Design Your Own Upstate New York Road Trip

Design Your Own Upstate New York Road Trip

Design your own upstate New York road trip with Backroad Planet’s suggested destinations and activities, plus our exclusive itinerary planning resources. I was a guest of many upstate New York destinations, but all thoughts and opinions are my own....
Drive New York’s Upper Delaware Scenic Byway

Drive New York’s Upper Delaware Scenic Byway

Drive New York’s Upper Delaware Scenic Byway to discover quaint river towns, visit rare architectural churches, investigate the haunted Burn Brae Mansion, and chase the unique bridges of Sullivan County. I was a guest of Sullivan Catskills, but all...
The Great Lakes Tour: A Circle Road Trip Itinerary

The Great Lakes Tour: A Circle Road Trip Itinerary

The Great Lakes tour is a circle road trip route through the United States and Canada to scenic destinations along Lakes Superior, Michigan, Huron, Ontario, and Erie. This guide will help you map the perfect itinerary with suggested food, lodging, hikes, waterfalls,...
Searching for Emmett Till: A Mississippi Delta Pilgrimage

Searching for Emmett Till: A Mississippi Delta Pilgrimage

We went searching for Emmett Till on a Mississippi Delta pilgrimage, and along the way we unearthed legendary bluesman Robert Johnson, walked a Tallahatchie bridge, slept in sharecropper shacks, and ultimately uncovered traces of the teen martyr whose death gave birth...
Experience the Eclectic City of Beloit, Wisconsin

Experience the Eclectic City of Beloit, Wisconsin

The city of Beloit, Wisconsin, is eclectic in every way! Experience this time-honored college town with its world class riverfront, authentic living history sites, farm-to-table cuisine, museums of anthropology & art, and the elegantly rustic Ironworks Hotel. I...
A Drive through Loudon County, Tennessee

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. I was a guest...