It’s summer, which means it’s time to take to the open road! If you’re planning a road trip for your vacation, you’re in good company. According to a recent survey, 81% of Americans are planning to travel this summer and, of those, 80% are planning a road trip. That amounts to more than 206 million Americans spending their time off in their cars.
If you’re one of them, there are a number of things you don’t want to forget in order to have the best possible trip. From making sure your car is road ready, to planning your route to deciding what to pack, here’s our guide to road trip essentials you can use as a checklist to make sure nothing gets forgotten.