If you’re not afraid of things that go bump in the night—or if you are and love to be scared—get ready for some adventures in corn mazes, haunted houses, and theme parks with fear factors ranging from creepy to full-blown frightful.
No matter where you kick off your exploration, you’ll find spectacular views of the 200-mile-long cliff that rises to elevations of 7,000 feet and drops down 2,000 feet to the valley below—and enjoy clean, crisp forest air.
As it winds past towering mountains and through sprawling valleys nourished by trout-stuffed streams, Montana’s Highway 1 fills the road-tripper’s windshield with all the Big Sky wonders that every traveler envisions.
Just when the nights turn crisp, that the slopes and valleys along Highway 395 burst into shades of orange, yellow, and crimson. One of the best places to see this vibrant foliage is just west of Bishop, California, along Bishop Creek.