Two-dozen top summertime road trips

By Exeter Finance

Summer has arrived, and we’re ready to hit the open road. We’ve done some looking around and come up with a list of two-dozen top road trips. Let’s get in the car and go! 

First, alphabetically, here are our recommendations in the west and southwest … 

  • Antelope Valley, California
  • Grand Teton National Park to Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, Idaho & Montana
  • Hana Highway, Hawaii
  • Joshua Tree National Park, California
  • Monterey to San Luis Obispo, California
  • Mount Lemmon, Arizona
  • Phoenix to Flagstaff, Arizona
  • San Juan Skyway, Colorado
  • Santa Fe/Taos Loop, New Mexico
  • Seattle, Washington to Newport, Oregon1

In the south and southeastern parts of the country … 

  • Low Country, South Carolina & Georgia
  • Miami to Key West, Florida
  • New Orleans to Baton Rouge, Louisiana
  • San Antonio to Austin, Texas
  • Tamiami Trail, Florida

In the north and central U.S. …

  • Brockway Mountain Drive, Michigan
  • Lake Shore Drive, Illinois
  • Rapid City to Badlands National Park, South Dakota

And in the east and northeast … 

  • Acadia National Park, Maine
  • Blue Ridge Parkway, Virginia & North Carolina
  • George Washington Memorial Parkway, Maryland & Virginia
  • Merritt Parkway, New York & Connecticut
  • New York, New York to Cape May, New Jersey
  • Shenandoah National Park, Virginia

Sometimes the way you get to your destination is half the fun. On these scenic road trips, the drive is what makes the whole trip worth it!

1 Doherty, P. (March 20, 2019). 11 scenic American road trips to take in the spring. Travel + Leisure. Retrieved from:
2 Jones, M. (March 8, 2018). 10 best spring season road trips. Retrieved from:
3 Weiss, L. (Feb. 22, 2017). America’s top 7 scenic spring road trips under $500. U.S. News & World Report. Retrieved from: 
4 Fasone, B. (March 21, 2018). America’s best spring drives. Retrieved from:

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