Great American Road Trips: Best of 50 States

Great American Road Trips: Best of 50 States

Great American Road Trips: Best of 50 States
By The Editors of Reader's Digest
Published by Trusted Media Brands, Inc., Reader's Digest


Fuel your wanderlust with America’s best travel destinations and get inspired to explore the natural beauty and rich history of all 50 states.

The title says it all: Get the top road trip vacations the United States has to offer, all in one book. From small-town pit stops and off-the-beaten-path adventures to renowned historical sites and breathtaking parks, the destinations highlighted in this volume emphasize the unique beauty and history that each state has to offer.

Whether you are a nature lover, history buff, or veteran road warrior, the incredible photography in this volume, along with the included recommendations for nearby attractions, lodging, recreation, and more, will inspire you to get packing. Jump in the car or RV and share these experiences with the ones you love!

Recommendations for All 50 States: Featuring a must-see travel destination from every state, Best of 50 States will inspire you not only to pack your bags for cross-country travel but also to discover the very best adventures in your own backyard.

* Small-Town Treasures, National Parks, Scenic Drives, and More: Whether you’re looking to stand in awe of snow-capped mountains in Montana’s Glacier National Park; dive into the details of American history in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania; or enjoy some nostalgic fun along Route 66, adventure awaits for travelers of all stripes in this thoughtfully considered book.

*Immersive Photography: Breathtaking photos of national parks, historic main streets, and quintessentially American landscapes allow you to experience the country’s incredible geography and culture, whether you choose to dig out your suitcases right away or just take a moment to enjoy the photos and fascinating stories.

Location List


Road Trips from Anchorage, Alaska

Pacific Coast Highway, California

Peak-to-Peak Scenic Byway, Colorado

Volcanoes National Park, Hawaii

City of Rocks, Idaho

Glacier National Park, Montana

Lamoille Canyon, Nevada

John Day Fossil Beds, Oregon

Scenic Byway 12, Utah

San Juan Islands, Washington

Yellowstone, Wyoming



Catalina Highway, Arizona

Mesilla, New Mexico  

Elk City, Oklahoma

Piney Woods, Texas



Shawnee National Forest, Illinois

Nashville, Indiana

Northeast Region, Iowa

Elk Falls, Kansas

Tunnel of Trees, Michigan

Caledonia, Minnesota

Hannibal, Missouri

Sandhills, Nebraska

Casselton, North Dakota

Ashtabula County, Ohio

Black Hills, South Dakota

Amish Country, Wisconsin



Appalachian Highlands, Alabama

MONAH, Arkansas

Sanibel and Beyond, Florida

Savannah, Georgia

Horse Country, Kentucky

Cane River, Louisiana

Chesapeake & Ohio Canal, Delaware

Neshoba County Fair, Mississippi

Flat Rock, North Carolina

Hunting Island, South Carolina

Cocke County, Tennessee

Chincoteague, Virginia

New River Gorge, West Virginia



Mystic Country, Connecticut

Bayshore Byway, Delaware

Highlands, Maine

Quabbin Reservoir, Massachusetts

White Mountains, New Hampshire

Millbrook Village, New Jersey

Finger Lakes, New York            

Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

Trustom Pond Wildlife Refuge, Rhode Island

Mad River Valley, Vermont




Kenai Fjords National Park, Alaska*

Lake Clark National Park, Alaska*

Denali National Park, Alaska*

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Hawaii

Glacier National Park, Montana

Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

Everglades National Park, Florida*

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Tennessee*

New River Gorge National Park and Preserve, West Virginia


*mentioned within a wider story

Paperback | 192 pages | $19.99 USD | 8" x 10" | 9781621458456 | October 4, 2022