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Best Americana Road Trip Destinations

5 minutes read Sep 06,2021
Best Americana Road Trip Destinations

Road trips can be a great opportunity to search out the country's best Americana. But it helps to know where to begin. We're offering a helping hand with recommendations for 10 destinations that are distinctly American. Check them out and then use these ideas to plan your next vacation!

10 Destinations with the Best Americana

1. Statue of Liberty

New York, New York

Nothing says America more than the sight of the Statue of Liberty. This glorious beacon of freedom stands tall against the famous skyline of New York City.

You can tour the monument on Liberty Island. This spot is accessible by ferries from Ellis Island, Battery Park in New York, and Liberty State Park in Jersey City, New Jersey.

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2. Independence National Historic Park

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Much of America's founding history can be explored in Philadelphia. Here, you can visit Independence National Historic Park, which is home to the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, and the Benjamin Franklin Museum. And after you've explored the history, grab a cheesesteak to complete your Philadelphia experience.

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Dollywood entrance sign in Pigeon Forge Tennessee

3. Dollywood®

Pigeon Forge, Tennessee

Searching for southern Americana? Look no further than Dollywood! This amusement park was created by Dolly Parton, the hometown hero of Sevierville, Tennessee. Roller coasters and water rides are the main draws at this all-American destination. Additionally, there's plenty of live entertainment at Dollywood!

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4. Plymouth Rock

Plymouth, Massachusetts

America's colonial history began at Plymouth Rock, where the pilgrims landed in 1620, aboard the Mayflower. The legendary rock is located in Pilgrim Memorial State Park, which is a popular spot in Plymouth, Massachusetts. The nearby Plimoth Patuxet Museums are also great spots to visit.

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House and Horse on Mackinac Island in Michigan

5. Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island, Michigan

If you've dreamed of visiting a place without cars, Mackinac Island, Michigan, should be your next destination! After taking a ferry to the island, visitors must get around on foot, by bike, or in a horse-drawn carriage. The island's attractions include Fort Mackinac and Arch Rock, as well as numerous fudge shops that offer free samples.

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6. Flora-Bama Oyster Bar

Pensacola, Florida

Flora-Bama Oyster Bar is the definition of Americana. This famous roadhouse sits on the state line dividing Alabama and Florida. For decades, Flora-Bama has been an essential stop for bikers, Gulf Coast road trippers, and visitors to Alabama's Gulf Shores.

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Interior of Wrigley Field in Chicago Illinois

7. Wrigley Field

Chicago, Illinois

Chicago is full of many attractions, but one of the finest is Wrigley Field. This stadium, home to the Chicago Cubs, is the second oldest venue in Major League Baseball (MLB). You'll love catching a game here, and it's also easy to reach the stadium via Chicago's famous L train.

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8. Harley-Davidson® Museum

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

The roaring "hogs" of Harley-Davidson are iconic pieces of Americana. The company has preserved many legendary motorcycles at the Harley-Davidson Museum in Milwaukee. Stop by and explore the history of America's most famous bikes!

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Ferris Wheel at Disneyland in Anaheim California

9. Disneyland®

Anaheim, California

A magical experience awaits at Disneyland in Anaheim, California. Here, your favorite characters come to life in an amazing way! There are also whole sections of the park focusing on Star Wars, the Avengers, Pixar movies, and more. If you have the chance, you won't regret visiting Disneyland!

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10. Dr. Pepper® Museum

Waco, Texas

Rounding out our list of Americana is the Dr. Pepper Museum & Free Enterprise Institute in Waco, Texas. This museum celebrates all things Dr. Pepper, as well as the American business spirit. Additionally, the museum features a soda fountain with unique flavors, as well as ice cream for those who would like a Dr. Pepper float.

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Don't miss out on these destinations with amazing Americana. You can start planning your trip today as you stay at our outdoor destinations near all-American attractions. And if you loved these recommendations, pass them along by sharing this post!

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