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A Cowboy Poet Gets Real at Sideman Jamboree

Christine Buckley | Posted 05.24.2016 | Travel
Christine Buckley

His name was Lon and his hands were trembling as he looked down at the words written on the crinkled piece of faded yellow college ruled notebook pape...

7 Money-Saving Tips for Your Summer Road Trip

GOBankingRates | Posted 05.23.2016 | Travel

By Charlene Oldham, Contributor 2016 will be a record-setting year for gasoline consumption and total miles traveled thanks, in part, to fuel prices ...

2016 Maine Vacation Guide

Down East Magazine | Posted 05.19.2016 | Travel
Down East Magazine

Summer. In. Maine Do those three words have you ready to pack a picnic and head out the door? Then let these events, trips, sweet spots, and insider tips help steer you.

5 Things You Should Do Over Summer Vacation

Gabrielle Pfeiffer | Posted 05.17.2016 | Entertainment
Gabrielle Pfeiffer

Summer vacation is the glorious three months of warm weather (or 3 weeks if you are from the Midwest, like me) that we spend all year looking forward ...

Behind the Wheel: My Love Affair With the Open Road

K.C. Wilder | Posted 05.11.2016 | Travel
K.C. Wilder

When you're a teenager and the oldest of five kids, trust me, there is nothing better than getting out of the house alone. Rolling on back roads in my clunky little wagon, a boom box on the passenger seat playing mix tapes oozing teen angst... Man, that was the coolest.

An Adventurer's Guide to Summer: Rest Stop Rescue

Anne Armstrong | Posted 05.11.2016 | Parents
Anne Armstrong

Are we there yet? Almost....summer is just around the corner! And with summer comes all the joy, fun, adventures and headaches of entertaining the t...

Yes, You Can Afford the West Coast Road Trip of Your Dreams (Here's How)

David Landsel | Posted 05.05.2016 | Travel
David Landsel

Ever priced out that insane West Coast road trip you've been wanting to do forever? There's a good chance you gave up midway through your research -- oceanfront real estate, one quickly learns, is expensive -- if you can even find space. Low season? What's that -- even in the dead of winter, California in particular remains popular with travelers from around the world.

America's Most Scenic Roads

The Active Times | Posted 04.29.2016 | Travel
The Active Times

If you feel like going on a getaway vacation, few can be more spontaneous than a road trip, which for many is the perfect way to travel. You just grab...

4 Full Days of Nashville

College Tourist | Posted 04.24.2016 | Travel
College Tourist

The College Tourist By: Emily Roth, University of Connecticut It's always hard and often impossible during a short visit, to see everything that a n...

U.S. Road Trip: 50 States 50 National Parks

Jay Zantos | Posted 04.14.2016 | Travel
Jay Zantos

I knew from the beginning of my planning process that I was going to buy an Interagency National Parks Pass, but as I began developing my route and schedule more seriously, I realized that it might be possible to visit every national park in the lower 48 states. And so the stakes were set.

An Open Letter to Those 'Life-long' Friends

Taylor Johnson | Posted 04.13.2016 | College
Taylor Johnson

It was 24 people, they were nobodies to me but they quickly became the people I wished I had known my whole life. They were all different. That was the thing. They were so special in a way that none of them understood.

Sibling Travelry and the Connections of Motel 6

Maria Rodale | Posted 04.08.2016 | Travel
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Andeep Singh, documentarian and television and Web video producer As the parent of an only traveling child, I often wonder what my d...

Top 5 Ways You Can Survive Road Trips With Your Kids

Charmaine Belonio | Posted 04.05.2016 | Education
Charmaine Belonio

When you drive to and from work, you know how driving can be impossibly painful even when you're sitting in the car alone. So when the time comes that...

How to Optimize an American Classic: The Road Trip

Keith King | Posted 04.05.2016 | Travel
Keith King

I love road trips. Maybe it's the freedom of the open road, or seeing things you'd never see by flying. Whatever it is, a road trip is something I'm a...

Top 5 Ways You Can Survive Road Trips With Your Kids

Charmaine Belonio | Posted 04.05.2016 | Parents
Charmaine Belonio

Family road trips are one of the best memories you can give your children. Make all the preparations before you buckle up and drive so it will not just be unforgettable, but safe for everyone.

6 Offbeat Places in Australia to Visit With a Campervan

Jyotsna Ramani | Posted 03.31.2016 | Travel
Jyotsna Ramani

This can be a great start to your itinerary. Just take a boat to the breathtaking Rottnest island with amazing beaches, pristine waters and excellent underwater life. It is a great place to unwind and relax.

5 Tips to Enhance Your Visit to the Redwoods

Matt Emerson | Posted 03.25.2016 | Travel
Matt Emerson

Redwood National & State Parks are located along the Pacific Coast in Northern California. Instead of one large park, you'll find a series of parks. ...

Pete Barrett: The American Worker

Anna Donnella | Posted 03.16.2016 | Arts
Anna Donnella

Photographer Pete Barrett is on a trip, and it's a long one. For the past six months, Pete and his family have taken to the road for an indefinite trip around the country as Pete delves into a photographic journey to shoot "The American Worker."

Car Talk: 'Running' Out of Gas

Bonni Brodnick | Posted 03.16.2016 | Travel
Bonni Brodnick

My husband and I are trying to put this recent escapade in the rearview mirror because my declaration comes with a bit of embarrassment: Yesterday, I had the "winning" score of 11 miles to go in my gas tank and 8 miles to the closest station.

A Travel Itinerary in Five Easy Steps

Dave Tomlinson | Posted 03.17.2016 | Travel
Dave Tomlinson

For anyone wanting to travel, creating an itinerary can be important, especially if you have limited time. Some people will say that it's impossible ...

How to Plan Your First Road Trip

Janna Riz Canlas | Posted 03.14.2016 | Travel
Janna Riz Canlas

Aside from the routine trips to San Francisco, neither of us has experienced an all-American road trip. We didn't exactly know what we're getting ourselves into.

Why Adventure Doesn't Have to End in Your 20s

Mikah Meyer | Posted 03.14.2016 | Travel
Mikah Meyer

"I'm insane." "I will get eaten by a bear." "I really am insane." Thoughts I've had almost daily over the past two years (especially after watching...

Should You Visit the Florida Keys?

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 03.14.2016 | Travel
Sidonie Sawyer

So should you visit? Yes, if you have time and are ready to relax and let go with no schedule and no tight social rules. No, if you only have one day to spare, are hurried tourists, or have expectations of any kind.

Couchsurfing: A Dating App?

Brenda Mejia | Posted 03.09.2016 | Travel
Brenda Mejia

I will answer this question right away: NO. Couchsurfing is not a dating app. Is an app to meet like-minded travelers that are willing to help you t...

Too Gay to be Outdoorsy: Why We Need LGBT Role Models Beyond the Stereotypes

Mikah Meyer | Posted 03.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Mikah Meyer

What are the gay stereotypes? That we want to shop all the time? That we are prissy and scared of rugged work? That we are horrible at sports? As a ...