There's no better way to experience America than an old fashioned road trip in a classic car or camper van. What better way to see the stunning landscapes than driving down the many road trip routes the USA has to offer. Each scenic drive offers something unique and is the perfect way to explore this incredible country.
Route 66 - Chicago to California
The most iconic route in all of America, Route 66 stretches over 2,500 miles from Chicago to Los Angeles. This original highway is full of historic stops and quirky roadside attractions passing through Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas and Missouri.
The Blue Ridge Parkway - Virginia
One of Americas most scenic drives, this route connects Shenandoah National Park, Virginia to the Great Smokey National Park, North Carolina. This 469 mile drive twists and turns through the incredible landscapes of the Appalachians. Autumn is the best time to drive this route when the leaves turn red and gold. With slow speed limits this road is to be enjoyed at a leisurely pace in order take in all the scenery.
Pacific Coast Highway - San Francisco - San Diego
This 653 mile route takes in some of the best and most remote coastal landscape in the country. Along the way you can stop at small seaside towns and explore stunning beaches. The route is best driven in Spring and Autumn to avoid the busy summer roads.
The Overseas Highway - Miami to Key West
The famous Overseas Highway hovers over the Atlantic Ocean crossing 42 bridges and covering 150 miles from Miami through the Florida Keys to Key West. Although the route is relatively short, this road trip is made substantial with a number of snorkeling and kayaking stops as well as opportunities for dolphin watching.
This road trip will lead you on a magnificent journey over the continental divide, through lush green forests alongside Lake MacDonald and down into the deep valleys with incredible waterfall views. This 50 mile road is the only one to span the Glacier National Park and road-trippers can start their journey from either Route 2 or Route 86.
Alaska Highway- Alaska
Starting in British Colombia this winding road travels through the Yukon Territory. The long trip lasts for around 1,459 miles, originally ending in Delta, however drivers can now continue on to Fairbanks. Along the drive expect to see an abundance of wildlife, incredible mountainous landscapes and wilderness like no other.
Downeast Maine- Maine Coastline
This 125 mile journey travels along the coast of Maine on Route 1 and tours through quaint fishing villages and rocky coastlines. The drive starts in Kittery and concludes near Lubec and offers an array of cultural experiences along the way. Don't forget to stop during your drive and try the incredible seafood including the famous Maine lobster.
Great River Road National Scenic Byway- Minnesota to New Orleans
This 3,000 mile drive travels the course of the Mississippi river and passes through 10 states. Along the way road trippers will encounter a number of river related attractions and an array of culture, cuisine, music and communities. This scenic route is designed to be driven over a period of time to allow visitors to explore as many cities as possible.
Hana Highway- Maui, Hawaii
The winding road stretches around the eastern side of Maui for over 60 miles crossing 59 bridges connecting Kahului to the town of Hana. With stunning beaches, lush vegetation and waterfalls along the way, be prepared to take many scenic pit stops.
Las Vegas Loop
This route will take you on a round trip from Las Vegas exploring the states of Utah and Arizona. Driving down the Las Vegas strip, through the open desert roads of Utah and wild west of Arizona, this trip will provide you with the most diverse scenery. It is best to avoid the summer months as the heat can be unbearably hot, especially driving down the empty desert roads.