Category: Featured Destinations

Mike’s Road Trip features a wide variety of amazing destinations that will inspire you to get out and see the world. These destinations include some of the most beautiful and iconic places in the United States and beyond, from Seattle to Sedona, Tuscany to Tanzania and Sri Lanka to Melbourne. The website also highlights less well-known but equally stunning destinations, such as the Badlands of South Dakota, the Blue Ridge Parkway in Virginia, the rolling hills of Maramureș Romania and the Great River Road along the Mississippi River. Each destination featured includes detailed information about what makes it special, including its history, natural beauty, and recreational opportunities. Visitors can also find out what other nearby attractions are worth visiting and get directions and details to help them plan their trip. The amazing destinations featured on Mike’s Road Trip are sure to provide visitors with an unforgettable road trip travel experience.

Follonica, Italy: A Gem on the Tuscan Coast

Nestled on the western coast of Tuscany, Follonica is a small town with a big reputation. It's known for its stunning beaches, delicious cuisine, and vibrant culture. With a history dating back to the Etruscan era, Follonica has managed to preserve its charm and character over the years, making it...

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Jerusalem Travel Guide: More than a Destination, a Journey through the ages

In this Jerusalem Travel Guide, I provide some of the top things to do, places to stay, restaurants not to miss, and of course, several road trip ideas. I have peppered this article with lots of links to help you in your planning efforts. If you have any questions about...

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Bogota and Beyond: Discover Colombia’s Colorful Streets, Majestic Mountains, and Beautiful Beaches!

Bogota Colombia colorful cobblestone streets

Bogota, the bustling capital of Colombia, is a city that offers a little something for everyone. With its vibrant street art, historic landmarks, and stunning natural landscapes, it’s a destination that is sure to captivate any traveler. Whether you are looking to delve into the local culture, indulge in the...

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Experience the Magic of Infiorata di Pitigliano: Italy’s Most Beautiful Flower Festival!

Infiorata di Pitigliano

The Infiorata di Pitigliano is one of the most vibrant and colorful festivals in Italy, where the streets and alleyways of the town of Pitigliano are covered with flower petals (and other materials, i.e colored sawdust and coffee grounds) arranged in intricate designs and patterns. This annual event attracts visitors...

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Discover the Natural Wonders of Canada: A Journey Through the Heart of the Country’s Stunning Wilderness

Discover the Natural Wonders of Canada, a vast and beautiful country renowned for its stunning natural landscapes and diverse wildlife. From soaring mountain peaks to pristine lakes, cascading waterfalls, and vast glaciers, Canada boasts some of the world's most amazing natural wonders. Whether you're an adventure seeker, a wildlife enthusiast,...

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Bergen, Norway: Where Majestic Fjords Meet a Vibrant Cityscape!

bergen norway - photo by mike shubic

Bergen, located on the southwestern coast of Norway, is a city steeped in history and natural beauty. Known as the "Gateway to the Fjords," Bergen boasts stunning landscapes of mountains, fjords, and islands, making it a popular destination for outdoor enthusiasts. With a history dating back to the Middle Ages,...

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Unwind in Unawatuna, Sri Lanka: Your complete guide to visiting this slice of paradise

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Unawatuna is an alluring coastal town located in the southern province of Sri Lanka. This popular tourist destination is known for its stunning beaches, crystal-clear waters, and vibrant nightlife. Unawatuna is located just 3.2 miles (5km) away from Galle, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and it attracts both...

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Discover the otherworldly beauty of Goblin Valley State Park: A unique road trip experience in south central Utah

Goblin Valley State Park in Utah

Goblin Valley State Park in Utah is a unique and special place to visit. The park's most distinctive feature is its thousands of hoodoos, or mushroom-shaped rock formations, that are scattered throughout the park. These hoodoos are formed by the erosion of softer layers of rock, leaving behind the harder,...

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El Dorado Canyon Ghost Town in Nelson is a fantastic day trip from Las Vegas, Nevada

El Dorado Canyon Ghost Town is a fascinating historical mining town located in Nelson, Nevada, about 30 minutes from Boulder City and an hour from Las Vegas. The town was established in the late 1800s during the gold and silver mining boom in the area. The canyon was named after...

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Exploring the charming town of Boulder City, Nevada: A guide to its history, outdoor adventures, and downtown attractions

Boulder City entrance by Mike Shubic

Boulder City, Nevada is a charming and idyllic community perched above Lake Mead and the dam that created the town. Established in 1931 to house the builders of Boulder Dam (later changed to Hoover Dam), Boulder City is not far from its neighbor known for glittering neon lights and high...

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Road Trip Guide to Lake Havasu City: Home of the London Bridge and a ton of fun!

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In this road trip guide to Lake Havasu City, Arizona I will provide route highlights from Phoenix and Las Vegas depending on which direction you are traveling. I also provide a lists of some of the top activities, events and even some of my favorite restaurants. I've also embedded many...

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Forest Bathing in The Redwoods

Forest Bathing in The Redwoods in Humboldt County

After spending several days in Humboldt County in Northern California, forest bathing among the giant Redwoods, I was inspired to pen a few words about the experience and produce a complementary video. I hope you enjoy this wistful break from your day. ;-) The Redwood groves of Northern California...

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Sedona Road Trip Travel Itinerary

Sedona Travel Itinerary

Sedona, Arizona is on the bucket list of road trippers the world over. If you have plans to visit this part of Arizona save time and money with this comprehensive Sedona travel itinerary. Beautifully designed and curated by a Sedona expert and professional travel blogger. Use on your phone, computer...

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This is what it’s like visiting the Maldives and Kandima Resort

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A trip to the Maldives is one of those once-in-a-lifetime bucket list adventures. It’s something that has been on my personal bucket list for many years after seeing the stunning images and videos from this far-off-place in the middle of the Indian ocean. A place with mind bending shades of...

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