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Do you want to turn your next vacation road trip into an unforgettable adventure? Use the American Road® Magazine Itinerary page to plan your next road trip. You'll discover things to do, sights to see, places to stay, and routes to explore. Start preparation for your next road trip by clicking on the sponsored itineraries below:

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Named by National Geographic as "One of America's most scenic drives", US Route 6 in Pennsylvania is a tranquil 400+ miles of history, heritage, quaint towns, memorable people and wondrous sights. A slice of Americana where apple pie, yellow ribbons, antique stores, museums, parks and trails create a unique journey.
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The Snake Ride - Southern Dozen - Johnson City, Tennessee If you’re looking to get off the beaten path and discover unmatched natural beauty and quaint local stops, the Snake Ride is waiting.

Your adventure starts in Johnson City, Tennessee, as this 140-mile loop winds through the Appalachian Mountains and some of the prettiest scenery in the area. Download PDF Itinerary

Whether by two wheels or by four, these routes will show you the best that Johnson City, Tennessee and the surrounding area has to offer. Choose your route based on the mileage and potential stops along the way. For a video description and sneak peak at each route, visit http://southerndozen.com/videos.php Download PDF Itinerary

Spend the day in Lumberton, North Carolina Located halfway between New York and Florida on Interstate 95 off exits 17, 19, 20 and 22. Our strategic location, natural beauty, and mild climate create an environment for enjoyable and comfortable living. Visit Lumberton and save up to $20 on your hotel room. Download PDF Itinerary



Getaway From It All...Visit Levy County where ‘Old Florida’ embraces nature. Stop by the seaside community of Cedar Key for their Pirate Invasion and see the largest privately owned train in Florida at Kirby Family Farm in Williston. There are many other exciting places to discover.Download PDF Itinerary

Eureka Springs Art and Heritage Tour — Gorgeous mountaintop vistas and panoramas guide your getaway to an enriching experience. Create your own schedule on this Northwest Arkansas journey, and take time to explore the quaint restaurants and shops that rest between each scheduled stop. Visit www.arkansas.com for your free Vacation Planning Kit.Download PDF Itinerary



OLDIES BUT GOODIES FEST & BBQ COOK-OFF September 12 & 13.  Cook-Off on Saturday, taste and judge BBQ, live music, crafters & vendors. Poker fun run. Sunday, antique cars, dance, Hula Hoop, crazy hat contests. Live music, food vendors. 11:00 to 5:30 daily.  Free admission. I-10 Exit #151, Download PDF Itinerary



Stretching 444 miles from Natchez, Mississippi through the Shoals of Alabama to Nashville, Tennessee, the Natchez Trace takes you places you'll never forget. So take your time, there’s lots to take in: beautiful scenery, exciting history, recreational adventures and cultural attractions. All this, and more, and a road ready to take you away.
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Get your Day Trippin' here. Have you walked in the footsteps of Civil War Soldiers at FortPillow?Can you imagine yourself in the 19th century living among beautiful antebellum homes and architecture in La Grange? Did Alex Haley’s words inspire you to trace your heritage? Plan your Day Trippin' in West Tennessee. Download PDF Itinerary



CRUISE THE ROADS CORVETTES COME HOME FOR in Bowling Green, Kentucky where the National Corvette Museum, GM Corvette Assembly Plant, Corsair Distillery, and other first-class attractions offer a fully loaded weekend of fun. Located between Nashville, TN and Louisville, KY just 30 minutes from Mammoth Cave National Park, one visit and you'll see we're geared for fun! Download PDF Itinerary

In Corinth, Mississippi, monuments and museums celebrating Civil War heritage abound. However, that is only half the story. Restaurants, serving local delicacy, the Slugburger; art galleries; and unique shopping thrive in the quaint downtown district. Special events occur year around, including performances by the Corinth Symphony Orchestra, Corinth Theatre Arts, and Bluegrass Pickin’ on the Square. Recreation – golf, hiking/biking, hunting, and farm tours – are also a part of the story. Come be a part of our story! Download PDF Itinerary

