I think we can all be in agreement that nothing quite beats a good road trip, especially one that involves a stop at a casino or two. Whether you’re heading off on a road trip and fancy injecting a spot of risk into your trip, or you’re looking to set out with the sole purpose of heading out to try your hand at gambling, 2019 has plenty of stunning locations that’ll give you all the thrill of a casino with all the relaxation of your typical road trip holiday. Here are some of the best locations and trips you could start to plan:

Beau Rivage, Mississippi Gulf Coast

Any casino-lover knows that the Mississippi Gulf Coast is full of some entertaining and luxurious gambling opportunities. However, despite housing over 12 casinos including the Boomtown Casino, Golden Nugget Biloxi and the Island View Casino Resort, it’s the Beau Rivage Resort & Casino that really stands out as a must-visit.

Despite being listed as a resort, you can stop by here on a road trip with ease. Featuring 93 table games, 2,100 slot machines and a two-tiered poker room, as well as a Sports Book & Bar, there’s certainly plenty to enjoy – there’s even a shopping promenade to pick up those much-needed souvenirs along the way.

Deadwood, South DakotaDeadwood, South Dakota

This little slice of the Wild West, there’s no place better than Deadwood in South Dakota. If the charm of the 1800s sounds like your cup of tea, a road trip to this resort town is a must. The casinos here blend the old with the new, transporting you back to 1876, yet with all the thrill of modern casino games.

There are the latest slots, live table games, craps, roulette, keno and more. There are plenty of casinos you can choose from, from the 777 Casino at the Holiday Inn Express, to the Gold Dust Casino. Of course, you’ll need to choose your casinos wisely, and you can do so by checking reviews online to determine the best deals and layouts for you.

Monte Carlo Casino, Monaco

A drive along the French Riviera will take you to Monte Carlo Casino, famed for being the stomping ground of none other than Mr James Bond himself. This stunning casino not only holds pop-culture prowess, but it’s glamourous décor and regularly famous clientele provides a traditional casino experience that draws crowds from all over the world.

Despite it’s elegant and intricate interior and exterior, you’ll be thankful that, providing you aren’t wearing shorts, sports shoes or flip flops, you can wear any casual or smart-casual wear when you visit, giving you the chance to play in one of the countless rooms without fear of feeling dressed-down.

Whether you’re an avid casino-goer or you’re just starting out in the world of casino camping, taking a road trip to try your hand at a poker game or a play on the slots can be a great way to dive in. There are thousands of stunning casinos and while this is only three of the best, they’re certainly worth adding to your bucket list. Where will you go first?