Destinations

Travel destinations are the stuff of daydreams and memories. Discover the many options available such as adventure travel, city guides and family vacations.

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Home to such diverse sites as St. Anthony Falls and an artistic rendering of a giant spoon capturing an enormous cherry, the Grand Rounds Scenic Byway is a unique urban journey. Learn more.

By Melissa Arnold

The source of the mighty Mississippi River is a must-see and is on the Minnesota section of the Great River Road. And that's just the beginning of what you'll find along this drive. Learn more.

By Melissa Arnold

Nevada's Las Vegas Strip -- the most glittering, neon-lit drive in America -- explodes with visual delights as it leads past exotic and lavish casino resorts. Learn about all the must-see spots along this drive.

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Paralleling a historic corridor to the West modern-day travelers on Colorado's Santa Fe Trail Scenic and Historic Byway retrace the routes of pioneers Native Americans traders ranchers and miners. Learn more about this incredible journey.

By Clark Norton

The Continental Divide and the country's highest-elevation community both lie along the Top of the Rockies Scenic Byway which cruises the mountaintops amid startling closeups of 14000-foot peaks. Discover more about this awe-inspiring scenic byway.

The highest continuous paved road in the United States the Trail Ridge Road/Beaver Meadow Road offers stirring vistas at every overlook as it climbs through Rocky Mountain National Park. Learn more about this incredible drive.

By Clark Norton

The eastern shore of America's highest alpine lake is the centerpiece of Nevada's Lake Tahoe-Eastshore Drive. This roadway offers an abundance of four-season recreation, from swimming in crystalline waters to skiing snowcapped peaks. Learn more.

By the Scenic Drive Authors

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High above Tennessee's Tellico River the Cherohala Skyway overlooks dramatic mountain and woodland vistas. Plan a driving vacation through old Cherokee lands that gives you a view of the region from a mile up.

Tap your feet and take in the views on Kentucky's Wilderness Road Heritage Highway. This scenic route connects the Kentucky Music Hall of Fame and Musuem with state parks historic sites the town of Middlesboro and Cumberland Gap National Historic Par

The Ohio River Scenic Byway's history is closely tied to the Ohio River, which it follows. The Underground Railroad had many stops along this byway. Find out more about this scenic byway.

By the Scenic Drive Authors

Hells Canyon Scenic Byway in Oregon is a feast for the senses and opens up endless opportunities for four-season recreation, both tranquil and thrilling. Learn about this awe-inspiring scenic drive.

By Clark Norton

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Designed to offer incomparable views as it sweeps through the Columbia River Gorge, this engineering marvel -- the Historic Columbia River Highway -- is both a scenic byway and a historic landmark. Learn more.

By Clark Norton

Linking Seward to Anchorage, Alaska's Seward Highway offers vistas of snowcapped mountains, shimmering fjords, alpine valleys, ice blue glaciers, and glimpses of wildlife, waterfalls, or wildflowers around every turn. Learn about this beautiful sceni

The Strait of Juan de Fuca Highway offers an uncommon sightseeing journey complete with rugged cliffs sea stacks eagles whales and windy white beaches. Learn more about this incredible scenic drive along Washington's coast.

By Clark Norton

Black lava, white snow, blue lakes, green forests -- Oregon's McKenzie Pass-Santiam Pass Scenic Byway offers some of the most thrilling closeups of volcanoes in America. Learn about this vivid loop through two high mountain passes.

By Clark Norton

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Rambling through Oregon's backcountry, the Outback Scenic Byway attracts such diverse devotees as photographers, birdwatchers, hang gliders -- and drivers who long to escape the beaten path. Learn about the unique aspects of this drive.

By Clark Norton

Following historic railroad and stagecoach routes through the Rockies, Colorado's Gold Belt Tour Scenic and Historic Byway leads to mining towns, world-class fossil sites, and memorable views of Pikes Peak. Learn about this scenic route.

The Grand Mesa Scenic and Historic Byway looks out over lakes, valleys, mountains, and forests from 11,000 feet above sea level. Lingering at scenic overlooks is the top pastime. Learn more about this incredible route.

By Clark Norton

Alabama scenic drives offer both natural beauty and a dose of history. Check out photos, highlights, and detailed maps for two of the best: Montgomery March Byway and Talladega Scenic Drive.

By Miriam Carey

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Alaska's Glenn Highway provides passage to a land of native cultures and rugged landscapes as it winds its way from Anchorage toward mountains rivers and tundra. Discover more about this awesome drive.

By Clark Norton

California's Arroyo Seco Parkway runs from Los Angeles to Pasadena. Learn what there is to do on this scenic drive, and see maps of it.

Each year millions of people visit Austin -- for Texas Longhorns football games musical events business or fun. Discover the live music art great cuisine and other things that attract so many visitors to Austin.

By Amy Lemen

Denver is a tourist's dream, whether the outdoors is your thing or if your version of hiking is window shopping and museum hopping. Learn about the many things to do in the Mile High City.

By Lori Midson

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For many gamers, possessing the powers and fighting the battles of their favorite characters would be a dream come true. See how a group of college students is attemping to fulfill that dream with the Nintendo Amusement Park.

By William Harris

Denali National Park's main attraction Mount McKinley is North America's highest peak at 20320 feet. The surrounding mountains are home to a myriad of wildlife. Read these tips for visiting this so-called subarctic Serengetti.

By Editors of Consumer Guide