Long Drives by the Sea
California’s Pacific Coastal Highway
Get a long term car rental from Avis, start your drive from San Diego’s endless coastline and sunshine, surf along beaches in Santa Cruz and Santa Barbara and revel in the entrepreneurial spirit of San Francisco.
Maui's Hana Coast
With a long term car rental you can learn about Hawaii’s culture and history, discover the Lower Puohokamoa and Wailua Falls and hike in the Pua’a Ka’s and Waianapanapa State Park as you drive through Maui Island.
Drive 60 miles south of Miami, to dive in the Marine Sanctuaries and Coral Reefs, discover nature in the Parks and Refuges and enjoy the sun and the beach.
Gourmet Road Trips
Access the Silverado trail from the city of Napa and wind your way through small wineries perched on the hillside. In the process, visit the Napa River Ecological Reserve and dine at the Auberge du Soleil. Don’t forget to pack your picnic bags!
New York’s Finger Lakes
From Syracuse to Rochester, New York state offers road-trippers vineyard amid rolling hills and serene blue water. You could spend a week or more visiting wineries around the Finger Lakes. The Smith Opera House, the Seneca Falls and Sciencenter in Ithaca ensure there is something for everyone.
Maryland’s Easter Shore
Time-travel to a more slow paced and serene space as you gorge on steamed blue crabs, chicken barbecues at the firehouse, fried oysters and soft-shell-crab sandwiches,. Start 50 minutes from Washington, D.C. in Annapolis, explore the shores of St. Michaels, head on over to the downtowns of Eaton and Cambridge or explore nature at Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge.
Valleys and Canyons
The Pioneer’s Trail
Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona, and Utah still offer the thrills of wild-west. Grab a reliable steed for the long term from Avis and strike out through the rugged landscape from Flagstaff. Along the way you'll want to check out the Petrified Forest National Park, Canyon de Chelly National Monument, Monument Valley, Grand Canyon, and San Juan Skyway.
The Old Blues Highway
From Memphis Tennessee follow the Mississippi River down to Vicksburg. Along the way visit the home of the blues - Muddy Water John Lee Hooker, Bessie Smith, and B.B. King, savor platters of barbecued chicken, or Spend the night at a plantation.
The Salmon River Route
This scenic route follows central Idaho’s largest river from Stanley, Idaho, to Darby, Montana. The route not only offers scenic views of the River, but also a peek into the history of exploration, fur trapping, mining, settlement, and Native American heritage in the area.
The Hilly Roads
Cascade Lakes, Oregon
Running from Bend to Sunriver, this route offers unparalleled scenery of the Cascades. The volcanic landscape of central Oregon's high desert plain includes massive volcanoes, murmuring streams, forests of awesome evergreens, lava flows, glittering lakes, and meadows full of wildflowers. The best way to drive this route is grab a month long car rental and drive summer through fall.
Rocky Mountains, Colorado & Wyoming
Drive from the snowcapped peaks of northern Colorado to the endless high plains of Wyoming. From Boulder head to Rocky Mountain National Park and appreciate the views from the highest continuous paved highway in the U.S. Traverse Walden, the self-proclaimed moose-viewing capital of Colorado into the plains of Wyoming. We suggest planning a trip in Midsummer and getting a rental car for a longer term.
The Sawtooths, Idaho
Boise, with its history and museums, offers a great start place for your road trip. Drive through the great gold city of Idaho, hot springs, falls, recreation areas, and lakes, as you end at the Sun Valley Resort. Book your road trip and car rental for spring or autumn to get the best views.