Wine may be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of Sonoma. While you’ll find plenty of excellent wineries in the county’s Russian River Valley, this rural region boasts many other delights, especially along the scenic Bohemian Highway.
Few people would choose to visit Death Valley in the summertime. After all, it’s the hottest and driest place in North America. Yet, with proper planning, it can be a fantastic trip.
Those who explore Utah in the warmer months can also discover green valleys lush with wildflowers, beautiful fresh lakes surrounded by dramatic peaks and alpine forests with wildlife wandering through the trees.
Route 66 is meant to be a drive of knowledge – a drive learning about the backbone of America, where people ventured in search of a better life for themselves and their families.
Take a look at contributor Kat Smith’s five favorite boondocking spots in the West (and take a trip to see them for yourself).
Route 50 across Nevada was originally pegged “The Loneliest Road in America” by a Life magazine writer in the ‘80s, the implication being that there’s nothing to see or do on the highway. But those who have explored the 150-mile stretch of road from Ely to Austin know that this conclusion depends on a half-empty/half-full way of looking at life.