RoadTrip America


  • Alaskan Highway near Kluane Lake, Yukon - Photo by Rick Quinn
  • California Elephant Seals, central coast - Photo by Keith Growden
  • Grand Canyon from Desert View Point, Arizona - Photo by Ann Van Breeman
  • Hot dogs for the 4th, Mackinaw City, Michigan - Photo by Mark Sedenquist
  • Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah - Photo by Keith Growden

Plan Your RoadTrip with RTA

Our goal is to help you plan the roadtrip of your dreams. Online since 1996, RTA offers a variety of free tools as well as a friendly community of roadtrip experts and enthusiasts. We invite tou to put RTA's resources to work for you.

Get Trip Advice

For friendly, expert advice from experienced road trippers in every part of the continent, join the Great American RoadTrip Forum. Free registration is required to post questions and join the discussions, but you are welcome to browse all the conversations and articles without registering.

Meet Your Guides

RTA's trip planning advisors hail from around the globe. As a group, they've covered millions of miles road tripping around North America. They're online daily, generously sharing their knowledge, expertise, and discoveries.

Make Your Own Maps

Create free custom maps with RTA's Map Wizard. Enter your start and end points, then find great roadtrip attractions along your route. No registration is required to make as many maps as you want. Free registration is required to save, share, and print maps. Registration also lets you make more detailed maps with RTA's Advanced Maps.


Hotels, Motels & Cars

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