Head west … western South Carolina that is! Thoroughbred Country is nestled between Interstates 20 and 95 in western SC. Discover museums rich in history, art galleries, cultural festivals, Civil War sites, antiques, guided tours, unique restaurants, and comfortable lodging. Canoeing and golfing also await you. Free vacation planner available.
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A vacation destination… A city rich in historical beauty A small community feel in the midst of one of the largest counties in Tennessee… That is what you will find in Greeneville, Tennessee’s second oldest town, the home of the seventeenth president of the United States, Andrew Johnson, and the birthplace of celebrated hero, Davy Crockett. Come and enjoy Greeneville's rich history and scenic beauty every season throughout the year. Greeneville, Tenneseee—what are you waiting for? Download PDF Itinerary


Visit Bayou Lafourche and experience the bayou life. Just 45 minutes from New Orleans. Our laid back lifestyle is evident in the smiles you’ll see and characters you’ll meet, with hospitality as historic as our museums. Travel “Up da Bayou” and “Down da Bayou” for Cajun food, festivals and fishing. Come live the bayou life!Download PDF Itinerary



Discover the Real Louisiana on the relaxed and friendly Cajun Coast. Swamp Tours. The Atchafalaya National Heritage Area. Cajun food, fun and music at some of the nation’s best festivals. The Bayou Teche Scenic Byway. Antebellum homes and a picturesque main street a century hasn’t changed. Your Louisiana Adventure Begins On the Cajun Coast. Download PDF Itinerary



Jefferson Parish’s Kenner is a charming small town just a short drive outside of New Orleans. A family-oriented, affordable and close-knit community perfect for a weekend trip to discover the historic district Rivertown, a registered Main Street USA, or to shop, enjoy theatre, or relax along the shores of Lake Pontchartrain.Download PDF Itinerary



Beyond the interstate . . . beyond the excitement of Louisiana's cities . . . lies a world of natural beauty and abundance whose people preserve the very heart of Louisiana's cultures. This is a land that beckons to everyone with a sense of adventure. This is Louisiana's Outback' a place where prairie melts into marsh, where the Gulf of Mexico laps against natural sand beaches, where rare oak cheniers are shaped by salty winds. Here, birds, butterflies and waterfowl flock in the millions-as they have for thousands of years-lured from afar by the unbroken promise of much needed rest and plentiful food. Named "one of five fantastic family trips" in April 2008's Scholastic Parent & Child magazine, the Creole Nature Trail is lauded as the coolest way to get nose to snout with an alligator. For top-notch fishing, birding, shelling, crabbing, boating, and nature photography, the Creole Nature Trail All-American Road is your back road to adventure.  
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Explore Natchitoches, the oldest city in Louisiana, established in 1714 as a trading empire. Natchitoches offers a unique blend of culture and architecture. Known for Plantations, meat pies, annual festivals, historic sites, "Steel Magnolias", and the Historic District, full of shops, B&Bs, and restaurants. Come celebrate, discover, and explore! Download PDF Itinerary



Take a Scenic Drive. Discover the charm of rural northwest Louisiana by traveling the Boom or Busy Byway (L.A. Hwy 2), which winds its way through historic towns like Oil City, Plain Dealing and Sarepta. Pick up a free GPS at the Shreveport-Bossier Convention and Tourist Bureau, 629 Spring Street, Shreveport, La. Download PDF Itinerary



Explore Louisiana’s Northshore/St. Tammany—Life’s a feast in St. Tammany, 40 minutes from New Orleans. A dynamic culinary scene, exhilarating arts and culture, and the great outdoors make the Northshore an unforgettable place to play. Come fest with us! Wooden Boat, Three Rivers Art, and Slidell Heritage are just a few. Check our event calendar. LouisianaNorthshore.com Download PDF Itinerary



The Myths & Legends Byway—the best kept secret in Louisiana!
Explore Louisiana’s Myths & Legends Byway--a 178-mile drive of Western Louisiana based on tall tales, true stories, and legends. Today, visitors will find the festivals that make Louisiana famous, lush pine forests, historic cemeteries, unique museums, mysterious waterways, and friendly hospitable people ready to share their stories. Download PDF Itinerary


