It s time to buckle up for Great Drives a dazzling new automotive adventure series that puts viewers in the driver s seat for the ultimate road trips. Propelled by the lure of discovery and the freedom of the open road, feel the joy of quick escapes, weekend getaways and the trips of a lifetime all filled with fascinating detours and soaked in history. It s about enjoying the ride. Great Drives will rekindle America s love affair with the automobile while we provide people with a chance to rediscover a great American pastime the road trip. Breathtaking panoramas unfold through the window of our great cars as the highways stretch out before us. Everywhere we go we ll pick up unique recommendations for lodging, restaurants and places not to miss. Great Drives the name says it all. There are millions of miles of highway and countless numbers of experiences all you have to do is turn the key and go. From Nashville to Natchez, Mississippi we drive the 444-mile Natchez Trace. Along this onetime Indian foot-path we discover the heart of country music in Nashville, the birth of the blues at W. C. Handy s home, see where Helen Keller began to understand the world, find out where Elvis bought his first guitar (and first performed) and finally roam the streets of Natchez, a city that slavery once turned into America s wealthiest.