You Might Need an International Driver's Permit for Overseas Road Trips
Road trips are a fun
While most countries will let you drive with your U.S. license,
Travel + Leisure points out
that some areas require an International
The document is valid for about a year, and the DMV suggests keeping both your international permit and your U.S. license with you when driving overseas. So which countries require (or at least recommend) it? There are about 150 , according to AAA. Some of them include Australia, Iceland, and Japan. There are different stipulations depending on the country, though.
Your best bet is to check the driving requirements of your destination if you plan on driving, but you can see a full list of countries here .