North America itineraries

Itineraries in North America

Map of North America itineraries

Crossing more than one country[edit]

  • 1 Alaska Highway road connecting Alaska with the rest of North America running primarily through Canada.
  • 2 Alaska Marine Highway
  • 3 Amtrak Cascades
  • 4 Camino Real de Tierra Adentro is the historic Spanish silver mining route, a 2,600 km route from Mexico City, through northern Mexico, into the United States, ending in Santa Fe, New Mexico. The route is a UNESCO World Heritage Site route.
  • 5 Chilkoot Trail A 33 mi (53 km) hike from the coast of Dyea, Alaska to Lake Bennett in British Columbia.
  • Driving between the contiguous United States and the Alaska Highway
  • Pan American Highway is a series of routes that passes through Alaska, Canada, the contiguous United States, Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Panama in North America.
  • The Underground Railroad was a network of disparate historical routes used by African-American slaves to escape the "slave states" in the South to the Northern states ("Free states"). Some escaped slaves continued north from the United States to Canada while others went south to Mexico to reach freedom. Today many of the "stations" along the "railroads" serve as museums and memorials to the former slaves' journey north.


El Salvador[edit]


  • 20 Baja Whale Trail — a trip through the winter feeding and breeding areas where naturalists can see the world's largest mammals up close
  • 21 Camino Real de Tierra Adentro — longest of Mexico's "royal roads", built in the colonial era to support expansion and silver mining
  • 22 Cenotes of the Yucatán — drive through the Yucatán Peninsula to explore underground pools and rivers
  • 23 Ruta Puuc — official itinerary of Maya sites exemplifying Puuc architecture, following a 41 km network of secondary roads through Yucatán state
  • 24 Ruta Rio Bec — official itinerary of Maya sites in Campeche exemplifying Rio Bec architecture
  • 25 Ruta de los Conventos del Popocatépetl — A challenging week long bicycle tour visiting the earliest 16th-century monasteries on the slopes of Popocatépetl. Along the way you‘ll cross two national parks, an active volcano, and more historical sites than any reasonable person would ever want to visit.


  • 26 Ruta del Tránsito — follow in the path of 19th century prospectors and frontiersmen as they sought the shortest and fastest route across the American continent, from the Caribbean coast, sail up the San Juan River and across Lake Nicaragua to Granada where land-based transit will take you the rest of the way to the Pacific coast

United States[edit]

See also: United States National Trails System, United States national parkways

Across the USA[edit]

Itineraries in the Eastern United States


Itineraries in Alaska and Yukon

Eastern USA[edit]



New Jersey[edit]

New York[edit]

Western USA[edit]


Itineraries in the United States' west coast states



New Mexico[edit]

Central USA[edit]

Great Plains[edit]






Rocky Mountains[edit]


  • 60 Bandit Run is a re-enactment of the road traveled in the 1977 film Smokey and the Bandit from Texarkana, Texas to Atlanta, Georgia; through Tupelo, Mississippi and Birmingham, Alabama.
  • 61 Blue Ridge Parkway
  • 62 Braddock Expedition
  • 63 Forrest Gump tour is a tour of the sites used for the filming of the 1994 comedy film Forrest Gump, directed by Robert Zemeckis, and starring Tom Hanks as Forrest Gump the main character. The majority of the scenes were filmed in and around Beaufort, South Carolina and in Savannah, Georgia. Other scenes were filmed in Los Angeles, California and in Washington DC too.
  • 64 Natchez Trace Parkway
  • 65 Black Belt
  • 66 Selma To Montgomery National Historic Trail





Itineraries in Hawaii

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