Great American Road Trips

Whether you’re a day-tripper or a road warrior, get ideas for where to go, from the most popular U.S. attractions to state-by-state inspiration. Plus, get tips for what to bring on your next road trip.
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Road Trip USA

See America like you never have before this summer. Explore iconic destinations like the Grand Canyon, which is one of the greatest –– and most popular –– United States attractions of all time. While it is not the longest or deepest canyon in the world, the Grand Canyon sinks more than one mile deep and spans two miles long. 

RV Adventure

You need a ride that tells other road-trippers you mean business—a stellar RV. 

Explore Your Parks

From sea to shining sea, every state has beautiful parks filled with natural wonders. From camping at Yosemite to hiking trails at Yellowstone, adventure travel awaits at your national and state parks.

50 Honky Tonks in 50 States

No matter where you go in the United States, you'll find country fans — and a Honky Tonk that feels like a second home. Whether it's a hole-in-the-wall dive bar or a multi-level cavernous club, it doesn't really matter as long as there's cold beer and good music. We took a virtual road trip and discovered some pretty colorful places. 

Tennessee Calling

Get in touch with your southern soul in a Tennessee city. From Memphis to Chattanooga to Gatlinburg, Tennessee offers country music, blues and brews, unforgettably delicious food, Dollywood and scenic drives through the Great Smoky Mountains. 

Soar Into West Virginia

Don't let the Mountain State's small size fool you. A summer trip through West Virginia reveals top attractions and hidden gems around every bend, including zip-lines, canopy tours and other aerial adventures. 

Discover Something New

Explore historical sites, museums and iconic attractions. There’s an abundance of places throughout the country where kids and adults can have fun while learning! Take a look at our list of places to visit in every state, starting with Alabama’s U.S. Space and Rocket Center. 

Natural Swimming Hole

From Ichetucknee Springs State Park, Fort White, Florida to Carlon Falls, Yosemite National Park, California, there are swimming holes spanning across America. Dive into one near you! 

Have Fun at a State Fair

Whether you have kids or not, put a state fair on your summer bucket list. The Wisconsin State Fair, held at the beginning of August, is a huge event that brings people from all over the state to enjoy rides, concerts and traditional state fair foods. Photo Courtesy of Travel Channel

Prepare Games for a Long Car Ride

Don’t forget to pack a few road trip games to keep kids from asking, "Are We There Yet?" 

Get Road Trip Jams

From the classic country song "Red Dirt Road" by Brooks and Dunn to "Life is a Highway" by Rascal Flats to "Dirt Road Anthem" by Jason Aldean, these songs will inspire you to go on a road trip, roll down your windows and belt country songs. 

Set Up Camp

Whether you set up tents in your backyard under the stars, or go backpacking across America’s state parks, camping is the perfect summer escape. 

Make S’mores

Don’t let the summer pass without making s’mores. Bond with family and friends over this classic campfire recipe: Roast a marshmallow and sandwich it with a chocolate square (or two) between graham crackers. Can’t build a campfire? 

Pack a Perfect Cooler

Whether you’re getting ready for a road trip or just a picnic lunch, get the do’s and don’ts of packing a cooler.