It's funny how certain things get romanticized in American legend and others are pushed to the side. Elvis is "the singer." Marilyn Monroe is "the sex symbol." Route 66 is "the road trip." Sure, the famous Chicago to Santa Monica highway offers a remarkable view of America, but there is so much more to see. From the redwoods and rocky coast of Route 1 in California to another Route 1 on the other side of the country that follows Maine's foggy coastal path of moose and lobster, it's not likely you'll run out of good road to cover, even after a dozen epic journeys. When you're planning your summer travels, you might want to try something other than America's "Mother Road"; Route 66 gets pretty crowded this time of year. Here are the 10 Best American Road Trips that Arenâ€™t Route 66.
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