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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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Natchez Trace Parkway. This National Park, National Scenic Byway and an All-American Road: 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 on the ultimate road trip! Download PDF Itinerary

Alpharetta, Georgia. Perfectly positioned between the enchanting North Georgia Mountains and the vibrant international city of Atlanta, Alpharetta offers 250+ stores in five distinct shopping districts, over 175 dining options, 20+ annual festivals and seasonal events, 15 miles of hiking and biking trails, ten music and entertainment venues, art studios and galleries, spas, cooking schools and the only American Girl Boutique and Bistro in Georgia...all adding up for ONE awesome weekend getaway! With so much to do, why not stay the weekend?!
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Knoxville, Tennessee. Located at the intersection of I-75 and I-40, within a day’s drive of nearly half the U.S. population, Knoxville offers a surprisingly real and unexpectedly sophisticated mix of culture, adventure and cuisine. The city is home to a number of festivals, fantastic civil war sites, outdoor adventure and much more. Download PDF Itinerary

Visit Levy County Florida where “Old Florida” embraces NATURE. If you are looking for stretches of wide open spaces of what Florida “used to look like” then head to the rugged and pristine Gulf of Mexico coastline of LEVY COUNTY. Relax and watch dolphins play, listen to birds chatter and palm trees rustle in the soft breezes. Enjoy outdoor activities, great shopping and plenty of places to visit. Discover good food, top-notch service and southern hospitality as you Get Away From It All. Download PDF Itinerary

The Founders Ride, a new Signature Ride just added to Johnson City, Tennessee’s famous Southern Dozen! This road trip is about 36 miles, with plenty of things to see and do along the way. Stop at; Boones Creek, Daniel Boone’s old stomping grounds, the Gray Fossil Site, the oldest town in the state and that just gets you started! Learn more about this new Tennessee ride: Download PDF Itinerary

Greater Parkersburg, West Virginia. Take that late summer/early fall getaway and make your own history! Take a scenic drive and marvel at the beauty of the fall foliage. Then continue your adventure with a ride on an authentic sternwheeler, visit the historic sites, relax at the oldest tavern in West Virginia, schedule a Haunted Parkersburg Tour and there’s plenty more to see and do!
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Martin County, Florida. Come see for yourself why the area was awarded the "Happiest Seaside Town for 2016," the first #1 designation for a Florida town. The natural beauty and attractions here offer up a treasure trove of activities - minus the crowds. Discover a place for unwinding and reconnecting. Building restrictions have limited structures to four stories, preserving breathtaking views.
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Hendersonville, North Carolina. Adventures Begin in Hendersonville. Look closely into the mountains of North Carolina and you'll discover a place unlike any other. Hendersonville calls us all to get up, seek out and explore new experiences. Find yourself hiking through the DuPont State Recreational Forest, enjoying a self-guided driving tour and taking a tour of the Sierra Nevada Brewery. Be moved—because that's what happens in Hendersonville.
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Fayetteville, North Carolina. Experience America at every turn; discover three centuries of history and patriotism in Cumberland County’s Fayetteville area. Your stay can include everything from military sites to see and cultural heritage trails to outdoor recreation and sensational nightlife! The communities of Cumberland County hold fast to the friendly feel of a true hometown, while providing the cultural and entertainment amenities of bigger cities.
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Alpine Helen/White County Georgia This is Georgia’s Outdoor Adventure Destination; Where Mother Nature comes to play! Come and experience all the new and exciting things to do in and around Alpine Helen. From the Appalachian Trail and waterfalls to Historic Hardman Farm and the Unicoi Wine trail; truly an outdoor adventure every day. Plan to stay more than one day!
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The National Coal Heritage Area, West Virginia Visit 13 counties situated in the heart of the formidable Appalachian Mountains. As you journey through the coalfields of Southern West Virginia you will pass through deep valleys, follow rushing streams and rivers, and find yourself surrounded by breathtaking scenery. The glorious mountains, charming towns, and deep rooted traditions are just a few of the appeals that draw visitors to the National Coal Heritage Area.
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Discover Tennessee Trails & Byways Driving trails showcase Tennessee’s authentic off-the-beaten-path experiences. Take a road trip on one of the five national scenic byways, or explore one of sixteen trails. Discover historic small town squares, diners, craftsmen, natural beauty and hidden gems—made in Tennessee. Download Itinerary PDF

