Category Archives: Best Drives

America has some epic roads. These are the stories featuring the very best drives in America from the Pacific Coast Highway to Route 66 to the mountain roads like Devil’s Backbone. Get off that interstate…

Atlanta, IL: This little Route 66 town packs a big punch with the Palms Grill Cafe

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Fun photo ops and the best darn pie you’ve ever tasted at the Palms Grill Cafe make Atlanta, IL an excellent Route 66 destination or even a quick I-55 detour…

Cuba’s The FourWay is Missouri’s must-eat Route 66 restaurant

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Family owned and operated in a historic former Route 66 filling station, The FourWay in Cuba, MO is the perfect Mother Road restaurant…

Our father and daughter duo tackle the historic Lincoln Highway

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Route 66 gets all the publicity, but the Lincoln Highway was taking folks cross-country long before people were getting their kicks on 66. Our favorite father/daughter team hits the historic road and reports back…

The Oasis Diner of Plainfield, IN is a true roadtripper’s food paradise

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Take a seat at the perfectly restored Oasis Diner in Plainfield, IN and be whisked all the way back to the 1950s…

See why Petrified Forest National Park is a magical detour from I-40

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With beautiful landscapes and fascinating history, a drive through Petrified Forest National Park is a welcome break from the monotony of I-40…

Threading the “Needle’s Eye” on South Dakota’s Peter Norbeck Scenic Byway

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If you like twisty roads, beautiful views, and a good measure of patriotic flair, the Peter Norbeck Scenic Byway of South Dakota is the only way to get to Mount Rushmore…

66 Diner: Albuquerque’s phenomenal Route 66 blast from the past

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Retro styling, hand-dipped milkshakes, and a jukebox set to the oldies come together to make the 66 Diner in Albuquerque, NM a Route 66 classic…

Alaska or bust: a father & daughter road trip for the ages

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A father and daughter bond over one mega road trip through America’s last wild frontier…

Part 2: Father/daughter Alaskan Road Trip

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Part 2 of Morgan and her father’s epic road trip through Alaska…

Take the baseball lover’s ultimate spring training road trip

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Enjoy the best baseball, beers, and food Florida has to offer on this Sunshine State spring training road trip…