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6 road trip pit stops you’ve gotta see

When you plan a cross-country road trip, you’re often really planning the pit stops that you want to take along the way. The perfect road trip includes a mix of scenic views, historic landmarks and, of course, great food and drinks. If you’re planning a cross-country drive, you won’t want to miss these six great spots!

A Taste of Local Spirits in VT

Vermont Spirits in Queechee, VT distills their alcohol with maple syrup and apples sourced from local Vermont farmers. Stop by for a tasty visit to their distillery tasting room!

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Natural Playground in Asheville, NC

Asheville’s Sliding Rock is a natural mountain waterfall that attracts thousands of adventurous visitors each year. Children and adults alike line up to slide down the 60-foot boulder into a pool below. For the cautious travelers, lifeguards are on duty during the daytime hours.

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Biscuits Abound in Nashville

shutterstock_315325763To get a real taste of the South, a pitstop for bottomless biscuits at the famous Loveless Cafe in Nashville, TN is a necessity. And while you’re in town, Margaritaville Nashville is only a short drive away in the heart of the city.

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Immersive Art in Santa Fe, NM

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The newly opened art space Meow Wolf in Santa Fe, NM is an interactive art exhibit, jungle gym, haunted house, and children’s museum all wrapped into one. A must-see if you’re in the Southwest!

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Music, Food, and Fun in Memphis

While many flock to Tennessee to stop in Nashville or to visit Graceland, a trip to the state isn’t complete without a visit to Beale Street – the lively heart of Memphis’s entertainment, food, and music scene.

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Wine Touring in Upstate New York

If you need a rest from all that driving, treat yourself to a wine tour at one of the many vineyards along the Keuka Lake Wine Trail in upstate New York. You can even get a Keuka Passport, which gives you access to wine tastings at seven local wineries for only $12.

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