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Entries by Roadtrippers from 11/2013

Watch This Hypnotic Timelapse of Albuquerque's Balloon Festival

| Posted 11.01.2013 | Travel

A couple weeks ago, Albuquerque, New Mexico held its 41st annual International Balloon Fiesta. It's a nine-day event where over 700 balloons see liftoff. It's the largest hot air balloon festival in the entire world and we were on hand to capture the action.

Prepare to Be Probed Along America's Extraterrestrial Highway

| Posted 11.01.2013 | Travel

Astrophysicist Neil Degrasse Tyson recently questioned whether human beings were too stupid for aliens to contact. While he may have a point, if Neil's interested in finding intelligent life on Earth, he should road trip down the Extraterrestrial Highway. It's loaded with tiny gray men.

Fire Walk With Me: Your Guide to Twin Peaks Real Life Locations

| Posted 11.05.2013 | Travel

David Lynch's Twin Peaks was a thoroughly groundbreaking, mind-bending, life-altering cult hit when it first premiered 23 years ago. If you find yourself journeying around the Pacific Northwest, don't miss these iconic Twin Peaks filming locations.

Take a Road Trip to GTA V's Most Incredible Real Life Locations

| Posted 11.06.2013 | Travel

GTA 5 is so much more than an epic crime game. It's also a pretty awesome road trip quest. Next time you're driving down the Pacific Coast, hit up some of the real-life locations from Grand Theft Auto V's Los Santos. A word of caution: skip the hookers and don't plow through pedestrians.

Lay Low at America's Most Notorious Criminal Hideouts

| Posted 11.07.2013 | Travel

If The Godfather has taught me anything, it's that crime doesn't pay... well, ok maybe it does, but still, it's a dangerous game with high wins and even higher losses. If you live a life of crime, chances are you'll be on the run, and a hideout can make all the difference.

Now's Your Chance to Own an Entire Gold Mining Ghost Town

| Posted 11.10.2013 | Weird News

Need to expand your property portfolio? Ever dreamed of owning your very own ghost town? Get excited, because the old mining town of Seneca, Califor...

Watch the First 360 Degree Barrel Roll at the Baja 1000 This Year

| Posted 11.11.2013 | Entertainment

Just in case a 1,000+ mile race through the desert wasn't insane enough, Adrian, "The Wildman," Cenni has decided to up the crazy level by attempting the first ever 360 degree barrel roll in front of a live audience.

This Yellowstone Timelapse Will Take Your Breath Away

| Posted 11.11.2013 | Travel

As America's first national park, Yellowstone still inspires awe whether it's in the form of bottomless hot springs, exploding geysers or its endless starry nightscapes. Escape for a few moments and enjoy the rugged beauty that is Yellowstone.

This Electric Volkswagen Beetle is Perfect for the Modern Hippie

| Posted 11.13.2013 | Technology

When you think flower-power and peace signs, you also think of the 1960s VW Bug and Bus. Today, the new VWs seem more like the cars for Yuppies with...

Beer Me, Jesus! These Booze Friendly Churches Are the Latest Christian Trend

| Posted 11.14.2013 | Weird News

While youth attendance in church has continued to steadily wane, some congregations have started to embrace new ways to bring lost sheep back to the flock. For many of them, that thing is beer.

This Abandoned Hospital Has a Cabbage Patch Doll Premie Ward

| Posted 11.15.2013 | Weird News

Need more nightmare fuel? Babyland General Hospital in Cleveland, GA is a cringe-inducing toy store camouflaged to look like the inside of a sterilized operating room.

Investigate the JFK Assassination on this Dark Tour of Dallas

| Posted 11.21.2013 | Travel

This week marks the 50th anniversary of JFK's assassination, an event that scarred the American psyche and still fuels the most pervasive conspiracy ...

Visit the Hunger Games Filming Locations on this Road Trip

| Posted 11.22.2013 | Entertainment

If there's a Hunger Games fan in your life, chances are they're pretty excited today. The first installment of Catching Fire is finally here, and t...

America's UFO Capital Threatened by Invasion of Neo-Nazis

| Posted 11.28.2013 | Weird News

With its flying saucer-themed diners and it's proximity to Area 51, the town of Rachel, Nevada has been the UFO capital of America for at least 25 yea...