Labor Day sits at the sunset of summer, so what better time for a celebratory road trip? Soak up the last of the sun on the road exploring new places with the ones you love. We have you covered no matter what your favorite kind of destination is!
Cape Cod, Massachusetts
This peninsula extends toward the Atlantic Ocean and can be very popular for those vacationing across the country. Enjoy the seasonal shops, fresh seafood, and scenic beaches before the weather change. Cape Cod National Seashore boasts 40 miles of pristine beaches, a lighthouse, and many activities to enjoy as you explore the landscape with some laid-back fun.
Established in 1733, Savannah is the oldest city in Georgia. Walk along the cobble-stoned streets lined with the infamous Spanish moss and ancient oak trees. Enjoy the charm of this beautiful city as you immerse yourself in history. The downtown area holds well-preserved 18th and 19th-century homes surrounded by lush gardens and elegant fountains. Visit the Telfair Academy, the oldest art museum in the country, or view one of their impressive old cemeteries. This southern town holds a lot for even those driving by.
Just outside of Washington D.C. sits Alexandria, an elegant town with much charm. Walk the worn brick streets of the Old Town. Gaze at the restored 18th-century and 18th-century houses. Shop at the boutiques and other one-of-a-kind shops on King Street. Enjoy the Carlyle House Historical Park for the history of its beautiful garden and magnificent Georgian mansion. The George Washington Masonic National Memorial is worth a visit. This shrine to George Washington includes an observation deck, an ornate hall, and a museum. The city is a history-lovers delight.
No matter where you go, drive safely. Remember that not everyone will drive the way you do, and it is good to expect the unexpected and drive defensively. Review these defensive driving tips to ensure you stay on the road for good.