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Driving the Kings Canyon Scenic Byway

The 34-mile (55-km) drive along the Kings Canyon Scenic Byway allows you to explore one of North America’s deepest canyons from the comfort of your own vehicle. You’ll drive along a zigzagging road next to the roaring Kings River, among granite, wildlife, and wildflowers aplenty.

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Best Coastal Drives

By The Open Road: 50 Best Road Trips in the USA author Jessica Dunham From cliffside highways overlooking the Pacific to the quaint beach towns…

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One Day in Lincoln, Nebraska

By Moon Oregon Trail Road Trip author Katrina Emery The village that became Lincoln, first called Lancaster, was founded in 1856, well after the Oregon…

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Take a Scenic Drive Along Old Fall River Road

Plan a scenic “Sunday drive” along Old Fall River Road on any summer day to explore the biodiversity of Rocky Mountain National Park. This approximately 35-mi (56-km) loop drive travels through the montane, subalpine, and tundra ecosystems. During summer and fall, both Old Fall River Road and Trail Ridge Road are open. With no stops, the drive will take approximately 1.5 hours; with stops, it can take a half-day.

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4 Scenic Alaska Road Trip Ideas

Alaska doesn’t have many roads, but what it lacks in quantity is made up for in quality. Each of the following road trip ideas showcases Alaska’s natural beauty. And often, the destination at the end of the road is every bit as interesting as the journey it took to get there.

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12 Scenic Drives in Yellowstone National Park

With its many scenic roads, driving through Yellowstone National Park is a treat for every road tripper. Plan an epic driving tour with these 12 options in North Yellowstone, Old Faithful and West Yellowstone, and Canyon & Lake Country.

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