5 Family Road Trips in the U.S.

Lisa Atkinson
5th September 2017

Road trips across the United States and Canada offer some of the most incredible and unforgettable experiences for families. We’ve hand selected a list of our 5 favorite family road trips offering the best views, attractions and adventure, along with quality time that both parents and kids will love.


1. Big Sky Adventure 

Families looking for adventure will have the time of their lives on this wild exploration of Yellowstone National Park and beyond. With a wide variety of captivating sights sure to wow kids and adults alike, you’ll visit Snake River, marvel at Mesa Falls from the scenic byway, go hiking in Grand Teton National Park and watch eruptions of the Old Faithful geyser in Yellowstone.

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2. California Classic

California is a true playground for families and one Bucket List drive is following the Pacific Coast Highway from San Francisco to Los Angeles. Take your pick of some of the finest beaches in the world, enjoy the impressive scenery of Big Sur and top it off with a dream trip to Disneyland.

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3. Capital Region Family Experience

Combining history, natural beauty and family fun, this road trip is centred around Washington, D.C., and great for families of all ages. Visit the museums and attractions of America’s capital city, step into time in historic Colonial Williamsburg, experience the thrills of some of the world’s best rollercoaster rides at Busch Gardens, cross the nation’s longest bridge from Virginia into Maryland, and visit the seaside towns of Chesapeake Bay.

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4. New England Family Adventure

Famous for its fall colors and quaint towns, New England has a huge range of activities perfect for families in search of outdoor adventure. Visit the charming city of Boston, home to the American Revolution, visit the seaside towns of Cape Ann, and travel along Maine’s scenic coastline to Acadia National Park and Bar Harbor.

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5. Western Jamboree

Take in the very best of the West with this family-friendly Great Western road trip. Enjoy the glitz of Las Vegas, marvel at the power of the Hoover Dam, and ooh and aah over the breathtaking beauty of the Grand Canyon. Camp in the National Park for a true adventure.

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