For this issue, we asked our contributors “Tell us about your dream road trip. Where are you going, how will you get there, and who is coming with you?” Click on the pictures for their answers and links to their websites.

Clara Parkes

My current dream trip doesn’t take place in a car or even on a road. I would be tucked into a superliner roomette on an Amtrak train headed west. I’d be alone, just me and an empty notebook, my favorite pen, an extra bottle of ink, and, of course, a sweater’s worth of yarn waiting to be knit.