Summer is coming to a close but before you hang up your maxi dresses and jorts, take a moment to consider a road trip that will help change your life. Road trips allow people to throw their day-to-day routines to the wind and take a trip to an unknown happy place.
Road trips pose the question: “Where have I always wanted to go?” and forces you to go outside your comfort zone to explore the undiscovered while pushing yourself, as well as your car, to the limit. We’ll give you tips to get to the 5 best HBCU Homecomings to close out your summer while pursuing your passions at the same time!
Check out 5 tips to help you take a road trip that will change your life while enjoying the HBCU turn up next…
Go With The Flow at Howard University
It’s the quintessential HBCU Homecoming destination with the world-famous Yard Fest, endless celebrity appearances, legendary parties and can’t miss concerts all happening in always enjoyable D.C.
Your life is filled with the same daily routine Monday through Friday so what’s a little spontaneity when it comes to an adventurous trip on the road? Find cool tourist traps and scenic stops while partying in the DMV!
Always Call Shotgun on your way to NC & T
A&T grads believe their beloved alma mater has the “Greatest Homecoming on Earth.” Fun? Absolutely, with daytime dancing on the yard, beautiful Black people with infectious school pride, good eats and a star-studded concert.
The person who has the honor of sitting in the passenger seat has the duty of helping with map duties, keeping the driver company and spotting pit stops along the way. Call “SHOTGUN!” while on your way to NC for one of the best homecomings in the world!
Get Your Grub on at FAMU
The most pivotal part of road-tripping is the fine selection of snacks and treats you get to enjoy on the journey. Imagine yourself as any travel show host of the highway and try new restaurants to add to your journey as you feast across this great country. Florida is known for its incredible seafood, soul food restaurants and local diners.
Hit the road while exploring Hampton University
The prestigious HBCU is a party destination, world-famous bazaar with delicious fish sandwiches with turnt tailgates. Driving to Hampton is a privilege and enjoying the open road comes with a lot of responsibilities.
So, buckle up and enjoy the drive to one of the best Homecomings in the country!