“Why do Americans love road trips?”

@Shavkat (44845)
Philippines
July 15, 2017 11:04pm CST
I had read a short article that majority of Americans love a road trip. It can be seen through their shared photos and blogs on the internet. The common reason why they love road trip is simply having the freedom to travel wherever they want to go. Personally speaking, I also love road trips from different places and if there is a chance, then I will definitely have my backpack ready. “Are you fond of a road trip?” “What do you think about it?” Image Credit: pixabay.com
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@crossbones27 (14879)
• Redlands, California
16 Jul
I love road trips as long as we stop often. I hate being stuck in the car for long periods of times.
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@Shavkat (44845)
• Philippines
16 Jul
I agree. I think we really need to have stopped over randomly while on road trips. We can stretch out and continue the trip.
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• Redlands, California
16 Jul
@Shavkat Indeed.
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@vandana7 (57183)
• India
16 Jul
I would not go on road trip though one seems on anvil. You see, we do have issues of safety as well as inadequate public restrooms. So it pretty much depends upon where you are to enjoy it, I suppose..
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• Lakewood, Colorado
16 Jul
This country is so big so there is so much to see and on the road is long. The scenery is absolutely wonderful and the different towns are so nice. From big to small towns. Also each state here is so unique, like travel to a different country even.
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@Shavkat (44845)
• Philippines
16 Jul
It is nice that you can have road trips there. Is it a good time to have a road trip in summer there?
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• Lakewood, Colorado
16 Jul
@Shavkat Yes it is, but I do no longer do this Shavkat..no car, but if I really want to go somewhere, there is the buses that go places and the trains.
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@Shavkat (44845)
• Philippines
17 Jul
@TiarasOceanView Same here, my friend. My reckless nephew crashed the car. Since I was a volunteer before, I find enjoyable to commute by buses.
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@kiran8 (14841)
• Mangalore, India
16 Jul
Honestly I too love road trips . The best ones are those that happen without much planning. We did that once when we had an unexpected holiday and combined with the weekend we had three days , more than enough to go on a trip. We went to a small city in the Western ghats, stayed there with a local family who offer rooms and breakfast , in the midst of nature. It was one of the best trips we ever had
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@Shavkat (44845)
• Philippines
16 Jul
When I was in Tajikistan, my co-volunteers had our road trip going to Penjikent. It was like what you had described. It was a fun time being with them and seeing the beautiful sceneries along the journey.
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@kiran8 (14841)
• Mangalore, India
16 Jul
@Shavkat I agree, The best part is the drive especially if it is through mountains and wild nature .
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@Shavkat (44845)
• Philippines
17 Jul
@kiran8 I had been traveling in mountains a couple of times. Since I am living in the mountain since birth. But I wanted to travel in lowland areas.
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@Courtlynn (46803)
• United States
16 Jul
I travel around here alot, but have taken roadtrips out of state a few times. I mostly liked the hours of musicand the scenic views.
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@Shavkat (44845)
• Philippines
16 Jul
I can't agree more. There are so many things that we can discover for having road trips in other states.
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@Courtlynn (46803)
• United States
16 Jul
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@Shavkat (44845)
• Philippines
16 Jul
@TRBRocks420 (60663)
• Banks, Oregon
16 Jul
Freedom and, adventure
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@Shavkat (44845)
• Philippines
16 Jul
I agree. It is the freedom to whatever we wanted to go.
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@LadyDuck (118143)
• Switzerland
16 Jul
They surely love road trips, I also loved road trips when I visited the United States. They have large roads, inexpensive gasoline and comfortable cars, who would not like that!
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@Shavkat (44845)
• Philippines
16 Jul
I would love to try it in the future. I do agree with you that the roads are so wide and traveling is so convenient.
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@LadyDuck (118143)
• Switzerland
16 Jul
@Shavkat It a lot less pleasant here in Europe. The roads are smaller and crowded the highway are not free and the gasoline costs 3 times more than in the United States.
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@Shavkat (44845)
• Philippines
17 Jul
@LadyDuck How much more here. my friend. Most of the roads are so narrow, especially in isolated places.
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@ridingbet (36224)
• Philippines
18 Jul
backpacking solo is some kind of a good road trip because nobody else tells you what to do. if ever you go on road trips, just be careful kabsat.
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@Shavkat (44845)
• Philippines
18 Jul
Don't worry, kabsat. I am always on the side of safety.I got used to traveling solo when volunteering in Tajikistan.
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@ridingbet (36224)
• Philippines
18 Jul
@Shavkat but Tajikistan is far different from our country.
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@Shavkat (44845)
• Philippines
19 Jul
@ridingbet It is far different. It is better to live and travel in our country.
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@just4him (88840)
• Green Bay, Wisconsin
16 Jul
Yes, most people I know love road trips - or vacations. It's a time to get away from the normal grind and relax and do something different. I would love to do it more often than I do. My last 'road trip' was last October and that was the first one in over 40 years.
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@Shavkat (44845)
• Philippines
16 Jul
It is nice that you had your first road trip.I wish I can do this again with my younger brother. We don't have a car because it totally wrecked 4 years ago. Do you have any plans for the next road trip?
