Spring is finally here and that means sunshine, blue skies and a road beckoning to be travelled. Whether you are looking for a road trip off the beaten path, one with beautiful scenery, one steeped in history or one for the kids, there are plenty of places to visit that will leave you with lasting memories. Like any vacation, spring road trips can be stressful so be sure you research your trip and look for the best deals. We’ve started by helping you find the most popular destinations for spring road trips, which are listed below. So rev up your engine and get going……
Seward Highway, Alaska
The 127-mile Seward Highway links Anchorage to the small port side town of Seward on Resurrection Bay and is a beautiful way to enjoy Alaska’s scenery. You’ll be treated to picturesque forests, glaciers and fjords. You can rent a car at the Anchorage airport and travel the road that leads south across the Kenai Peninsula, watching out for waterfalls and wildlife. You’ll see Dall sheep on the cliffs, beluga whales and eagles that soar above. You can do the road trip in about five hours or take your time and stop at the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center or stay for a day panning for gold at Crow Creek Mine. You can also visit the Kenai Fjords National Park where you’ll see the best fjords and glaciers.