Road trip Australia. Photo: Phineas H

Road Trip Guides

From years and miles of experience collected by Matadorians, we’ve come up with road trip travel guides that cover everything from the best routes to take to how to stay sane, entertained, and well-fed on the road.

Below, you’ll find road trip ideas for routes through the American West, all around Halifax, Nova Scotia, from Melbourne to Sydney along Australia’s Sapphire Coast, and info for traveling the Himalayas by motorcycle.

There are also road reports straight from editors and others on the Matador team.

Road Trip Guides Articles

Guide to epic wildlife viewing along Utah’s Flaming Gorge-Uintas scenic byway

by Cathryn Hoyt

10 photos to inspire you to drive California’s Route 395

by Nikki Vargas

13 reasons Denver is the most underrated city in America

by Rory Moulton

The ultimate New Mexico road trip itinerary

by Lindsey Kennedy

Mississippi road trip destinations: 12 stops you need to make

by Brandi Katherine Herrera

These guys are driving from NYC to Argentina. They keep it real. Here’s how you can too.

by Global Goulets

17 things you learn on your first road trip

by Emma Thieme

14 reasons Pennsylvania is the most underrated US state

by Erin Graney

14 little things you will miss when you leave Colorado

by Brian Lewis

6 places in Tennessee to see before you die

by Shannon Dell

19 epic road trips through Scotland

by Katie Scott Aiton

12 incredible places to hit on your Northern Nevada road trip

by Suzanne Roberts

You’ll soon be able to take a road trip from Moscow to New York

by Morgane Croissant

15 reasons Pittsburgh is completely underrated

by Jeromy Slaby

Visual proof that overland motorcycling is the best way to travel

by Deniz Ölçek

9 reasons Kansas City is the most underrated city in the US

by Lindsay Wang

16 things every self-respecting Vermonter has to do before they die

by Katie McGrain

21 images prove Ireland is the ultimate roadtrip

by Kate Siobhan Mulligan
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