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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 04.22.2015 | 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 04.14.2015 | 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

GAYOT.com | Posted 04.13.2015 | Travel
GAYOT.com

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 04.08.2015 | 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 04.08.2015 | Travel
Fathom

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 04.07.2015 | Travel
Viator

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 03.19.2015 | 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.

Ten Reasons Why I'm Avoiding a Family Road Trip

Heather Mundt | Posted 03.18.2015 | Travel
Heather Mundt

After a week cooped up in a car last August, logging more than 1,000 miles in our great state of Colorado, here are 10 reasons why my husband and I may never, EVER take another road trip with our children.

How To Tackle Family Road Trips The Right Way

Findery | Posted 03.19.2015 | Travel
Findery

As with every vacation, there are good road trips and bad road trips. Here are a few tips to ensure yours is one of the good ones.

Can a Red State Turn Green? Arizona Says Yes

Natalie Compagno | Posted 03.04.2015 | Travel
Natalie Compagno

Travel is about breaking down stereotypes, questioning prejudices and exploring new concepts. At least that's my advice to fellow travelers, which of course is meant exclusively for them and not me.

10 Ways Road Tripping Was Different In The '90s

Thrillist | Posted 03.04.2015 | Travel
Thrillist

Sure, new technology in cars, stereos, and maps have made just about every aspect of a long haul in a car better. But that doesn't mean you'd trade in your dashboard Discman for anything in the world.

Road Trip U.S.A.: Indiana

Kevin Richberg | Posted 04.19.2015 | Travel
Kevin Richberg

Today, the population of Evansville is around 120,000, give or take a few thousand, but in the time before European settlement, this same area was home to several distinct Native American cultures spanning thousands of years.

The Best California Weekend Road Trips

Findery | Posted 04.05.2015 | Travel
Findery

There is something really harsh about the beginning of a new year. We all need something to look forward to. Are you ready to get out of town? While you may not be able to take time off from work, there's always the weekend. Hop in the car, put on your favorite music playlist and drive.

If Things Can Go Wrong, They Just Might

Carolee Nance Kolve | Posted 03.31.2015 | Travel
Carolee Nance Kolve

"Travel light" is generally my motto, except for our annual winter trek from Portland, Oregon, to Palm Desert, California. For this sojourn our porta...

The Open Road: Driving From Portugal to Spain

Findery | Posted 03.22.2015 | Travel
Findery

Travelers to Europe often rave about how great it is getting around via trains. Though there is no doubt that this is one the fastest and most efficient ways to travel the continent, my preference is keeping it old school with a nice, laid-back road trip.

A Winter Road Trip Around Kauai

Christine Buckley | Posted 03.07.2015 | Travel
Christine Buckley

There is no better way to explore the country's dramatic and varied landscapes, breathtaking vistas, quaint small towns, and regional subcultures than by loading up the car and hitting the open road.

The Road to Rajasthan

Mary Anne Erickson | Posted 03.02.2015 | Travel
Mary Anne Erickson

The end of the year seems a fitting time to close the 2014 chapter on Route 66 and open the door to new adventures. Months before I committed to the road trip with the Ride for the Relay, I was planning an equally exciting adventure with a group of women to visit India.

Road Trip USA: Ohio

Kevin Richberg | Posted 02.22.2015 | Travel
Kevin Richberg

My last adventure was tackling the whitewater rapids on the New River in West Virginia. After driving across the border into Ohio I headed for its third largest city, Cincinnati, for up-close and personal animal encounters at the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden.

Route 66, Ride for the Relay, Day 11

Mary Anne Erickson | Posted 02.19.2015 | Travel
Mary Anne Erickson

We all gathered for our second-to-the-last morning meeting and discovered that today was going to be an easy ride with only 70 miles to San Bernadino. This would be our last stop before making the final leap to the Santa Monica Pier.

Route 66, Ride for the Relay, Day 10

Mary Anne Erickson | Posted 02.12.2015 | Travel
Mary Anne Erickson

Just one more night on this magical highway my friends! Tomorrow will be our last full day on the road as we drive to San Bernadino and then the final short leg to the Santa Monica Pier. You have been such great companions on this trip! Thank you for all your support.

Route 66, Ride for the Relay, Day Nine

Mary Anne Erickson | Posted 02.05.2015 | Travel
Mary Anne Erickson

We decided it was fine to be on our own today, as Jen had never been to this wonder of the world, and we wanted to spend more time there. Little did we realize however, the great distances we would be traveling and how little time we'd really have.

Life Is Short. Go Places

Bill Marriott | Posted 01.24.2015 | Business
Bill Marriott

This is a story about the Gonce family, who live in Oak Grove, Mississippi. They are discoverers. Daughters, Lauren and Leslie started out on a trip to Chicago to visit The American Girl store. Their mom and dad, Chris and Leslie, took some detours along the way.

Finding Gratitude in Boxer Briefs

Mikah Meyer | Posted 01.25.2015 | Travel
Mikah Meyer

By removing ourselves from normal surroundings, we are able to look at the world through a new lens. Traveling allows our brains to notice the simple pleasures we overlook in our everyday routines. Those that we forget to give thanks for.

This Victorian-Era Clothing Exhibit Is to Die for... Literally

Roadtrippers | Posted 01.21.2015 | Travel
Roadtrippers

Not all that long ago, pretty much everything could kill us. It wasn't uncommon for loads of high society Victorian peeps to drop like flies, courtesy of the weirdest way to kick the bucket ever... deadly clothing.