Exploring the subjects and experiences that fuel the desire to travel.
On the “Mother Road,” you’ll find welcoming smiles and the guardian angel of the trail.
Choosing the “old road” opens up a world of appealing characters and beauty along the “Main Street of America.”
A weekend road trip through Illinois farmland leads to classic diners, drive-ins and big city splendor.
If you’re willing to stop and take some time, you’ll find gems along this infamous highway.
A road trip on the Overseas Highway brings visitors to the homes of sea turtles, endangered deer and Ernest Hemingway.
Book a flight, rent a car, drive to a marina and board a boat.
The most underrated state in the U.S. deserves our attention.
The iconic saguaro cactus is a symbol of the Southwest.
The barrier island reminds us of the joy of living life in the slow lane.
Willow City Loop ranks high as a bucket-list drive for wildflower lovers.
The Kennedy Space Center is the big draw, but it’s not the only reason to visit.
Town embraces its connection to UFOs and little green people.
Food, attractions and friendly community draw visitors to British Columbia’s capital city.
A dozen spas pamper guests with mud baths, massages and mineral pools.
A national park and nearby parkway offer stunning views of the ancient Appalachians.
The second largest canyon in the United States is nicknamed “The Grand Canyon of Texas.”
Visit log homes, churches and other buildings from the early 1800s on a relaxing 11-mile road trip.
Take a scenic drive from Quebec City to see whales.
Drive beyond the Old City walls to discover the joys of rural Quebec.
This road trip takes you on a musical journey through southwest Virginia.
Old-world charm and exquisite landscape merge for a South Carolina drive like no other.
A St. Louis native shares her list of must-see spots in her hometown.
The leisurely road trip takes drivers through America’s South.
The Southern city features lush gardens, beautiful beaches and rich architecture.
Visit the Southwest’s most otherworldly natural attraction.
Relax, dine and play in the area’s charming coastal towns.
Hike, swim or just enjoy the views on this rural road trip.
From buried Cadillacs to monster-size steaks, this Panhandle town offers a true taste of Texas.
An easy road trip takes you from a world-class city to a top national park.
The city has grown from a sleepy town to a vibrant destination.
New Brunswick’s coastal communities live with the pulse of the ocean, which provides an unforgettable experience.
A trip from Denver to Montana shows off the vast and varied scenery in the U.S.
Visit the ruins of a 19th-century mansion or venture to a swamp filled with cypress trees.
Native American land inspired an iconic art form.
Mount Hood, Smith Rock and Crater Lake are high spots of the state’s interior.
The city thrives on its casual vibe, lively clubs and rich music history.
If you don't want to climb, families and non-hikers can still find plenty to do near Colorado fourteeners.
Whether searching for casual dining or something more upscale in Colorado, satisfying meals are easy to find.
See more of the island’s natural beauty at Rincón, Culebra and Vieques.
Even if you don’t catch a thing, you can still savor the experience.
Soak in the hot springs, ride the narrow-gauge railroad or stay in a cozy lodge during this road trip.
Rich culture, great seafood and lively music distinguish this Nova Scotia journey from all others.
The classic novel "Anne of Green Gables" is set here, but that's only part of the island's allure.
Canada’s smallest province has the largest concentration of lighthouses.
The remote area in the Gulf of Mexico is a prime spot for snorkeling and diving.
Geological wonders offer clues to Wyoming’s distant past.
The route through the Medicine Bow Mountains features fly-fishing, camping and more.
Fans of “liquid gold” can set up tasting tours at wineries and shops.
This Canadian hot spot welcomes newcomers all year long.
Don’t just talk about going the long way; take it.
It’s a fun day trip from the Canadian hotspot, but don’t expect solitude and tranquility.
Tips on what to see, do, eat and drink on your next visit.
From roaring waterfalls to colorful trees, the park is a year-round spectacle.
Communities on the Crooked Road welcome visitors to the nine-day summer festival.
Whether your kids are animal lovers, science fans or adventurers, the city has many options to explore.
When visiting, be sure to finish a meal with a piece of gooey butter cake.
You’ll feel like royalty at this unique winery in Napa Valley.
Try snowboarding, dogsledding, biking or a scenic drive in one of these memorable locales.
