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Road Trips

From Route 66 to California's Pacific Coast Highway, 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.

  • I-5 Northern California

    Otherworldly caverns, a motel made of antique railroad cars, and a bridge that tells time, all on a short stretch that passes...

  • Alaska's Kenai Peninsula

    Travel by car through Whittier, Seward, Cooper Landing, and Homer and discover spectacular adventures on land and water.


  • California's Highway 128

    Travel in picturesque serenity from Cloverdale to Albion through a tree-lined “tunnel to the sea.”


  • California Gold Country

    Home to the West's biggest Gold Rush, this area is a great place to visit. Here are options for what to do in six towns. 

  • Rugged Beartooth Highway

    Along the forested, mountainous border of Montana and Wyoming, the views—and the elk potpie—are transcendent.


  • Top Five Mountain Towns

    Looking for great spots for hiking, biking, rafting, or fishing? Here are some peak destinations that offer outdoor adventure...

  • Flaming Gorge Scenic Byway

    Find geological riches, abundant wildlife, and exceptional eats along this National Scenic Byway in Utah’s northeast corner.

  • Oregon's North Coast

    Heading to the state’s Pacific coastline? We suggest where to stay, what to do, and where to eat in five salty towns.