9 of the best road trips in the USA

Pacific Coast Highway (California)

From San Francisco to Los Angeles, Pacific Coast Highway offers breathtaking coastal views, Big Sur's jagged cliffs, little towns like Monterey and Santa Barbara, and the Pacific's beauty.

Route 66 (Chicago to Los Angeles)

Route 66 traverses numerous states and offers a look into vintage Americana. From Illinois to California, eccentric roadside sights, historic villages, and magnificent scenery are highlights.

Blue Ridge Parkway (Virginia to North Carolina)

This scenic trip over the Appalachian Mountains displays valleys, woodlands, and the Blue Ridge Mountains. Fall foliage on this road is stunning.

Great River Road (Minnesota to Louisiana)

 This magnificent trip along the Mississippi River provides a variety of scenery, river towns, historical monuments, and outdoor activities.

Going-to-the-Sun Road (Montana)

Glacier National Park's narrow, winding Going-to-the-Sun Road (Montana) passes glaciers, woods, and wildlife for 50 miles.

Highway 101 (Oregon to Washington)

This road from Oregon to Washington includes Pacific Ocean vistas, lovely coastal villages, lush woods, and Olympic National Park.

FL Keys Scenic Highway

The Overseas Highway from Miami to Key West provides blue oceans, coral reefs, spectacular sunsets, snorkeling, fishing, and island life.

Loneliest Road (Nevada)

Highway 50 has deserts, mining towns, and rural areas of Nevada. It lets you enjoy isolation and open areas.