Summer is here and many people are ready to get out and adventure around the country. There is no better way to explore new destinations than getting family or friends together in a spacious vacation van rental and taking off for the hills, plains, or beach. Here are some of our favorite U.S. summer road trip destinations.
9 Places to Visit Over the Summer
- Great Smoky Mountains National Park
The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is one of the largest parks, encompassing parts of North Carolina and Tennessee. If you are looking for mountain scenery, this is the place to see views like never before. There are plenty of trails and roads to lead you through the Appalachian Mountains. Enjoy nature front and center in a Mercedes-Benz rental van this summer.
- Outer Banks, North Carolina
If you are searching for the perfect family beach vacation, rent a van and drive to Outer Banks. With its many beach activities, lighthouses, and friendly atmosphere, you will have no problems finding fun for everyone on the trip. As you climb into your high-end sprinter van rental, you can spread out and relax with comfortable, leather seats for everyone.
- Yellowstone National Park
If you are a wildlife fan, Yellowstone National Park is the summer road trip destination for you. With fantastic views of mountains and forestry, you will find a plethora of wildlife roaming through the area. Take your family on a vacation with a luxuryrental van and wind through the roads of nature’s beauty and secrets. There are several spots within Yellowstone to make sure to see while you are following the buffalo and bear. Old Faithful and Fountain Pot are among the top sites to see in this volcanic hotspot.
The Windy City may sound a little blustering, but during the summer it is the place to check out sports, museums, beaches, famous landmarks, and much more. Chicago is a sports-driven city, so you can catch a Cubs game or check out the Sports Museum while driving around town in your comfortable vacation van rental. If sports aren’t your thing, the museum options in Chicago are endless, so you can find one for any topic from art to history to science and beyond. You can also spend a day relaxing and exploring the beauty of Lake Michigan’s beaches. Don’t forget to grab a Chicago-style pizza or hot dog on this eventful road trip.
- Devils Tower, WY
If you’re searching for a tour of historical monuments, Devils Tower should be your first stop. This one-of-a-kind rock formation was sacred to the Native Americans and has such a unique design that it became the first U.S. National Monument. You don’t have to stop driving at Devils Tower though. With our unlimited mileage sprinter van rental options, you can keep your vacation going by stopping at Mount Rushmore and Badlands National Park to add even more history to your summer road trip.
- New Orleans, LA
If you want to see an area with a lot of cultures, gather friends and family for a vacation to New Orleans in a passenger van rental. Make this the year you check out the culture, houses, Cajun-style foods, and history of this popular city. The French Quarter is home to several celebrities and is one of the most frequented areas in New Orleans. Don’t drive past the Garden District in your sprinter van rental without slowing down to view the exquisite mansions, historical homes, and gardens. There is something for everyone to view and admire on this trip.
- Acadia National Park
Take a road trip to Acadia National Park in Maine to enjoy splendid hikes with sights that will behold you for years to come. Cruise through the park in your rental van and enjoy the scenic views and wildlife. Stop to try some of the excellent seafood cuisines the area is known for and make this summer vacation one for the photo-books.
- Fredericksburg, Texas
If you are looking for a town that feels like another place in the world, drive on over to Fredericksburg. German settlers founded this quaint town and it still holds its mark on the area. Eat authentic German food, drink beer, and see a little bit of Germany here in the U.S. Take a drive in your vacation rental van through the lavender fields and enjoy the beauty of the floral designs that capture the heart of the town.
- Broken Bow, OK
Are you a treasure hunter? For a secret vacation gem this year, drive to Broken Bow. This town is full of outdoor activities for everyone to enjoy. There is plenty of camping, cabins, and cottages in this area. Fishing, kayaking, hiking, and canoeing are just the beginning of the list of things to do here. Take back roads to see the countryside and enjoy time with your family time in a rental van. You can’t get more peaceful than a trip out to the wilderness for the summer.
Legends Car and Van Rentals Fleet
Our sprinter van rentals come in multiple sizes to fit your entire group comfortably and provide all the amenities you need to enjoy your summer road trip. Contact our excellent support staff to discuss your vacation van rental and start planning a fantastic summer on the road.