The West's best road trips

Satisfy your wanderlust with a Western classic--a great road trip. Get ideas for the best routes and where to eat along the way

  • Arizona's big loop

    Epic road trips

    The West, with its grand, scenic landscapes, is made for road trips. Check out some of the region's most epic routes

Explore Highway 1

Ultimate California Highway 1 road trip

Drive. Dine. Walk. Gawk. Find joy. Explore 735 gorgeous miles of the iconic road with these essential stops along the way

Nicki Bluhm & The Gramblers

Backroads road trip: Rock 'n' roller

Hop in the van with rising country rock band Nicki Bluhm & The Gramblers and get their secrets for traveling the West’s backroads

The West's best road food

Top 77 road food spots

Start the car, and bring your appetite. Here are the absolutely best places to eat along Western highways

Albuquerque

Ultimate Western road trip: Route 66

From the desert to the surf, these three stretches of the old Mother Road have outdoor adventure, high culture, and some of the West’s best road food  

Rialto Beach

Olympic Peninsula road trip

A drive around Washington’s Olympic Peninsula is the greenest road trip in the West

Yellowstone bisons

Rockies road trip: Western safari

See wild animals in wild places, from the Grand Tetons to Yellowstone

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