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Backroad Planet is a road, river, and rail travel site, and we are two guys from Central Florida who believe taking scenic routes, scouting historical sites, stopping at roadside attractions, 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 resources at Backroad Planet 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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A Southern photographer’s haunting images from a bridal shoot and seasonal flood portray her intimate connection with the ghost town of Rodney, Mississippi.

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Eleven authoritative web sites run by locals to help you plan a road trip or travel itinerary to see the REAL Florida.

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Three natural waterfalls in Florida you can visit: Falling Creek Falls, Falling Waters State Park, and Devil’s Millhopper Geological State Park.

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24 Viking River Cruise Insider Tips

Exclusive tips from Viking River Cruise Explorer Society members to help make your European journey the cruise of a lifetime! Note: These Viking River Cruise insider tips apply to European river cruises. They may or may not apply to other Viking Cruises around the...
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10 Favorite North Georgia Waterfalls

Ten incredibly beautiful North Georgia waterfalls you can easily schedule into your road trip or vacation. The scenic beauty of North Georgia, no matter the season, is breathtaking! All of it—the mountains, the valleys, the forests, the sky, and the waterfalls that...
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Our Newest Post

Our Top 5 Most Popular Posts

The Haunting Town of Rodney, Mississippi: A Photo Essay

A Southern photographer’s haunting images from a bridal shoot and seasonal flood portray her intimate connection with the ghost town of Rodney, Mississippi.

Read More

How to See the Real Florida: 11 Essential Web Sites

Eleven authoritative web sites run by locals to help you plan a road trip or travel itinerary to see the REAL Florida.

Read More

Visit 3 Natural Waterfalls in Florida

Three natural waterfalls in Florida you can visit: Falling Creek Falls, Falling Waters State Park, and Devil’s Millhopper Geological State Park.

Read More

24 Viking River Cruise Insider Tips

Exclusive tips from Viking River Cruise Explorer Society members to help make your European journey the cruise of a lifetime! Note: These Viking River Cruise insider tips apply to European river cruises. They may or may not apply to other Viking Cruises around the...
Read More

10 Favorite North Georgia Waterfalls

Ten incredibly beautiful North Georgia waterfalls you can easily schedule into your road trip or vacation. The scenic beauty of North Georgia, no matter the season, is breathtaking! All of it—the mountains, the valleys, the forests, the sky, and the waterfalls that...
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