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The Complete Guide to Road Trips

Make your next trip worth the drive with curated itineraries, expert gear, and more. 

Road Trips

Everything You Need to Plan a Stress-Free Road Trip

Know how to find the best roadside meals, gender neutral bathrooms, and worthwhile stops along the way. 
Road Trips

How the Road Trip Recaptured Our Imagination This Year

Americans are traveling again, often on four wheels, in ways that help them see their country—and themselves—in a whole new light.
Road Trips

14 Best Road Trips in America

From the Pacific Coast Highway to the wild coast of Maine.
Road Trips

20 Road Trip Essentials to Pack for a Long Drive

Everything you need to survive a day in the car.
Road Trips

Why Turo Is Quickly Becoming My Favorite Way to Rent a Car

It's like the Airbnb of cars, and I love it. 

U.S. itineraries

Road Trips

9 West Coast Road Trips to Take This Year

Here are nine of our favorite West Coast road trip itineraries, including where to stop, where to stay, and what you’ll see along the way.
Road Trips

The Best East Coast Road Trips to Take This Year

The Overseas Highway and Cabot Trail are just a couple East Coast gems to experience by road.
National Parks

The Best National Park Road Trips in the U.S.

You’ve never seen views like these before.
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These Byways and Roads Have Been Declared the Most Beautiful in the U.S. 

These new National Scenic Byways and All-American Roads are the first new additions since 2009. 
National Parks

A Four-Day Florida Road Trip Through Three National Parks

From snorkeling to hiking, Florida's national parks and preserves offer all types of outdoor adventure.
Road Trips

A Stargazing Road Trip Across the American Southwest

Americans are increasingly taking road trips that are about the skies as much as the land. Leslie Pariseau charts a course through the Southwest.

Whale Sightings and Hikes on a Road Trip Along Oregon's Wild Rivers Coast

The Wild Rivers Coast has the rugged beauty of Oregon's popular northern coastline, without the crowds.

Colorado Road Trip: 4 Days of Hiking and Hot Springs 

This drive offers the best of Colorado: canyon hikes, blue waters for kayaking, and great local breweries.
Road Trips

A Three-Day Road Trip Exploring Florida's Spanish History

You'll find tapas and Spanish missions on this three-day Northern Florida road trip.

International itineraries

Road Trips

The Best Road Trips in the World

We pooled our editors for their ultimate road trip picks.
Road Trips

Your Next Big Mexico Trip Is a Drive Across the Border

Last-meal-worthy fish tacos and biodynamic wineries are much closer than you think.
Food & Drink

Lobster Rolls and Ancient Beaches on Canada’s Acadian Coast

In search of fresh seafood and that elusive joie de vivre, Shelley Cameron-McCarron heads on a road trip along Canada's Acadian Coast
Islands & Beaches

The Ultimate Road Trip through New Zealand's Underrated North Island

For beaches, vineyards, and volcanoes, take the long way from the top to the bottom of New Zealand’s North Island.
Road Trips

To Truly Experience the Scope of Namibia, Take This Road Trip

Wind from the desolate desert to the sea on this rugged, off-road adventure.
Road Trips

Scotland's North Coast 500 May Be the Best Road Trip in the World

Driving Scotland’s answer to Route 66.
Road Trips

A 5-Day Road Trip Connecting Scotland’s Tidal Pools

Hop between rugged coastal towns, natural swimming holes, and cozy seafood shacks.
News & Advice

AAA Predicts the Highest Number of Air Travelers for Thanksgiving Weekend Since 2005

Expect crowded airports and congested roads as millions head out for the holiday week.

21 Drive-Through Christmas Lights Displays That Are Worth a Road Trip

Take in the holiday cheer from the comfort of your own car.

Uncovering the Roots of Modern Finnish Design—Beyond Helsinki

A road trip through Finland’s bucolic countryside helps one writer forge a deeper understanding of the country's design movement.

A Family Road Trip Through the Wild Andes to Bolivia’s Salt Flats

For travelers who have the time to explore Bolivia by road, the Andean landscapes are worth it.
Road Trips

Road Tripping Through Virginia to Understand America's Complex Past

On a drive from Washington D.C to Richmond, poet and scholar Elizabeth Alexander listens to the stories that have shaped the country.
Air Travel

This Will Be the Busiest Fourth of July Travel Weekend Yet, According to AAA

Pack your patience—some 50.7 million Americans are due to hit the road this weekend.
Road Trips

The Best Podcasts to Fill Road Trips and Long Flights

With so many podcasts out there, it can be hard to choose which to download ahead of a long trip—here are our top picks.
Road Trips

A Modern Wine Region Emerges Amid Turkey’s Ancient Ruins

Hop between coastal villages and organic vineyards—and unwind in thermal baths that date back to 2,000 B.C.
Road Trips

A Celebration of Roadside Americana

The storied diners, ghost towns, art installations, and trading posts worth driving across the country for. 
Road Trips

A Nostalgia Trip Along US-41, the South’s Route 66

Built in 1915, the original road trip route from Chicago to Miami is still dotted with motels and attractions.
Road Trips

An Ode to Buc-ee's, the Greatest Gas Station on Earth

No road trip through the South is complete without a stop at Buc-ee's.
Places to Stay

The Best Airbnbs on Route 66

Get your kicks at a “living gallery” in Tulsa, a rambling hacienda in Santa Fe, and other memorable stops along the way. 
Style & Culture

The New Business Traveler: On a Sourcing Trip to Portugal, Designer Carolina K. Goes With the Flow

We take a look at how interesting people with fascinating jobs are traveling for work right now.