Hello, I have a few questions regarding a roadtrip to california I am planning for this July.
I have never taken a roadtrip out of state, much less been out of Texas in my whole life.
What are the basic needs for a roadtrip?
What expenses besides the obvious ones could I be overlooking? (food, gas, transportation, luxurie, what else?)
California is a long trip, I am thinking of renting a car. I am 18 years old, I know you must be 25 to drive the rental. Is it illegal to rent a car under 25 or are there just additional fees involved? Any tips on this question to make this expense cheaper would be much appreciated!
Now that I think I've covered the questions about what I will need, lets cover other questions like attractions and good places to stop.
So I've found that a strait shot from Texas to Cali is roughly 1700-2000 Miles. The states I'll be passing through are Arizona and New Mexico. Again, I've never been out of Texas in my life. What is there to visit in these states? I'm trying to ask questions I can not find out by researching, so I wont ask about expenses here. I want opinions, what are your favorite attractions or what attractions have you heard of in New Mexico and Arizona?
I will be updating this post probably quite a bit in the future (as my roadtrip is planned for July, thats a good 4 months out of which I can find out as much about the places I will be traveling to). But for now, these are all the questions I have.
Anything I may have missed, or any experienced roadtrippers feel free to leave any pointers or tips you may have. They are all appreciated !