Monasteries, mountains, and lakes offers a highlight a superb culinary road trip. Sounds delicious.
According to Sophie-Claire Hoeller and Kastalia Medrano, writing for Thrillist:
St. Elmo, Colorado
Virginia City, Montana
Elk Falls, Kansas
Batsto Village, New Jersey
Glenrio, New Mexico and Texas
To me these sound like wonderful stops for future road trips.
Read the article to learn why they felt these were “eerily abandoned.”
To find the quietest road in each US state, Geotab gathered the latest available (2015) traffic count data from the Highway Performance Monitoring System. Quietness was calculated as the annual average daily traffic, and routes with the lowest in each state were deemed the quietest. The data covers Interstates, US Routes, and State Routes over 10 miles long.
The most scenic routes listed are subjective and the opinion of landscape photographer James Q Martin.
The Natchez Trace Parkway is a recreational road and scenic drive through three American states. It roughly follows the “Old Natchez Trace” a historic travel corridor used by American Indians, “Kaintucks,” European settlers, slave traders, soldiers, and future presidents. Today, people can enjoy not only a scenic drive but also hiking, biking, horseback riding, and camping along the parkway.
Canada’s national parks and historic sites hosted a staggering 24.7 million visitors last year. Not bad for a country with a population of only 36 million people. Which of it’s 39 national parks are the most popular? Here are the top ten:
America’s national parks hosted a staggering 82.8 million visits throughout it’s 59 national parks network in 2016. Which are the most popular — and perhaps which to avoid if you don’t like crowds? Here are the top ten according to the National Geographic.
The Trans-Canada Highway is one of the world’s longest roads, spanning 8030km from St John’s, Newfoundland, to Victoria, British Columbia. The route spans all ten provinces and flirts with the Atlantic and Pacific oceans at its limits. It crosses four islands, passes through tundra, boreal forests, national parks and prairies, glaciers, a few thousand lakes and twists beneath the shadows of vast peaks. But you need more than wanderlust to hit the road; you need a car, a plan and what’s that about winter tyres? Never fear, this practical guide will see you zooming across Canada in no time.