Discover Yazoo County, Mississippi. Colorful. Authentic. Unique… just like you! This award winning county satisfies visitors with any type of interest. From living history and trips on back country roads to juke joints and championship BBQ, with everything in between! Your Yazoo trip is waiting! Download PDF Itinerary

Warner Robins, Georgia. Whether you're a history buff, sports enthusiast or love to watch the train go by, Warner Robins is definitely a "must visit!" Located in the heart of Georgia, just 90 miles south of Atlanta, Warner Robins offers the best of today’s South. Enjoy many choices in cuisine, entertainment, and shopping when you stay in Georgia’s Historic Heartland region. Download Itinerary PDF

Cabell-Huntington, West Virginia is the place to visit, no matter your interests—laid back or active! You’ll find the perfect combination of small town charm and big city feel. This vibrant area boasts endless opportunities, from golf courses and amusement parks to museums, historic sites and performing arts; great shopping and dining too! Your hardest decision will be where to go first! Download Itinerary PDF

What do elephants and Meriwether Lewis have in common? Hohenwald, Tennessee, of course! This is a city as unique as its name! Just a quick jaunt off the Natchez Trace Parkway, you'll find The Elephant Sanctuary in Tennessee. The Welcome Center staff is excited to educate you about "The Girls" in Sanctuary. Stay in Hohenwald and check out the three wineries, the local art & food scene, specialty shopping, and plenty of history along with an array of outdoor recreation. Download PDF Itinerary

Welcome to Shoppers Paradise in DeSoto, Mississippi! While DeSoto the conquistador came seeking treasure, so can you! You’ll be sure to find plenty of treasures at any of the DeSoto Country shopping options! A collection of picturesque towns that are far beyond the ordinary shopping destinations, offer everything from antiques to glassware, fashion to furniture, handmade items and so much more! Download Itinerary PDF

Make Greeneville, Tennessee your vacation spot! You’ll truly find something to entertain everyone in your group! The second oldest town in Tennessee boasts of a rich historical past and breathtaking mountain views. Find the 5 best things to do, the 5 best places to eat, a list of year-round festivals and more in Greeneville’s itinerary! Download Itinerary PDF

Bowling Green, Kentucky; cruise the roads Corvettes come home for! The National Corvette Museum, GM Corvette Assembly Plant, Corsair Distillery and other first-class attractions offer a fully loaded weekend of fun. 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. Download PDF Itinerary

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





Natchitoches, Louisiana. This is the oldest city in Louisiana, the original French Colony, and a one of a kind place. Natchitoches was voted “Best Southern Small Town” offering you European flavor through its architecture, heritage and lifestyle, along with a full calendar of events. It’s home to the Louisiana Scenic Byway, Landmark district-a shopper’s paradise, the bed and breakfast capital of Louisiana, plenty of historical sites and so much more. Plan your trip today! Download PDF Itinerary

Plantation Parade, Louisiana. Today, only a short drive from New Orleans and Baton Rouge; the historic farmsteads, homes, restaurants and inns of Plantation Parade beckon you to a past era. Tour, shop, dine, sleep and enjoy the full richness and diversity of our Great River Road. A visit to New Orleans would not be complete without a trip to New Orleans Plantation Country. Plan your journey now. Download PDF Itinerary Download PDF Itinerary

Your Louisiana Adventure begins on the Cajun Coast! Discover all the Cajun Coast has to offer: Drive the Bayou Teche Scenic Byway and see 400 historic properties. Enjoy Cajun food, fun and music at some of the Nation’s best festivals. Go gamming, ride a riverboat, explore a museum and countless other activities and attractions. Download PDF Itinerary

Explore Louisiana Northshore/St. Tammany. Life’s a feast in St. Tammany, just 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! The Northshore/St. Tammany really know how to throw a party! So be sure to enjoy the assortment of local annual festivals; Wooden Boat, Three Rivers Art, and Slidell Heritage are just a few. Check the event calendar and get an itinerary for more ideas to start planning your visit: LouisianaNorthshore.com Download PDF Itinerary

Live the Bayou Life! Visit Bayou Lafourche and experience a different kind of life, with Cajun culture, food and fishing. Just 45 minutes from New Orleans. Taste world-renowned Cajun cooking and take in historic sites. See alligators on a swamp tour or fish your limit. VisitLafourche.com
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Lake Charles, Louisiana. Experience the culture, cuisine and world-class entertainment in Lake Charles, Louisiana...just minutes away from Louisiana's Outback—where prairie melts into marsh, where the Gulf of Mexico laps against natural sand beaches, where birds and waterfowl flock in the thousands and alligators outnumber people. 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


