On the Beaten Path
Follow in your ancestors' footsteps by exploring these 10 byways of bygone days.

Are you up for an ancestral adventure this summer? Follow in your forebears' footsteps by trails across America, so you hiking or driving these paths to the past. The National Park Service maintains and can connect with history. Poke around these trails' Web sites or request information by phone - then hit the trail to family history exploration.

Appalachian National Scenic Trail