iOS app Android app

Road Trip

Why I'm Taking My Kids Cross-Country This Summer. Solo. And Pregnant.

Erin Dullea | Posted 06.26.2015 | Parents
Erin Dullea

What sane woman would pack up her three kids (7, 5 & 2) with a six-month-pregnant belly to boot and brave a four-week adventure through some twenty-or-so states? Me.

A Fatherless Father's Day: How My Lost Dad Inspired a Lifelong Journey

Mikah Meyer | Posted 06.18.2015 | Parents
Mikah Meyer

Newspapers proclaiming new grills as the perfect gift. TV ads with plates of food and cheery smiles. Pictures of grey-haired men holding grandkids.

Surviving Your Family Road Trip!

Amy E. Goodman | Posted 06.16.2015 | Style
Amy E. Goodman

With temps soaring, classes ending and a national holiday hovering on the horizon, a family road trip may be right up your alley. Check out the four categories that are key to happy times on the trail.

America's 10 Best Summer Road Trips for 2015

Fodor's | Posted 06.10.2015 | Travel

With gas prices predicted to remain at travel-tempting lows, 2015 is destined to be the summer of the road trip. Around the country, new additions are spicing up classic routes, and important anniversaries are being celebrated along dedicated drives. Add in a few itineraries inspired by summer blockbusters, and you've got 10 exciting and affordable options.

Riding In Cars With Little Boys

Michelle Matthews | Posted 06.09.2015 | Parents
Michelle Matthews

I miss the days when my kids were babies. Yeah, I would have to pack half the house to take them anywhere, but they fell asleep as soon as you turned the corner

Summer Road Tripping: Healthy Edition

Linden Schaffer | Posted 06.08.2015 | Travel
Linden Schaffer

Summer is just around the corner and with the end of the school year in sight; you may just be getting the itch to corral the family into in the car f...

3 Day Roadtrip: Los Angeles to Paso Robles

Tara Fass | Posted 06.02.2015 | Travel
Tara Fass

About 4 hours by car north of Los Angeles, Paso Robles is our place to unplug and refresh. On any given weekend, we think about going.

How to Prepare for Family Road Trips With Kids and Pets

Lori Rochino | Posted 06.01.2015 | Travel
Lori Rochino

Let's face it. Every time you go on a road trip, you pack way too much stuff - especially if you have children, pets or both. At times it seems better to overpack than underpack because at least you have everything on hand.

Take a Walking Tour of Pike Place Market in Seattle

Findery | Posted 05.28.2015 | Travel

Let your eyes and your stomach guide you, but keep an eye out for the following treasures as you meander from stall to stall.

The 3 Greatest American Road Trips to Take in Summer

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 05.21.2015 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

With gas prices more than a full dollar lower than this time last year -- the lowest they've been since 2009 -- there's no better time to take a classic American road trip. Here are our six favorite road trip itineraries, including where to stop, where to stay and what you'll see along the way.

Last Minute Memorial Day Rentals In The Hamptons

PureWow | Posted 05.20.2015 | New York

OK, we know it's two days away, but believe it or not, it isn't too late to score a great Memorial Day Weekend rental in the Hamptons.

Motor Lodges Can Be Cute (We Promise)

Oyster | Posted 05.19.2015 | Travel

While motor lodges are almost always affordable, they're not always aesthetically pleasing. But with summer right around the corner, we were inspired to round up the five cutest motor lodges in the United States

Know Instantly Which Side Your Car's Gas Tank Is on

Map Happy | Posted 06.13.2015 | Travel
Map Happy

Of course, there is a way to know. Of course, I'm stupid and don't pay attention. That's because there's an indicator on the car's dashboard that tells you where the fuel door is.

Impressions of India: Varanasi's Riches

Mary Anne Erickson | Posted 05.19.2015 | Travel
Mary Anne Erickson

Today was our second-to-the-last-day in India and I am feeling a mixture of emotions about leaving this powerful land. Our wake up call was for 5:00 a.m. to greet the morning sunrise over the Ganges

The Wonders of the Last Minute Family Escape

Findery | Posted 05.14.2015 | Travel

My family took a trip down to Los Angeles that was almost completely unplanned. In the middle of the busy work days leading up to our departure, I barely managed to book a hotel and had to leave everything else up to chance.

How to Prep for a Road Trip Abroad

Map Happy | Posted 05.14.2015 | Travel
Map Happy

Who can resist the call of the open road, aka freedom? Just don't forget about sexy things like international driving laws.

Impressions of India: Varanasi

Mary Anne Erickson | Posted 05.12.2015 | Travel
Mary Anne Erickson

We each found a seat and he slowly pushed and paddled his way out of the crowded loading area, his copilot pushing other boats away so we could break free and out onto the river. My heart was pounding as I clicked away, hoping my camera was catching some of the magic!

Everything You Need To Know About Planning A Last Minute Trip

Posted 04.21.2015 | Travel

Recent surveys reveal that Americans only use 51 percent of their eligible paid vacation days and other time off -- which, if you think about it, is r...

5 Spectacular National Park Road Trips You Need On Your Bucket List

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 06.15.2015 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Nothing gets us more excited for summer than the prospect of an epic road trip: wind whipping through open car windows, highways flanked by stunning landscapes. Luckily, this is an easy reality in the U.S., thanks to an abundance of amazing national parks.

There's Something Historic About This Muslim's Journey

Laila Alawa | Posted 06.14.2015 | Religion
Laila Alawa

Disturbing? It was the subject line of an email sent several weeks ago to Jameel Syed, the man behind Project Muaddhin: A Historic Journey Across America. It's actually one of several hate emails he's received upon beginning his project.

5 Must-See National Parks | Posted 06.13.2015 | Travel

Encompassing mangrove forests, massive glaciers, active volcanoes and towering mountains, these protected areas provide adventurous visitors with a firsthand look at the unique beauty of the untouched American wild.

Road Tripping: The Worn Wear Tour

Hellin Kay | Posted 06.08.2015 | Style
Hellin Kay

When I was I high school in the late '80s I started a recycling club, which still functions to this day, and have always supported the recycling ethos: reduce, reuse, recycle.

Triumphs and Mishaps on Iceland's Ring Road

Fathom | Posted 06.08.2015 | Travel

The landscape is beautiful, especially on a sunny, clear day. On one side was the ocean; on the other, a snow-capped mountain range and Snæfellsjökull, the massive glacier-covered volcano at the tip of the peninsula.

Ultimate Summer Road Trip: San Francisco to Los Angeles

Viator | Posted 06.06.2015 | Travel

The 450-mile stretch of Pacific Coast Highway between San Francisco and Los Angeles is one of America's most iconic road trips. And for good reasons: vast beaches, towering mountains and uninterrupted views of the Pacific guide you down the California coast.

My Top 5 Things to Check Off Your Bucket List in Capetown, South Africa

Laura Grier | Posted 05.18.2015 | Travel
Laura Grier

There are moments in life when even a photo can't seem to replace the words to describe what you are actually witnessing. In my career as a photojournalist, m¬y work has taken me to six of the world's seven continents, and I am awestruck on a regular basis.