These 1950s Films Show What It Was Like to Road Trip Before the Interstate

In 1949 and 1950, Chevrolet produced a series of short films highlighting the most beautiful driving routes in the United States. Whether it was swift new divided turnpikes or scenic routes through small town, this series of films, screened in theaters ahead of feature-length movies, showed what it was like to take an American road trip in the days before the interstate highway. Sit back, relax, and take in the scenery of 1950. It’s almost enough to make you want to buy a brand-new 1950 Chevrolet.

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