Southwest USA Road Trips

SouthWest USA Road Trips

Deserts, mountains, grand canyons and vast landscapes:

a road trip through the American Southwest

is the best way to explore these amazing features.

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Places to see in the American Southwest

Stunning Utah State Parks: Things to Do

Stunning Utah State Parks: Things to Do

Utah is home to 5 spectacular national parks and numerous national monuments and historic sites. It's too bad these national landmarks usually overshadow the state parks in Utah. If they were located in any other state, these areas would probably be designated as...

9 Summer Vacations in the Southwest You Don’t Want to Miss

9 Summer Vacations in the Southwest You Don’t Want to Miss

There are a million different summer vacation ideas which makes it so hard to decide where to go! But we'd like to suggest these ideas for summer vacations in the southwest. You'll see amazing landscapes and history on a road trip through the Southwest USA. Use this...

Southwest USA Road Trip Ideas: 55 Itineraries and Activities

Southwest USA Road Trip Ideas: 55 Itineraries and Activities

Are you planning a Southwest USA road trip? This list of road trip itineraries for visiting the American Southwest will come in handy! And don’t forget to add those bucket-list things to do in the Southwest states of Arizona, California, New Mexico, Texas and Utah....

Awesome List of Outdoor Moab Adventures and Activities

Awesome List of Outdoor Moab Adventures and Activities

Moab, Utah is considered one of the best outdoor adventure towns in America. Outdoor Moab adventures include mountain biking, rock climbing, hiking, river rafting, off roading in Jeeps and ATVs. And of course you MUST explore the Utah National Parks and Utah...

American Southwest Road Trip Guide: 8 Day Itinerary

American Southwest Road Trip Guide: 8 Day Itinerary

An American Southwest Road Trip. There's nothing like it! Road tripping is by far the best way to see and experience everything that America has to offer. A Southwest USA road trip takes you past unique deserts, mountains, canyons carved by rivers and spectacular...

9 Utah Destinations for Summer to Visit

9 Utah Destinations for Summer to Visit

Planning a trip to Utah this summer? There are so many things to do and places to see, especially if you enjoy the outdoors. Utah's diverse landscape features mountains, deserts, sandstone canyons, a salty lake and more! We are sharing our top 9 Utah Destinations for...

National Parks In The Southwest

Grand Teton National Park
Yellowstone National Park

US national parks Packing List

If you plan to visit multiple National Parks, this pass will save you money!

Travel Tips & Resources

Buy a US National Parks Pass: Yes, It’s a Good Deal

Buy a US National Parks Pass: Yes, It’s a Good Deal

The US National Parks list includes 59 areas around the United States that are protected and called National Parks. They feature landscapes from deserts and glaciers to caves and coral reefs. National Parks are one of the biggest attractions in the...

Family Road Trip Items You Need to Pack

Family Road Trip Items You Need to Pack

A family road trip is easy, right? Simply load up the car, fill the tank, and drive to your destination to see relatives, explore exciting new places, or revisit old favorites. Well, it's not quite that simple A successful road trip with kids takes planning and...

List of Easy & Portable Healthy Road Trip Snacks

List of Easy & Portable Healthy Road Trip Snacks

Does this ever happen to you? Without fail, about an hour into any road trip, I get hungry. I can hear the snacks and drinks from the gas stations calling my name as I drive past. The trick to fighting off these snack attacks is PLANNING! Healthy road trip...

US National Park Packing List for Summer and Winter

US National Park Packing List for Summer and Winter

Do you have a list of US National Parks you want to visit like we do?  When it’s time to start packing for your trip, use our US National Park Packing List for summer and winter. The list is fairly comprehensive, and you may not need every item depending on...

10 Awesome Compact Travel Cameras

10 Awesome Compact Travel Cameras

We often get asked this question about our travel photography gear: "What is the best compact travel camera?" To answer this question, we decided that the criteria for a 'travel camera' for this article means: the camera must produce quality photos without sacrificing...

List of US National Parks by State

List of US National Parks by State

There is no better vacation than exploring National Parks in the USA.  To make it easy, we’ve created this list of National Parks by state. Check out our national park vacation ideas with tips and resources to help you plan your trip.  Get the free download...

Where To Stay In The Southwest

The Southwest USA offers accommodations that include hotels, motels, B&Bs and rentals of all types and in all price ranges. If you like to use Airbnb or VRBO, be sure to see if it’s legal for the city you’re visiting.

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