Rock Your Road Trip With These 7 Steps To A Great Getaway

Grab your loved ones and buckle up for an exciting adventure this spring. We've got you covered on how to prep and where to go.

You've talked about it. Now it's time to seize the moment for an excursion on four wheels with your girls, family, partner, sorority or church group. Whether you desire to go cross-country, or drive for hours within your state, be refreshed with new scenery this spring.

This feature originally appeared in the April 2017 Issue of ESSENCE Magazine.

"A road trip is a way to have uninterrupted time with people you cherish. The experience offers connection while exploring," says Annita Thomas, on-air host of Travel Bags With Annita. Here are her tips for your next outing.