Road Trip: Dog Days of Summer

Though the days of summer are nearing the back end, we're still taking to the streets. Toyota and Lexus team members share photos from their summer road trips.

August 14, 2018
First, the bad news (or good news, depending on where you live).

We’re about halfway through summer.

The good news?

There’s still plenty of time to take your epic summer drive. Which means, if you you’ve haven’t yet submitted your road trip pictures to us, you still can.  

It’s easy. Just send us a high-res photo and a brief description of your trip to

We’ll publish as many as possible. In the meantime, here’s what some of your team members have been up to.
Anchors Away  -- TFS team member Kyle Jennings Snedeker and his family visited the Naval Training Center in the Point Loma area of San Diego. They were honored to have their “Battlevan” (2018 Sienna SE) ride side-by-side in convoy with the USS Recruit.
Simply Breathtaking – TMNA’s Dan Sherwood and his son road tripped from Plano to Colorado in their 2018
RAV4 SE AWD. This picture was taken on Shrine Pass Road looking eastward towards the 10Mile Mountain Range. He says the three-mile hike about 10,000 feet was breathtaking. Literally.
In the Mud – TFS’ Stephanie De La Fuente takes to the trail at Badlands National Park in South Dakota in her
2018 4Runner TRD Pro.
California Love – Toyota Racing Development’s Craig Higa road tripped through California in his 1988 Supra.
Higa started in Gardena and traveled to San Jose and Elk Grove. This picture was taken near Newman. He says the drive was boring, but the car made the trip enjoyable.
Have Toddler, Will Travel –  Stacey Rhoads, of Lexus, and her 22-month-old daughter Esther Mae in Broken Bow, Oklahoma with their 2017 4Runner 4X4 Limited V6. Rhoads and her husband took turns on the kayak while the other was on parent duty.
Hot Stuff – TFS team member Larry Keys took his 4Runner to the Cinder Hills Off Highway Vehicle area in Flagstaff, Arizona. He had a blast climbing hills and riding trails on an old volcano lava bed.
Oklahoma Adventure – TMNA’s Ann Nguyen and her colleagues traveled to the Wichita Mountains in Indiahoma, Oklahoma in a 2018 4Runner.

By Kristen Orsborn

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