Chefs find innovative ways to prepare the state’s specialty.
A former college athlete shares some memorable trails.
Explore the trails of Southwest Virginia with easy day hikes.
Preserved ruins in New Mexico hint at what life was like hundreds of years ago.
The drive from Olympic National Park to San Francisco features spectacular views of towering forests.
A pie lover eats her way through the Hoosier state.
A back-roads investigation of the Hoosier state’s spooky side.
A road trip through the Badger State reveals culinary gems for everyday folks.
The All-American road traverses slickrock and features a petrified forest, a beautiful waterfall and gourmet dining.
From po’boys and jazz to barbecue and blues, take a food-driven road trip between America’s Southern sister cities.
People are discovering the origins of their food.
From New Orleans to the Northeast, one foodie sets out to explore the sweet beyond.
New Brunswick’s resort town is a great getaway for a family vacation or romantic weekend.
Maine’s inlets, bays and islands hold countless wonders and mysteries.
This scenic region runs north from San Francisco through Redwoods National and State Parks along Highway 101.
From camping to biking to hiking, there's plenty to do on Cumberland Island. Check out our favorite activities.
Find out which Louisville restaurants are shining stars in the ever-growing food scene, from Southern classics to Kentucky bourbon.
The only national park in the Northeast has stunning fall scenery and unique carriage roads.
There’s plenty to see and do in Madison, but if you have an extra day or two you might want to explore the surrounding area by car.
These spots satisfy your cravings before and after your stay on Cumberland Island.
Bigger cities such as New York or Los Angeles are well-known for their galleries, but here are five that might surprise you.
The city makes a convenient base to explore several beautiful national parks.
North Carolina city is a must-see stop for arts-and-crafts lovers.
Rise of food and culture scene fills void left by loss of stadium.
Cozy beach town is a short drive — and a world away — from San Francisco.
Small town mixes creative culture — vegan cafes, art galleries, funky coffee shops — with traditional honky-tonk bars.
The Boardwalk draws crowds to the beach, but visitors also enjoy other entertainment.
The quaint town offers a bounty of seafood, a scenic shoreline and even a house made of paper.
The idyllic destination is only a two-hour road trip from Washington, D.C., or Baltimore.
The fastest way isn’t always the best way.
Historic city offers charm and a wonderful crab rice dish.
Charming towns feature many options for art lovers, history buffs and foodies.
Beaufort, Seabrook and Ravenel make great stops on the way to Charleston.
The Sea Islands of South Carolina offer exciting coastal cuisine, including Gullah soul food.
About 200,000 people visit annually, but the buildings have no residents.
Ghost town’s heartbreak creates colorful characters.
Solitude and stunning vistas prevail in one of America’s least visited parks.
Small town Fredericksburg is in the center of the famous Texas Hill Country.
See how a couple takes advantage of "second legs" on their journeys.
Utah's national parks are beautiful during the day and turn to a magnificent spectacle at night.
Outdoor activities include kayaking and zip lining.
Forward-thinking farmers and artists create a hidden gem.
Intimate accounts of people and their unique bond with travel.
During a road trip up the coast, five residents share their passion for the Pacific.
A trip to the Kennedy Space Center embraces the past and celebrates the future.
A whale watcher dedicates nearly four decades to an unanticipated passion.
Once stricken by grief, a world traveler returns the gift of kindness on the way to Big Sur.
A loose travel itinerary allows discoveries around every turn.
Parents and grandparents help nurture children’s interests on their family vacation.
A couple takes a break from their hectic lives to visit Maryland’s Eastern Shore.
A world traveler explores southern Vancouver Island and looks for a place to call home.
Two empty nesters seek a new beginning in Quebec, Canada.
A hometown girl from Madison tells you why you should visit the Badger State.
From lush gardens to breathtaking beaches, the South Carolina city is a visual paradise.
An adventure-loving couple takes a more luxurious route to celebrate their anniversary.
During the cold-weather months, the park offers spectacular scenes of wildlife.
Curiosity and a rental car are all that’s needed to gain a sense of self.
Bandon, Yachats and Cannon Beach make perfect bases for exploring the coast.
A former college runner comes back to the sport after a six-year hiatus.
Generations Connect on the Ski Slopes of the White Mountains.
