18 Road Trip Destinations Within One Day’s Drive for 50% or More of Americans

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According to a recent OAAA/Harris Poll, road trips are again Americans’ top choice for summer vacation travel. This year people plan to take two or more weeks of summer vacation, making long road trips possible. So, if you caught the road trip bug during the pandemic and are looking for more destination ideas, here are 18 cities in the U.S. that are within one day’s drive for most of the U.S. population. 1. Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania In the countryside, Lehigh Valley is an affordable and family-friendly destination within a day’s drive of 73% of the U.S. population. Only 90-minutes away from New York City, 80 miles north of Philadelphia, and less than a 6-hour drive from most of the Northeast, Indianapolis, and Charlotte, it’s worth taking a look at the region consisting of Allentown, Bethlehem, Easton, and others. Families love Dorney Amusement Park and the hands-on Crayola Experience, while history buffs can enjoy 18th-century Moravian buildings and the world’s oldest book shop. Enjoy hiking, biking, running the Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor and the Appalachian Trail. Or spend the day at one of 30 wineries in its American Viticultural Area, a federally designated wine grape-growing region like Napa Valley. […]

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