Road Trip Cross-Country

Do something different this summer. Take a family road trip to see the contiguous states in America. While you travel, make a point to see these faith-filled and Christ-centered stops. No matter where your travels lead, one of these 25 sites is most likely nearby. Feeling extra adventurous? Hit all the points and you’ll snake through the entire country as you experience so many different attractions focused on God.

Start on the East Coast, the West Coast, or somewhere in the middle.

1. HANCOCK SHAKER VILLAGE  PITTSFIELD, MA

Step back in history and visit a village paused in time. See a lifestyle inspired by faith. 

www.hancockshakervillage.org

2. ST. PATRICK’S CATHEDRAL  New York, NY

This architecturally gothic and revered cathedral is striking against the skyscrapers and city streets.

http://www.saintpatrickscathed...

3. AMERICA’S HISTORIC TRIANGLE  VIRGINIA

Historic churches and sites in Jamestown, Yorktown and Colonial Williamsburg reflect America’s beginnings.

http://www.history.org/foundat...

4. BILLY GRAHAM LIBRARY  Charlotte, NC

Visitors experience multimedia presentations, exhibits and messages focused on the Gospel of Christ. 

www.billygrahamlibrary.org

5. HOLY LAND EXPERIENCE  ORLANDO, FL

Re-creations of Biblically significant locations and events make the Bible come alive for families.

www.holylandexperience.com

6. WYCLIFFE DISCOVERY CENTER  ORLANDO, FL

This museum focuses on the way God has used various people, places and periods for His glory and hope.

www.wycliffe.org/discoverycent...

7. FIELDS OF THE WOOD BIBLE PARK  MURPHY, NC

See the World’s Largest 10 Commandments, climb the prayer mountain and experience scenes of the Bible.

www.fieldsofthewoodbiblepark.c... 

8. CHRIST IN THE SMOKIES  GATLINBURG, TN

The beautiful gardens, depictions of Christ and the incredible mountain scenery are soul-stirring.

www.christinthesmokies.com 

9. CREATION MUSEUM  PETERSBURG, KY 

The Bible is an interactive, visual experience at this museum that will be enjoyed by all ages. 

www.creationmuseum.org 

10. BASILICA OF THE SACRED HEART  NOTRE DAME, IN

Notre Dame University is known for its traditions, and in this cathedral, tradition is incredibly moving.

www.campusministry.nd.edu/basi...

11. THE GREAT PASSION PLAY  EUREKA SPRINGS, AR

See the moving performance, visit the museums and tour the various Biblical scenes on display.

www.greatpassionplay.org

12. CATHEDRAL OF ST. PAUL  ST. PAUL, MN

Ranked as one of the prettiest churches in the United States, this stop inspires awe.

www.cathedralsaintpaul.org/vis... 

13. GROTTO OF THE REDEMPTION  WEST BEND, IA

Pieced stone by stone, this beautiful landmark is a precious place of worship in the Heartland.

www.westbendgrotto.com

14. HOLY FAMILY SHRINE  GRETNA, NE

This glass house of prayer in a beautiful setting is breathtaking and worth the Midwest stop. 

www.hfsgretna.org

15. MUSEUM OF BIBLICAL ART  DALLAS, TX

Rotating exhibits convey Old and New Testament themes and scenes in works of art.

www.biblicalarts.org 

16. SAN MIGUEL MISSION  SANTA FE, NM

Visit the oldest church in United States history and get a picture of Christianity in early America.

www.sanmiguelmission.org

17. WIND RIVER RANCH  ESTES PARK, CO

Stay for a week at this dude ranch with Christian speakers, fun and relaxation in the mountains.

www.windriverranch.com

18. ARCHES NATIONAL PARK  MOAB, UT

Sandstone arches and other natural formations in this park display incredible examples of God’s Creation.

www.nps.gov/arch/

19. CHAPEL OF THE HOLY CROSS  SEDONA, AZ

In the breathtaking landscape of Sedona sits a pretty church that is structurally dependent on the cross.

www.chapeloftheholycross.com

20. THE BIBLE MUSEUM  GOODYEAR, AZ

Pick up and read some of the rarest printed Bibles and theological texts. This museum never closes!

www.thebiblemuseum.com 

21. SALVATION MOUNTAIN  NILAND, CA

This whimsical display of Christ-centered art is themed around the verse John 3:16. It is a sight to see.

www.salvationmountain.us

22. OLD MISSION  SANTA BARBARA, CA

Old Mission’s stunning architecture, 230 years of history and beachside location make it a favorite.  www.santabarbaramission.org/to...

23. OREGON CAVES MONUMENT  CAVE JUNCTION, OR

Miller’s Chapel, Angel Falls and other cave rooms amazingly make God’s work evident.

www.nps.gov/orca/

24. MT. ST. HELENS CREATION CENTER  SILVERLAKE, WA

Check out Mount St. Helens, soak in the unusual landscape and learn about its significance.

www.mshcreationcenter.org

25. DINOSAUR AND FOSSIL MUSEUM  GLENDIVE, MT

Fossils and erected dinosaur bones combine with the stories of Genesis for families to learn together.

www.creationtruth.org