The Backroad Blog
Experience the life of President Lyndon Baines Johnson at LBJ Ranch State Park, Johnson National Historical Park, and other locations in the Texas Hill Country.
On a McKinney Falls State Park camping trip, plunge into an Austin swimming hole, hike to historical ruins, and immerse yourself in the beauty of the Texas Hill Country.
Who knew you could collect 39 National Park Passport stamps within the Mississippi Gulf Coast National Heritage Area? No wonder they call it the Secret Coast!
Swim, dive, float, and paddle the sparkling waters at Florida’s Blue Spring State Park & Campground. During the cooler months, come back to see the manatees.
On a Tomoka State Park camping trip, enjoy outdoor recreation, explore Florida’s rich history, and drive a National Scenic Byway.
A curated shortlist of must-have camper van accessories to help new owners fully outfit their onboard electrical, freshwater, and sewer systems.
Buying a camper van can be a daunting experience. In this candid guide, Howard from Backroad Planet shares his story and lessons learned while acquiring a Class B RV.
Surviving the year of COVID: an update on the silent months, the prospect of safely resuming travel, and the announcement of a new direction for Backroad Planet.
As a world-class bass-fishing destination and home to the 2nd-largest historical district in the state, you won’t run out of things to do in Eufaula Alabama.
Explore a country estate, tour a Neoclassical mansion, and plan special events at two historic quail hunt plantations in Thomasville GA.
Backroad Planet’s lodging guide features a select listing of boutique hotels, B&Bs, resorts, and other unique places to stay on the Mississippi Gulf Coast.
A curated collection of popular Mississippi Gulf Coast restaurants. From Bay St. Louis to Pascagoula, enjoy 18 local favorites for breakfast, lunch & dinner.