Burlington, Iowa. Burlington is located on the bluffs of the mighty Mississippi River and along the Great River Road Scenic Byway. Opportunities to experience unique shopping, dining, and attractions are all housed in the well-preserved historic charm. You won’t want to miss the chance to drive down Snake Alley, “The Crookedest Street in the World!”
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Lexington, Missouri. Take a road trip through the central part of the Old Trails Region and what you’ll find is surprising. This is the “Road Trip Redefined!” Within the Heart of the Trails enjoy; shopping, fascinating history, scenic drives and a chance to sample seasonal bounty and vintage wines. Make it an overnight stay, with several choices in cozy lodging.
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Rockford, Illinois. "Fall into Fun!" See fantastic fall colors at Anderson Japanese Gardens or Klehm Arboretum and Botanic Garden. Visit one of the beautiful orchards with a variety of fun activities throughout the season. Be sure to check out the many fall festivals and special events. Plan your fall escape to Rockford with a variety of great hotels to choose from. Download PDF Itinerary

Plan a getaway to Springfield, Illinois this fall. Perfect for a long weekend, Springfield offers the best of Abraham Lincoln, the nostalgia of Route 66 and more for everyone to enjoy! Take in the International Route 66 Mother Road Festival, take in an art fair, or sample fresh oysters and craft beer. It’s all yours to explore in always legendary Springfield! For more things to see and do: Download PDF Itinerary

Illinois Route 66 Scenic Byway: Route 66 is the 'Mother Road' and Illinois is where it all begins! From the majestic skyline of Chicago to the Mighty Mississippi; you'll experience the romance of the road and discover the legendary people and places that have given millions of travelers their 'kicks on Route 66. Download PDF Itinerary

Enjoy well deserved time with friends and family, a visit to Historic Corydon and Harrison County, Indiana is a perfect overnight getaway. Explore Indiana’s underground, visit wineries, spend the day gaming or get a lesson in history. After a full day of adventure retire in one of our fine hotels or discover the cozy charm of a bed and breakfast or a scenic hideaway. Help Indiana celebrate her 200th birthday in 2016 in her first state capitol. Download PDF Itinerary

Chicagoland's Biggest Playground 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. Download PDF Itinerary


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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Greater Green Bay, Wisconsin Greater Green Bay, Wisconsin is famous for football, but it’s all the hidden treasures that make Greater Green Bay a special place to visit. Discover this welcoming area, perfect for; family fun, history buffs, foodies, fishing, festivals and of course, Packer fans! With so much to offer, it's easy to see why this is a popular vacation destination. Start planning your visit, get great ideas for making your trip special, and watch the video: http://www.amroad.net/GreenBayWIV
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Greater Green Bay, WisconsinMarinette County, Waterfalls Capital of Wisconsin
Find your adventure in Nature's Waterpark! Marinette County has something for every outdoor enthusiast and is the third largest county in Wisconsin. Marinette County is known as the Waterfall Capitol of the State. The waterfalls parks and trail system is unsurpassed, with hundreds of miles of award-winning ATV/snowmobile trails, fishing, camping and parks to explore.
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Historic Hudson, WisconsinHistoric Hudson, Wisconsin: Picture Perfect. Enjoy the amenities of a river town, built on rich history. Discover the quaintness and charm of Hudson, full of natural beauty, unique and eclectic shops and galleries, and exceptional cuisine. This convenient destination offers something for everyone, from nature and culture to outdoor recreation and seasonal celebrations.
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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

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. Download PDF Itinerary

Minocqua-ItinPlan your visit to Minocqua, Wisconsin where fun is always in season! Home to the largest concentration of lakes in the world, the Minocqua area is an outdoor lover’s paradise. There’s more to do than just water activities, though; take a hike on one of dozens of trails, visit a local museum, dine at an authentic supper club and explore the many unique shops.
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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 a variety of ships, from haul schooners to WWII Submarines to pleasure crafts and Yachts. Be sure to visit the Wisconsin Maritime Museum and take a walk to the Manitowoc Breakwater Light. You can follow Mariners Trail to Two Rivers, a vibrant fishing and shipping hub. Charter a fishing boat or scuba dive numerous ship wrecks, all along pristine soft sand beaches.
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Junction City/Geary County, Kansas offers up events all summer long! From mudslinging trucks and a bucking bronco rodeo to a cardboard boat race and a music jammin’ BBQ festival and more! “Junction City, KS it’s that good!” So don’t miss any of the fun, make your plans now!
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Liberal, Kansas. Follow the Yellow Brick Road to Dorothy’s official hometown of Liberal! You’ll discover wide open spaces, history, culture and a wide variety of activities and attractions. Liberal offers cozy lodging and all the services travelers’ desire. Be sure to include one or all of Liberal’s seven festivals in your visit too! “Conservatively Speaking: Liberal Has It All.”
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You’re invited to Dodge City, Kansas to Relive a Legend! Get the heck INTO Dodge and find everything you need to ensure a memorable time. Dodge City offers the perfect retreat along with the charm and excitement of the old west. Don’t miss any of the many attractions and special events that give you that Dodge City experience! Download PDF Itinerary

