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Find the best itinerary for your road trip, whether you have a weekend or a month. Our road trip itineraries are focused around US national parks and other iconic American destinations. Discover some of the best small towns, experiences, and other hidden gems along national parks road trip routes.

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California from Sea to Yosemite: The Southern Central Valley

California from Sea to Yosemite: The Southern Central Valley

California’s Central Valley is the heartland of California. It stretches past farm stands, along country roads, and through uniquely artistic communities right to the gates of some of the nation’s most renowned national parks such as Yosemite, Sequoia, and Kings Canyon. Follow this itinerary to explore the southern portion of this 400-mile long heart of California.

The Perfect Grand Canyon Golf Trip

The Perfect Grand Canyon Golf Trip

Great views, delicious food, and Grand Canyon National Park are only a few of the reasons to make Arizona your next golf trip destination. Plus, this customizable seven-day road trip includes a scenic detour on Historic Route 66—making it a truly “can’t miss” itinerary.

New to Nature: Spend a Week Practicing Your Outdoor Skills in Arizona

New to Nature: Spend a Week Practicing Your Outdoor Skills in Arizona

This nine-day road trip takes you through some of Arizona’s most unique and spectacular destinations. From hiking the rim of the Grand Canyon to viewing a 200-million-year-old petrified forest, you’ll return home a verified outdoor expert who knows how to handle things like trail etiquette, trash management, and more.

Border to Border: Visit Arizona State Parks from California to New Mexico

Border to Border: Visit Arizona State Parks from California to New Mexico

Arizona is chock full of incredible state parks, from border to border in each direction. Some of the best water-based state parks trips can be found on either the eastern or western border of the state. In this case, we decided to visit them all—down the western border and up the eastern border—in one itinerary for a summer full of rivers, lakes, and reservoirs.

Escape the Heat: Visit Arizona this Summer

Escape the Heat: Visit Arizona this Summer

Over the course of five days, you’ll spy for bobcats and hawks, hike quiet trails beneath the famous red rocks of Sedona, and live the good life on a lake—whether that means days spent on the quad or in quiet reflection.

Fall Leaf-Peeping Road Trip: East Coast Style

Fall Leaf-Peeping Road Trip: East Coast Style

September and October are special months on the East Coast. The leaves begin to turn colors, the temperatures drop to a comfortable chill, and Americans begin to embrace the Danish “hygge”—a mood of coziness and contentment. If there’s one place to be during the cozy fall months, it’s the Northeast. Between the coast of Maine and Acadia National Park, the White Mountains in New Hampshire, and the Pocono Mountains in Pennsylvania, you’re sure to get your fill of fall foliage on this road trip.

Nevada’s Hidden Treasures

Nevada’s Hidden Treasures

With about 85% of their total land space firmly in the public domain, Nevada is one of the few states in the United States where you can roam free. In this itinerary, we are going to show you the whole of the state, from north to south, east to west, and a few hidden gems in between.

American West Road Trip Itinerary: Southern Utah, 6 National Parks

American West Road Trip Itinerary: Southern Utah, 6 National Parks

This is the ultimate American west road trip. Utah has five national parks in just the southern half of the state, so you could easily cover ground without covering an overwhelming amount of distance. Add a sixth national park to the trip by hitting up the less traveled north rim of the Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona!

Yellowstone Road Trip Itinerary: The Black Hills Route

Yellowstone Road Trip Itinerary: The Black Hills Route

This route is perfect for those who want to experience the beauty of the open road and some of America’s most untamed areas. Your Yellowstone road trip can include so much more than just national parks! Experience a true American road trip with old western towns, intriguing culture, and unbelievable scenery.

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