The Backroad Blog
A Franklin, North Carolina, Smoky Mountain adventure takes us over the Little Tennessee River Greenway, along the Mountain Waters Byway, and up Pickens Nose!
Three perfect days in Lafayette Louisiana, include Vermilionville, an airboat swamp tour, the Tabasco® factory, Jungle Gardens, and the best Cajun cuisine.
Load your USA road trip itinerary with hidden scenic views, secret swimming holes, abandoned historical sites, and the best off-the-beaten-path locations!
A trek along Cape West Coast, South Africa, delivers scenic locations, cultural diversity, and culinary experiences found nowhere else in the world.
The Smoky Mountains were the summer vacation destination of my youth. Photos and boyhood memories inspire me as I plan a return to Franklin, North Carolina.
The Sopchoppy Worm Grunting Festival celebrates this rare art and unique slice of backwoods Florida culture annually on the second Saturday in April.
Discover Clifton, Arizona, and meet sixteen intriguing people who live there with Backroad Planet and the Amazon Prime series TOWNS.
Explore five Topeka, Kansas, civil rights historical sites linked to the abolition of slavery, school desegregation, LGBTQ equality, plus John Brown, too!
The Maryland Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Byway is a 125-mile driving route with 36 historical sites, including the brand new NHP Visitor Center.
Arizona Happy Trails is a themed road trip itinerary featuring the state’s Coronado Trail, Salsa Trail, Fresh Foodie Trail®, Apache Trail, and more.
The Xcaret Day of the Dead festival is a not-to-be-missed event, making Oct. 30 – Nov. 2, the best time of year to visit Mexico’s most popular eco-park.
Take a drive through the Superstition Mountains on the Arizona Apache Trail with stops at Goldfield Ghost Town, Tortilla Flat, and the Dolly Steamboat.