Plan a getaway to Springfield this fall to experience national treasures like the Lincon Home National Historic Site and Dana-Thomas House - a Frank Lloyd Wright design. Take in the fall colors as you explore a pioneer village, walk in Lincoln’s footsteps or be a kid again as you ride the indoor Ferris Wheel.
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Chicagoland's Biggest Playground. Get your kicks on Route 66 – in the I&M Canal Heritage Corridor! Fill up your touring vehicle tank with gas and get ready for a kickin’ good time down the infamous Route 66, America’s Main Street! There are many iconic stops on Route 66 in the Corridor that you won’t want to miss.
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Hudson, Wisconsin, the Gateway to Wisconsin!
Located on the Yellowstone Trail just 20 miles from the Twin Cities, Historic Hudson is set on the banks of the St. Croix River. Hudson is a year-round destination rich in history, natural beauty and a destination for fabulous food, craft beer, and one-of-a-kind shopping.
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Pour, Soar and Explore in Historic Corydon, Harrison County.
Pour a glass of locally made wine, soar through the treetops or explore our caves. Learn the rich history, experience fall colors and take in the beautiful rolling hills that make Harrison County a place where memories are made.
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Go Springing and Exploring along Ohio’s portion of America’s First Coast-to-Coast Road, the Lincoln Highway. . .connecting New York with San Francisco and creating 3,389 miles of Main Streets across America. Drive this great “retro” road and re-discover an era of America mostly forgotten! or contact 419-468-6773 for a free visitor’s guide.
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Enjoy the Outdoors & Route 66 Fun in Lebanon, Missouri. We have more to do than one day can hold. You may need a week! If you love the outdoors and some Route 66 history as well as unique shopping, racing and great home cooked food, you have found your getaway.
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Plan your visit to the collection of wonderful wineries and vineyards along the Great River Road. Nestled in the scenic hills, bluffs, towns and winding rural roads find 14 award-winning vine-to-bottle wines, locally produced grapes and shady orchards. Head north to south with this fine itinerary boosting fine wine. Download PDF Itinerary

Hudson, Wisconsin
, the Gateway to Wisconsin! Located on the Yellowstone Trail just 20 miles from the Twin Cities, Historic Hudson is set on the banks of the St. Croix River. Hudson is a year-round destination rich in history, natural beauty and a destination for fabulous food, craft beer, and one-of-a-kind shopping.
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Wisconsin Harbor Towns Association (WHTA) is proud to represent our 18 member communities. Dotted along 1,100 magnificent miles of scenic coastline, from sophisticated cities to quaint fishing villages, Wisconsin's harbor towns feature a unique smorgasbord of outdoor recreation, museums, shopping, arts, dining and relaxing scenery. The WHTA, a non-profit organization of these communities, was formed in the summer of 2000. We invite you to enjoy yourself on and along the waters we call home. Download PDF Itinerary

Manitowoc and Two Rivers Coast for a While in Wisconsin’s “Maritime Capital” and you will discover a rich maritime past. This shipbuilding hub has turned out heavy-haul schooners, wooden sailing ships, WWII Submarines and, more recently, pleasure crafts and Yachts.
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Explore the Minocqua Area. The fresh air, hospitality and great food are important, but let’s face it ... we come for the water. To be in it, on it or see it. The Minocqua area has the highest concentration of lakes in the world— everything centers around the cool blue stuff.
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Merrill Wisconsin. Welcome to the doorway of the great Wisconsin Northwoods! Our four seasons come alive with picturesque beauty and natural year round activities. Nature’s gifts are abundant here with cranberry bogs, maple syrup production and a world renowned evergreen industry. Our motto is Location, Nature, People.
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Gypsum Hills Scenic Byway: Ride horses through red hills and catch a glimpse of pioneer life. Drive through the Gypsum Hills, and you may think your eyes are playing tricks on you. These red hills could easily be mistaken for the Arizona desert! The Gypsum Hills Scenic Byway is enchantingly noteworthy for its rolling, weathered hills, picturesque vistas and outdoor recreation options. The drive affords tantalizing views of the rugged red butte-and- mesa topography. Download PDF Itinerary

Fargo-Moorhead, north of normal. A convenient stop in the center of North America, you may already know Fargo for its culture (Uffda!), hospitality, and eclectic shopping. But that’s just the start of what you can experience here. From a variety of restaurants to cultural events and historic treasures you will find no other place like Fargo, Moorhead and West. We’re just down the road! Located at the intersection of interstate highways I-94 and I-29, Fargo is an easy drive, from any direction. Download PDF Itinerary

Lecompton, Kansas. This one day tour of the Territorial Capital of Kansas: Where Slavery Began to Die will provide visitors with an opportunity to visit a National Landmark, Kansas State Historic Site, National Register Site, and other historic locations. Relive this tumultuous time by participating in the "Bleeding Kansas" play during the tour. Download PDF Itinerary


