For the majority, summer is the season for travel. We unthaw, pack up and hit the open road. Everyone dreams of jet-setting and going across the pond to pay our European neighbours a visit, but the continental United States has so many nooks and crannies to discover that all too often go unnoticed. With that in mind, I want to present you with a few gems that are within driving range if you happen to be on the East Coast, to guide you along your impromptu summer road trips.