The Life Cycle of a Road Trip

When wanderlust hits and budgets are tight, there’s only one thing to do: hit the road.

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First, find a friend—someone who is always up for an adventure and who, above all, you won’t get sick of.

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Load up the car with road trip essentials (don’t forget snacks), and get driving.

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Of course, no road trip is complete without a killer playlist.

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Don’t be afraid to go all out with the dance moves—it will entertain people in the other cars.

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Things won’t always go as planned. You might come across some unsavory weather…

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…but at least you can have fun making huge splashes…

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…and watching raindrops race across the window, just like you did when you were little.

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When the weather does cooperate, you’ll be rewarded with some spectacular scenery.

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You’ll share that “This is awesome!” moment with your road tripping partner-in-crime.

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Things will seem a little less awesome when the car breaks down.

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But hey– there’s nothing a selfie can’t fix! #roadtrip

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Before you know it, the sun will be setting over the open road.

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This is the perfect time to pull over and take it all in.

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Amazing adventures won’t come to you: you need to seek them out yourself. The beauty of a road trip is experiencing things that don’t exist in your own backyard.

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So, what are you waiting for?

 

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