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@just4him (88840)
• Green Bay, Wisconsin
16 Jul
@Shavkat None at this time. I'm sorry your car was wrecked.
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@Shavkat (44845)
• Philippines
17 Jul
@just4him I think it is fine to travel to commute in local transportations. Hopefully, I can travel before the end of the year.
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@marlina (60527)
• Canada
16 Jul
I used to love road trips but now find them very tiresome.
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@Shavkat (44845)
• Philippines
16 Jul
Sometimes I also prefer to travel in short distance road trip. I do agree it is tiresome to drive for long hours travel.
@jstory07 (56881)
• Roseburg, Oregon
16 Jul
I love going on a short road trip. It is a lot of fun going some where for the day.
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@Shavkat (44845)
• Philippines
16 Jul
My family and I also love to travel in a short distance like going to nearby beaches. It was fun to be with them and enjoy the moment while on a road trip.
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@andriaperry (30731)
• Anniston, Alabama
16 Jul
I like planning to go somewhere, going and then taking another couple of days to roam.
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@Shavkat (44845)
• Philippines
16 Jul
It is nice to find time relaxing while on a trip.
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• Richfield, Utah
16 Jul
I love road trips as well, because there so much that I wanna see and do!
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@Shavkat (44845)
• Philippines
16 Jul
We can do it sometime, Jennifer. How are you? It has been a long time we didn't cross our path here.
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• Richfield, Utah
16 Jul
@Shavkat yes we can, I always want a good traveller to travel with. I'm doing ok, battling a swollen tooth and all. And it's only been maybe 2 days! Lol. Hope all is well with you!
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@Shavkat (44845)
• Philippines
17 Jul
@librarygeek1980 I am sorry to hear that. I think you need to have some medicines. A toothache is like the head is breaking. For me, I do some errands today.
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@BelleStarr (30999)
• Portland, Connecticut
16 Jul
We take lots of road trips, Our country is so big there are endless possibilities.
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@Shavkat (44845)
• Philippines
16 Jul
It is nice to hear that, my friend. How often do you do road trips? Any plans for this year?
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@BelleStarr (30999)
• Portland, Connecticut
16 Jul
@Shavkat We do several a year, we are going in August.
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@Shavkat (44845)
• Philippines
17 Jul
@BelleStarr That's going to be fun. Where are you going to travel? If I may ask.
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• United States
2 Aug
I like them, long or short. I have taken many!
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@Shavkat (44845)
• Philippines
3 Aug
It is nice to hear that. Are you planning to have a road trip for this month?
• United States
4 Aug
@Shavkat I don't have one planned as of today, but I'm sure this month I will do several. Next month though I'm sticking close to home...my latest and long awaited grandson is due! It's been 16 years since I've had a grandchild. So I won't be budged out of my house and miss the birth!
@Shavkat (44845)
• Philippines
6 Aug
@mandala100 (25002)
• Hong Kong
16 Jul
@Shavkat I only travel when it is necessary but most of the time I stay home. I'm a bit of a home buddy in a way my friend.
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@Shavkat (44845)
• Philippines
17 Jul
Uhm I think I can go around in your city. There are so many beautiful places to visit in Hong Kong like Ocean Park, shopping district, Hong Kong Disney, etc.
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@mandala100 (25002)
• Hong Kong
18 Jul
@Shavkat Yes my friend that's true.
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@Shavkat (44845)
• Philippines
19 Jul
@mandala100 I must admit that it is quite expensive to buy in the shopping district of HK.
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• United States
16 Jul
yes I like road trips even a short one because it energizes me after months of doing the same thing I need a break.
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@Shavkat (44845)
• Philippines
16 Jul
I am a hundred percent agree with you. If I felt so worn out working, I set a schedule to travel to nearby beaches. It can boost enough energy to face the challenges in life.
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• United States
16 Jul
@Shavkat you know it can be only a five min trip, not far and it revitalizes you.
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@Shavkat (44845)
• Philippines
17 Jul
@CookieMonster46 Sometimes I do the brisk walking to the local park. It feels me entertained by seeing people in the park.
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@David96 (165)
• Guwahati, India
20 Jul
Yeah, I love road trips too. Seeing new and different places, people oh wow..... I always ready to go with friends and family members
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@Shavkat (44845)
• Philippines
24 Jul
It is really a great adventure to do backpacking travel. That's what I wanted to do next time
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@prashu228 (21881)
• India
20 Jul
I like road trips too, but we should also save for that.. which I am lagging
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@Shavkat (44845)
• Philippines
20 Jul
I agree. We need to have allotted budget for the road trip.
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@spaceseed (2925)
• India
17 Jul
To know the fun of Road trip in US and australia you have to be there............
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@Shavkat (44845)
• Philippines
17 Jul
I think it is nice to have a road trip in other countries.
@cahaya1983 (8007)
• Malaysia
16 Jul
I love road trips! It's nice to enjoy the view of different places and get different kinds of experience along the way.
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@Shavkat (44845)
• Philippines
16 Jul
I agree. There is always new experience while on having road trips. We can discover things that will give us a worthwhile experience.
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