5 places to visit as an Over-The-Road Driver 

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Over-the-Road (OTR) drivers are those who know our country intimately well. They are the ones who transport all kinds of freight over very long distances. Over the Road drivers are the ones who spend weeks at a time on the road, driving through state lines and sometimes crossing the entire country to deliver their loads on time.   

As some of the most demanding jobs in the trucking industry, OTR drivers deserve our care and respect when you pass through our towns and cities on your journey.  

As OTR Truck Drivers you spend most of your time driving through the country and sometimes, states and cities can start blending together. Since you’re focused on doing your job and delivering to America, you might not notice that you are crossing state lines and traveling through places that most people only dream of visiting.  

Consider this blog the signal you were waiting for to finally take advantage of driving through such great locations.  Here are some of the top places to visit as an OTR entrepreneur. The next time you can take a break, consider stopping by these places and enjoying the view!   

The Grand Canyon – Located in Arizona, it’s one of the most popular national parks. It’s a majestic site that encompasses miles and miles of the Colorado River, and it’s best known for its beautiful vistas with a variety of colors that will leave you hypnotized at the view.  

 Niagara Falls – Another bucket list item for most people, located in the state of New York. It’s a powerful image and feeling that comes with looking at the waterfalls and taking in the whole experience.  

Yellowstone National Park – One of the largest parks in the country and the first one to be named a national park in the United States. It spans from Wyoming to Montana and Idaho. It has everything you can imagine, rivers, canyons, mountain ranges and lakes, and a wide variety of wildlife.  

The Everglades – Located in Florida, it’s the largest tropical wilderness in the country! It’s one of UNESCO’s World heritage sites, with several protected species like the Florida Panther and American Crocodile.  

Yosemite National Park – Another UNESCO World Heritage Site, located in California. It’s well known for its waterfalls, deep valleys, ancient sequoias, and wilderness. Marvel at the views on your next drive through California!  

These are only some of the most popular national parks you can visit the next time you pass through any of these states. As drivers, you know our country the best, that’s why you should take advantage of your special position to enjoy the beauties our country has to offer too!