Luxury Roadtripping at Its Finest – Luxury travel often means taking a plane to a far off, exotic locale – but how about combining a luxury getaway with an impressive road trip? These locations offer the freedom to experience the open road and all it has to offer on your own time. Driving vacations like these are reason enough to ditch the plane and opt for a driving vacation. In the south, consider Australia – in the northern hemisphere, Italy.
Roadtripping in the Southern Hemisphere – Australia has no shortage of prime avenues to roll along with several mesmerizing routes throughout the country. Thanks to Australia’s sheer size, you won’t be lacking in choices. Whether you want to go off-road exploring, travel a well-known path, or get lost in Australia’s vast wilderness, you’ll find something just for your tastes. That said, though, the Great Ocean Road is one meant for road trip bucket lists. Along the way you’ll see the 12 Apostles – an incredible rock formation along Victoria’s coast – and several other sights along this stunning coastal road. You’ll go through such vibrant destinations as Melbourne and Torquay. Just imagine – cliffs towering above, lush rainforests, inviting beaches, and the great open road.
Roadtripping in the Northern Hemisphere – when you think of Italy, the first thing that probably comes to mind is a picture of the country shaped as a boot on the globe. Beyond that, vineyards, exquisite foods, and picture-perfect scenery. Tuscany, whether it’s because of the location itself or the Diane Lane movie, Under the Tuscan Sun, there’s just something about this city that screams beauty and tranquility amongst lush rolling hills. In Tuscany, you’ll experience some of Italy’s most beautiful driving destinations with just the right blend of things to do and things to see. Expect to see several vineyards bordering Tuscany’s glorious roads. Choose the right one and expect to see nothing else – you might have the road all to yourself. The absence of traffic in these parts makes for quite the holiday without the inundation of other tourists.
Not to mention that driving through Tuscany allows you to choose whether you want inland, rolling hills or brilliant coastal scenes. And the food! No matter where you travel on your road trip in Tuscany you’ll find perfect cuisines, such as fresh, homemade bruschetta or impossibly good cured meats.
Whether you choose to road trip through the north or the south, you’ll be met with iconic views you’ll not forget anytime soon.