With the summer road tripping season starting I have a question for you.
A couple weeks ago I drove the 230 or so miles up to Humboldt County for my sister's college graduation. When I mentioned the trip to a friend she exclaimed "Road trip!" and I was thoroughly confused because for me, this was not a road trip.
Why would one person consider this a road trip and another not? Was it because I didn't stop at any of the kitschy roadside attractions like Trees of Mystery, the Drive-Thru Tree , or Confusion Hill ? (Which by-the-way has some serious road construction happening just south of the entrance on Hwy. 101.) Was it because I wasn't going a distance that required multiple days of driving? Was it because I make this trip 3 - 4 times each year?
On my way home, it was quite clear from the number of RVs I saw that road trip season has definitely started. So my question to you is, what makes a road trip a road trip?
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