Here Are 13 Of America’s Most Classic Road Trips

America is a country of wanderers and explorers, with a the pioneer spirit that runs deep. This is most epitomized by the road trip, an American experiment in the early 1900s that quickly took off with the advent of the automobile. This drive to explore is quite literally a drive to explore, too, with the country connected by a series of the most scenic highways and byways, iconic bridges, and backcountry roads. Route 66 is the quintessential Great American Drive, but it’s by no means the only route worth traveling. Today we’re hitting the road on some of America’s most classic road trips, and we hope you’ll come along for the ride.

How many of these classic routes have you traveled? This summer, buckle up and embark on a bucket-list adventure along one of America’s most classic road trips.

Address: Route 66, Rte 66, Illinois, USA
Address: Pacific Coast Highway, Pacific Coast Hwy, Long Beach, CA 90803, USA
Address: Blue Ridge Parkway, Blue Ridge Pkwy, Cherokee, NC, USA
Address: Historic Columbia River Highway, Historic Columbia River Hwy, Corbett, OR, USA
Address: U.S. Highway 1, US-1, Jacksonville, FL, USA
Address: Hana Highway, Hana Hwy, Hawaii, USA
Address: Utah 12, UT-12, Escalante, UT, USA
Address: Avenue of the Giants, California, USA
Address: Going-to-the-Sun Road, Going-to-the-Sun Rd, Montana, USA
Address: The Great River Road, The Great River Rd, East Alton, IL, USA
Address: Oregon Trail Trailhead-Ada County, Oregon Trail, Boise, ID 83716, USA
Address: Kancamagus Highway, Kancamagus Hwy, Albany, NH, USA
Address: South Highway 61, US-61, Baton Rouge, LA, USA