Best Labor Day Weekend Getaways

Although travel has become much different this year, the best way to explore right now is by road trip!  Pack up your car and hit the open road this Labour Day Weekend.  We’ve created a list of the best states to visit right now based on safety as well as the things you can do that allow you to still social distance.


Utah is one of the most beautiful and unique landscapes I’ve ever seen.  Sometimes it feels like you are driving on another planet!  They have so many beautiful rock formations to explore.  Here are the main ones:

 ☼  Catch a sunrise or sunset at Bryce Canyon National Park

 ☼  Hike through Monument Valley.

 ☼  Hike some of the trails in Zion National Park.

 ☼  Rent a boat and explore Lake Powell.

 ☼  Drive through Arches National Park (pictured) for some AWESOME pictures!


Arizona is another great state for a road trip!  Check out these fun things to do there!

☼  Explore the Grand Canyon. 

☼  Take a tour through Antelope Canyon (pictured)

☼  Take in the views of Horseshoe Bend.

☼  Check out the Meteor Crater Natural Landmark.

☼  Walk through Vermilion Cliffs National Monument.


Oregon is a stunning state!  Their summers are so green and vibrant.  

☼     Take in the views of Mount Hood.

☼     Hike around Crater Lake National Park.

☼     Spend a day at Cannon Beach (pictured)

☼     Go water-fall hunting at Columbia River George.

☼     Walk through Vermilion Cliffs National Monument.

North Carolina

North Carolina has some of the most beautiful foliage in the country.  Here are the top things to see on a road trip through the state.

☼     Pisgah National Forest

☼     Drive along Blue Ridge Parkway (pictured)

☼     Tour The Biltmore Estate

☼     Visit Chimney Rock State Park

☼     Walk the suspension bridge at Grandfather Mountain


Wyoming has so many gorgeous natural areas, it’s hard to fit them all in one weekend!  Here are the top things to see and do while driving through:

☼  Grand Prismatic Spring (pictured) – 3rd largest hot spring in the world!

☼  Explore Grand Teton National Park

☼  Visit Old Faithful – a  geyser that goes off every 44 minutes to 2 hours.

☼  Check out Devils Tower National Monument

☼  Rent a boat at Yellowstone Lake

☼  Spend a day at Yellowstone National Park


Virginia has the most beautiful colors in the fall, so if you can push your road trip to late September/October, you’ll see some beautiful colors!  Here are the top things to see there:

☼  Take a drive up Skyline Drive

☼  Spend the day in Shenandoah National Park (pictured)

☼  Visit Luray Caverns rock formations.

☼  Visit George Washington’s restored first estate, Mount Vernon.

First your accommodations along your road trip, book with confidence with Marriott.  Currently they are offering guests the option to change or cancel their reservations up to 24 hours before check-in, up until September 30th.  This allows you to adjust your road trip schedule if needed.  They are also cleaning all of their rooms with hospital-grade disinfectants, making hand sanitizer available in all public spaces, as well as using electrostatic sprayers to sanitize surfaces throughout their hotels.  Book now by clicking on the banner below.