The back road to Hana is truly unlike any other stretch of road on the island.

Driving The Back Road to Hana

Driving the back road to Hana is truly unlike any other stretch of road on the island. Our expert authors are here to dispel myths about the route and provide tips and advice for making the trip not only enjoyable, but safe.

The Pryor Creek Bridge in Chelsea, OK.

Route 66 Sights Through Chelsea, Oklahoma

You wouldn’t know it by the looks of it, but Chelsea used to be one of the largest towns in Oklahoma. Here’s where to go for the sights, plus where to eat and stay in town on your Route 66 road trip.

Spend a weekend away in a yurt with YMCA of the Rockies. Photo © Mindy Sink.

Where to See Colorado’s Fall Colors

It’s an annual autumn tradition in Colorado: take a weekend or an afternoon to see the aspen trees turn to gold. Here’s when and where to go for the best look at Colorado’s fall colors.

Hollywood Boulevard. Photo © Lisa Robinson/The Department of Creativity.

Seeing Stars in LA: Stargazing and Celebrity Landmarks

There are two types of stars to watch for in LA: celebrities and, well, stars. For your fill of classic Hollywood stars, take a gander at these celebrity landmarks in Hollywood. If you’d like to sight some celestial bodies along with your celebrities, head to Griffith Observatory.

The William H. Murray Bridge in OK. Photo © Miroslav Liska, 123rf.

Birthplace of Route 66: Oklahoma

Candacy Taylor offers a brief history of Route 66’s conception in Oklahoma, along with highlights and tips on navigating the Mother Road’s original alignment.

A storm gathers over the desert in New Mexico. Photo © Paul Moore/123rf.

Route 66 Through New Mexico

New Mexico’s culture, food, and landscape set it apart from any other place on Route 66. Learn about the route’s history and where to eat the best chiles, plus get tips on driving across the state and advice on planning your time.

Seligman AZ, photo © Sam Topping

Southwest Road Trip: Route 66 Fun in Seligman

Any great American road trip worth its salt needs a dash or two of roadside kitsch. On a southwest road trip, Seligman is a prime opportunity to indulge in the motherlode of roadside attractions: Route 66.