Each resort has its strengths and its own vibe.
Lincoln, New Hampshire, features great lodges and shops.
The Love family embraces winter in Colorado to experience a new adventure.
Cold weather creates chances for unique family adventures.
For the past 25 years, Connie Gelb Otteman’s family has crisscrossed Colorado's high country on a mad mission to climb all 58 14,000-foot peaks.
A devoted hiker shares his favorite Colorado climbs and explains why each one is special.
College friends reunite in a desert wonderland with a deepened appreciation for each other.
She rekindled the flame in Washington, D.C., and then found the best joints in town.
Baby back ribs, pulled pork, chicken, turkey and brisket satisfy smoked-meat urge.
Backyard-barbecue fanatics and serious road-warriors can take their passion for wood-smoked meats to the next level.
For almost half a century, a group of high school buddies have bonded on the water.
After 50 years of enjoying the water, our author reveals his favorite river journeys.
Missouri’s newest state park has a lodge that makes a great base for exploring.
After suffering loss, a lifelong traveler reconnects with relatives and creates lasting memories.
The Big Apple offers plenty of scenic spots to train.
All the destinations are beautiful and within a day’s drive.
Northern Indiana is home to a host of businesses that produce coveted handmade products.
Explore the mountains with some new furry pals.
Adam Alexander shares what he loves about his home in North Haven. Read about what he's learned from living on the tiny island in Maine.
People form travel friendships at home while pursuing personal passions.
An apparel designer and architectural artist learn to appreciate their home by spending time away.
Six family members immerse themselves in nature and attempt to bond.
A self-taught biologist campaigns to preserve wilderness on Georgia's largest barrier island.
For a community like Haines — population 2,508 at last count — the best way to really understand it is through its people.
Trek through the Southwest results in coveted Stetson.
Exploring the subjects and experiences that fuel the desire to travel.
A writer hops into a car to discover New Orleans reputation as the “City of the Dead.”
Protect your gear and yourself from freezing temperatures.
Soak, relax and rejuvenate in this charming West Virginia town.
Enjoy the vibrant colors of the city at one of these scenic spots.
Visitors who yearn to relax can find many ways to pamper themselves.
A trip to El Yunque National Forest can teach tourists about resiliency and the importance of preservation.
If your time is limited, here are the must-see stops during your visit.
Visitors come from around the world to find seashell treasure.
Nearby Captiva and Fort Myers also offer chances for lasting memories.
A Canadian writer recalls her fruit-foraging childhood.
The Canadian province is an unlikely source for world-class sparkling wine.
Tall sailing ships, good food and historical walks are among the highlights of a visit to this charming Nova Scotia town.
From Bay St. Louis to Ocean Springs, local artists create world-class ceramics.
Discover great places to eat and browse pottery in New Orleans and along the Gulf Coast.
Pottery lessons are a fun way to relax and get creative on the Gulf Coast.
Hawaii’s natural beauty is the perfect setting to slow down.
Challenging drive leads to beautiful vistas and simple food.
Surf town has a mix of delicious dives and stellar fine dining.
No matter which you choose, the Hatch chile delivers big flavor.
Coffee purveyors in the desert city provide a haven for communities.
Head to Northeast dairy country for some of America’s finest cheeses.
Legendary resorts ensure a relaxing journey.
Adventurous activity reminds author of childhood spent in Russia.
Glamping is a more luxurious form of traditional camping that still allows you to connect with nature.
Chocolate has been building to its coffee moment.
Utah's first national park spawns creativity in visitors.
One hat typifies the connections made through buying and selling old items.
West Texas' dry climate and sparse population create ideal conditions.
From outdoor activities, to sustainable farming and top-notch seafood restaurants, the Seattle area offers visitors a unique flavor of the Northwest.
Globe hunting at flea markets is just part of the travel adventure.
Art, music and restaurant scene offers weekend fun.
Head back to nature and visit Growing Heart Farm in Pawling, New York, to investigate the growing trend of the farmhand vacation.
Travel in Ohio to explore the fascinating relationship between edible bugs, gourmet food and future sustainability.
Hit the road for a taste of classic fried chicken, sometimes with a twist.
Social media is spreading news of new dining options and accommodating restaurants.