Upstate New York-based writer Peter Koch contributes to Men's Fitness, Outside, Men's Journal, Travel + Leisure, Men's Health, Hemispheres and Gear Patrol, among other publications.
The stunning architecture and incredible cheese will have you rethinking everything you know about the Midwest.
This drive highlights the eccentricity of California desert: junk art sculptures, Dr. Seuss-like trees and pool parties at the Ace.
World-class art, addictive fried chicken sandwiches, vintage biplane rides and more.
Go for the lobster rolls, but stop for the artist colony and custom surf boards.