USA Road Trips

Are you thinking about where to go on your next road trip adventure? We’ve clocked up thousands of miles driving around the US, and we think it’s by far the best way to explore America’s cities and national parks.

Below you’ll find our bucket list and our favorite US road trip routes. Don’t forget to take a look at our popular travel guidebooks to see if we’ve written about your next road trip destination!

Bucket List

New England fall foliage pictures featuring the best us road trips

Top US Road Trips

Our roundup of the most amazing Great American road trips, from one day to multiple weeks long. Add these awesome routes to your bucket list!

READ: 30 amazing USA road trip ideas

Our Favorites

winding road along smugglers notch in Stowe, Vermont

New England In Fall

If you love fall colors, you simply have to plan a road trip around New England during the first week of October. We’ve done it twice!

READ: New England road trip in fall

Scenic tunnel in South Dakotas black hills

South Dakota

For us, South Dakota’s Black Hills is one of the most underrated road trip routes in the US. Use our 4 and 7 day itineraries to plan your vacation.

READ: South Dakota Black Hills road trip

Blue car parked along the road at Capitol Reef National park


If you’re looking for adventure, head to Utah and use our guide featuring 10 unique road trip itineraries to find the perfect route.

READ: 10 amazing Utah road trips

Bixby Bridge on the Pacific Coast Highway in California on a sunny day

California Pacific Coast

The drive along California’s Pacific Coast Highway from San Francisco to San Diego is a truly unforgettable experience filled with fun places to stop.

READ: San Francisco to San Diego road trip

Several buffalo crossing the road at Yellowstone National Park in winter

Salt Lake City To Yellowstone

Our 7 day itinerary shows you exactly how to plan a road trip from SLC to Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks.

READ: Salt Lake City to Yellowstone road trip

The Cloud peak Skyway scenic drive on a Mount Rushmore to Yellowstone road trip

Mount Rushmore To Yellowstone

This is one of our favorite road trip routes in the US because it combines South Dakota’s Black Hills with Yellowstone and Grand Teton. Hard to beat!

READ: Mt Rushmore to Yellowstone road trip

Hiker overlooking a huge canyon with tall walls either side at sunset

Zion And Bryce Canyon

If you’re short on time but want to see the best of Utah, plan a 3 day road trip to Zion and Bryce Canyon for the biggest bang for your buck.

READ: Zion and Bryce Canyon itinerary

Visit our National Parks page to read our extensive collection of travel guides.


  • Use our collection of inspiring road trip quotes to get ready for your vacation.
  • Not sure what to pack? Here’s our essential road trip packing list which has been tried and tested many times by us. You can download a free checklist and tick off each item as you pack for your trip.
  • National Park Pass – If you plan to visit many National Parks or National Monuments during your trip, we recommend you buy an America The Beautiful Interagency Pass. For only $80, your entrance fees are covered for an entire year.
  • – We love booking because it helps us find hotels anywhere in America. Even hotels in those tiny rural towns that seem to be in middle of nowhere. Booking always offers the best deals compared to any other hotel platform.
  • Rental Cars – Planning on renting a car or vehicle? We always recommend rentals cars to find the best prices because this platform compares the biggest brand names in the industry.

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