According to a recent OAAA/Harris Poll, road trips are again Americans' top choice for summer vacation travel. This year people plan to take two or more weeks of summer vacation, making long road trips possible. So, if you caught the road trip bug during the pandemic and are looking for more destination ideas, here are 18 cities in the U.S. that are within one day's drive for most of the U.S. population.

5. Columbus, Ohio

Columbus, now the U.S.'s 14th largest city, is a one-day road trip destination for 65% of Americans plus Toronto, Quebec, and Montreal residents. You'll find dozens of galleries, major art museums, and several massive live performance venues. Foodies will love the city's culinary offerings, from high-end James Beard restaurants to the best new restaurant in America, as well as stellar casual options...