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The Classic Car Travel Guide is the perfect match of classic cars and road trips.

We’ve traveled to six continents to bring you the top classic car sights and road trip ideas in the world.

Under the hood of the Classic Car Travel Guide are several categories of stories related to classic cars and road trips. Check the description of each one below.

Please note: This site just launched on April 9, 2017. We’ll be continually updating with new stories. You can scroll to the bottom of this page and hit the “Click to Subscribe” button to receive a free monthly round-up of all new posts.

Car museums

We highlight classic Car Museums where you can see your favorite cars, trucks, tractors, and more.

Road trips

If you like classic cars, then you definitely like taking Road Trips. We provide tips for some classic journeys by car.


Carhenge NebraskaThere are many Attractions related to classic cars, like Carhenge in Nebraska, that we showcase here.

Book reviews

Book review Cars of Harley EarlWant to read more? We provide Book Reviews for some of our favorite books about classic cars and roads trips.

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Filled to the rafters at the LeMay Family Collection in Tacoma

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Featured Vehicle 

1948 Tucker

Tupelo Automobile Museum

Tupelo, Mississippi

Tucker Tupelo Auto Museum www.ClassicCarTravelGuide.com

The Tucker 48 is one of the most legendary cars out there. Only 51 were produced by Preston Tucker before the company imploded for various reasons; one of which was an SEC investigation for which he was later exonerated.

The example show here is Tucker #1028. It’s located at the Tupelo Automobile Museum in Elvis Presley’s Mississippi birthplace. The rear-engine car is displayed with its doors, trunk, and hood open to allow curious visitors a good look at the upscale interior touches, in particular the side-mounted push button radio and padded dashboard. 

The Roadster Guide to America’s Classic Car Museums & Attractions highlights more than 250 classic car sights across America. You can now buy the book on Amazon. Here are some reviews:

“This is just the ticket for a memorable road trip.” – Hemmings Motor News

“Probably the most thorough book about car museums yet written.” – Philadelphia Inquirer

“A ‘road atlas’ for the collector car enthusiast. If you are into collector cars and do any sort of traveling, a copy of the Roadster Guide to America’s Classic Car Museums & Attractions needs to be in your glovebox or suitcase.” – ClassicCars.com

“Vacation planning for car lovers.” – Detroit Free Press

“An enthusiast MUST HAVE.” – Antique Automobile Club of America Museum