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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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Archaeology Road Trip: The Four Corners Region

Archaeology Road Trip: The Four Corners Region

For the ultimate archaeology road trip through the Four Corners region, look no further! From the Ancestral Puebloan cliff dwellings at Mesa Verde National Park to the petroglyphs at Chaco Canyon, the sandstone spires in Canyon de Chelly, and plenty of other incredible dwellings, hikes, and sites in between, this 10-day itinerary is the southwestern archaeology itinerary of a lifetime.

From Cacti to Caverns: Southeastern Arizona’s State Parks

From Cacti to Caverns: Southeastern Arizona’s State Parks

Southeastern Arizona’s state parks provide a bounty of incredible wildlife, unforgettable vistas and outdoor adventures that will make you feel one with nature. This itinerary can be done in less than a week, or you can take more time to soak in all of the history and mystery that awaits. Lace up your hiking boots, grab your binoculars and pack your cacti identification manual – there’s no time to waste when it comes to exploring these Arizona state parks.

Roam the Sky Islands of Cochise County, Arizona

Roam the Sky Islands of Cochise County, Arizona

Explore the best of Cochise County, Arizona on this five-day road trip. You’ll discover each unique community and take trails less traveled in some of the state’s most remote wilderness areas with amazing food, culture, and lodging along the way.

Following the Footsteps of Carbon County’s Iconic Women

Following the Footsteps of Carbon County’s Iconic Women

Travel back in time with this guided journey through Carbon County inspired by five of the area’s most storied female entrepreneurs. You’ll explore museums and historical treasures while getting to enjoy plenty of outdoor recreation over the course of four days.

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.

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.

New England Fall Foliage Road Trip

New England Fall Foliage Road Trip

September and October are special months on the East Coast and in particular, New England. 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 New England and 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.

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 an epic American road trip complete with old western towns, intriguing culture, and unbelievable scenery.

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