Pahrump, Nevada GolfPahrump, Nevada is Your Base Camp To Adventure—easy to reach and hard to forget. It’s an hour west of Las Vegas, a city so famous it needs no introduction, and an hour east of Death Valley National Park, a place known for extremes. Pahrump truly is the heart of the desert and the perfect place to enjoy the best of Southern Nevada.
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Nevada Silver Trails. Welcome to the Land of Extremes. From an award winning winery, to a quaint little old west town, to one of the hottest places on earth, you'll find Pahrump and Beatty, Nevada to be the perfect places to enjoy it all. With both towns nestled just minutes from Death Valley, they are the perfect home base to enjoy modern day luxuries while exploring Death Valley National Park. Download PDF Itinerary

Colorado's South Park National Heritage Area is your destination for enjoying the West you've always imagined. Rugged, breathtakingly beautiful, filled with history, wildlife, adventure and pure fun down every highway and back road. Meet the people and explore the heart of Colorado in Park County where history is still alive.Download PDF Itinerary

Collect more than memories when you travel the Loneliest Road this summer. It’s the 100-year anniversary of the Lincoln Highway, and beginning in June, Pony Express Territory will be giving away commemorative coffee mugs at each Pony Express Territory community. So plan your trip now!
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West Wendover, your jewel in the desert! Discover the allure of West Wendover, Nevada! You'll find an exciting combination of towering first-class resorts, fast-paced casino action, superstar entertainment and an abundance of recreational opportunities. This quaint resort community sits on the Nevada/Utah border approximately 120 miles west of Salt Lake City, Utah on I-80, just a 90-minute drive away! "Watch the video" Download PDF Itinerary


Territorial Wine Trail – Oregon Wine Country comes alive in the fall. The grape leaves turn vibrant oranges and yellows. More than a dozen award-winning wineries grace Territorial Highway, a scenic and verdant 40-mile stretch from just north of Eugene to Cottage Grove.
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The Wallowas: Whoever named the 7 Wonders of the World somehow overlooked the Wallowas. Where you can look down from an alpine summit and see the high desert of Indian country roll out in front of you in one direction, and then turn around and see past Hells Canyon into the next state, and some say all the way past it to the next one after that. Discover Eastern Oregon. Follow Hells Canyon Scenic Byway. The 7 Wonders of Oregon. See one or better yet see them all. Plan your trip at www.Visit EasternOregon.com
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We are called Oregon Unexpected because people are surprised by how much there is to see and do with 300+ days of sunshine. With an abundance of cultural history and beautiful and authentic nature experiences, Klamath explodes with activity. Hike Crater Lake NP or Lava Beds NM. Golf Oregon’s only Arnold Palmer Signature Course.
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The Coulee Corridor National Scenic Byway stretches 150 miles, from the City of Othello northward to Omak. Coulee may mean 'dry' in French, but water is what created the landscape that exists today. The massive Ice Age Floods carved out the towering cliff walls, wide valleys, and some of the most interesting rock formations and patterns found on the Planet Earth. In addition to the geologic scenery, the area is also a popular destination for bird watchers from around the globe. Whether you visit for one hour or one week, the Coulee Corridor is sure to give you a vacation unlike any other - See you soon!
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The Palouse Scenic Byway. Don't forget your camera for your travel through a patchwork quilt of undulating hills, historic barns and majestic buttes with panoramic vistas. The colors of the seasons are vibrant, the rural farming communities friendly. Endless blue skies, miles of open road. It's worth the drive! Download PDF Itinerary


Alamogordo Day Trips...Among the many, visit the New Mexico Museum of Space History, John P. Stapp Air & Space Park, family favorite Alameda Park Zoo, Oliver Lee Memorial State Park, White Sands National Monument, Three Rivers Petroglyphs Site with more than 21,000 glyphs, and along the highway the Pistachio Groves and Wineries.
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Edmond, Oklahoma—right in the middle of historic Route 66. Where world-class sculptures are scattered like jewels throughout the city—dozens of them, lining the streets and tucked into corners, waiting to surprise you with unexpected beauty.
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“Tucumcari Tonite!” We welcome you. Tucumcari is located in the Heart of the Mother Road, is the Gateway to New Mexico and is also known as the City of Murals. We invite travelers to enjoy our gracious hospitality as you visit “Tucumcari Tonite, Tomorrow and for a Lifetime!”
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