Spontaneous Adventure Is Closer Than You Think With These 5 Unique Day Trip Ideas

‘Tis the season… of cabin fever. Whether you live in a wintry climate or wear t-shirts year-round, it’s easy to feel antsy as the days get shorter and cooler. In the mood for something to do? There’s no need to stay cooped up inside when the United States is full of exciting day trip ideas, and everyday exploration is right around the corner, no matter where you live.

Whether you’re planning a spontaneous adventure for yourself, friends, or the whole family, all you need is a little inspiration for day trip ideas and a reliable set of tires for your journey — and the new Goodyear® Wrangler Steadfast HT™ are just the tires for that. They’re durable and designed for exploring — with deeper, wider grooves for more traction and control, and a 70,000-mile tread-life limited warranty — so you can spend less time worrying about the weather, the traffic, or the dependability of your ride, and more time enjoying your adventure. Pull up a map, pack some car-friendly snacks, and hit the road, because these micro-adventures are waiting.

Want to add to this list of micro-adventures? Share your favorite day trip destinations with us using our nomination form. And if it inspires you to take a longer road trip next year, check out these 13 iconic American road trips, make sure your tires are up to the challenge (check out the new Goodyear® Wrangler Steadfast HT™ that are built for adventure), and get planning.