The beauty of fall road trips is that they often require minimal planning. It’s low or shoulder season for many places, and rather than dealing with the fuss of air travel you can simply pack up the car, fire up the GPS, and go.
Columbus Day weekend is perfect for this kind of impromptu getaway. It’s not too late to put your spare vacation day to use: Take advantage of one of these scenic road trip routes around the country.
(Photo: Road to Keji in Fall via Shutterstock)