START WITH THESE CLOSE-TO-HOME ROAD TRIPS
The Great Lakes Regions
The Adirondacks encompass not only rugged mountains but tranquil meadows and scores of picture-postcard lakes. Recreational pursuits span every season, and the fall foliage viewing is second to none.
Lake George Scenic Byway follows the western edge of scenic, 32-mile-long Lake George in the Adirondacks up to Mount Defiance for a spectacular view of the surrounding lakes and mountains.
Illinois & Indiana
Enjoy President Abraham Lincoln's hometown and then onto Indianapolis where the Indy 500 attracts visitors every year.
The scenic highlights of this trip are the Cuyahoga Valley National Park and Lake Erie—two of northern Ohio’s best features.
New York’s gorgeous Finger Lakes region is full of must-see attractions—from waterfalls to historical museums to art galleries—and ranks among the nation’s top wine-producing areas.
New England Region
No matter which vacation memory you cherish most, this Cape Cod adventure is one you’ll not soon forget.
This 21-mile loop road on Mount Desert Island within Acadia National Park reveals the natural beauty for which Maine is known.
You’ll travel the backroads of New England on this trek through the Berkshires of Massachusetts and the Green Mountains of Vermont.
the Founding Fathers convening in Philadelphia to vacationers enjoying the diversions of Atlantic City and Cape May, generations of visitors have discovered the broad appeal of these Northeastern communities.
Visit the sites of some of the bloodiest battles of the American Civil War—including Gettysburg and Antietam—on this loop through the mid-Atlantic states.
Virginia’s scenic Colonial Parkway is free of commercial development, which means you’ll have unspoiled views of the rivers, marshes and forests of the Tidewater region.
Southeast Appalachian Region
to Virginia Beach
This ramble up (or do it in reverse down) North Carolina’s barrier islands is for lovers of lighthouses and pirate lore, seashores and shipwrecks.
Blue Ridge Parkway
If any drive merited the overused term “scenic,” it’s the Blue Ridge Parkway. This winding road was designed to maximize enjoyment of the mountainous terrain.