- Pre-pandemic, road trips were as simple as making a great playlist, hopping in the car, and seeing where the wind takes you.
- But, as I found on a recent road trip in an RV, the coronavirus has complicated things.
- Public restrooms are few and far between, getting gas and eating out can be a risk, and planning ahead is imperative.
- The CDC still warns that “travel increases your chance of getting and spreading COVID-19.”
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The coronavirus pandemic has turned 2020 into the year of the road trip. However, an epic playlist is no longer enough when it comes to planning one.
AAA predicts that Americans will have taken 683 million road trips between July 1 and September 30 alone, and Business Insider previously reported that RV rental companies have seen a spike in bookings since states started lifting stay-at-home orders.