Road Trips: Reader Photos
road-trip photos will have you ready to pack up the car and start driving.
experienced that moment: you’re driving a long stretch of road when suddenly
something catches your attention. Something photo-worthy. Better act fast,
before that image fades into rear-view oblivion, if you want to get that perfect
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reason that these photos are so special is, by definition, you don’t stay in
the same place for long when on a road trip. So the photos serve as tangible memories,
often of places that you were just breezing by to get to your final
destination—but that may be even more memorable.
to our talented T+L community members, we’ve got a window into recent
road-trip experiences, including iconic routes like Hawaii’s Hana Highway and California’s
Redwood Forest. Some shots frame the landscape up ahead; other travelers with a
keen eye choose to zoom in on a quirky roadside attraction or a particularly
our favorite road-trip photos depicts a frosty mountainside tunnel that appears
straight out of Dante’s Inferno. The entrance to the tunnel is adorned
with huge, spiky icicles, while the glow of orange overhead lights from within
the tunnel makes it appear like the passage to a fiery underworld.
A more lighthearted
photo reminds us how much fun it can be to bring along a furry four-legged
companion when taking to the road. One T+L community member—riding in the
passenger seat, mind you—snapped a playful shot of a dog sticking its head out
of the back window. The wind blowing against its face creates an adorable smile
effect that could cure the worst of moods.
let’s not forget about the value of capturing a photo of your destination. One
such example, taken in Moab, UT, shows a small tent propped up against the
stunning backdrop of a lake, mountains, and a strikingly blue sky with fluffy
cotton-candy clouds. It’s the kind of picture-perfect image you hope for when
you hit the road—and that will keep you feeling inspired once you’re back home.
to see our all our favorite road-trip photos, and be sure to upload your own
images to our T+L community. You never know: you just might be featured in our
next photo roundup!