Hit the road: 9 great American road trips

With the delta variant making people weary of flying again, once again, people are looking for safe, fun and adventures. Many Americans are still inclined to travel domestically for the time being. Hitting the highways and byways for a week-long or weekend adventure could be a great way to satisfy your need to travel. Tripavisor, the world's largest travel guidance platform, has mapped out a list of 9 top-notch U.S. road trips to last you past Labor Day weekend.

9.  The Great Northwest: Spend 7 days traveling from Portland, Oregon to Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming. Explore waterfalls, hiking trails, the Oregon Trail (not the video game where you die of dysentary) and Native American sites. 
Where to stay along the way: Sentinel in Portland; Oxford Suites in Boise, Idaho; Explorer Cabins at Yellowstone, West Yellowstone, Montana
Places to eat along the way: Mucca Osteria in Portland, Chandlers Steakhouse in Boise, Idaho and Wild West Pizzeria Saloon in West Yellowstone, Montana
Drive time: 14 hours, 15 minutes; get the route

8. Beaches along the Gulf of Mexico: This tour of Texas, Louisiana and Florida will leave you with plenty of beach time and incredible sunsets. Fill your days taking boat rides to different islands, swamp tours and – of course – the region's soft white sand beaches. 
Where to stay along the way: Harbor House Hotel & Marina in Galveston, Texas; A Chateau on the Bayou Bed & Breakfast in Raceland, Louisiana; Driftwood Lodge in Panama City Beach, Florida
Places to eat along the way: The Steakhouse in Galveston, Texas; Firefly, Panama City Beach; Steamboat Bill's, Lake Charles, Louisiana
Drive time: 12 hours, 45 minutes; get the route

7. Great American ballparks: MLB fans will dig this road trip through iconic stadiums and other sites from baseball history. You'll see iconic stadiums like Chicago's Wrigley Field, New York's Yankee Stadium, Baltimore's Camden Yards and Boston's Fenway Park. You can also visit the real-life “Field of Dreams” and the birthplace of Babe Ruth on this 10-day adventure. 
Where to stay along the way: Omni Parker House in Boston; Inn at Henderson's Wharf, Baltimore; The Beekman, New York City
Places to eat along the way: Pauli's, Boston; Indigo Indian Bisto in Manchester, Connecticut; Numero 28 Pizzeria, New York City
Drive time: 21 hours, 20 minutes; get the route 

6. Northeast Coastal Highway 1: If you can only spare a weekend, but still want a beautiful drive, try this route, which takes you from Massachusetts to Maine. Explore small New England towns and watch the sunsets and sailboats. Don't forget to try a fresh lobster roll once you get to Maine.
Where to stay along the way: Hotel Commonwealth in Boston; Hotel Portsmouth, Portsmouth, New Hampshire; The Press Hotel, Autograph Collection in Portland, Maine
Places to eat along the way: Union Oyster House in Boston; Jumpin' Jay's Fish Cafe,  Portsmouth, New Hampshire; The Clam Shack, Kennebunkport, Maine
Drive time: 4 hours,  30 minutes; get the route

5. Great River Road: You'll pass through 10 states on your way through Minnesota to Louisiana on this tour, which can be as short as 2 weeks or as long as 3. The stunning scenery includes lakes and swaps. Highlights include the Mississippi headwaters, Minnesota's Vermillion Falls and the world's largest ketchup bottle.
Where to stay along the way: C'mon Inn Park Rapids in Park Rapids, Minnesota; Charmant Hotel, La Crosse, Wisconsin; Black Horse Inn, Sherill, Iowa
Places to eat along the way: The Good Life Cafe in Park Rapids, Minnesota, Buzzard Billy's, Des Moines, Iowa; The Machine Shed Restaurant in Davenport, Iowa
Drive time: 30 hours; get the route

4. Florida's Overseas Highway: From Miami to Key West, you'll be floating above water on the overseas highway on this short road trip through south Florida. Take your time as you wind your way down the highway and its 42 bridges. You can snorkel, riverboat and swim with dolphins along the way. 
Where to stay along the way: Hampton Inn & Suites in Miami; Dove Creek Resort & Marina in Key Largo; Island Bay Resport in Tavernier
Places to eat along the way: Toro Toro in Miami; Hobo's Cafe in Key Largo; Blond Giraffe Key Lime Pie Factory in Tavernier
Drive time: 4 hours; get the route

3. Blue Ridge Parkway: This windy route through Virginia and North Carolina is best explored in the fall, when the trees are covered in a mix of colors.The ribbon of road offers incredible views of the Smoky Mountains, Shenandoah and Appalachians. You can explore Charlottesville wine country, visit waterfalls and ride horses while traveling its 470 miles. You generally can't go over 45 mph but you'll be too busy looking at the scenery to care. 
Where to stay along the way: Homewood Suites in Charlottesville, Virginia; Herring Hall Bed and Breakfast in Natural Bridge, Virginia; Gable Haus Cottages in Linville, North Carolina
Places to eat along the way: The Ivy Inn Restaurant in Charlottesville; Green Leaf Grill in Waynesboro, Virginia; Tropical Grill in Spurce Pine, North Carolina
Drive time: 8 hours, 50 minutes; get the route

2. Pacific Coast Highway: Travel the entire coast of California from Berry Glenn near the Oregon border, all the way down to San Diego. This one is windy so take it slow and enjoy the coastal views. Regarded as one of the world's best drives, it takes you over bridges, past off-shore arches and through plenty of nature. Park for a quick hike, to catch some waves or simply watch the sunset. 
Where to stay along the way: View Crest Lodge in Trinidad, Myers Country Inn, Myers Flat; Westport Hotel, Westport
Places to eat along the way: Larrupin Cafe in Trinidad; Eel River Brewing Company in Fortuna; The Peg House in Leggett
Drive time: 23 hours; get the route

1. Route 66: Just about everyone is familiar with Route 66, one of the most iconic highways in the country. As the famous song goes, “it winds from Chicago to L.A., more than 2,000 miles all the way.” Get your retro kicks at diners and motels and other vestiges of old-school America. 
Where to stay along the way: The Langham, Chicago; the Old Riverton Post Inn, Riverton, Kansas; Stagecoach 66 Motel, Seligman, Arizona
Places to eat along the way: Bavette's Bar & Boeuf in Chicago, Charlie Gitto's On the Hill in St. Louis; Kilkenny's Irish Pub in Tulsa
Drive time: 32 hours, 20 minutes; get the route

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