You have the window rolled down, you can feel the wind in your hair, the sun is shining, and the open road lies ahead. There really isn’t much that beats the thrill of a road trip through unexplored territory. There’s something invigorating about being in full control of where your travels can take you, not to mention the sights you can experience that would otherwise be impossible when traveling by other means. And with Tesla chargers now readily available in many locations, there's nothing holding you back from grabbing your keys and buckling up for an adventure. Experience a trip to remember with these spectacular drives.
Skye is the limit
Scotland is usually chosen by travellers for its landscape and scenery. And one of the best ways to get a true feel for the country’s natural beauty is to hit the road. There are plenty of scenic routes in Scotland, so if you have several days to travel, then you’ll have your pick. But one of the most beautiful drives can be done in a day (counting in the obligatory cultural stops along the way). The Isle of Skye, connected to Scotland's northwest coast by bridge, is known for its rugged landscapes, picturesque fishing villages and medieval castles.
Come from Glasgow on the A82 which takes you up the western shores of Loch Lomond, a road which is narrow and windy in places, and end your journey in Edinburgh. Or start off from Edinburgh: the best way to come is through Stirling on the A85. Whether Edinburgh is your starting or end point, choose the Radisson Blu Hotel, Edinburgh City Centre for a stay on the historic Royal Mile in the heart of Edinburgh’s old town
King of the road
The Sheikh Zayed Road is the largest road in the UAE and runs parallel to the Persian Gulf coastline. It’s named after the Sheikh king who brought the different Emirates together to become the United Arab Emirates. It stretches from Al-Silah in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi and ends in Ras al-Khaimah emirate. The Sheikh Zayed Road is home to most of Dubai's sparkling skyscrapers (so, if you’re used to winding roads and rolling hills, this will be something a bit different!). The highway also connects The Palm Jumeirah – the iconic palm tree shaped man-made island – and Dubai Marina.
The Radisson Blu Residence Dubai Marina, which also has convenient Tesla charging stations, offers sophisticated rooms and studios as well as beautiful self-catering apartments for longer stays. Oh and the view from your room is unbeatable, so from the road to your room, the spectacular sights are never ending!
Race car driver for a day
The Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps circuit is the venue of the Formula One Belgian Grand Prix, and of the Spa 24 Hours and 1000 km Spa endurance races. It’s one of the most challenging race tracks in the world, mainly due to its fast, hilly and twisty nature. And you can discover the Spa-Francorchamps Circuit behind the wheel of your own car! The 'Public Driving Experience' is a discovery session on the track designed for amateurs. There’s no stopwatch - so don’t worry! You’ll receive a briefing from the pros and the Circuit’s staff will always be on hand. Nonetheless: adrenaline junkies, this one is for you!
Stay at the Radisson Blu Palace Hotel, Spa and charge up your Tesla before heading to the track. And then when you return to the hotel after a thrilling ride, take the private funicular up to the Thermes de Spa for some well needed relaxation.
Psst! Spa is also located in the charming Pays de Liège region of Belgium, whose gastronomic reputation is excellent. There are many renowned restaurants in the city’s centre. The Brasserie Les Saisons de Spa for one offers regional and seasonal menus. Dine on the terrace for lovely views of the city park.
Tesla and Radisson Blu
Whether you're staying for a weekend, for the night or just having dinner and drinks at one of our restaurants, be our guest and recharge your car for free while you recharge yourself for your next adventure. Easy to find, simply park your car by the nearest available Destination Charger in our parking lot, and plug in your car. It’s as easy as charging your phone!