Your Guide to COVID-19 Safe US Road Trips

The open road calls. Ready to pack a bag and start exploring again?

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Author: Claire Wagoner

When you’re ready to pack a bag and head out on an adventure, explore the 50 states in the United States. The country is home to 58 national parks in 12 ecoregions as well as countless culturally diverse cities. We have compiled our favorite COVID-19 Safe U.S. Road Trips to illustrate how easy and safe you can to be! – Travel now.

Why go on a road trip?

A US road trip is a smart choice for those of us who are feeling wanderlust after a year of travel restrictions. A COVID-19 Safe US Road Trip gives you the flexibility to change your itinerary at any time as restrictions change. Plus, you can enjoy each stop on your trip at your own pace without having to rush. Let the experts at Enchanting Travels create a custom road trip for you to maximize your vacation days and experience the best of the United States. When you work with us to plan the road trip of your life, you will have 24/7 support from your dedicated trip coordinator who will keep you updated on changes to your goals and rearrange your plans as needed.

Our favorite COVID-safe US road trips

Grand Canyon and Zion

Havasu Falls waterfallsHavasu Falls, Grand CanyonBottlenecks in Zion National Park, Utah USAThe Narrows, Zion National ParkAntelope Canyon, Page, Arizona, USAAntelope Canyon, Page, ArizonaLas Vegas skylineThe Vegas, Nevada

Suggested Route: Las Vegas – Grand Canyon National Park – Side, AZ – Zion National Park

Experience the beauty of the American Southwest on this seven-day road trip. Your trip begins and ends in Las Vegas, known for its casino resorts and high-end shopping destinations. Highlights of your road trip include a personalized lobster tour of the Grand Canyon South Rim and exploring the famous Narrows of Zion National Park with a knowledgeable guide. Or rent a boat and spend a day on Lake Powell north of Page, Arizona. It’s a fascinating mix of Arizona and California landscapes, lined with red cliffs, palm trees, and sandy beaches.

California

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

This 14 day road trip is the perfect mix of great food, breathtaking scenery and lazy days on the beach. Your road trip package includes personalized yacht, bike, and walking tours along the route so you can safely explore off the beaten path. Explore the busy San Francisco boardwalk by bike, then enjoy an exclusive Napa Valley wine tour. You can visit some of the best wineries in the area, stroll the vineyards and your guide will walk you through each winery and tell you all about the winemaking process. Taste award-winning wines with cheese and crackers and enjoy the breathtaking view of the valley floor. As you make your way to Yosemite National Park, explore the dramatic Taft Point and Sentinel Dome, then take a guided hike on Glacier Point Road, which runs through a spruce forest known as prime black bear habitat. End your dream trip to California with a private yacht cruise off the coast of Santa Barbara, where you may spot 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 the hustle and bustle of everyday life on this nine-day adventure. Look forward to glamping under the stars in Custer, kayaking along Yellowstone Lake, and hiking the mountains of Grand Teton National Park. These two spectacular parks are close together in northwest Wyoming and offer adventure seekers endless opportunities to be amazed by the natural beauty of the west. Whether you want to raft the Snake River with whitewater, watch geothermal geyser eruptions, or just want to swim and relax for a day at Jackson Lake, there is something for every outdoor enthusiast in this region.

“My expert tip for 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 in the off-season and also visiting the big attractions early in the morning. “

Enchanting Journeys - Katie Sturges - Travel Advisor

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What are the current travel restrictions for coronavirus?

Some states are at higher risk than others, so it is important to stay up to date with the latest coronavirus travel restrictions. The CDC has an entire page devoted to COVID travel guidelines. These should be bookmarked when planning your trip. In general, it is recommended to avoid close contact with other travelers, wear a face mask when using public transport or shopping in public places, wash your hands regularly, and avoid contact with sick people. You can also read more about our COVID-19 travel policy here.

Ready for the road?

There’s never been a better time to go on a road trip. Whether you want to see breathtaking natural landscapes, relax on the beach or immerse yourself in history, we can help you plan the ultimate COVID-19 safe US road trip just the way you want it. Contact our Denver experts to plan the perfect luxury road trip for you!

Sunrise on Yosemite Valley, Yosemite National Park, California

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