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What Has Reality TV Done to Young Women?

Ashley Bush and Raphaela Sapire | Posted 11.26.2012 | Women
Ashley Bush and Raphaela Sapire

And we wonder why women aren't advancing in the boardrooms. Rather than seeing examples of what they can become -- a scientist, a vineyard owner, a chef -- girls and young women are watching examples of females as teen moms, housewives or socialites (Kardashians).

PHOTOS: Great American Factory Tours

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 11.24.2012 | Travel
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

Whether you've watched Americans make potato chips or Mack Trucks -- you'll come away with a greater appreciation for the businesses and objects our countrymen are capable of building.

Highway Nannies and Drive-Thrus

Juliet Linley | Posted 11.18.2012 | Parents
Juliet Linley

Let's be honest: When the kids wake up and need to break free of Car Seat Prison, giving them a dry AutoGrill sandwich and letting them run wild down the aisles isn't quite ideal.

PHOTOS: Roadside Dinosaurs And Jurassic Parking

Smithsonian | Posted 11.12.2012 | Travel

A model in a shock wig rides a dilapidated sauropod surrounded by icicle lights, while a sad, roughshod theropod threatens to chomp down on a poor mannequin next door.

PHOTOS: Modern Life And Ancient Ruins In The Southwest

AP | KAREN MATTHEWS | Posted 11.05.2012 | Travel

SECOND MESA, Ariz. (AP) — A road trip to the Four Corners region of the Southwest offers a window into Native American culture, from ruins older tha...

10 Fascinating US Military Attractions On US Route 6

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 10.29.2012 | Travel
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

Anyone who has served one of these ships or has a modicum of interest in Naval History must see this place to believe it.

An Artsy Ozark Oasis

Christine Buckley | Posted 09.22.2012 | Travel
Christine Buckley

In fact, under part of Beaver Lake lies the remains of the failed resort town of Monte Ne, which was flooded when the man-made lake was created in the 1960s.

Deal-Driven American Road Trips

Travelzoo | Posted 09.14.2012 | Travel

Across the border in Texas and down I-90 is Beaumont, home to the world's third-largest fire hydrant, painted in Dalmatian spots, ready for its close-up.

Culinary Carolina Continued: "Meat & Three," and So Much More

Elizabeth Boleman-Herring | Posted 09.11.2012 | Good News
Elizabeth Boleman-Herring

You "can't hardly find" barbeque in Upstate South Carolina if you're unlucky enough to be visiting the region mid-week. Upstate BBQ eateries are open ...

The 10 Best Scenery-Stealing Biker-Worthy Stretches Of US Route 6

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 09.11.2012 | Travel
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

In grad school, whenever I needed to clear my head, I'd get in my car and drive. It was, as most lovers of the open road will agree, a sensual experi...

New (Old) Road Trip Music

CarsTravelFood | Posted 09.09.2012 | Travel

More Americans go on road trips in the summer than any other time of year and part of the fun is -- what songs do we want to hear on the playlist?

Upstate South Carolina (Culinary & Sentimental) Road Trip

Elizabeth Boleman-Herring | Posted 09.07.2012 | Good News
Elizabeth Boleman-Herring

In the South, the South I thought I knew, the times they are a'changin' . . . and it's about time. The mills and moonshine are gone. What's replacing them -- big-box Walmart stores, Pizza Huts and enclaves of rich, northern retirees -- are fast-changing the landscape I (and all the Bolemans, Smiths and Shirleys before me called home).

PHOTOS: Amazing State Capitol Buildings

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 09.02.2012 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

State capitals may be hotbeds of partisan madness, but they are also the hubs around which local economies, cultures and sentiments spin.

The Most Iconic Places To Stay On Route 6

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 08.28.2012 | Travel
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

There are women who collect shoes and men who amass baseball caps. I'm obsessed with hotels.

Coyote Teeth Dentures And Other Oddities On US Route 6

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 08.25.2012 | Travel
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

Brooklyn, CT. A herd of buffalo in the rolling hills of northern Connecticut?

Setting Out Across America On Route 6

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 08.07.2012 | Travel
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

Last year, when I turned double nickles and my kids flew the nest, I decided to drive cross-country on the second longest highway in the U.S.

PHOTOS: 10 Only In Kansas Accommodations

Kevin Richberg | Posted 08.07.2012 | Travel
Kevin Richberg

If you are just driving through, you're doing it wrong.

How to Pack a Cooler (and Save Money) on Your Next Road Trip

Women & Co | Posted 08.05.2012 | Parents
Women & Co

With today's gas prices, you may be looking for ways to save a little money on your family voyage. Packing homemade items saves money and makes for happy (and less sugar-enthused!) travelers.

A Road Trip Through Coastal Quebec

Lonely Planet | Karla Zimmerman | Posted 08.05.2012 | Travel

It is hard to leave the soulful plazas and glass-clinking cafes of Québec City, but a journey beyond the walled town brings big rewards. Blue whales,...

Wackiest US Roadside Attractions: Which Is Your Favorite?

Posted 05.30.2012 | Travel

Summer travel planning doesn't start until someone rolls out a map and ticks off their favorite road trip route. Getting out on the open road is so in...

WATCH: The Great American Food (Road) Trip

Daniel Klein | Posted 07.22.2012 | Home
Daniel Klein

We heard stories of Americans from generations past and others just off the boat. We were inspired and sadened by what we saw, heard and experienced.

Prettiest Drives: Which Is The Best US Road Trip Route?

Posted 05.23.2012 | Travel

This summer, Americans are poised to take a well-earned vacation or two. If they can't go abroad, they have a myriad of choices right here on US soil,...

Does This Road Trip Make Me Look Fat?

Fathom | Posted 06.25.2012 | Travel

From time to time, the editors at Fathom answer letters from travelers in need of trip-planning advice. Fathom editorial director Jeralyn Gerba steers you away from road trip junk food.

Indian Road Trip As Cultural Buffet

Leora Novick | Posted 06.21.2012 | Travel
Leora Novick

The streets were clogged with traffic, brightly painted trucks, rickshaws and regal looking camels pulling wagons full of grain.

PHOTOS: Rust And Roll On Route 66

Hans Proppe | Posted 06.14.2012 | Travel
Hans Proppe

If you go off the freeways and find the backroads or old routes of the western U.S., there are some interesting things to be seen.