I'm going out on a limb and declaring October the best month for a road trip. Do I have meteorological data, research, or a Gallup® poll to back me up? No, I'm just basing it on my experiences.
October is our last hurrah before the big holiday season and winter blows in. So put off the yardwork, hop in a car, and do some spontaneous or not-so-spontaneous road-tripping. Just make sure your car is ready for the trip.
This is my husband and I on the south rim of the Grand Canyon in October 2007. Our road trip that year took us from Las Vegas to Phoenix.
I head about two hours north every year to attend Homecoming at Central Michigan University. I participate in the alumni radio station takeover. This photo is from October 2011, when I was doing a live remote before the game. It was really windy and cold.
I took this picture at Millennium Park in Chicago in October 2006. Cities are a great place to go in October. Take in a show, eat great food, visit museums, whatever you'd like.
This photo is my husband with the Keoki's Donkey Balls mascot in Kona, Hawaii in October 2008. I realize you can't drive to Hawaii, but our vacation involved a road trip around the entire Big Island that was a lot of fun. When we passed this store, he wanted to stop and get a picture.
So where are you going this October? I may be heading over to a beach where colorful trees provide a lovely contrast to the water.
This picture is from an abnormally warm October weekend in 2011. We actually waded into Lake Michigan because it was so warm.
No matter where you head, make sure you travel to your destination safely.Tweet
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