Helpful Advice on How to Plan a Road Trip for Full Relaxation


If you would like to connect with your friends or family members and are in need of a change of scenery, chances are that you might be thinking about a road trip for your next kind of adventure.

There are so many places to see where you haven’t been and haven’t experienced the culture, the climate, and the feel of the place. Depending on your budget and how far you are willing to go, you need to choose your destination carefully. Once you know where you’re going, plan everything using the below travel tips.


road trip for full relaxation

Go on a road trip for full relaxation. Image via Flickr


Add a Special Night

Driving all day is not fun for the person who does all the hard work. Even if you are taking turns during the road trip, you will need to celebrate and take a break from the road. Plan one special night when you can all sit down and relax, without having to hunt for a place to stay or eat. You might want to try italian restaurants or local cuisine and enjoy the night off celebrating being together.


Go Off the Grid

You might think that comfort is essential when you travel, but connecting with nature and finding your peace is also crucial. How about booking into a camping site and sleeping under the stars? You could also plan a trekking tour to experience wilderness and take a break from technology and the bustle and bustle of civilisation for a while.


Arrive Prepared

No matter if you are only visiting the next state or are thinking about a long haul trip, you will need to be prepared. Apart from having enough data and checking the coverage of your phone, making sure everyone has a charging port in the car, you will need to think about safety, too. Get an emergency kit, take out breakdown cover and travel insurance, so nothing can ruin your experience.


Book Activities

It is also a good idea to book various activities to explore more. There are some hidden places in different corners of the Earth where you can make memories for life. However, some of them are not easy to get to them or find them, This is why you might want to book a tour with a local operator. No matter if you want to see a man made structure or go scuba diving or sailing, it is a good idea to do your research and book your activities ahead.


Take Tours

In case you are up for the challenge, you can also take tours with your friends. You don’t have to be stuck in the car all day. There are plenty of national parks and wildlife reserves you can explore while you are out and about; places you never thought you would see in your lifetime, such as the area around the Margaret River, Western Australia with plenty of great accommodation options.

Planning a road trip for full relaxation is a good way of seeing more of the world and changing your perspective. Do your research and plan your activities to make this journey as relaxing as possible. You shan’t regret it.  


road trip

A road trip takes you to fabulous and hidden places. Image via Wikimedia Commons
James Bond Island

Subscribe To Our Monthly Newsletter

Subscribe to Fair Dinkum Traveller to receive our free monthly newsletter and to be in the running for future giveaways.

You have Successfully Subscribed!