Few things in life are more liberating than a road trip in summertime. Whether you're racing the sea breezes along a coast, following the tempting aroma of barbecue, or enjoying the beauty of verdant landscapes, hitting the open road is one of summer's greatest pleasures. So buckle up, roll down the windows, and hit the gas—America awaits. Here are 10 multi-day journeys and simple day trips that will inspire you.
by Kathleen Squires
A serial traveler who often lets a country’s cuisine dictate her itineraries, New York City-based writer Kathleen Squires has visited all 7 continents and over 60 countries, with stints living in London, Tokyo, and Buenos Aires. Her work also appears in The Wall Street Journal, Saveur, Cooking Light and National Geographic Traveler.