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Mississippi Blues Trail Road Trip

There are nearly 200 sites included as part of the Mississippi Blues Trail, and visiting all of them is a considerable undertaking. Must-see stops delve into the history and influence of blues greats, while others are mere markers or plaques about artists from the town or what happened on that spot.

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Day Trips from Boston

Sometimes you just need an afternoon away to feel refreshed. If you’re looking for adventures close to home that you can fit into a single day, here are some day trips ideas that are all easy to get to from Boston.

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Day Trips & Weekend Getaways from Chicago

From scenic lakefronts and mouthwatering bites to refreshing hikes and literary history, there are plenty of options for a Midwest escape. Enjoy an afternoon away with these unique day trips from Chicago or head out of state for a weekend getaway—whatever you’re looking for, we’ve got you covered.

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9 Best Museums in the USA

Get to know the history and people of the United States on your next road trip with visits to the best museums and cultural centers in the country.

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6-Day Idaho Road Trip + Scenic Drives

Outdoor recreation in the Sawtooth Mountains and elsewhere in the state is making Idaho a popular destination. Experience it yourself with this 6-day road trip or choose a scenic drive through mountains, farmland, and vineyards.

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Death Valley Scenic Drive Ideas

Many visitors treat a visit to Death Valley as a car-only tour, an approach that makes sense during summer due to the extreme heat. But during spring, fall, and winter, you can experience the nuance of the desert and enjoy your own little piece of it by hiking some of the canyons or taking one of the many lightly traveled roads. Here are some scenic drives to choose from on your visit to Death Valley National Park.

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Scenic Drives in Utah’s National Parks

Sometimes you barely need to get out of the car to enjoy southern Utah. These scenic drives are perfectly enjoyable from behind the windshield, but all offer chances to stop and explore stunning national parks and monuments.

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5 Simple Ways to Be a Sustainable Road Tripper

Road trips provide us with the freedom to travel slowly, to learn about different cultures, and to discover a variety of natural landscapes on our own time. These experiences are undoubtedly profound, yet they generate a lot of waste in our ecosystem. These simple tips will help you save money, reduce waste, and support local businesses without a lot of extra effort.

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Northeast Road Trip From New York City

This road trip through the northeast winds along pastoral valleys and ancient mountains connecting three dynamic cities–New York, Boston and Montreal–while passing through quaint country retreats and revived Rust Belt towns. The landscapes are perhaps more varied than anywhere in the country: Cape Cod’s broad beaches, the rugged seascapes of Acadia, powerful Niagara Falls–joined together by endless hardwood forests that come alive with fall colors. There are also plenty of chances to sample regional food at roadside pancake houses, soft-serve ice cream stands, lobster pounds, and seafood shacks.

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