The Top 10 States For Summer Road Trips


Wyoming, home to much of Yellowstone National Park, is the second-cheapest state for camping. Safety-wise, it ranks 12th nationwide.


This survey shows extremes in Florida. Safety ranks worst in Florida. However, it ranks second in activities and ties for first in national parkland area with four other states.


Despite having the fourth-highest auto theft rate, Idaho ranks third in safety. 20th in activities.

North Carolina

North Carolina offers non-stop natural beauty. The state has the fourth-most picturesque byways and eighth-most activities in the nation.


Ohio has the lowest average auto repair cost in the nation. It's also 12th in expenses and 16th in activities.


Fresh lobster rolls? Maine tops U.S. safety rankings. The state ranks second in auto theft per capita.


Louisiana may be a good place to save money. Louisiana ranks second in the country for cheap expenses. It also ranks 10th in activities.


Road trips in the second-largest state are great. Texas ranks fourth in activities and 18th in expenses despite a low safety score of 38th.


These road trip data points show that Minnesota's land isn't that bad either. Minnesota places ninth in cost and fifth in safety.

New York

This summer, you may road travel to the Big Apple or the Adirondacks in New York. The Empire State ranks seventh in safety and third in activities, making it the best driving vacation state.