Highest peak east of the Mississippi River

Can You Drive To The Top Of Mount Mitchell?

Mount Mitchell is the highest peak east of the Mississippi River. On a clear day, visitors on the summit can see for 85 miles. This impressive mountain inspired North Carolina’s first state park and today … Read more

Busy interstate highway

What Were Interstates Built For?

In America, we use interstates almost unconsciously. Interstates help us travel quickly between places near and far; they provide connections throughout the country and allow food and supplies to get to stores. Yet the question … Read more

Route 50 crosses the US from coast to coast

Does US Highway 50 Go Coast To Coast?

The US highway system is a marvel of modern civil engineering. One of the most well-known sections of highway is US Highway 50, which crosses the nation east to west. But does US Highway 50 … Read more

Distant view of Hover Dam

Can You Drive Across The Hoover Dam?

The Hoover Dam is a wonder of engineering. At 726 feet high and 1,244 feet long, the Hoover Dam is an enormous piece of work, and you might be wondering whether you can drive across … Read more