The best places in the US to travel in an RV, according to a couple who drove one through 48 states

The best places in the US to travel in an RV, according to a couple who drove one through 48 states

Going-to-the-Sun Road, a scenic two-hour drive within that park, is also a great way to spot wildlife like mountain goats and bighorn sheep, Insider previously reported.

Going-to-the-Sun Road

A red car drives along Going-to-the-Sun Road in Glacier National Park.


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In Arizona, “you’re going to have to go to the Grand Canyon if you haven’t been,” Julie told Insider.

Marc and Julie stand with friends at the Grand Canyon on a cloudy day.

The Grand Canyon is a must-see.


In their book, they add that you should visit both the north and the south rims.

Left: A view of the south rim with plants in the foreground. Right: A view of the north rim with plants in the foregound.

Left: south rim. Right: north rim.

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Also in Arizona, Marc and Julie said to check out Sedona, a beautiful town embedded in red rocks that Insider previously reported feels like visiting another planet.

Marc and Julie Bennett in front of red rocks in Sedona with blue skies.

Marc and Julie in Sedona, Arizona.

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In their book, Marc and Julie Bennett wrote that you can’t miss Yosemite National Park in California, which recently stopped requiring reservations to enter, Travel and Leisure reports. The reservation system began in May and ended on October 1.

A view of Yosemite National Park with blue skies and few clouds.

Yosemite National Park in California.

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Sources: “Living the RV Life”, Travel and Leisure

While you’re in California, Marc and Julie recommend taking a coastal drive on Highway 1 from Northern California to Oregon.

A cliffside road on a semi-cloudy day on highway 1

A cliffside section of Highway 1 in Oregon.

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When you’re in Oregon, Marc and Julie recommend checking out lighthouses along the coast.

Heceta Head lighthouse at dusk, Oregon Coast, USA, with the ocean in the background.

Heceta Head lighthouse in Oregon at dusk.

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Another must-see national park is Zion in Utah where you should hike the Narrows, according to their book.

Left: Red rocky cliffs with trees on them and blue skies in the background. Right: A River between canyons with tall rocks and trees ahead on a cloudy day.

Left: a cliff at Zion National Park. Right: The Narrows, a hike through a river between canyons.

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Sources: “Living the RV Life”

The Narrows is a trail into a river that gets deeper as the canyons come closing in, Insider reported.

Visitors explore The Narrows along the Virgin River with light peering through the canyons

A view of the Narrows.

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Since Zion is often crowded, Marc said to try Capitol Reef instead, describing the Utah national park as a “fantastic surprise” to him.

Sunrise on the Capitol Reef Scenic Drive Out of Fruita, Utah.

A scenic drive through Capitol Reef National Park in Utah.

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If you’re traveling through New Mexico, Marc and Julie said not to miss Carlsbad Caverns.

Inside the Carlsbad Caverns, blue and green lights light up a cave full of pointy ends and mysterious shapes.

Carlsbad Caverns National Park in New Mexico.

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Insider reported that it’s cool and humid inside the caves. Although they’re mostly dark, there are lights that reveal different shapes, colors, and textures.

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Dramatic scenes within the caves.

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Marc and Julie also highlighted entire states that stood out to them in their travels, like Maine in the summertime.

Marc and Julie pose next to the ocean in Maine with homes on a cliff in the background and blue skies.

Mark and Julie in front of Nubble Lighthouse Tork in Maine.

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Julie added Savannah, Georgia, stands out too, with its “real Southern charm, history, and natural beauty.”

Savannah Georgia

Savannah, Georgia.

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