that is pumpkin spice. Check out local bake shops, coffee shops and even markets to find fresh baked pumpkin spice items and enjoy them on the road.
6. It’s Inexpensive
Fall road trips are an inexpensive way to travel, explore and enjoy the freedom fall has to offer. This makes them an amazing way to enjoy autumn travel without breaking the bank.
7. Photo Opportunities
Not only do the fall colors provide a fantastic sight but they are perfect for photos. Take a road trip out to a beautiful spot and snap some beautiful family photos, the fall backdrop will provide an amazing collection of memories and wall décor.
8. You Set the Pace
A fall road trip gives you the perfect opportunity to set your own pace. They key to a fantastic fall road trip is to give yourself time to explore the beautiful fall sights. There is no need to rush. Take your time.
9. Get Crafty
Taking a fall road trip will give you the chance to get out and explore locations unknown. Collect some items from nature and bring them home when you’re done your road trip. Getting crafty with these items will eternalize the memories of your beautiful fall road trip.
10. It’s Relaxing
Fall road trips are such a relaxing experience. Almost everything about the fall season revolves around comfort. Warm sweaters, comfort food, and beautiful sights will allow you to release the tensions of summer.
11. Explore Your Surrounding Area
A fall road trip gives you the opportunity to explore your surrounding areas. Check out local farms, pumpkin patches and apple orchards you never even knew were there.
12. Spontaneous Detours
You may see a destination that you wish to explore while you’re driving along. The best part of a fall road trip is that there is really nothing holding you back from stopping and checking them out. The spontaneous detours are what makes a fall road trip exciting.
13. You Decide When it Starts
Without timetables, schedules or boarding times, a fall road trip allows you to decide when you leave and when you return. This gives you the chance to just take off when the weather is perfect to enjoy the autumn sights.
There is nothing quite like a fall road trip to create wonderful memories to look back on for years to come. The best part? Fall road trips give you, even more, to look forward to at the start of every autumn season.
There are so many reasons to take a fall road trip this year. From the colors to the memories, there is nothing better than hitting the open road and exploring the most comforting time of year.