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Travel Tip: Can’t-Miss Rest Stops For Your Next Road Trip
Travel Tips / Car Travel / Road Trips / USA

Travel Tip: Can’t-Miss Rest Stops For Your Next Road Trip

If you’ve done any long-distance driving, you understand the need for a rest stop. In the recent past, that was just a place to pull over for a bathroom break… Read More…

10 Tips for Family Road Trips
Family/Kids Travel / Christmas / Road Trips / Thanksgiving

10 Tips for Family Road Trips

Are you taking a road trip this holiday season, or planning one for next summer? Contributing writer Margot Black has a lot of experience traveling with her family, and shares… Read More…

7 Road Trips to Relive 90’s Movies & TV Shows
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7 Road Trips to Relive 90’s Movies & TV Shows

Do you still miss 90’s TV shows and movies like Saved by the Bell, Twin Peaks, and Dumb and Dumber? Summer is the perfect season for road trips, and for… Read More…

Escape the City This Summer With These Affordable Road Trips
Summer / CBS News / Road Trips / USA

Escape the City This Summer With These Affordable Road Trips

If you’re ready to travel this summer but can’t go far, there are some destinations that are driving distance from most cities. Peter Greenberg went on CBS Saturday Morning to talk… Read More…

The many faces of a toddler on a long drive
Car Travel / Family/Kids Travel / Road Trips

What You’re Doing Wrong on Your Family Road Trip

My husband didn’t understand why we were going to a ski resort. “But we don’t ski.” I showed him pictures of the Resort at Squaw Creek and its proximity to Lake Tahoe…. Read More…

Travel Tip: Don’t Be A Distracted Driver
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Travel Tip: Don’t Be A Distracted Driver

Even with sky-high gas prices, Americans are still planning to road trip this summer. But before you get behind the wheel, pay attention to these safety tips. The Department of… Read More…

Eight Weird and Wacky U.S. Festivals
Specialized Travel / Culture / Festivals / Road Trips / USA

Eight Weird and Wacky U.S. Festivals

What do giant mushrooms, mullet fish, washboards, and turpentine have in common? They are all themes of annual festivals held right here in the US of A…and the list doesn’t… Read More…

Know Before You Go: How to Plan a Road Trip
Car Travel / Travel Tools / Videos / Know Before You Go / Road Trips

Know Before You Go: How to Plan a Road Trip

Road-trip season is almost here, but proper preparation is the key part of any driving vacation.  It might be fun to jump in the car and hit the open road,… Read More…

America’s Wackiest and Best Camping Sites & Road Trip Stops
Summer / Road Trips / USA

America’s Wackiest and Best Camping Sites & Road Trip Stops

The great American road trip is full of some expected stops–New Orleans, the Grand Canyon, Las Vegas–so why not stay somewhere unexpected? Across the country, creative camping sites are popping… Read More…

Window Seat or Aisle Seat: 13 Wacky & Weird US Road-Trip Spots
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Window Seat or Aisle Seat: 13 Wacky & Weird US Road-Trip Spots

Don’t limit your kid to traditional family-friendly road trip spots. Instead, expose them to some of the wacky and weird attractions across the country. Family travel expert and our Window… Read More…