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Food & Drink

Foodie Road Trips

For travelers with culinary skills or appreciation for food and drinks, planning a foodie road trip could be the perfect vacation! There’s no better way to experience the U.S. than by taste-testing your way across the country. Drive The Nation provides helpful articles about awarding winning restaurants in the USA,  from fine dining to cheap local eats, your mouth will be watering throughout your entire journey.

Forget eating at chain restaurants – the next time you take a road trip, plan to stop along the way at authentic local restaurants that will help you truly experience the region. Or, why not plan an entire vacation around food you want to eat? Take a culinary tour of the South, head to an inspiring foodie destination like San Francisco, or visit all the best places in the country to try a certain food, like hot dogs or pie! Browse the articles below for reviews of some of the most incredible and flavorful restaurants in America.

Quick Guide to Wichita, KS
2 weeks ago

Quick Guide to Wichita, KS

Are you off to see Kansas? The most wonderful Kansas of all? Make sure Wichita is at the top of your to-do list because there are lots to do and appreciate in this former cow town turned bustling city where the spirit of the Old West carries on. 

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Visit San Clemente for a Day
3 weeks ago

Visit San Clemente for a Day

The California city of San Clemente, situated in between Los Angeles and San Diego, is a paradise for surfers, shoppers, and foodies. While there is plenty here to keep you occupied for an entire week, you can easily hit the most popular spots in just one day. In this post, you will read about some of them. 

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Quick Guide to Traverse City, MI
1 month ago

Quick Guide to Traverse City, MI

Traverse City is a minor urban area located on the shores of Lake Michigan’s Grand Traverse Bay. With outdoor recreational activities, culture, and plenty of social opportunities, it has quite a bit to offer. Highlighted in this post are some of the best things to see and do during your visit. 
 

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I-94 Through Wisconsin and Minnesota
1 month ago

I-94 Through Wisconsin and Minnesota

I-94 extends from Billings, Montana to the Canadian border in Port Huron, Michigan, but some of the coolest stops along this interstate are in Minnesota and Wisconsin. If you find yourself traveling down this road- turn it into a fun Midwestern road trip! Here are some fun stops you won’t want to miss. 

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Visiting Missoula, MT
1 month ago

Visiting Missoula, MT

What’s in Missoula, Montana?

Endless outdoor adventure, that’s what. 

Every now and again, you need to drop everything you’re doing and recharge your internal batteries. Ditch the city (and technology) and dive into the great outdoors! Missoula is just what the doctor ordered. 

If it’s hiking, skiing, kayaking, rafting, tubing, or fishing you’re after, this is where you want to plan your next vacation. In this post, take a look at some of the best-rated places to get outside and have fun! 

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Visiting Graceland
1 month ago

Visiting Graceland

Most people associate Graceland with Elvis, but it is so much more than his former home. It is a mansion turned museum, that sits on just about 13.8 acres of land. With a brand new 200,000 square-foot complex that includes boutiques, dining, and more, it is a complete entertainment experience in Memphis, Tennessee. You don’t want to miss out on this Big Hunk O’ Love. In this post, you will learn all about it and why it should be your next vacation destination.

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Old State 56 through Indiana
2 months ago

Old State 56 through Indiana

In Indiana, there’s an exciting adventure waiting for you on State Road 56; A 193-mile stretch located in the south-central part of the state that goes from the cities Hazleton to Aurora. No matter if you’re traveling west to east or east to west, it’s sure to be a fun time. 

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Quick Guide to Great Falls, MT
2 months ago

Quick Guide to Great Falls, MT

Montana is one of the most remote yet beautiful states in the country. It’s a mecca for sportsmen and women who love outdoor activities such as hiking, fishing, camping, and hunting.

The pure natural beauty of the region also brings photographers, painters, and other creatives who feel inspired by their surroundings. 

A more popular city to visit in Montana is Great Falls. In this post, we’re going to cover everything you need to know to make your trip to Great Falls, MT special. 

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Have You Ever Been on a Foodie Road Trip?

foodie road trip

One of the best ways to experience a new place is through food. Flavors and cooking styles vary widely across the U.S., so it can be helpful to try lots of new and different foods wherever you travel. Drive the Nation loves to feature local restaurants serving fresh foods that are locally or regionally based.

Share your favorite U.S. restaurants, favorite foodie cities, and foodie road trip stories with us using #drivethenation on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter! We’d love to hear from you, or even feature your ideas on our website. When it comes to travel, dining is one of the most significant and unforgettable parts of your vacation.