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We are two guys from Central Florida who believe taking scenic routes, scouting historical sites, and immersing ourselves in local flavor are the best ways to travel. Whether it be road trips across America, fly-drives to international destinations, or cruises on the mighty waters, we encourage you to use BACKROAD PLANET resources to plan your own adventures. Please contact us if we can assist you in any way. Catch you on the backroads . . . .

Howard & Jerry

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Take a Drive on America’s National Scenic Byways

Plan your next road trip by including a drive along one of America's National Scenic Byways. You know we call our country America the Beautiful, but you may not know that one of the best ways to see America is by driving our National Scenic Byways. There are...

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