Sites to help you get on the road.
Byways.org-The National Scenic Byways Program is part of the U.S. Department of Transportation.
An Essential Guide to Enjoying US National Parks Responsibly – Just as the name suggests, this guide will help you get the most out of enjoying the great outdoors in America’s National Parks with the least impact. This practical guide goes beyond “Take only pictures, leave only footprints” to ensure these heavily visited gems are left healthy for future visits.
Rand-McNally – Maps to help you navigate America’s backroads.
Unforgettable American Roadtrips – Information, including .PDFs highlighting some of the most iconic routes in America, including Rte. 66. (Sent in by reader Nicole Jacobs)
ACLS Guide to Travel Health Insurance – a guide put together by Pacific Medical Training outlining the various types of travel health insurances. (Sent in by reader David Patterson)
Mike’s Roadtrip – The journey of a man who sells everything and hits the road on the trip of a lifetime.
Fodor’s Forgotten Classic Roadtrips – Route 66 and other Intelligent Travel ideas
National Geographic: 500 Roadtrips of a Lifetime – Not all in the US
RideShare – Saving money and the planet one shared ride at a time
CouchSurfing – Wish you had a friend to stay with or show you around town? Now you can.
Roadside America – Guide to uniquely odd tourist attractions