On the Way:
Scenes from the American Road
The American road trip. That iconic, celebrated rite of passage, portrayed in countless books, films, songs, poems. And with good reason: there's just something about the open road. Especially in our modern era, with tight spaces, short attention spans, and ceaseless distractions. The road, though, it represents space, time, room. It's where the day-to-day grind seems to fade away, and we allow ourselves a rare moment to think. Below, we've captured those moments from roads all across America, through the eyes—and dashboards—of some of today's most creative thinkers.