The first major thoroughfare to be built in the largest US state, the iconic Richardson Highway offers spectacular views in the summer and incredible danger come winter.
The Exxon oil spill of 1989 made the town of Valdez infamous, luring people to clean up one of world’s largest environmental disasters with the prospect of economic gain.
With a laid back atmosphere, a near perfect climate and an abundance of new hotels, the Southern California city has practically perfected the combination of business and pleasure.
Lonely Planet founder Tony Wheeler heads to Alaska’s isolated Seward Peninsula to see salmon fight their way upriver and see Eskimo descendants preserve them for the long winter.
The Illinois city is known for world trade, popular culture and a rich history, but it is the gratis activities that make the Windy City a summer destination.
Navigate through a maze of gorges, pinnacles and mesas in the expansive Colorado Plateau, which stretches across Utah, New Mexico, Colorado and Arizona.