to Glacier National Park Montana
Flying to your destination
is the usual way of travel, but times have made that a risky endeavor and where
is the road trip family experience in that? Studies show that kids remember the
of the road trip, better than the destination. Road trips also help with family
bonding and deeper connections. With fall colors coming up soon, what could be
better than a scenic road trip? Feed your imagination and take a journey. That
is why Airport Van Rental is dedicated to helping plan a safe road trip, with
fun stops along the way. The journey should be just as fun as the destination,
and the suggested road trip below is AVR’s way of delivering on that.
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Casper, Wyoming: Historic Trails and Museums Galore
4 hours and 278 miles, if coming from downtown Denver
This unknown, hidden gem
is jam-packed with museums and historic trails. Casper will feed your inner
curiosity and satisfy the history buff in the family. If outdoorsy activities
are more your thing, there are plenty of scenic falls and river trails. There
is plenty to do and see here in Casper, so you will probably want to spend the
night. There is plenty of affordable lodging for any budget, so rest easy.
Breakfast is done right here, with Casper being home to one eggceptional place.
You have to check out Eggington’s, which a breakfast place that has some
amazing options. Be sure to check out other amazing food options Casper has to
offer. GasBuddy has you covered with some cheap fueling options, so be sure to
refuel before heading out.
Billings, Montana: Where Culture and History are Alive
7 hours and 55 minutes, 555 miles if coming from
3 hours 55 minutes and 278 miles, if coming from
Casper, our previous suggested stop.
Billings is probably another city you
have never heard of, but that okay. This underrated city is brimming with
activities for the whole family. From outdoorsy activities like hiking
trails and horse
riding, to more mundane activities like museums
Billings has it all. There is even wine
tasting for the adults or a couple on a romantic trip. Be sure to take
advantage of the affordable lodging
available in Billings, so you have plenty of time to explore all the city has
to offer. Some unique food
options are offered here, so be sure to try some local favorites. Gas isn’t
too expensive here and our friends over at GasBuddy have you covered with the
best available fueling
options so you can refuel without breaking the bank. This stop is sure to
be a real crowd pleaser and put the family in high spirits for the next stop.
Every leg of the journey should be a fun one, and AVR has you covered with yet
another amazing stop.
Great Falls, Montana: A Real American West Gem
11 hours and 29 minutes and 774 miles, if coming from
3 hours 34 minutes and 219 miles, if coming from
Billings, our previous suggested stop.
There is more to do in
this wonderful city than one may expect if judging by the name alone. Great Falls is brimming with activities
museums that will leave the family speechless. There is even an entire
center dedicated to the Lewis
and Clark expedition of the past. For those that want to experience the
outdoors, there are plenty of river
activities and hiking
trails that are filled with beautiful scenery. Lodging
is abundant and extremely affordable, so don’t feel stressed to stay a few
nights to soak in all the fun Great Falls has to offer. There are also plenty
of amazing local
food favorites, so spending those few nights will allow you to try a few.
Gas is relatively the same price as it was in Billings, so finding the best
option to refuel will be easy. Our friends over at GasBuddy are always looking
out, just like AVR is always making sure we hand-pick fun and exciting stops
the family will love. This journey has been brimming with excitement and you
haven’t even made it to the destination yet. That is exactly what AVR means
when we say, “the journey should be just as fun as the destination”.
Glacier National Park, Montana: Natural