Weekend Warrior: 7 Road-Trip-Ready Outfits

As the weather starts to warm up, it’s time to hit the road and see some sights, but whether you’re trekking through the desert or slowing down in the South, you’ll need the perfect outfit. From a relaxed Malibu-ready ensemble to a Miami Beach–inspired set, we’ve got you covered with chic outfits for 7 road trips.

pch california coast road trip outfit
Courtesy of Oliver Peoples, Zara, Intermix, Shopbop, Superga, Rebecca Minkoff
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Pacific Coast Highway

Drive along Highway 1 and follow the rocky coast of California, with stunning views of Big Sur, Santa Barbara and Malibu. Nautical stripes, silky pants and relaxed accessories make for a coastal-cool vibe.

SHOP NOW: 1. Sheldrake sunglasses, $405, OliverPeoples.com 2. Striped top, $17, Zara.com 3. Silk harem pant, $285, Otte, IntermixOnline.com 4. Artifact necklace, $306, Heather Hawkins, Shopbop.com 5. Cotu Classic sneaker in Mushroom, $65, Superga.com 6. Bailey hobo, $425, RebeccaMinkoff.com
south beach road trip outfit
Courtesy of J.Crew, Suboo, NET-A-PORTER.COM, Nordstrom, Mar Y Sol, Ancient Greek Sandals
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South Beach, Miami

Skip the spring weather and head to the tropical climate in South Beach for surf, sand, art and Cuban coffees. Make sure to hit the heat in a structured one-piece swimsuit that, when paired with tailored bottoms, will have you going from brunch to beach in retro-chic style.

SHOP NOW: 1. Panama hat, $58, JCrew.com 2. Floral bustier one-piece swimsuit, $198, Suboo, IntermixOnline.com 3. Janette cotton short, $285, Miguelina, NET-A-PORTER.COM 4. Cat-eye sunglasses, $38, Steve Madden, Nordstrom.com 5. Montserrat tote, $149, ShopMarYSol.com 6. Lito sandal, $165, Ancient-Greek-Sandals.com
santa fe road trip outfit
Courtesy of Topshop, Free People, Shopbop, ShoeMint
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Santa Fe, New Mexico

Head into the high desert of Santa Fe to scope out the salmon-hued adobe dwellings, view Georgia O’Keeffe art and taste some addictively delicious fry bread. Go for a laid-back look of simple separates in natural tones that are accented with bold metal accessories.

SHOP NOW: 1. Scalloped crop tank, $24, Topshop.com 2. Mad Cool skirt in Rust, $88, FreePeople.com 3. The Phoenix necklace, $85, Vanessa Mooney, Shopbop.com 4. Estelle boot, $130, ShoeMint.com 5. Moroccan hip belt, $68, FreePeople.com
new orleans road trip outfit
Courtesy of Oliver Peoples, Topshop, Zara, NET-A-PORTER.COM, ShoeMint
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New Orleans

Slow down in New Orleans as you stroll the streets of the French Quarter, taking in the historic homes, lush hanging gardens and the delicious smell of beignets. Match the sweet city vibe with relaxed separates in pastel and pale hues.

SHOP NOW: 1. Ria sunglasses, $335, OliverPeoples.com 2. Perforated clutch, $36, Topshop.com 3. Poplin flared blouse, $60, Zara.com 4. Crepe wide-leg trouser, $450 By Malene Birger, NET-A-PORTER.COM 5. Stacey d’orsay flat, $70, ShoeMint.com
columbia gorge road trip outfit
Courtesy of Nasty Gal, Scoop, ASOS, Dr. Martens, Intermix
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The Columbia Gorge

Brave the rain of the Pacific Northwest to experience the idyllic scape of Columbia Gorge, best enjoyed with a hot chocolate from Skamania Lodge. Go prepared with grunge-inspired separates and a rain-resistant jacket so you can chill fireside or hike through the mossy forest.

SHOP NOW: 1. Anorak, $88, NastyGal.com 2. Skinny jean in Augusta, $198, Rag & Bone, ScoopNYC.com 3. Rib beanie, $14, ASOS.com 4. 1460 boot, $120, DMUSAStore.com 5. Ombre plaid shirt, $148, Rails, IntermixOnline.com
vermont road trip outfit
Courtesy of Three Floor Fashion, NET-A-PORTER.COM, Scoop, Need Supply Co.
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Vermont

Head north for the fresh air and tree-lined roads of Vermont. Stick to layers of cozy fabrics with structure to ensure warmth, as you taste your way through different maple syrups. And a chic backpack allows for extra places to stash all your purchases.

SHOP NOW: 1. Madison coat, $365, ThreeFloorFashion.com 2. Peace Hands cashmere sweater, $340, Zoe Karssen, NET-A-PORTER.COM 3. Corduroy skinny legging, $168, AG, ScoopNYC.com 4. Tundra moto boot, $338, Matt Bernson, ScoopNYC.com; 5. Eva backpack, $98, NeedSupply.com
savannah road trip outfit
Courtesy of J.Crew, Dorothy Perkins, Charm & Chain, ASOS, Stuart Weitzman
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Savannah, Georgia

Go preppy and buttoned-up for your tour of this charming historical city. Whether touring the majestic country estates or walking the streets, seeking out voodoo-enchanted corners or sipping sweet tea on a porch, this classic schoolgirl-inspired collection will be well received.

SHOP NOW: 1. Tuxedo shirt, $158, Thomas Mason, JCrew.com 2. Pleated plaid midi skirt, $49, DorothyPerkins.com 3. Monogram pendant, $98, Moon and Lola, CharmandChain.com 4. Round sunglasses, $74, Minkpink, ASOS.com 5. Tasstrio loafer, $350, StuartWeitzman.com

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