Tips for Smooth Road Trips

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One of the best ways to explore is the classic road trip. You can make the most of your area, or travel further afield. While this is often a practical choice for people, there are some extra ways to make it all run as smoothly as possible.

Pack Adequate Snacks

You may plan to stop for food along the way, but this can easily go wrong. If you miss a store’s opening times or a restaurant is closed, you’ll be so grateful for your emergency food supplies.

Make Note of Restroom Stops

There’s nothing worse than a fun relaxed road trip being spoiled by a full bladder. You can avoid this stress by having a rough idea of where you can find public restrooms along the way.

Allow Extra Time for Journeys

Journey time might be estimated as only a few hours, but factoring in extra time will be a huge help if you experience unexpected encounters along the way.

Include Activity Stops

Sitting in a car for hours can make you super restless. Using some of your planned stops to go for a walk or something else physical will ensure your legs don’t get too stiff.