Planning a RV Road Trip in the Largest US States

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Mobile homes make road trips a breeze. They’re the cruise ships of land based travel, and, in this analogy, the United States is Mediterranean Sea. With a near infinite number of routes to take across this vast country, it can help to have some guidance. This RV trip planner will take you along the most famous U.S. highways across the country’s three largest states.

Alaska

Best Highway: The George Parks Highway, also known as the Parks Highway, will take you from Anchorage to Fairbanks.

What to See: Chugach Mountain Range and Chugach State Park, where you can enjoy hiking ranging from easy nature walks to challenging treks.

Texas

Best Highway: Highway US 90 and US Route 385, which lead south into Big Bend National Park.

What to See: The Chisos Mountains are hard to miss, as they tower 8,000 feet over the road along the long, 45-minute ride down the park’s entrance. Sotol Vista Overlook is a must visit spot for epic, panoramic pictures.

California

Best Highway: California State Route 120, also known as Tioga Pass, which serves as the eastern entrance to Yosemite National Park.

What to See: May Lake, a gorgeous body of water at an elevation of 9,270 feet, making it one of the highest altitude lakes in all of California.  You can take a two-and-a-half-mile hike around it and enjoy magnificent views of Half Dome.

RVing in the United States is hard to do wrong. There are fantastic sights to see in every state (even Kansas). The three biggest states, especially, have lots to impress you with, given their great surface areas. Keep this guide in mind when you travel across them in a memorable RV road trip.

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