The United States of America is a large country. A lot of people underestimate its size.
Some European countries are not even as large as certain American states, like the United Kingdom for example. The U.S. has vast, open highways that go on for hundreds of miles.
If you enjoy riding motorcycles then there is really nowhere better than America to go on a road trip. If in addition to riding motorcycles, you also like gambling, you are in for a treat.
This post will tell you how you can combine motorcycle adventures with casino experiences and have a great time on the road:
Online Gambling Wherever You Are
One of the best things about online gambling is that it is something you can do on the move. You do not need to have access to a physical casino, you can play from your phone. Finding the best online casinos in the USA can be done with a simple internet search. If you do plan on playing online then make sure that you exercise control and do not overspend. As an activity, gambling can be highly addictive. Fortunately, most online casinos allow users to set their own limits.
Planning Your Road Trip
A road trip across the United States of America will be an unforgettable experience.
The nation is so diverse in people, culture and landscape. From one state to another, you will encounter unique cultures and interesting stories.
If you are a fan of gambling, you will find a lot of casinos to play in too! Do not restrict yourself to large casinos, stop at small ones too.
In order to plan a road trip effectively, lots of different things need to be thought through. If you do not plan yours meticulously then you could end up forgetting important things, like packing enough clothes for example. You also need to make sure that you plan out the route that you are going to take. If you do not plan your trip’s route then you could end up following roads that do not have gas stations on them.
The United States is a large country, as mentioned already. It is easy to get lost. Not planning your route could lead to you getting stranded in the middle of nowhere. Make sure you take a map and a cell phone booster in case that ever happens. Bring as much water as you can fit in your bag too.
Bringing Along Some Company
A road trip can be fun alone but it’s even more fun when your friends or family are with you. If you are planning on taking one then why not invite somebody along? Of course, the person you invite needs to share your passion for motorcycles otherwise you will have to let them ride on your bike for most of the trip or put them in a sidecar. Towing another person along in a sidecar can be very irritating.
Be selective about who you invite to join you. The person you invite needs to have a similar sense of humor and similar interests to you. If they do not then of course you will not have fun together. More simply, the person you invite needs to be fun to be around.
In addition to being an entertaining companion, the person you bring should also have their own money and means of supporting themselves. Bringing somebody who cannot look after themselves will not be very fun. In fact, it will be a downright annoying experience.
Stopping at Roadside Casinos
As mentioned earlier, make sure that you stop at roadside casinos. Across the United States and particularly on and around Indian reservations, you can find independent casinos that are not backed or run by massive corporations. For gamblers, these are great places to go. You must bear in mind though that you may need permission to enter reservations, even if you are going to casinos.
Usually, Indian casinos are situated just outside of reservations so that ordinary folk like yourself can attend them. If you want to visit casinos of this kind then when you are planning out your route, be sure to factor them in. You can actually create a route map that follows casinos rather than fuel stations, as long as you factor the latter in as well. If you run out of fuel in the middle of nowhere you’ll be in a lot of trouble!
When you are going to new casinos in new places, be respectful and polite. Casinos operated and owned by the residents of small towns might be unfamiliar with strangers like yourself coming in. If you are not polite and respectful then you could end up upsetting or irritating them, and they could, in turn, turn you away and refuse your custom.
Visiting the Biggest Gambling Cities
Some of the biggest gambling meccas in the world exist in the United States. Most notably, there is Las Vegas. However, there is also Reno and Atlantic City. Atlantic City is the East Coast’s answer to Las Vegas. Reno is in Nevada like Vegas, although it tends to be frequented more often by domestic tourists while Las Vegas is a hub for gamblers from all over the world, not just in the United States.
Visiting these cities is without a shadow of a doubt a great way to have fun. Bear in mind though that in these places, workers are trained to encourage gamblers like yourselves to spend all of their money. As such you need to make sure that you exercise control and that you do not let anybody get the better of you.
Finally, make sure that you book and reserve your hotel rooms in advance. Leaving bookings until the last minute is one of the worst things you can do. If you do not make bookings early then you could end up having to pay late booking premiums, which can be very high and cost you a fortune.
The United States is the perfect place to gamble and go on a road trip. If you are planning one in the near future, take this post’s guidance. If you want to take an ordinary road trip and visiting the places mentioned here does not interest you, you can always gamble on your phone.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Senior Content Creator
Aleksandra Djurdjevic is a senior writer and editor, covering motorcycle adventures, biker tips and tricks and general exploring on two wheels. She has previously worked as ESL teacher for English Tochka. Aleksandra graduated from the Comparative Literature department at the Faculty of Philosophy in Serbia. Aleksandra’s love for the biking and adventure, getting out on the open road, year after year across the planet helps her continue to be a top expert at RMJ.