Too tame, you say? Missing Ian Johnson’s (Xtreme 4X4) ridiculous hair-do, goatee and fabrication talent? Fear not, there are plenty of places for you on this list, and Truckhaven in California is one of them.
The area is known for having dry, lose soil — a great excuse to leak a few pounds from your tires and play around in the dirt.
Off-road enthusiasts gather for a weekend ever year here for the Tierra del Sol Desert Safari.