4 Scenic Vacation Spots Truckers Will Enjoy With Their Families
As a truck driver, you get to travel around the country and see the beauty of America. Every state has something to offer and as you drive, you’ll find yourself wishing your family was there to see it. Taking a road trip could be a great way to enjoy a summer vacation with your loved ones. Here are a few spots you and your family might appreciate visiting this summer.
Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania
Lehigh Valley consists of Bethlehem, Easton, Allenton and other small towns with sights and attractions worth seeing. Here are a few places you might want to visit in Lehigh:
– Dorney Park and its waterpark
– Planet Snoopy, with more than 100 rides for children
– Crayola Experience
– Williamsburg’s centuries-old buildings and landmarks
– Moravian Book Shop (the oldest continuously operating bookstore in the world!)
Activities you could enjoy in Lehigh include hiking, biking, or running through the valley’s extensive trail network, including the Appalachian Trail and the Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor.
As Virginia’s state capitol, Richmond has many historic sites and buildings to visit. These include the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Virginia Museum of History and Culture, the Black History Museum, Poe Museum, and the Cultural Center of Virginia.
Your family might also enjoy seeing the Mending Walls public mural art project or exploring the city via The Richmond Beer Trail. With nearly 40 local breweries, you’re sure to find something your taste buds will love.
Fayetteville, West Virginia
Budget Travel Magazine has named Fayetteville one of the “Top 10 Coolest Small Towns in America” and the “Best River Town”.
When planning your trip, consider staying at Adventures on the Gorge, one of the top six adventure resorts in the US, offering 60 activities, various accommodations, restaurants, bars, pools, and a view of the New River Gorge.
The New River Gorge National Park & Preserve, with 70,000 acres of public land, is worth exploring. It’s a great place for hiking, rock climbing, mountain biking, and whitewater rafting.
Pittsburgh is another great destination for the entire family to visit. Popular museums include the Andy Warhol Museum, the August Wilson African American Cultural Center, the Moonshot Museum, and The Clemente Museum.
You could also explore the city’s parks and trails, hiking, biking, or walking. Or have a picnic at the Three Rivers Parks.