Spend as much time as you can in the charming town of Fredericksburg, with its German heritage, thriving wineries, shopping, and many B&Bs. — Lance and Laura Longwell of Travel Brandywine River Valley, Delaware and Pennsylvania" data-reactid="131"The multi-hued hillsides of the Brandywine River Valley — outside Wilmington, DE — wind through pastoral country roads rich with history dating from the Battle of Brandywine in 1777.
Your second stop should be Enchanted Rock State Natural Area, a massive pink granite dome that is about 6 million years old. Wyeth artwork is showcased at the Brandywine River Museum of Art (pictured) and there’s a wine trail.
It passes through 33 quaint townships, like Trempealeau, the small village where you’ll find Perrot State Park and boutique vineyard Elmaro.
Countless lookouts for bald eagles pepper the route, along with plenty of local gems such as Nelson’s Cheese Factory (where you can sample Wisconsin’s finest cheeses).
Along the way, we ate BBQ, visited the Negro League Baseball Museum, stopped in the Clinton Library, explored the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, saw the Rock ‘n’ Soul Museum and the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis, ate more BBQ, saw a concert in Nashville, visited a Corvette plant in Kentucky, hiked Mammoth Cave National Park, toured the Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory, and so much more. — Chris Christensen of Amateur Talimena National Scenic Byway, Arkansas and Oklahoma " data-reactid="51"Beginning at Mena, Arkansas, this scenic byway stretches for 54 miles along crests of the Ouachita Mountains before terminating at Talihina, Oklahoma.
— Irvina Lew of Irvina Related: The Best Parks Around the World (From Pro Travelers!
)" data-reactid="150"Nestled in an area nicknamed God’s Country, the Great River Road traces the banks of the Mississippi winding through the lush valleys, fertile farmland, and limestone bluffs of rural western Wisconsin.
No people — but fun unpaved roads, incredible scenery, and the best kind of solitude. — Charles Mc Cool of Mc Cool Travel.com" data-reactid="188"Am I wrong to think that the loneliest road in America should not have places to eat, sleep, and shop?
No people — but fun unpaved roads, incredible scenery, and the best kind of solitude.
The park has a lodge, restaurant, camping, picnic areas, miniature railroad, and hiking trails — and the revamped lodge now offers even better views of the surrounding Ouachita Mountains.