Taking to the Open Road
The highways of the USA are iconic and full of vast, varied landscapes. With the American ideal of freedom, it’s no wonder that the open road is such a large part of their culture. Whether you’ve dreamed of driving the famous Route 66, or have seen images of the Bixby Creek Bridge in California, there’s no doubt that a road trip through the States
is on everyone’s mind.
Below are some bucket-list worthy road trips that will have you preparing a playlist for your next USA road trip.
Travelling through the West Coast's rugged and beautiful coast line
is a journey that is full of breath-taking mountains, expansive beaches and the local fare. From opportunities to sample farm fresh goods, local wine and take in surfing villages and endless sky, this journey is the very definition of stunning.
Rather than take the journey in a day, spend a week exploring this lush region with delights available to those who are willing to partake.
From Nashville to New Orleans, every stop along this journey has a story to tell. Discover iconic sights such as BB King's Blues Club in Nashville or the Delta Blues museum in Clarksdale. Immerse yourself in the area that birthed the Blues
and sample the many tastes of the Deep South. Creole and Barbeque are some of the many options available for foodies along the way.
With art, history, culture, music and cuisine, this region is rich with opportunities along the open road.
Route 66 is a legendary highway that captures the imagination of people around the world. The history of this highway is one of the reasons people make the journey, as it’s considered a view into contemporary America. Linking truck stops, national parks, major landmarks and monuments, Route 66
is one of the best ways to discover the heart of the USA.
Get your kicks on Route 66 with this iconic drive between Chicago to Los Angeles.
The Atlantic Coast
offers charming towns, historic areas and some of USA’s most well-known cities. Whether you’re only doing the northern end around Boston, or continuing right down to Miami’s South Beach – this route has something to offer to everyone.
Discover the wetlands of Key West, seek out photogenic lighthouses and discover the historic Freedom Trail in Boston along the Atlantic Coast.
Follow in the footsteps of pilgrims and pioneers on a historic journey from Missouri to Oregon. Seek out wildlife in Yellowstone National Park
, visit quaint towns and sample the culinary delights of Oregon. Discover the history and intrigue of travelling along America's final frontier in musuems and at historic sights along your drive.
Forge your own path across America on a journey following the Oregon Trail.
Check out our 2018/19 USA brochure
or create your dream road trip itinerary with our destination experts. Simply enquire now,
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