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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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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.

A Southern photographer's haunting images from a bridal shoot and seasonal flood portray her intimate connection with the ghost town of Rodney, Mississippi. #travel #TBIN #VisitMS #ghosttowns #mississippidelta

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.

24 Viking River Cruise Insider Tips

24 Exclusive Viking River Cruise insider tips tailored for first-time cruisers to help make your European journey the cruise of a lifetime!

10 Favorite North Georgia Waterfalls

Ten incredibly beautiful North Georgia waterfalls you can easily schedule into your road trip or vacation.

Ten incredibly beautiful North Georgia waterfalls you can easily schedule into your road trip or vacation. #travel #TBIN #Georgia #roadtrip #waterfall

Louisiana’s River Road Plantations

Take a scenic drive along the Mississippi and visit Louisiana’s historical River Road plantations. Maps, itinerary, and helpful links included.

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.

A Southern photographer's haunting images from a bridal shoot and seasonal flood portray her intimate connection with the ghost town of Rodney, Mississippi. #travel #TBIN #VisitMS #ghosttowns #mississippidelta

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.

24 Viking River Cruise Insider Tips

24 Exclusive Viking River Cruise insider tips tailored for first-time cruisers to help make your European journey the cruise of a lifetime!

10 Favorite North Georgia Waterfalls

Ten incredibly beautiful North Georgia waterfalls you can easily schedule into your road trip or vacation.

Ten incredibly beautiful North Georgia waterfalls you can easily schedule into your road trip or vacation. #travel #TBIN #Georgia #roadtrip #waterfall

Louisiana’s River Road Plantations

Take a scenic drive along the Mississippi and visit Louisiana’s historical River Road plantations. Maps, itinerary, and helpful links included.

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Take a Hike up Southern California’s Tahquitz Canyon

On a spring wildflower hike up Southern California’s Tahquitz Canyon, pause to visit ancient Native American sites, take in stunning views of Palm Springs, and refresh yourself in the cool oasis at Tahquitz Falls, a movie location for Frank Capra’s Lost Horizon (1937).

Wildflower Chasing at Anza-Borrego Desert State Park California

Anza-Borrego Desert State Park in Southern California is a perfect destination for wildflower chasing, especially during a spring super bloom. On a day trip, you can hike desert trails, drive the Borrego Badlands, and scout 130 Ricardo Breceda sculptures, as well.

How to Plan a California Desert Camper Van Road Trip

Have you ever wanted to visit Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, explore Joshua Tree National Park, or hike Tahquitz Canyon? A camper van and RV resort combination makes all three possible on a California desert hub-and-spoke road trip.

Discover Chimney Rock State Park & Lake Lure, North Carolina

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A Drive through Loudon County, Tennessee

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.

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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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Road trip preplanning is the essential first step to successfully research and design the perfect itinerary. Use our handy free worksheet to ask yourself six important questions before you begin!

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