05/25/2012 09:11 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Prettiest Drives: What's The Ultimate Summer Road Trip Route?

This summer, Americans are poised to take a well-earned vacation or two. If they can't go abroad, they have a myriad of choices right here on U.S. soil, from overlooked attractions with cult followings, to spooky resting places with historic backgrounds - you picked Saint Louis #1 as your favorite to visit.

But because nothing screams "summer!" like a full tank of gas and the open road, we've now got our eye on the best U.S. road trip routes. There was an upset in the second round when Big Sur fell to the Great River Road Scenic Byway, but Hana Highway has been the competitor to beat all challenge long. Which of these iconic roadways is your favorite drive?

Voting on this round has ended. Please check back on Tuesday for your favorite pretty drive.

Stay tuned throughout the month to vote on more amazing American destinations. Be sure to follow @HuffPostTravel on Twitter and Facebook to find out which spots have a special place in our hearts.

Photos: SC Route 17/Visit Myrtle Beach; Rangeley Lakes Nat'l Scenic Byway/Maine Office Of Tourism; Volcanic Legacy Scenic Byway/Larry Geddis; Hana Highway/Hawaii Tourism Authority/Tor Johnson; Ave. Of The Giants/California Travel and Tourism Commission/Andreas Hub; Big Sur Coastal Drive/California Travel & Tourism Commission/Blaise; Great River Road Scenic Byway/Jay Olson