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Will you #OptOutside on Black Friday? Here Are 10 Ways You Could Spend The Day Outdoors.

Alexis Coram | Posted 11.23.2015 | Travel
Alexis Coram

Unless you've been hiding under a rock for the past few weeks, you'll know all about REI's bold Thanksgiving campaign to #OptOutside on Black Friday....

How To Travel During Thanksgiving And Not Lose Your Mind

Travelle | Posted 11.16.2015 | Travel

Follow Travelle on Instagram and Facebook By Stephanie DeRosa With the millions of travelers who venture out onto the roads and into the air f...

How to Road Trip by Campervan

Viator | Posted 11.16.2015 | Travel

Water. Water. And water. Bring re-usable water containers and bottles to fill at restaurants, since doing so not only reduces trash and bottles floating in the car, but is also a way of staying hydrated and ready for hitting the road.

Avoiding International Incidents and Other Noble Travel Goals: Part 3

Erika Lafrennie | Posted 11.16.2015 | Travel
Erika Lafrennie

After all this excitement, we finally staggered back to camp, only to realize that now we had to find some way to relax enough to actually fall asleep on a blanket in the desert.

Get Lost... and Then Find Yourself in New Zealand

Laura Grier | Posted 11.06.2015 | Travel
Laura Grier

At 35 years old I thought I had finally figured it out. As a destination wedding photographer, I have seen what it takes to make it down the aisle....

The Most Incredible Fall Foliage Drives In North America

Architectural Digest | Posted 11.11.2015 | Travel
Architectural Digest

By Nick Mafi for Architectural Digest. (photo: David Brownell/Alamy) U.S. Route 5A along Lake Willoughby in Westmore, Vermont. (photo: El...

Stunning Images Show That California's Got More Than Beautiful Beaches

Alexis Coram | Posted 11.03.2015 | Travel
Alexis Coram

When people talk about California, they often think of its 840 miles of majestic coastline and the grand beaches peppered from Southern to Northern Ca...

The Best Fall Weekend Trips On The West Coast

The Active Times | Posted 10.22.2015 | Travel
The Active Times

Whether it's an issue of not having enough money, time or you simply have too much on your plate, it's not always possible to make major trips a reality, but that doesn't mean you can't travel on the weekends.

Avoiding International Incidents and Other Noble Travel Goals: Part 1

Erika Lafrennie | Posted 10.20.2015 | Travel
Erika Lafrennie

This is Part 1 of a 3-part story. *************************** I spent a summer living in Morocco once. I was attending school and studying Arabic, b...

The Ultimate Maine Fall Foliage Road Trip -- Day 2

Down East Magazine | Posted 10.07.2015 | Travel
Down East Magazine

Route 2 follows the Androscoggin River northeast from Bethel, a mix of woods and farm fields. You see farm stands selling pumpkins and other falls crops, plus lawn displays, which, with their jumble of peeling shutters, wooden chairs, wheelbarrows, and birdbaths, fall somewhere between an antiques shop and a junkyard.

Florida Craft Beer: Proof Brewing Company

Visit Florida | Posted 09.21.2015 | Travel
Visit Florida

You've heard about pairing food and beer. How about beer paired with authentic Florida experiences? Join us as we explore the state through the flavors of Florida's craft beer culture.

Hot-Headed in Houston: An LGBTQ Author Goes Rogue

Bill Konigsberg | Posted 09.16.2015 | Gay Voices
Bill Konigsberg

I realized that the very fact that so many schools declined my invitation, and that this school wanted me to talk about LGBTQ suicide statistics without focusing on the word "gay," was the problem.

A Culinary Wasteland

Karl Wilder | Posted 09.09.2015 | Taste
Karl Wilder

I've spent a lot of time on the road lately. When you are driving to and from, eventually you need a meal that does not come out of a vending machin...

Worst Drive Ever? 8 Great Stops Along I-95 That'll Restore Your Will to Live

David Landsel | Posted 09.09.2015 | Travel
David Landsel

The trip doesn't have to be terrible - next time, clear some room in your super-busy schedule for one (or all) of the following eight stops, each sure to return at least some of that spring to your step.

Planning a Wine Country Road Trip

Joy Pecknold | Posted 09.02.2015 | Travel
Joy Pecknold

All roads lead to wine. Isn't that how the saying goes? No? Well, it should. With the summer maelstrom winding down and autumn approaching, now is a c...

Author Hits Road for LGBTQ Youth, the Trevor Project

Bill Konigsberg | Posted 09.01.2015 | Gay Voices
Bill Konigsberg

When you're 16 years old, you have absolutely no control over where you live and where you go to school. And if you're LGBTQ, that lack of control is multiplied by a zillion.

The 23 Most Beautiful American Campsites

The Outbound Collective | Posted 08.31.2015 | Travel
The Outbound Collective

It's not too late to get that summer camping trip in the books and any one of these 23 campsites would make for an amazing trip. Rally the crew, pack up the car, and head out to sleep under the stars at one of these beautiful American campsites.

5 Types of Guys You're Stuck With on a Road Trip

Annabel Acton | Posted 08.28.2015 | Comedy
Annabel Acton

So, your guy friends want to go on a road trip -- and elect you to be the driver. Here are the types of guys that you can get stuck with on a road trip. And we've got the video to show it!

So Cal Dreaming: A Staycation Guide

Findery | Posted 08.24.2015 | Travel

Living in Southern California doesn't suck. I'm reminded of this every time I see an orange streaked sky over the Pacific. Friends and relatives sigh over my sun and surf filled snapshots, "Do you know how lucky you are? You're living the dream!"

This Road Trip is One For The Bucket List

Spot | Posted 08.24.2015 | Travel

North of San Francisco lies a stretch of California coastline that nobody ever tells you about. Locals play sly. And tourists? It rarely crosses their radar. But it's road-trip country at its best, checking all the right boxes from secret beaches to neck-craning views.

5 Strange Attractions From American Road Trips

WHERE | Posted 08.21.2015 | Travel

Want to see dinosaurs, Cadillacs half-buried in the desert or a blue whale in Oklahoma? Who doesn't? It can all be found along America's highways and byways.

Keep Illinois Weird: The State's 10 Most Unusual Landmarks

Madison Bondi | Posted 08.21.2015 | Chicago
Madison Bondi

Illinois natives often try to describe what it's like to be from the Land of Lincoln, but at times it all comes down to, "It's not normal, it's an Illinois thing." With our weird town names and bizarre high school mascots, we Illinoisans are just plain strange. Where's the evidence? It's all around us.

Guy Lip-Syncs Throughout A 7-Hour Road Trip, And His Sister Is Not At All Amused

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 08.13.2015 | Comedy

  Road trips are the ultimate test of a relationship. Whether you're friends, significant others, or in this case, brother and sis...

6 Tips for Creating the Best Destination Marketing Campaigns

Debra Carpenter | Posted 08.25.2015 | Business
Debra Carpenter

Imagine this scenario: Two friends sit in Starbucks, drinking frappuccinos. One is using her smartphone to show the other photos of her recent vacation.

Summertime Sweets: 31 Delicious Ice Cream Shops in Illinois

Reboot Illinois | Posted 08.04.2015 | Chicago
Reboot Illinois

Many Illinoisans have been heading out to their favorite ice cream shops for a tasty, chilling dessert. PBS asked its audience to send in names of delicious Illinois ice cream shops, and there are dozens of highly-rated ice cream shops on Yelp and Business Insider.