When it comes to road trips, the journey itself is every bit as important as the destination. According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, 89 percent of vacation travel is made by personal vehicle. That means you need to have the best mode of transportation when you hit the pavement for the long haul. “Depending on where you are traveling and who you might bring along, your choice of vehicle can enhance your experience and turn an ordinary trip into an adventure,” says Rick Griffin, founder and co-host of web series The Midlife Roadtrip. He shared his suggested dream vehicle – road trip pairings with us, from an all-guys adventure to a last-minute summer spin up the coast.