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

Puerto Rico road trip: How to see the entire island in 7 days

by Melissa Alvarado Sierra
1

20 things only someone who lives in a van will understand

by Alyssa Wyatt
2

Infographic: How to choose the ultimate European road trip

by Rory Moulton

This surfer traveled California all winter chasing the El Nino swell. The results are amazing

by Rory Moulton

One of the best road trips in the US begins and ends in Tupelo, MS. Here’s the itinerary

by Sean Malin

Montana road trip: 5 essential items for your itinerary

by Sharon J. Riley

25 stunning images from the ultimate Jordan road trip

by Scott Sporleder
52

America’s 20 coolest outdoor towns

by Matador Team

8 compelling reasons to add Victoria to your Texas road trip itinerary

by Genevieve Northup

11 moments you’ll always remember from your first cross-country road trip

by Emma Thieme
2

The 10 best driving roads in America for feeling the wind in your hair

by Colin Heinrich
3

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

by Cathryn Hoyt
1

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

by Nikki Vargas
6

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
3

17 things you learn on your first road trip

by Emma Thieme
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