Try Southwest Kansas and plan your trip to Garden City in Finney County! Be assured you’ll be treated like family. We invite you to come and experience all we have to offer! Enjoy engaging attractions, challenging golf courses and the world’s largest hand-dug pool! Try the best local eateries in the state and relax in cozy lodging. Include a local festival in your visit too! Download PDF Itinerary

Explore the Kansas Byways! Follow the paths of great expedition teams and adventurers to see where history happened along Kansas’ 11 distinctive byways. During your journey, visit museums and shops, enjoy local dining and cozy lodging to create your own byway experience.
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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

Nebraska Lincoln Highway Scenic Byway, this historic route is a relaxed and scenic way to experience the great state of Nebraska! Known today as U.S. Highway 30, the Nebraska Lincoln Highway is the only byway that traverses the entire state. Plan your road trip through more than 40 communities and discover diversity, nostalgia and small-town charm.
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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

Every road in Legendary North Dakota leads to an interesting discovery. Download our itinerary and you’ll have a go-to guide to great road trips along some of our state’s most popular routes — plus event listings including art shows, rodeos, fairs and more. Visit us at NDtourism.com! Download PDF Itinerary




South Park Heritage Area 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

Nevada Silver Trails 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, NV and Beatty, NV to be the perfect places to enjoy it all! They make the perfect home base to enjoy modern day luxuries while exploring Death Valley National Park. Download PDF Itinerary

International Selkirk Loop LogoExplore the International Selkirk Loop. North America’s only International Scenic Byway, located in Northern Idaho, Eastern Washington, and Southeastern British Columbia. This itinerary contains a small handful of the suggested stops along the award winning All-American Road. Visit and discover the wonderful surprises that await you around every corner. Download PDF Itinerary

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


Kenai is Alaska’s Playground. Discover What Alaskans Already now ... The Kenai is not behind safety glass, or a deck rail. Your face feels the cold wind on the train and your heart pounds with the strike of a monster fish. Your adrenaline rushes at the sight of a bear, and your skin chills as you step on a glacier. Nothing about the Kenai Peninsula is formal or stuffy. In fact, no other destination offers such an up close and personal Alaskan experience; with over 15,000 square miles of extraordinary adventure and excitement to choose from! Download PDF Itinerary

Discover Klamath, Oregon. This vacation destination is 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 at Crater Lake National Park or Lava Beds National Monument. Be sure to golf Oregon’s only Arnold Palmer Signature Course at Running Y Ranch Resort. Download PDF Itinerary

Explore the Eugene, Cascades & Coast region of Oregon! Spend pleasant days traversing serene pastoral byways. Visit over a dozen award-winning wineries on the Territorial Wine Trail, along the scenic stretch from just north of Eugene to Cottage Grove. Known as the “Covered Bridge Capital of the West,” Cottage Grove invites you to walk, drive or pedal through six historic covered bridges. Download PDF Itinerary

Whoever named the 7 Wonders of the World somehow overlooked the Wallowas and the Painted Hills in Eastern Oregon. Traveling to the Painted Hills, will reveal millions of years of history brilliantly displayed in the layers of earth, one color at a time. Your itinerary will guide you through all three units that comprise the John Day Fossil Beds National Monument. Download PDF Itinerary

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! Download PDF Itinerary

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


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. Download PDF Itinerary

“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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International Selkirk Loop LogoExplore the International Selkirk Loop. North America’s only International Scenic Byway, located in Northern Idaho, Eastern Washington, and Southeastern British Columbia. This itinerary contains a small handful of the suggested stops along the award winning All-American Road. Visit and discover the wonderful surprises that await you around every corner. Download PDF Itinerary

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