PHOTOS: 5 Awesome & Affordable American Drives

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Fall in Asheville, North Carolina.

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Looking down on the Blue Ridge Parkway, North Carolina.

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The skyline of Asheville, North Carolina.

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Fall colors along Skyline Drive in Shenandoah National Park, Virginia.

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Sunset behind the historic Henry Flagler railroad bridge at Bahia Honda State Park in the Florida Keys.

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Key West, Florida.

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View of Bahia Honda beach in the Florida Keys.

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The amazing seven-mile Key West bridge.

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An elevated view of Niagara Falls, Ontario.

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View of Niagara Falls from the famous Maid of the Mist boat.

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Sodus Point Lighthouse, Sodus Point on Lake Ontario, New York State.

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Colorful ships in Erie, Pennsylvania.

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You can start your day on a beach in Los Angeles and end in Joshua Tree National Park.

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Los Angeles makes a scenic starting point for a drive to Joshua Tree. Palm Springs is also a great place to begin your desert drive!

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Joshua Tree National Park, Mojave Desert, California.

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Cholla Cactus Garden in Joshua Tree National Park.

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The view from Dead Horse State Park, Utah.

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Sunrise through Mesa Arch, Canyonlands National Park, Utah.

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Practicing yoga near Moab, Utah.

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Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah.

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Take a tour of five of our favorite American road trips—from the Florida Keys to the southwestern deserts, from the Great Smoky Mountains to the Great Lakes!

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