14 Best Road Trips in the U.S.

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America has a vast amount of beautiful places to visit during a road trip. During this pandemic, when travel is curtailed, it’s the perfect opportunity to discover what’s been in your backyard all along. From spectacular national parks to scenic coastal routes, you can have an adventure with friends or family.

As you enjoy the gorgeous offerings of back roads, mountains or plains, remember to stay safe. These are the best 14 places to take a road trip in the U.S., whether you go by motorcycle, RV, van or car!

14. Northern on U.S. Route 2: From Maine to Washington

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Jump in your vehicle and go absorb the vast expanse and diversity of the U.S. 2 route. The Columbia Plateau and the Apostle Island National Lakeshore will take your breath away!

Toward the end of the trip, you can explore and enrich your senses at Glacier National Park. If there is no travel ban in place, you could go through the Canada section of the trip.

13. A Pacific Coast Highway Road Trip: Dana Point to San Francisco

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The magical Pacific Ocean offers an endless view along Highway One. You get the 655 mile stretch of heaven and many worthwhile stops along the way.

The perfect surfing waves are at Pismo Beach to enjoy, or you can go back in time to Hearst Castle, the historic landmark. William Hearst, the publishing magnate, developed the 165-room castle.