It's Time for a Road Trip!
Grab your friends, pack your gear, and let's go on a road trip! We at Isle Casino Hotel™ love adventures and we're here to tell you all about our favorite sightseeing destinations across the United States.
What's more, we're offering you the lucky chance to win a new Mustang® convertible in our Miles of Smiles giveaway! This classic car is perfect for hitting the road in style. Read on to plan your route and prepare for the perfect road trip this summer.
Five Best Places in the U.S. for a Road Trip
1. Route 66, Illinois to California
"It winds from Chicago to L.A.," sings the famous pop tune about this iconic road. Called "The Mother Road," Route 66 was one of the first highways in the U.S. and was originally used for travelers heading west during the Dust Bowl in the 1930s.
Route 66 runs almost 3,000 miles with plenty of sightseeing destinations on the way. You can learn about the route's history at the Route 66 Association Hall of Fame and Museum in Illinois, marvel at the picturesque scenery of the Southwest, and end up in sunny California.
2. Great River Road, Minnesota to Louisiana
Drive the Mississippi all the way from North to South on the Great River Road. This fantastic route has inspired great American heroes from Mark Twain to Bob Dylan. Travelers can ride through the hilly terrain of the Midwest and settle in the swampy bayous of the South after roughly 2,100 miles.
3. Pacific Coast Highway, San Luis Obispo to Monterey, California
Casually referred to as the P.C.H., the Pacific Coast Highway winds through the middle of California all the way up North. Gaze at the seaside cliffs of Big Sur and take a trip through the beautiful Redwoods of Northern California for about 700 miles on this scenic route.
4. Cape Cod, Massachusetts
Experience the beauty of the East Coast on a trek through Cape Cod. A roughly 40 mile road features 18th century architecture and the sprawling Atlantic Ocean. Cape Cod features beaches, winery tours, and historic museums right by the sea.
5. The Loneliest Road, Nevada
Follow the Pony Express route of 1860 on "The Loneliest Road in America", coined by Life Magazine in 1986. Drivers and passengers can view vast deserts, historic mining camps, and lush mountain ranges. Far from lonely, this 400 mile stretch of road also features gift shops and restaurants in its more populated areas.
Miles of Smiles at Isle Casino Hotel Waterloo
We know you can't wait to hit the road with our travel tips. We at Isle Casino Hotel Waterloo think there's no better vehicle for a road trip than a classic Mustang convertible. In fact, we'd like you to try your luck at winning one of these dream cars!
You can earn a free entry for a chance to win a new convertible every day from April 1-24 at our Miles of Smiles promotion. You can even earn additional entries based on gameplay! Our drawing occurs on Sunday, April 24 at 8 p.m. where one lucky winner will drive away in their new Mustang.
Get ready for the trip of a lifetime and make your own memories on a fantastic adventure on the road. We at Isle Casino Hotel Waterloo are rooting for you to win!