An hour later, you’ll wind your way through the Cascade Range via Snoqualmie Pass (elevation 3,022 ft., pronunciation uncertain), followed by a breathtaking trip across the Columbia River via Vantage Bridge.
Two and a half hours and one state later, turn off in Coeur d’Alene, ID, for Latin fusion at Café Carambola (try the Incan quinoa).
Day 2: Bozeman, MT, to Rapid City, SD (7 hours): Gear up for another day on I-90 with huevos carnitas at Main Street Overeasy.
Brave the Montana Grizzly Encounter just outside Bozeman before tracing the Yellowstone River for two hours.
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Back on I-90, you’ll drive through Story, Buffalo, Sleepy Hollow, and Sundance before entering South Dakota.
You can veer south on the Spearfish Canyon Scenic Byway and either loop through the formerly infamous Wild West town of Deadwood on into the currently infamous biker town of Sturgis, or meander through the Black Hills National Forest via Highway 385, stopping at Mount Rushmore before arriving in Rapid City.
Branch out with Vietnamese fusion at Pacific Rim Cafe, or go with a thin-crust pizza and a mind-boggling craft beer selection at Independent Ale House before spending your night at the fully named Hotel Alex Johnson, which has a sweet rooftop lounge.
Feast on farm-to-table at Blackbird Kitchen, grab a beer at Montana Ale Works, and then sack out at Lehrkind Mansion Bed & Breakfast, a Queen Anne built in 1897.
Nothing is more all-American than a cross-country road trip.
But much like there's more than one way to skin a cat, there are also many ways to cross the country.