7 Bucket List Worthy Road Trip Destinations Around The World

By Seeker Editors @seeker

In case you have ever fantasized about road tripping in a foreign country, exploring a combination of both metropolitan and remote lifestyles- there is nothing stopping you from getting on that plane and renting a car. Hit the open road, whether it's touring through sandy desert landscapes, alongside volcanic mountains, through mystical forests, or next to ancient monuments. There is nothing like driving through a brand new terrain, getting a taste of the local lifestyle, and seeing firsthand the vast sprawling landscapes unfold while jamming to your favorite playlist. Here are our personal top destinations for spending *weeks* adventuring on the road.

Bucket List Worthy Road Trip Destinations Around The World Map

Bucket List Worthy Road Trip Destinations Around The World Places

  • Romania

    With fairy tale castles, breathtaking landscapes, metropolitan cities, quaint villages, and more, Romania is a country brimming with magical experiences and open roads. Drive through one of the most beautiful highways in the world alongside towering mountains covered with soft green plant life, and mystical forests, stop by some of the most gorgeous hidden gem cities in Europe to munch on hearty Romanian food and tour medieval castles. Romania is the ultimate European road trip destination that will provide days of excitement and endless romantic views.

  • Peru

    With an array of pristine scenery and exciting activities, this gorgeous South American destination is a must for your next big road trip. Explore the changing landscapes, traverse national parks, uncover ancient landmarks, and partake in outdoorsy roadside adventures, Peru is a hidden gem brimming in excitement and breathtaking views.

  • South Africa

    South Africa is a massive country that hosts sprawling wine country, gorgeous natural landscapes, historically significant landmarks, and more. Take in the entirety of this beautiful destination and rent a car alongside shifting scenery and embrace weeks-long roadside adventures full of excitement and life-changing experiences.

  • Italy

    Italy is a compact company with plenty of roads to get lost along, explore quaint towns, bustling cities, and plentiful gorgeous landscapes along the way. From the breathtaking northern mountains to the eclectic southern coast along clear waters, any roadside journey is sure to be dynamic. Whether its cuisine, architecture, art, or fashion- Italy has something for everyone

  • Namibia

    The remote, sprawling landscape of Namibia is an often overlooked road trip oasis. Hike sand dunes, kayak vast waters, and witness breathtaking wildlife at this gorgeous destination. Soaked in warm sunlight and surrounded by nature reserves that are home to cheetahs, leopards, and more, a week on the road in Namibia is an unforgettable experience.

  • Iceland

    Iceland’s golden circle is the ultimate road trip dream, imagine spending hours on the road immersed in an ethereal landscape just to hit some of the earth’s most astounding natural wonders. Witness glacier caves, watch live geysers shoot up into the sky, hike behind towering waterfalls, and more.

  • North Island

    New Zealand's north island is full of exciting activities to uncover on the road, experience thermal hot springs, explore glow worm caves, hike volcanic landscapes, relax along sandy coastlines, and more. Uncover once-in-a-lifetime experiences and hit the road at this remote, hidden gem destination that is sure to be the backdrop for a road trip brimming in adventure and exploration.

  • Romania

    With fairy tale castles, breathtaking landscapes, metropolitan cities, quaint villages, and more, Romania is a country brimming with magical experiences and open roads. Drive through one of the most beautiful highways in the world alongside towering mountains covered with soft green plant life, and mystical forests, stop by some of the most gorgeous hidden gem cities in Europe to munch on hearty Romanian food and tour medieval castles. Romania is the ultimate European road trip destination that will provide days of excitement and endless romantic views.

    July 12, 2021
  • Peru

    With an array of pristine scenery and exciting activities, this gorgeous South American destination is a must for your next big road trip. Explore the changing landscapes, traverse national parks, uncover ancient landmarks, and partake in outdoorsy roadside adventures, Peru is a hidden gem brimming in excitement and breathtaking views.

    July 12, 2021
  • South Africa

    South Africa is a massive country that hosts sprawling wine country, gorgeous natural landscapes, historically significant landmarks, and more. Take in the entirety of this beautiful destination and rent a car alongside shifting scenery and embrace weeks-long roadside adventures full of excitement and life-changing experiences.

    July 12, 2021
  • Italy

    Italy is a compact company with plenty of roads to get lost along, explore quaint towns, bustling cities, and plentiful gorgeous landscapes along the way. From the breathtaking northern mountains to the eclectic southern coast along clear waters, any roadside journey is sure to be dynamic. Whether its cuisine, architecture, art, or fashion- Italy has something for everyone

    July 12, 2021
  • Namibia

    The remote, sprawling landscape of Namibia is an often overlooked road trip oasis. Hike sand dunes, kayak vast waters, and witness breathtaking wildlife at this gorgeous destination. Soaked in warm sunlight and surrounded by nature reserves that are home to cheetahs, leopards, and more, a week on the road in Namibia is an unforgettable experience.

    July 12, 2021
  • Iceland

    Iceland’s golden circle is the ultimate road trip dream, imagine spending hours on the road immersed in an ethereal landscape just to hit some of the earth’s most astounding natural wonders. Witness glacier caves, watch live geysers shoot up into the sky, hike behind towering waterfalls, and more.

    July 12, 2021
  • North Island

    New Zealand's north island is full of exciting activities to uncover on the road, experience thermal hot springs, explore glow worm caves, hike volcanic landscapes, relax along sandy coastlines, and more. Uncover once-in-a-lifetime experiences and hit the road at this remote, hidden gem destination that is sure to be the backdrop for a road trip brimming in adventure and exploration.

    July 12, 2021