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By Jim Potts | Scenic Travel Destination and Itinerary Ideas in North America

The Ultimate Guide to Maui

Visit Hawaii’s second largest island for the best of every watersport under the sun. (Many argue Maui is home to the world’s most beautiful beaches.) …


Devils Garden

Denman Island, Vancouver Island, British Columbia,...

<b>Denman Island, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada</b>Submitted by Matt Taylor / @denmanislandcabin Cabin built by, and in our family for 40 years.

The Redwood Forests of Marin & Mt. Tam - Airbnb

The Redwood Forests of Marin & Mt. Tam<p>Sausalito · Walk among the giant redwoods in charming Mill Valley

San Francisco Bay Area

26 Things to Do in Cleveland, Ohio

Your guide to visiting the Rock and Roll Capital of the World.<p>Set along America’s Rust Belt, Cleveland is a former manufacturing capital turned …

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

Easy Backpacking Trips for Beginners

You don't need to be an expert to enjoy these scenic trails.<p>Everyone who has read Cheryl Strayed's <i>Wild</i> has probably envisioned themselves heading out …


Five Restaurants To Try on a Road Trip to the Grand Canyon

A meal with a world-class view<p>From the right spot on Fremont Street, it’s possible to witness a strange sunset ritual. Helicopters appear on the horizon, hovering in a perfectly straight line on their way back to Las Vegas from the Grand Canyon. For most people, the Grand Canyon is a bucket list …

National Parks

A Road Trip Playlist from Parts & Labor

Cross-country road trips are often fueled by music – even the stops for food.<p>Discovering new music and high-tempo standbys are a brilliant way to …

Al Green

The Apache Trail is Arizona's most epic scenic drive

Just at the edge of Phoenix, the Superstition Mountains offer a jaw-droppingly rugged landscape. It's this ruggedness that makes them so beautiful, …

North America

Kauai...Rainbows and Views. Travel to Kauai an amazing island

Our last part of our twenty-day vacation ends with us in Kauai. Again, we chose to rent a car so we can explore on our own. At the car rental we saw …

Asia Travel

A Weekend Exploring Sequoia and King's Canyon National Parks

The Giant Sequoias and the views of King's Canyon. These are both a must-see if you're in California for any period of time! We drove down Friday …


Muir Woods to become first in national park system to require year-round vehicle reservations

In an attempt to reduce traffic jams and overcrowding, Muir Woods National Monument will become the first national park unit in the United States to …

National Parks

Magical Must-Do Hikes in Olympic National Park

Trek through the rainforest, along the shoreline, and atop towering peaks.<p>Western Washington State gets a lot of flack for "bad" weather, but the rain forests of Olympic National Park make it all worthwhile. The 12 to 14 feet of annual rainfall in the Olympic Mountains yields an intensely lush …

National Parks

6 Cool Towns to Visit in the Hudson Valley

01 of 06<p>Kingston<p>Set between the Catskill Mountains and Hudson River, this Hudson Valley city—spread out across three main districts: Uptown, Midtown, …

Hudson Valley

5 Epic Amtrak Train Journeys in North America

Are you tired of flying? Sick of delays? Over people kicking the back of your seat?<p>Then check out Amtrak’s epic North American train journeys. Watch …


Road Trip from the Columbia River Gorge to Yosemite

The drive from Oregon. The journey started out from The Dalles, Oregon. A small town located on the Columbia River Gorge.

Road Trips

48 Hours in Asheville: Where to Eat and Drink

<i>This article originally appeared on Food & Wine</i><p>Asheville, nestled in western North Carolina’s picturesque Blue Ridge Mountains, is a city that has it …


Route 66 – New Mexico to Arizona: Where to eat, what to see and what to do

By , Journalist. @qinxiesays on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.<p><b>One of the things you will notice when you’re driving Route 66 is how much the</b> …

Road Trips

Road Trip Diaries: 5 quirky-cool stops on the drive from Los Angeles to Palm Springs

With its sun-baked mountains, crystalline pools, eccentric modernism and midcentury architecture, Palm Springs has long been a desert oasis from the …

Road Trips

The 10 Most Popular Treehouses Right Now, and How Much They Cost to Rent

Vacation rentals: The 10 most popular treehouses you can book on HomeAway—and how much it costs to spend the night.<p>If the typical hotel stay is too …

Glacier National Park

Daytrip: Half Moon Bay and the San Mateo coast

Early on in my freshman year of college, a friend with a car—precious and rare in those dorm days—drove me out to Half Moon Bay. I have a vague …

San Mateo County

The Weirdest Roadside Attractions in the United States

01 of 13<p>Any drive through the Midwest will bring you face-to-face with cornstalks taller than you can imagine. The Mitchell Corn Palace in South …

Road Trips

Seven Quirky Nebraska Detours

Every state has them. Those <b>quirky locations</b> that stick out from the others. As <b>Gretchen Garrison</b> learned, <b>Nebraska is no exception.</b> Her book entitled,</i> …


6 Reasons You Should Definitely Visit South Dakota

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National Parks

Mingus Mill

Road Trip: Route 66

Get your kicks on Route 66 and experience the ultimate all-American road trip from Illinois to California.<p>They say driving Route 66, the iconic 2,400-mile road connecting Chicago with Santa Monica, sneaks us into a bygone America, an era of neon signs and mom-and-pop diners. This waits for us, just …

Road Trips

McCall in the Fall : The Mountains and Lake are Calling

The lakeside ski town of McCall is about 2 and a half hours from Idaho’s state capital, Boise. The drive takes you through farm land and state parks, …

Road Trips

The Pondhouse - A Magical Place - Cabins for Rent in Ashfield, Massachusetts, United States

+ More<p>Response from Gayle:<p>We loved having you here. Come back!!<p>+ More<p>Response from Gayle:<p>so glad you had such a good time. come again next season!<p>+ …


2018 Balloon Festivals in the USA (Calendar & List View)

2018 Balloon Festivals in the USA<p>Hot air balloon festivals are held annually, throughout the year, all over the USA and the world. We are currently …