Taking the High Road from Santa Fe to Taos

Tiny villages sit along the winding highway through the mountains to Taos. From Santa Fe, the drive straight through takes only about an hour and a half, but leave time to dawdle at churches and galleries, take a hike, or have lunch on the way. Author Zora O’Neill directs you to the best spots for stopping.

Looping Around the Phippsburg Peninsula

Along Maine’s mid-coast, Bath retains centuries of historical and architectural tradition. Maine expert Hilary Nangle provides resources and an easy driving route for exploring the scenic peninsula that extends south from Bath.

A Road Trip through California’s Gold Country Wineries

Almost every corner of the Gold Country now has wineries and tasting rooms offering homegrown estate vino to visitors. Fun and unpretentious, these wineries often feature vintners working in their own tasting rooms. Christopher Arns shares some of the best options for wine tasting in the Gold Country.

Rustic Road Tripping in Scenic Wisconsin

A road trip on one of Wisconsin’s many gorgeous roads is a phenomenal way to view the countryside and the culture. Every single Rustic Road of the state is guaranteed to offer an amazing palette of colors mid-September through late October. Check out some of the most notable routes.

Road Trip Photo: Namibia

James P. says, "This photo is from one of my most memorable road trips—overlanding Africa from Nairobi to Capetown." James P. says, "This photo is from one of my most memorable road trips—overlanding Africa from Nairobi to Capetown."

We asked our readers to submit their favorite road trip photos. This gorgeous pic is from Namibia, Africa.

Road Trip Photo: Rocky Mountains

Holly D. says, "Just recently we took a road trip from Ontario to British Columbia. Here's a beautiful photo we took of the Rockies!" Holly D. says, "Just recently we took a road trip from Ontario to British Columbia. Here's a beautiful photo we took of the Rockies!"

We asked our readers to submit their favorite road trip photos. We love this panorama of the Rocky Mountains!

Road Trip Photo: Nashville

Christa S. says, "I took this photo on a road trip to Nashville in June 2011 to attend the Country Music Festival." Christa S. says, "I took this photo on a road trip to Nashville in June 2011 to attend the Country Music Festival."

We asked our readers to submit their favorite road trip photos. Here’s a unique shot of Nashville, TN!

Road Trip Twitter Giveaway!

Don’t hit the open road empty-handed this summer! Moon is giving away a basket filled with everything you’ll need for your next big road trip. Find out how to enter and what you could win.

Submit Your Road Trip Photos… and Win!

A corgi named Peach wears a Moon baseball cap.

Want to win a Moon hat? We’re celebrating the summer road trip season by sharing pictures from your favorite road trips—whether it’s a self-portrait outside the Grand Canyon or simply a beautiful sunset.

Send your best photos to travel@moon.com, and if we post yours, we’ll send you a hat to shade you from the hot summer sun.

Happy road tripping!

Atlantic Coast Road Tripping: A Classic Seaside Stop in Ocean City

About the only place left on the entire East Coast that retains the carnival qualities of classic seaside resorts is Ocean City, Maryland. There you can find the best array of old-time funfair attractions in the Mid-Atlantic. Whether you’re planning your Atlantic Coast road trip or simply seeking fun at an amusement park, Jamie Jensen gives you the skinny on this beachside getaway.