Road Trips

From Route 66 to California's Highway 1, discover the best road trips in the West. Get road trip ideas, plan your route, and learn about road trip essentials to make your journey as epic as the destinations along the way.

Is Your Car Ready to Drive?

Kick the tires and take a peek under the hood before we're able to drive regularly again.

Discover Monterey County’s Under-Explored Santa Lucia Highlands

The foothills east of the Santa Lucia Mountains offer vineyards, natural splendor, and eateries worthy of a detour.

Secrets of Yellowstone National Park

Find the secret spots—and skip the crowds—at America’s original national park.

Where to Stop on I-5, from Sacramento to Los Angeles

Stretch your legs, grab a snack, and take a break at these spots along Interstate 5 in California.

Electric Car Road Trip: Northern California to Ashland, Oregon

Electric vehicles are here, and more are on the way. But are they ready for a good long road trip?

5 Tips for Electric Vehicle Road Trips

Whether it’s your first all-electric drive or you’re gearing up for a long distance trip, explore the open road in an EV with these helpful tips.

Adventures Along Route 66

Experience the longest, most scenic stretch of Route 66 from Seligman to Kingman, Arizona on the Fun Run Mother Road rally.

Sierra's Majestic Mountain Loop

A spectacular three-day driving tour takes in the jewels of the Sierra: Sequoia, Kings Canyon, and Yosemite National Parks.

Best National Park Road Trips

Plan the perfect expedition to your favorite US national park—or maybe some new ones, too—with this year-round road trip guide. 

Highway 1 Road Trip: Santa Cruz to Big Sur

Explore one of the most famous—yet undeveloped—stretches of California’s coastal highway from Santa Cruz to Big Sur.

Best Places to See Redwoods

Stand under the tallest redwood trees from Southern Oregon to Central California.

8 Best RV and Camper Van Road Trips in the West

Discover the freedom of the open road along these eight routes.