If you’re looking for that epic vacation in Europe with the family, then a road trip across some of the continent’s most famous travel destinations might be just the thing. Whether you already live in Europe or plan to visit, taking a road trip is a fun and exciting way to see the places you’ve always dreamed of seeing. Whether you’re staying in England, the UK, or someplace in western Europe, such as Italy or France, renting a car to drive to a famous locale can be fun, adventurous, and every member of the family can enjoy the sights you’ll see along the way.
Keep in mind before you rent a car that rules and regulations for child safety seats, along with the rules of the road, will be different for each country. In any case, your safest bet is to keep your child or children strapped in, even if the country you’re in has no such laws. It’s easy to get caught up and be lax on safety, but it must come first, no matter where you are. If you’re visiting London, one of the most amazing road trips you can take is to the Lake District, which is about three hundred miles away, but the drive is well worth it. On the way, you’ll see famous sites such as York and Cambridge, which boast some of the country’s most famous ruins and pastoral views. The Lake District itself is famous for its wide variety of wildlife, and was home to some of the most famous poets of the Romantic era, such as William Wordsworth.
If you’re staying in France, then a drive with the family to Spain or Portugal is a bold trip that is sure to be quite an adventure. While the language barrier might be an issue, most tourists can make their way through the trip with a rudimentary understanding of Spanish, and these days, many cell phone apps can help you muddle through. The food in Spain is well worth the drive, and while you’re there, you can visit many fun and famous places such as Barcelona and Madrid, both of which feature a number of museums, world-class shopping, and even amusement parks for the kids. No matter if you already live in Europe or plan to travel there soon, taking a European road trip is a great way to have the adventure of a lifetime while you create memories that will last a lifetime.