Travel is an enriching experience that teaches you a lot, helps you to meet new people, and provides you with the chance to see beautiful destinations. A road trip in an RV rental throughout the U.S. is something that everyone has to do at least once in their lifetime.
It’s also a great time to get some great shots for your social media accounts. Whether you’re an Instagram fanatic or you want to share your experiences on Facebook with family back home, you will want to capture happy moments.
Following are 10 photo opportunities that you won’t want to miss:
1.Capture the beauty of the Grand Canyon.
It may be one of the more cliché photographs but it’s worth capturing the moment. The Grand Canyon is an icon of U.S. scenery and when you see it in person, you will realize why everyone wants to take pictures of this majestic U.S. destination.
- Frolic at the cliffs overlooking the ocean in Big Sur.
Big Sur is a great place for a U.S. road trip and the views are what your social media feed dreams are made of. From Pfeiffer Beach to McWay Falls and Nepenthe, the views of nature are worth the trip. The photographs you’ll take will be sure to catch people’s attention.
- Pose on a rooftop overlooking Central Park in NYC.
From the Empire State Building to the Statue of Liberty, there are plenty of famous sites where you can take pictures at. Instead of doing what everyone else does, go enjoy yourself on a rooftop near Central Park and capture the view of one of the city’s best spots.
- Capture shots of the Golden Gate Bridge.
Yes, you’ve seen hundreds of Golden Gate Bridge pictures, but with good reason. It truly is an impressive sight in person and one that will be worth taking your time to see as you travel throughout California in an RV rental. Make sure to get shots both of the bridge and on the bridge.
- Get great water pics with a GoPro at Lake Tahoe.
Obviously, a road trip is about actually having fun and not just taking pictures. A place where you can get great photographs of beautiful scenery while having a fantastic time is Lake Tahoe. Whether you go skiing on the mountains during the winter or do some water skiing during the summer, Lake Tahoe is where beauty and adventure come together.
- Hike the Arches National Park for some beautiful photo opportunities.
There is just something about the red rocks at Arches National Park that make pictures taken here, incredibly eye-catching. If you love hiking and capturing great nature shots, this is the destination for you. It’s worth the adventure and if you really want to capture incredible views, try to go at sunrise or sunset.
- Get those summer time shots in Key West, Florida.
The truth is that it doesn’t have to be summer time to enjoy great weather and the beach in Florida. Key West is one of the most paradisiacal beach destinations in the U.S. and if what you want is some bikini fun in the sun (and pictures to prove it), this is the place for you.
- Visit Death Valley for fascinating daytime pictures and beautiful nighttime shots.
From pictures captured of the Badwater Basin to night shots of the starry sky, Death Valley is a place full of amazing nature that is as unique as it is beautiful. Make sure that you bring your best cameras for shots that will help you to remember the beauty for years to come.
- Catch big waves in Hawaii and document it.
Are you ready for some surfing fun in one of the most beautiful destinations around? Visit the islands of Hawaii, enjoy fabulous surf breaks and capture Hawaii’s natural beauty that is unmatched in any other U.S. state.
- Capture life in New Orleans—a city known for its characters.
If you’re tired of getting shots of nature, take a trip to one of the most captivating cities in the country. New Orleans is a place full of great food, fun music, fantastic experiences, and fascinating characters. Go to Bourbon Street and order a coffee as you watch the people go by. Make sure to have your camera out.
Granted, some of these may be well-known destinations that you have seen thousands of pictures of. That doesn’t mean you don’t want to take your own shot of it. Consider doing an original pose or setting for your pictures so you go beyond the cliché photographs that everyone takes.
As you travel around the U.S. in an RV rental, make sure to bring a camera that you can depend on for quality pictures. You’ll undoubtedly capture the photographs of a lifetime.