For the 50+ Traveler

If 2020 was a road trip, it is fair to say that we collectively hit every theoretical pothole in our path and found ourselves bumper to bumper in traffic at every turn. If you were able to hit the road this past year, we hope you enjoyed the beauty of the sites you were able to take in while staying safe. If you were unable to make it out don't fret! 2021 has brand new opportunities in store, and we hope you will use these popular articles from this past year to breathe inspiration into your 2021 travel plans with a good old fashioned road trip. While we focused on road trips in the U.S. and Canada, see below for links to all of our great road trip content from around the world. So get the oil changed in your car, kick the tires a few times, and load up on your favorite snacks as you prepare to hit the road!

Fall foliage along an old country road

The Most Scenic New England Fall Foliage Road Trip

Not everyone was able to get out and enjoy the beautiful colors this year as in years past, so consider yourself blessed if you did! This is one road trip that needs to be in your 2021 plans -- especially if you didn't get out this past year. Read more about the most scenic fall foliage drives throughout the New England area.

Stretch of the Blue Ridge Parkway

Blue Ridge Parkway Road Trip: The Perfect 5-Day Itinerary

Heading south from New England, you will quickly arrive in the heart of Appalachia. While you can traverse the entire Blue Ridge Parkway in under 12 hours, we recommend that you take your time and enjoy the journey at a slower pace. Writer former full-time RVer Carol Colborn shares her 5-day itinerary for the perfect Blue Ridge Parkway road trip -- all you have to do is savor the journey.

Overseas Highway

Epic Florida Road Trip: Miami To Key West

The journey across the 100 miles of the Overseas Highway is not for the faint of heart. The 34 keys of southern Florida are connected by 42 bridges, so in other words, you will be seeing a LOT of water during your journey south and west. If you feel up for the adventure, read here for our recommendations for where to stop during your epic Miami to Key West road trip!

Sierra Nevadas

A Road Trip Through The Sierra Nevadas: Pasadena To Lake Tahoe

California is truly a crossroads of diverse geography ranging from sunny coasts to dry deserts, towering forests, and majestic mountains. Experience a little of each as you drive north to Tahoe from Pasadena. Read our suggestions for the best experiences during a road trip through the Sierra Nevadas.

Highway through the Canadian Rockies

Beautiful Canadian Rockies Road Trip: Calgary To Vancouver

The trip from Calgary to Vancouver is not short: At 680 miles -- though possible to complete in a single day -- you should plan on several days or even multiple weeks to ensure you don't miss a single scenic overlook or grand hotel experience along the way. Don't miss these stops on your road trip through the beautiful Canadian Rockies.

Before You Hit The Road

Our team of avid travelers has lent their collective expertise and shared their favorite road trip experiences from all over North America as well as other parts of the world. So make sure to take a look at all of our great road trip content before hitting the road. If you are interested in North America or Australia, we have got you covered: