Have you ever wanted to go on a road trip and see new and exciting countries in a way that most people don’t? Of course, you have, who hasn’t. Road trips are one of the most exciting and unique ways to see a country. You get away from the resorts and the typical tourist hotspots and you can see the countries you drive through in a completely different light. This is especially true for your home country if you have never done a road trip there. Songs, movies and books have featured some of the most famous routes in the world such as route 66. They detail the adventures, sights and experiences, that you could also have. Here we have chosen a selection of some of the most famous routes in the world and we will describe them to you in some minor detail to get those inspirational ideas flowing. Hopefully they will inspire you to use Purple parking a handy little service and go on your own adventure, maybe your native country is mentioned, and you can stay closer to home.
The wild Atlantic way, Ireland:
The wild Atlantic way takes you on a journey of over 2,000kms on the west coast of Ireland, bringing you along some of the most rustic and weather-beaten coastline you will witness. Ares of interest are the world-famous cliffs of Moher and Skellig Michael, recently used in the Star Wars franchise. The journey can be completed in your own pace and is easily marked along may routes and maps. Otherwise you can simply ask a local, Irish style.
Route 66, USA:
What list would be complete without a mention of the incredible route 66, one of the most famous road trips in the USA. This 3,800 km journey will take you through small town America from California to Chicago and show you some of the old style and grace which inspired many musicians and travellers alike. You will have truly used one of the #wheelsoftheworld if you use an old Ford or Mustang for this trip.
Great Ocean Road. Australia
Would you like to see the twelve apostles in real life? Well then this is your chance as it is one of the many sights which can be found on the Great ocean road. Driving west out of Melbourne you will discover rain forests, ocean hugging cliffs and beaches and seascapes which make Australia one of the most picturesque countries in the world. Continue along to you next destination, or simply camp wherever you find a beautiful national park which allows it.
These routes are just some of many of the endless routes which can be taken around the world. Going on holidays and relaxing by the pool is a nice holiday. But to really see a country you must get out on the road, see the locals and drive the routes that are famous for a reason. They only cost you the price of a rental or even your own car. Road trips are something you will simply not forget.