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The Kerouac Crossing

Forget Route 66. The cultimate road trip is The Kerouac Crossing.

In 1957, American author Jack Kerouac published his iconic novel On The Road, about hi drug-fuelled road trips across the USA. In the novel, this particular trip was travelled in reverse.

  1. New York City
    From the Empire State Building and the Statue of Liberty, to Times Square and the Brooklyn Bridge, New York is a city so iconic, you’ll be reluctant to leave.
  2. Washington DC
    The trophy cabinet of the United States. A city filled with marble monuments and landmarks, including the Washington Monument, Capitol Hill and of course the White House.
  3. Pitsburgh, Pennsylvania
    America’s ‘Steel City’ isn’t a well-known tourist destination, but it does have its charms, with many eateries, galleries and historic sites.
  4. Indianapolis, Indiana
    Welcome to the American Midwest. Indianapolis, also known as ‘The Circle City’ will be hosting the 2012 Superbowl Championships.
  5. St Louis, Missouri
    If the city’s spectacular Gateway Arch isn’t enough to tempt you, St Louis is also a famous beer town.
  6. Kansas City, Missouri
    America’s sax city is known for its vibrant jazz culture, as well as its culinary speciality, delicious Kansas City BBQ.
  7. Alburquerque, New Mexico
    Albuquerque is not only one of America’s sizzling melting pots, but it is also the air ballooning capital of the world.
  8. Los Angeles, California
    LA is the diamond of the American West Coast, sparkling with the glitz and glam of HollywoodBeverly Hills and Sunset Boulevard.
  9. San Francisco, California
    San Fran’s seafood is a good enough reason to visit in itself. The Golden Gate Bridge is pretty impressive too.