BY: JESSICA BEUKER
Ask just about anyone who’s ever been on one – there is nothing better than a good ol’ fashioned road trip. Normally the thought of being stuck in a cramped vehicle for 15 hours at a time is enough to make a person feel sick. But with the right group of people, the best road trip games, a magnificent playlist, chips, beef jerky and endless amounts of coffee a road trip becomes a rite of passage – a bonding experience that you’ll remember for the rest of your life.
Of course, no road trip is complete without a treasure map of gems to stop and see along the way to your destination – if you even have a destination. Planning your trip beforehand ensures that you won’t miss out on seeing the world’s largest pair of scissors or snapping a photo of some glorious waterfalls.
And just in case you’re really bad at planning, the infographic below has got you covered. Featuring 8 amazing North American routes, each road trip offers something uniquely different. So whether you prefer mountains and majestic hiking trails, coastlines and surfing the waves at Huntington Beach, or you’d rather cross the Arctic Circle while keeping an eye out for wild bear and caribou, this list will take you on the ultimate North American road trip.