Backroad Travel Destinations
Immerse yourself in the Sunshine State’s rich history by attending authentic living history events and historical war reenactments in Florida.
Eleven authoritative web sites run by locals to help you plan a road trip or travel itinerary to see the REAL Florida.
Three natural waterfalls in Florida you can visit: Falling Creek Falls, Falling Waters State Park, and Devil’s Millhopper Geological State Park.
Note: The following revised and annotated post is part of our new Retro Roadtrip series. This 3-part post is about an autumn road trip I took by myself from Florida to Georgia and was originally posted November 10, 2008, on my Nathan's Uncle blog. I'm sure a lot can...
A visit to Andersonville National Historic Site, including the National POW Museum, Confederate Prison Camp Sumter, and Andersonville National Cemetery. I don't recall when I first learned about Andersonville, the infamous Confederate prison in South Georgia, but it...
Ten incredibly beautiful North Georgia waterfalls you can easily schedule into your road trip or vacation.
The Civil War comes alive when you tour the scenic heritage trails of Brices Crossroads and Tupelo National Battlefield, two National Park Service sites that commemorate Mississippi’s Final Stands of 1864.
A Southern Mississippi road trip takes me through Hattiesburg, Natchez, Vicksburg, and Jackson, with a few surprise backroad encounters along the way.
When you visit the “City with Soul,” choose one of these free Civil Rights and literary driving tours in Jackson, Mississippi, or design an itinerary of your own.
A photo-intensive guide for Tennessee travelers and Civil War buffs planning a Battle of Franklin tour. Includes visits to the Carter House, “The Widow of the South’s” Carnton Plantation, the Eastern Flank Battlefield Park, and the village of Leiper’s Fork.
The scenic beauty of Chimney Rock State Park and Lake Lure, North Carolina, has made the region not only a frequent motion picture location, but also a favorite destination for hiking, boating, waterfall-chasing, and the annual Dirty Dancing Festival!
On a drive through Loudon County, Tennessee, you can scout Civil War Trails, sample cheese at Sweetwater Valley Farm, tour historic towns, hike to National Campground, detour to Sam Houston’s Schoolhouse, and discover the Million Dollar View.
Cultural and spiritual encounters are the standard in St. Landry Parish, Louisiana, with its Cajun roots, Catholic heritage, Zydeco music, artistic towns, and brand new tax-free districts.
Uncover 300 years of history in Natchitoches, Louisiana, explore Creole culture along the Cane River National Heritage Trail, and experience outdoor adventure in the Kisatchie National Forest.
Explore history, architecture, and scenic locations on this Louisiana River Road Plantations driving tour. Photos, descriptions, map, and suggested routes included!
There are more reasons to visit Plitvice Lakes National Park in Croatia than just the stunning beauty of these UNESCO World Heritage lakes & waterfalls!
A tour group with no more than six members led by a highly-qualified guide is the BEST way to see Rome in a day!
Portugal in Panorama: An Annotated Photo Gallery is a captioned collection of 22 locations captured with the Apple iPhone camera.