— 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.In an hour and a half, I saw only a handful of vehicles.That, my friends, was the road I drove to get to the loneliest road—County Road C002 in the extreme southwestern corner of New Mexico. I did not see another vehicle, person, or sign of a person (house, farm, etc.) for 90 minutes of driving.
No people — but fun unpaved roads, incredible scenery, and the best kind of solitude.Along the way are springs, whitewater rafting, historic towns, and authentic Southern cuisine.— Kerry Krauss of Designate a driver and hit the Kentucky Bourbon Trail.By Charles Mc Cool Big Sur, Blue Ridge Parkway, Route 66, and the Overseas Highway (Florida Keys) are covered in practically every list of American road trips.Instead, I asked my fellow travel writers to surprise us.