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.

The History of Senso-Ji Temple in Tokyo, Japan

Senso-Ji Temple in Tokyo Japan

When you think of Tokyo, what comes to mind? For us, it’s ultra-modern skyscrapers, fantastic public transport services, Harajuku Girls, and of course, fascinating historical features. The blend of these features and many, many more is what makes Tokyo such a fascinating city to visit—as contemporary and culture stand together...

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These are some of the most Scenic Roads of Ireland

Road near Cliffs of Moher. Photo by: Mike Shubic of

The scenic roads of Ireland are a road trippers nirvana. The angelic tapestry that forms Ireland’s landscape has taken thousands of years to weft and warp into a masterpiece that only nature could weave. The rural farmlands have sheep wandering aimlessly with cattle making their home in actual old homes....

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Visiting Slab City and Salvation Mountain

Salvation Mountain aerial

Slab City, California and its focal point, Salvation Mountain, is one of the most bizarre and eclectic places I think I’ve ever visited. I learned of this off-the-grid community after reading a blog post on the Salton Sea, a nearby excursion I also visited while road-tripping from Temecula to Phoenix....

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Central Europe Road Trip Destinations from Prague

Central Europe Road Trip road

This is a Central Europe road trip destinations guide to my favorite off-beat places. Prague has become the most popular tourist destination in Central Europe, with over 7 million visitors a year, ranking 5th in all of Europe. With a world-class international airport and incredible proximity to many of the...

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Visit Wyoming: 8 Places not to miss!

Grand Teton's in Wyoming by Mike Shubic

If you're looking to visit Wyoming, we have highlighted 8 places that you should absolutely not miss! Forget big cities like New York, London or Tokyo. While these are fine places, nothing beats the natural splendor of the great outdoors. A visit to Wyoming is a perfect example, with sprawling...

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Six romantic Seattle attractions to impress your loved one

Seattle Space Needle by Mike Shubic of MikesRoadTrip

Seattle isn’t often seen as being a city of romance. It’s certainly not viewed in the same way as cities like Paris or Venice, and that’s a shame. Because the truth is, Seattle is saturated with romantic destinations and fun options for couples. Seattle has so much to offer a...

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The Best of Boston (Minus the Beans)

Boston is a city with historical pride and beautiful sights. This thriving hub hosts the most famous marathon in the country, thrilling outdoor entertainment, and, the best baked beans known the world over. This article won’t be about a single Boston-based bean, baked or otherwise. We will not be discussing...

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Quintana Roo, Mexico at a Glance

Quintana Roo Sunrise by

Quintana Roo is located on the Yucatán Peninsula, along the stunning Caribbean coast. This Mexican state is probably best known for its long sandy beaches of Cancun, or the Mayan Ruins of Tulum. Quintana Roo is a haven for sun worshipers, adventure seekers and water enthusiasts. It’s place full of...

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A Visit to the Surreal Part of Houston

Visit Houston

One might not think of Houston, Texas as a quirky city, in fact, at first blush, it may seem like a pretty unremarkable place. However, if you peal back the layers you will find that Houston is teeming with weird places where surreal experiences seep into reality.  In this post,...

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10 Remarkable Mexico City experiences you won’t want to miss

Mexico City art museum

Mexico City is a remarkably diverse destination full of culture and intrigue. Mike's Road Trip contributor, Lydia Carey, is an American who has been living in Mexico City for many years, so she has some valuable insight on the top things to do when visiting this vibrant place. Here are...

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