New England · Northeast · Ride Back Roads · Travel Blogs, organized by region

Motorcycle Road Trip: the Back Roads of Maine on a Bike (Part 1)

A story about a man and his motorcycle, setting up a romantic getaway with his wife on the back roads of Maine

Delaware and Maryland · Northeast · Pennsylvania · Road Trip Resources · Travel Blogs, organized by region

The Road Trip from Heck: our first unpleasant back road experience

Our first … gasp … unpleasant experience while taking a trip on back roads!

Midwest · Northeast · Northwest · Road Trip Resources · Southeast (coastal) · Southwest · Travel Blogs, organized by region

Great American Road Trips: the Best Back Road by State

Are you searching for excellent road trip options to have a true American experience? Look no further – your back road travel plans start here! We highlight some of the best back roads by state, including maps, highlights, and things to see and do along the way.

Delaware and Maryland · Northeast · Pennsylvania · Road Trip Resources · Southeast (coastal) · The Virginias · Travel Blogs, organized by region

Thirteen Back Road Adventures in Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Delaware

Thirteen excellent adventures, exploring the back roads in various regions throughout Delaware, Pennsylvania, and Virginia

Camping · Midwest · Northeast · Northwest · Road Trip Resources · Southeast (coastal) · Southwest · Travel Blogs, organized by region

How to Take a Cross Country Road Trip for less than $100

Take Back Roads presents our comprehensive guide on how to take an excellent cross country road trip on a tight budget!

Midwest · Northeast · Northwest · Road Trip Resources · Southeast (coastal) · Southwest · Travel Blogs, organized by region

Solo Travel: Is it Possible to Drive Cross Country by Yourself?

Twenty (two!) questions with a cross country solo traveler!

Arizona and New Mexico · California · Nevada and Utah · Northeast · Pennsylvania · Road Trip Resources · Southeast (coastal) · Southwest · The Carolinas · The Virginias · Travel Blogs, organized by region

Great American Road Trips, Part 2: My Favorite Back Roads in America

Last year, I collaborated with roughly 40 travel bloggers to put together the first installment of the Great American Road Trip series.  That behemoth of a post looked at the best back roads on a state-by-state basis.  While it’s a very comprehensive look at some of the best road trips in the country, it was… Continue reading Great American Road Trips, Part 2: My Favorite Back Roads in America

Arizona and New Mexico · Camping · Nevada and Utah · Pennsylvania · Road Trip Resources · Tennessee · The Carolinas · The Virginias · Travel Blogs, organized by region

Driving Scenic Byways in an Antique Car

Two guys drive a 1969 Porsche 911 Convertible cross country, camping and collecting stories as they navigate their way along America’s scenic byways and historic highways

Northeast · Pennsylvania · Pittsburgh Posts · Travel Blogs, organized by region

How to Take the Scenic Route from Pittsburgh to the Flight 93 Memorial

The Flight 93 Memorial near Somerset PA is a very powerful monument to a very painful moment in American history.  In the blink of an eye, a nondescript field and treeline amidst the bucolic rolling hills of Western Pennsylvania was transformed forever.  By visiting the site which honors the victims of the acts of terrorism… Continue reading How to Take the Scenic Route from Pittsburgh to the Flight 93 Memorial

Life, Liberty, and non-travel stories · Pennsylvania · Ride Back Roads

My Time in the Fast Lane, as Lived by a Moderately Slow Man

A story about life, liberty, and riding motorcycles, written by guest author Brian Kohl: You ever plan the way something is going to go, and it blows up in your face? Like most people, I have faced a few life-changing decisions in the past few years. I exited the military after almost 8 years of… Continue reading My Time in the Fast Lane, as Lived by a Moderately Slow Man