Im brand new to the site and brand new to road tripping (for the most part). I have always wanted to do a road trip but never really had a job that allowed for it. I now have a career that will allow me to take a month off and i want tot take advantage and finally do my road trip with some friends.
My plan is in the early stages right now as i am planning for a summer 2014 trip but i am thinking i would like to fly to Vegas and then spend about two to three weeks driving home seeing the sites but hitting all the great traditional food places of the areas im in (texas BBQ, Memphis ribs, soul food in mississippi, etc etc) I live in the DC area but could fly out of the NYC area if it is cheaper, i can figure that on my own though. I have been up and down the east coast so i would like to focus my drive more on the sights, smells and tastes of the midwest and the mid south.
Does anyone have any tips on the must try food joints or the must see sights in those areas? Also any tips for the newbie road tripper? I have driven from Florida to NY twice but it wasnt so much a road trip as it was a "Get on 95 and go where i need to go" kind of drive.
Thanks in advance!!!