What Are Some Good Sources for Driving Directions That Avoid Highways?

What Are Some Good Sources for Driving Directions That Avoid Highways?

MapQuest.com and RandMcNally.com are good sources for driving directions that avoid highways. Google Maps also offers a driving directions search tool that includes an option to avoid highways.

To use the driving directions search tool on MapQuest.com, click Get Directions, enter a start point and destination, click Route Settings and check Avoid Highways. Click Apply Settings to view the route on an interactive map and to read step-by-step driving directions. The site also shows estimated trip time and distance. RandMcNally.com offers a similar search tool. Enter trip information and click the cogwheel icon in the panel next to Directions to check Highways under Avoid.

To use the direction-finder tool on Google Maps, enter the start point and destination, click Options and check Highways under Avoid.