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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.

A Weekend in Cheyenne, Wyoming

Once home to Wyatt Earp and Calamity Jane, Cheyenne is reminiscent of the Old West. Spend the day at a bison ranch and tap room.

5 Gold Country Towns Worth a Visit

These towns along California’s Highway 49 into the Sierras rival one another in Gold Rush-era attractions and outdoor splendor. 

Southwestern Road Trip: Exploring the Four Corners Region

Without leaving the western U.S., this writer discovered treasures not found anywhere else in the world.

Hit the Road for a Marin County Day Trip

Discover the beauty of Marin County, from Mill Valley to Stinson Beach, on this day-long road trip. 

Seeing Utah's Glorious Fall Color by RV

A family of four, in one RV, visits five Southern Utah national parks in glorious autumn.

Driving Haunted Route 66

There are some spooky Route 66 stops, such as the Museum Club in Flagstaff and the Grand Canyon Caverns in Peach Springs.

Tips for Keeping Your Pets Happy and Healthy on the Road

When you travel with a pet, a few simple precautions can make the journey more fun for everyone.

Highway 395: Your Route to the Sierra's Secret Wonders

The best places to explore along Highway 395 in Northern California, including Bodie, Manzanar, Devils Postpile, and Mono Lake.

10 Arizona Day Trips

Beat the heat and take a day trip to Bisbee, Prescott Valley, Route 66, and other lovely destinations in Arizona this summer.

Columbia River Highway: Oregon's Scenic Gorge Drive

Savor the scenic Columbia River Gorge with 70-mile road trip along the state's northern edge.

Southern Oregon Coast Scenic Road Trip: Coos Bay to Brookings

Sea stacks and steam engines, mighty rivers and mouthwatering meals--the Pacific Coast Scenic Byway has lots to see and do.

Marin County, California Cheese Triangle Trail

Explore Marin's rural backroads and you'll discover independent dairies and creameries.