The official summer solstice is approaching, which means that vacationing will be at an all-time high. This season, hop in the car and enjoy a good old-fashioned road trip. Here are some iconic roadways for you to explore this summer:
Inn at Tanglewood Hall
New England’s Highway 1A
Experience all the fine maple products, seafood dishes and salt water taffy that New England has to offer on this 276-mile drive from Boston, MA to Bar Harbor, ME. Filled with pristine beaches, quaint capes and historic lighthouses, this road trip offers plenty of captivating views and tastes that will leave you in awe. When you’re ready to get some rest, the Inn at Tanglewood Hall in York Harbor, ME is a great option. The inn’s location is ideal for enjoying the amazing beaches and delicious restaurants.
Iris Inn Bed and Breakfast
Blue Ridge Parkway
This 469-mile adventure takes you right along the Appalachian Mountains in North Carolina and Virginia, providing some of the most breathtaking views of this exquisite mountain range. Shenandoah National Park, Pisgah National Forest and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park are all found on this route and all help to make this scenic drive memorable. Along the route, spend the night at the Iris Inn Bed and Breakfast
located in Waynesboro, VA
. Stay in one of their luxury glass cabins that project off the mountainside for an elevated view overlooking the Shenandoah Valley.
Bottger Mansion of Old Town
Historic Route 66
Although this route has been removed from the U.S. Highway System, a number of travelers still make this 2,451-mile trip every year. The route travels through at least five states including Illinois, Arizona, California and New Mexico. Along the road you’ll drive pass the Pacific Ocean, Lake Michigan and popular cities including Chicago, Los Angeles and Albuquerque. Looking to witness the progression of Old Route 66? Book a room at the Bottger Mansion of Old Town
in Albuquerque, NM
. The inn is walking distance to all the nightlife, dining, shops and theatres that now sit on part of the old route.
Fill your tanks and get your cameras ready for the miles of fun that await you!