USA Radio
May 17, 2014

Get on the Discovery Highway

By Talia Salem


One of the best ways to discover the USA is from the freedom of the open road. From routes paved with history and pop culture like the Mississippi Blues Highway, to culinary adventures like the Texas BBQ Trail, every itinerary is full of amazing possibilities.

This year, Discover America is embarking on a cross-country adventure, taking 10 of the most iconic USA road trips. We’ll meander through charming small towns, roadside wonders, and unforgettable scenery, and we’ll share every discovery—from hidden gems and scenic outlooks to offbeat roadside attractions and eateries.

  • The New England Coast
  • Route 66 (Chicago to Los Angeles)
  • Cruise the Pacific Coast Highway
  • The Oregon Trail
  • The Blues Highway (Highway 61)
  • Texas BBQ Trail
  • Hawaii’s Hana Highway
  • Great River Road
  • Atlantic Coast – New York City to Key West
  • Mountain Craft Beer Trail


Come Along for the Ride
Follow each amazing journey with a travel expert from your country across select road trips. We’ll be posting every stop along the way on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram @Discover America and YouTube, using the hashtag #RoadTripUSA.

Plan Your Dream Road Trip
Put yourself in the driver’s seat and see where the road will take you! This year, we’ve launched an exciting new mapping feature on our website through a partnership with Google Maps to help travelers like you plan their dream trip from beginning to end. Visit our road trips map to chart your own Great American Road Trip. You can also explore points of interest, save potential itineraries and share your route with friends before embarking on your journey.

The USA is calling. #RoadTripUSA

–Talia Salem


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