Best Scenic Road Trip Ideas for Summer 2019

Summer Road Trip Ideas

If you have a bit of a wanderlust spirit, then you probably love road trips. We don’t blame you – they are just so much fun, especially if you want to explore new places! And what better time to embark on a journey than during the summer?

Here at The Bouqs Co., we are all about going on new adventures and we want to encourage you to discover some of the scenic gems spread across the U.S. So without further ado, check out our picks for the absolute best road trips to take if you’re trying to catch some scenic views this summer!


Pacific Coast Highway in California

California Summer Road Trip

Even long-time California natives can always appreciate this wonderfully scenic route. The PCH, as well known as it is, still manages to surprise us more and more with how much you can see along the coast.

Some notable stops: Santa Barbara, Solvang, San Luis Obispo, Monterey (don’t forget to visit their aquarium!), Big Sur, and of course, San Francisco.

Route 4 through Adirondacks, New York

New York Summer Road Trip

If you’re all about being surrounded by beautiful mountains, clear lakes and majestic forestry, then you will absolutely love the Adirondacks in northeastern New York. The drive typically starts in Albany and as you head southeast, you should encounter all the wonderful scenery nature has to offer!

Some notable stops: Saratoga Spa State Park, Fort Ticonderoga, and Ausable Chasm.

Highway 12 in Southern Utah

Utah Summer Road Trip

The state of Utah is actually a gold mine of some picturesque views, especially if you decide to take Highway 12 down the southern portion of it. The route itself follows some stunning scenery of red rocks and clifftops.

Some notable stops: Bryce Canyon National Park, Grand-Staircase Escalante National Monument, and Capital Reef National Park.

Hana Highway in Maui

Maui Summer Road Trip

Thinking of flying over to Hawaii for the perfect getaway? Try taking a road trip down Hana Highway for some killer views along the seaside cliffs! There you can also see plenty of blooming mango trees and even red sand beaches.

Some notable stops: the Seven Sacred Pools at Haleakala National Park.

Highway 78 in Alabama

Alabama Summer Road Trip

If you have always wanted to visit the Appalachian Mountains, then you’re in luck – Highway 78 in Alabama takes you through part of the mountains so you can come across some photo-worthy scenery!

Some notable stops: Talladega National Forest.


Feeling up for an adventure? Make an upbeat summer playlist, have some podcasts ready, call up some friends, and hit the road!

The Bouqs Co. has you covered in making sure you have all your summer needs, especially with anything in the floral department! Celebrate any seasonal occasion with our summer flower collection, or you can even reward yourself for completing a road trip with our very own “Road Trip” Bouq. Because trust us, the start of summer is reason enough to celebrate!

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