The summer road trip is an American classic, but it can be done in a million different ways. Contributor Adam Costa has criss-crossed the country as a North American tour guide and he’s put together his list of what you can’t miss and what you can skip. Pay attention to the spots that just might surprise you.
As a North American tour guide, I’ve driven across the U.S. many, many times. I do believe that a cross country road trip should be required for Americans.
It’s a once-in-a-life-time opportunity to see world-class cities, a wide variety of National Parks and vast stretches of deserts, mountains and plains.
The following itinerary can be done in three weeks, though I suggest taking more time if possible.
Ready? Then keep reading for my top 7 must-see destinations.