1. Eat local
A cool road trip tip is to impress your riders with brain-blowing chain restaurant facts. Such as, the furthest you can possibly be from a McDonalds in the lower 48 is on Highway 20 between Meadow and Glad Valley, South Dakota, 145 road miles from the nearest golden arches. But you shouldn’t rely on chains to feed your face every meal. “You can grab fast food anytime. When you’re on a road trip, grab a bite at a local joint,” says Josef Newgarden, a 24-year old racer with two Verizon IndyCar wins thus far this season.