Amazing America is dedicated to helping you plan the Great American Road Trip. With well over 1,000 locations and counting, we’re curating the best spots around America to have amazing experiences.
Most of these locations and experiences have been visited first-hand by your founders, Peter and Scott, or one of our contributors listed below. Stay tuned as we catalogue more of the best places to visit around the United States.
– Peter and Scott
Jim Blanks is a freelance writer based in Fresno, California.
Michelle Checchi is a journalist, storyteller, and avid traveler, based in New York City.
Hope Harris is a freelance writer based in Houston, Texas. Hope discovered the freelancing world during the summer of 2020 and immediately started writing blog posts and content for websites. Hope is currently a student at the University of Houston where she will be majoring in Marketing and minoring in Journalism.
Mary Krzesicki is a Michigan native currently residing in the Portland, Oregon area. After living in Nashville, Tennessee for a couple of years, she packed up her car and drove out to the west coast to fulfill her lifelong dream of road tripping across America. Now she spends her days hiking in the mountains and exploring as many National Parks as possible.
Gavin Lamb is a researcher and writer based in Honolulu, Hawai‘i. He writes on a range of topics on nature and the outdoors, including conservation and sustainable travel.
Kristy Podruchny is a freelance writer and health coach based out of the Portland, Oregon area. She earned a BA in English from the University of Idaho in 2014. Kristy and her cat Faye have taken several road trips across the western United States to explore and experience the beauty of nature and learn the history of rural America.
Taryn Shore is an Arizona-based freelance writer who travels extensively. She has a passion for exploring lesser-known destinations, catching mountain sunrises and beach sunsets, and discovering new independent craft beers.
Colleen Smitek is a writer based in Cleveland and the editor of Lake Erie Living. Her favorite place to be is driving west into the sunset.
Peter Stringer is a co-founder of Amazing America. He is a travel junkie and photography enthusiast based in Boston, MA. He’s been to 47 states and 26 National Parks.