Your Guide to COVID-19 Safe US Road Trips

The open road calls. Are you ready to pack a bag and start exploring again?

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Author: Claire Wagoner

If you feel ready to pack a bag and embark on an adventure, consider exploring the 50 states that make up the USA. The country is home to 58 national parks spanning 12 ecological areas, as well as countless cultural cities. We’ve put together our favorite COVID-19 safe road trips in the US to show you how you can easily – and safely! – travel now.

Why take a road trip?

A road trip to the US is a smart choice for those of us who experience wandering after a year of travel restrictions. A safe road trip to the US with COVID-19 gives you the flexibility to change your route immediately if restrictions change. In addition, you can enjoy each stop during your trip at your own pace without having to rush. To maximize your vacation days and experience the best of the US, let Enchanting Travels experts create a custom road trip just for you. When you work with us to plan a lifetime road trip, you will have 24-hour support from your dedicated travel coordinator, who will notify you of any changes to your destinations and rearrange your plans as needed.

Our favorite Road Trips for safe COVID

Grand Canyon and Zion

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Suggested route: Las Vegas – Grand Canyon National Park – Page, AZ – Zion National Park

Experience the beauty of the American Southwest during this seven-day road trip. Your journey begins and ends in Las Vegas, which is known for its casino resorts and shopping destinations. Highlights of your road trip can include a personalized Hummer tour of the Grand Canyon South Rim and exploring the famous Narrows of Zion National Park with an experienced guide. Alternatively, rent a boat and spend a day traveling on Lake Powell, north of Page, Arizona. Lined with red cliffs, palm trees and sandy beaches, it is a fascinating combination of Arizona and California landscapes.

California

Suggested route: San Francisco – Wine District – Yosemite National Park – Carmel – Santa Barbara – Los Angeles – Las Vegas, NV

This 14 day road trip is the perfect mix of good food, enchanting scenery and relaxing days at the beach. The road trip package includes personalized boat, bike and hiking tours along the route so you can safely explore the happy trail. Discover San Francisco’s bustling waterfront by bike and then enjoy an exclusive winery tour of the Napa Valley. You can visit some of the best wineries in the area, take a walk in the vineyards and your guide will take you to each winery and tell you all about the winemaking process. Try the award-winning wines with cheese and crackers, looking at the dramatic view of the valley floor. When you start for Yosemite National Park, you can explore the dramatic Taft Point and Sentinel Dome and then take a guided hike along Glacier Point Road through a red fir forest known to be a first black bear habitat . Complete your dream trip to California with a private boat cruise off the coast of Santa Barbara, where you can spot delinquent whales and playful dolphins.

Yellowstone and Grand Teton

State Capitol, WyomingYellowstone National ParkGrand Teton National ParkSalt Lake City, Utah

Suggested route: Cheyenne, WY – Custer, WY – Clearmont, WY – Yellowstone National Park – Grand Teton National Park – Salt Lake City, UT

Escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life on this nine-day adventure. I look forward to turning under the stars in Custer, floating along Lake Yellowstone in a kayak and hiking in the mountains of Grand Teton National Park. These two spectacular parks sit side by side in northwestern Wyoming and provide endless opportunities for adventure seekers to marvel at the natural beauty of the West. Whether you want to climb the water of the Snake River, watch geothermal hot springs or just spend a day swimming and relaxing on Lake Jackson, there is something for every rural lover in this area.

“My advice to Yellowstone is to book early! The park receives more than half of its annual visitors between June and August. You can avoid the crowds by visiting the shoulder seasons and also hitting the big sights early in the morning. “

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What are the current Coronavirus travel restrictions?

Some states are at greater risk than others, so it is important to be aware of the latest Koran virus travel restrictions. The CDC has an entire page dedicated to COVID travel guides, which is worth bookmarking when planning your road trip. In general, it is advisable to avoid close contact with other travelers, wear a face mask when using public transport or shopping in public, wash your hands regularly, and avoid contact with anyone who is ill. You can also read more about COVID-19 travel policies here.

Are you ready to get on the road?

There has never been a better time for a road trip. Whether you want to see stunning natural landscapes, relax on the beach or immerse yourself in history, we can help you plan the ultimate safe road trip to the US for COVID-19 to suit your desires. Contact our Denver-based experts to plan the perfect luxury road trip for you!

Sunrise in Yosemite Valley, Yosemite National Park, California

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