Once More onto the Road: Fun End of Summer Vacations to Take before It’s too Late

Summer Vacations
Summer Vacation

Summer always arrives too slowly and goes too fast — don’t let it sneak away again this year. Load your family up into the Buick and take advantage of all the awesome and fun end of summer vacations available to you right here in the Midwest.

Trek to Traverse City, Michigan

It’s like the name of this place itself is an invitation. Traverse City, Michigan offers true summer fun all season long, and it doesn’t stop until the leaves start to change. With beaches, biking and hiking, wineries, distilleries, breweries, farms, festivals, and fairs, there is truly something for absolutely everyone to enjoy in Traverse City.

Explore All That is Urban in Chicago

Chicago is one of America’s greatest cities, and it’s only a few hours away. Roll into town in your Buick sedan, crossover, or SUV, and you’ll fit right in. Summer lasts a long while in the City of Big Shoulders and is a common destination for many fun end-of-summer vacations. Try to time your trip for Labor Day weekend and take part in one of the city’s many street festivals and it’s incredible air show over lovely Lake Michigan.

Dive into the Wisconsin Dells

Folks in Wisconsin know how to make the warm weather last — maybe it has something to do with those bitter, biting winters of theirs. Wisconsin Dells is a delightful lake and water park just over the Illinois border. Water slides, wave pools, and zip lines scream “summer is here,” even if the calendar sighs “fall is coming.”

Stay Close to Home at Lake of the Ozarks

Who says you need to cross state lines for a good time? Missouri’s largest lake is a guaranteed good-time and great way to say farewell to the fair weather with a long weekend spent outdoors.

If you need a great car to get you to any one of these excellent vacations spots, then you need a Buick. Come to Phil Moore Buick GMC today to check out our huge selection.

Best Road Trip Destinations in the Southeast

If you are ready to hit the road this summer, then be sure to first stop by Phil Moore Buick GMC and check out our great selection of road trip-ready Buicks. Then, once you are cruising in your new Enclave, LaCrosse, Cascada, or Encore, consider one of these road trip destinations in the Southeast.

  • Florida. There is more to Florida than just Orlando. Take home a Buick Cascada, put the top down, and cruise down the sunny Gulf Coast. Visit the small town of Mexico Beach and enjoy its quiet, yet beautiful charm.
  • Alabama. Take your family right next door to Alabama. Visit historical landmarks in Montgomery, the family-friendly Birmingham, the delicious food options in Fairhope, and the beautiful views of the Gulf Shores. Your family will ride in comfort when you cruise along in the spacious, family-friendly Enclave.
  • Tennessee. Head north to Tennessee and take in the musical experiences of Memphis and Nashville. Or, head further east to tour the Great Smokey Mountains, Pigeon Forge, and Gatlinburg. The premium features in the Buick Regal will keep everyone riding in comfort.

If you ready to make your summer road trip dreams come true, then come visit us at Phil Moore Buick GMC today.

road trip destinations in the Southeast

Boating on the Ross Barnett Reservoir

Boating on the Ross Barnett Reservoir | Phil Moore Buick GMC | Jackson, MS

Boating on the Ross Barnett Reservoir | Phil Moore Buick GMC | Jackson, MSIf you live in Mississippi, then you probably know about the Ross Barnett Reservoir. The Ross Barnett is a 33,000-acre lake that serves as the main source of drinking water for Mississippians, and it’s also one of the most popular vacation and daytrip spots in the state. Located just outside Jackson, it’s the perfect place to bring your boat, camp out, and even hike.

Nothing beats boating on the Ross Barnett Reservoir. Its big size means you have tons of space to explore and miles to drive before you ever have to turn. The Ross Barnett Reservoir also has marinas where you can park your boat, so bring it with you for a long weekend and spend your nights camping in one of the area’s several campgrounds.

Driving a GMC vehicle will get you and your boat to the Ross Barnett with ease. Thanks to their powerful engines with tons of torque, GMC’s lineup of trucks and SUVs are perfect for towing your boat across the state, and with easy towing hookups and features like the rearview camera available on many GMC vehicles, you’ll be amazed at how quickly you can get your boat onto the trailer hitch.

If you want to know more about GMC’s versatile lineup, then give us a call at Phil Moore Buick GMC.

2018 GMC Terrain Design is More Modern and Bolder Than Ever

2018 GMC Terrain | Jackson, MSGMC introduced the 2018 Terrain last month, which adds updates to its design, engineering, and interior to create a better driving experience. GMC says the 2018 GMC Terrain design will focus on bold, modern styling that stands out from the compact SUV crowd.

The new Terrain’s design blends an eye-catching exterior with functional accents to reduce noise and improve aerodynamics. Tested in a wind tunnel to determine the perfect shape for quietness and wind resistance, the new Terrain is the perfect SUV for communication and entertainment.

The Terrain’s grille, lighting, and body are sharper and more expertly sculpted, taking cues from GMC’s evolving design language. All 2018 Terrain models come with LED daytime running lights and taillights with optional bifunctional HID headlights.

Exceptional attention to detail make the Terrain look as luxurious as it rides, and that’s before you add on the Denali trim. The Terrain Denali has the signature design features of the Denali line, like the chrome grille, body color fascias, chrome roof rails, and more. The Denali trim will also feature LED headlights and 19-inch wheels.

The interior design reflects the premium feel of the exterior with soft-touch materials, an aluminum trim, and active noise cancellation to further improve the quiet refinement. Keep an eye out for more details surrounding the 2018 Terrain.