Best USA Road Trip Ideas and Routes

Best USA Road Trip Ideas and Routes

Road trips are the best way to see the country. Traveling by car immerses you in the landscape of America and gives you the freedom to pull off to the side of the road and make as many stops in as many places as you please. There’s no set rule as to where you can …

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The Perfect 48 State Road Trip Itinerary & Route

The Perfect 48 State Road Trip Itinerary & Route

Have you ever wanted to take a 48 state road trip and drive through every one of the contiguous US states in one go? It might sound like a daunting undertaking, with so many things to see in each state and so many different possible routes. But what if I told you there was a …

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Bristow Historical Train Depot & Museum in Bristow, Oklahoma

Oklahoma City to Tulsa Route 66 Itinerary

Oklahoma has the longest stretch of Route 66 within its borders, with over 400 miles of the famed Mother Road. Two of the best destinations on the route are located in the state too: Oklahoma City and Tulsa. Located only about 120 miles apart, taking a road trip from Oklahoma City to Tulsa makes for …

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Nebraska Sandhills Journey Scenic Byway Road Sign with a train in the background

Driving the Nebraska Sandhills Journey Scenic Byway

The Sandhills Journey Scenic Byway is a 272-mile drive that takes you through some of the most breathtaking landscapes in Nebraska. The road, also known as Nebraska Highway 2, runs from Grand Island on the southeastern end to Alliance on the northwestern end. Along the route you’ll experience the beauty of the sandhills: a region …

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Smoky Mountains

Virginia/North Carolina Road Trip: Day 9

Sunday we woke up early at the bluegrass festival and I made the executive decision to cut my trip a day short. I allotted two days to get back but looking over my map I kept thinking I’d probably only end up a few hours from home anyways. So I decided to cut out a …

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Chopped barbecue sandwich

North Carolina Road Trip: Day 7

Sadie had to work this morning but when she was done she raced back home to start the adventure on the second day of my North Carolina road trip! She got a nice slice of a day in the life of Silly America, and I got a nice slice of NC BBQ – I think …

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View from the mountains in North Carolina

North Carolina Road Trip: Day 6

Thursday. After a day in Charlottesville. After a bagel. After a quick stop at the rest area because Flopsy needed a bathroom break. After a detour to see one last Virginia roadside attraction, a big pencil. I left Virginia and began my North Carolina road trip. I headed out to Mt. Airy AKA Mayberry, town …

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Scenic overlooks in Virginia - Virginia Road Trip

Virginia/North Carolina Road Trip: Day 5

It’s weird how unweird things are sometimes. Like how you can spend a night hanging out with someone you met in a bar in a foreign country two years ago and hadn’t seen since and how it’s weird but not really that weird at the same time. Like Wednesday. Wednesday, after two days of driving …

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Bacon formations at Shenandoah Caverns in Virginia

Virginia Road Trip: Days 3 & 4

Sometimes a road trip seems to take a day or two too long. It can happen when you need to get from point A to point B to point C and point B is only in town on a Wednesday and point C is going on on a Saturday and there was no reason not …

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Hibachi dinner in Virginia

Virginia Road Trip: Day 2

After the first full day of driving, I made the decision this morning to b-line for Alexandria on the second day of my Virginia road trip. I had a few roadside attraction stops scheduled but nothing on my itinerary really stood out and I figured I’d rather make it to Virginia early. And by early …

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