10 Great Motorcycle Trips

Gettysburg, Pa., to Fredericksburg, Va.

The trip from Gettysburg, Pa., to Fredericksburg, Va. -- via Catoctin Mountain Park, Antietam, Harpers Ferry and Leesburg -- is a short ride, but one packed with extreme landscapes and rich history, from Pennsylvania's extensive collections -- the Declaration of Independence, for starters -- to the Civil War fields of Maryland and Virginia. War buffs and political historians alike will find much to savor, and ponder, on this trip. For the rest of us, it's as close as we'll ever come to understanding the true price and strength it took to build the country and the freedoms all of us can sometimes take for granted.

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