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Road Trips

From Route 66 to California's Highway 1, discover the best road trips in the West. Get road trip ideas, plan your route, and learn about road trip essentials to make your journey as epic as the destinations along the way.

The Road Trip of the Future

Cruising up the California coast with his daughter, a father wonders how that drive—and driving itself—will change in the future.

Road Trip: Stops Along Highway 89A to Sedona, Arizona

Where nature lovers savor the red rocks, the hiking, history, and ... haunted hamburgers?

12 Tips for Driving in Mexico

From a rundown of required documents to when to drive, these guidelines will set you up for a successful road trip to Mexico. 

Winnemucca to the Sea Highway Road Trip

Find Basque eats, big wildlife, sweet lakes, and tall trees on a dream highway from Winnemucca, Nevada, to the California coast.

Oregon Coast Highway 101 Road Trip

Travel Highway 101 from Astoria to Manzanita to experience classic beachside favorites and discover new delights.

Arizona Strip Road Trip Via U.S. Route 89A

The Arizona Strip along the Fredonia–Vermillion Cliffs Scenic Road (U.S. Route 89A) is packed with beauty, wildlife, and history.

Weekend Getaway to San Luis Obispo

From wine trails to restaurants, there are plenty of things to do and experience in San Luis Obispo, California, off Highway 101.

How to Safely Make the Most of a Long Drive

Spending hours on the road? Here's how to be smart—and safe—behind the wheel.

Desert Art: Outdoor Sculpture of the Southwest

The Southwestern desert landscape has inspired all sorts of site-specific art, from the monumental to the intimate. 

The Wild Ride to Crown King, Arizona

The journey to Crown King in Arizona's Bradshaw Mountains is as wild a ride as it is a destination.

Rogue-Umpqua Scenic Byway Weekend Trip

Waterfalls are the main attraction along Oregon's forested detour off I-5 between Roseburg and Gold Hill.

Spend a Weekend in Eastern Oregon

An Eastern Oregon road trip from John Day to Frenchglen offers excellent birding, exceptional natural beauty, and surprising sips.