Road Trip: One-Tank Escapes Summer starts here, with hidden beaches and perfect small towns just a drive away. Budget Travel Tuesday, May 19, 2009, 12:00 AM Beach Haven, on southern Long Beach Island, N.J. (Keith Beecham) Budget Travel LLC, 2016


Road Trip: One-Tank Escapes

Beach Haven, on southern Long Beach Island, N.J. (Keith Beecham)
A vintage coaster at Fantasy Island Amusement Park on Long Beach Island. (James Nocito/
Stanley's Famous Pit Bar-B-Q in Tyler, Tex. (© 2009/Tom Turner Photography)
On Hill Road at Ebey's Landing, Whidbey Island, Wash. (Michael Hanson)
The Captain Whidbey Inn on Whidbey Island. (Michael Hanson)
Handcrafted chairs at the remodeled Lake Rabun Hotel, Lake Rabun, Ga. (Courtesy
Tallulah Gorge State Park, Ga. (Courtesy
Driving through the northwest corner of Joshua Tree National Park in California. (Amanda Marsalis)
On the grounds of California's 800,000-acre Joshua Tree National Park. (Amanda Marsalis)
At the 74-year-old Clam Box, in Ipswich, Mass. (Morgan & Owens)
The Mississippi River, as seen from Highway 79, south of Hannibal, Mo. (Dave G. Houser/Houserstock)
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