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5 Of The World's Best Road Trips

Thrillist | Posted 10.25.2014 | Travel

Road trips as a kid kinda sucked. But then you learned to drive, and realized that replacing your younger sisters with a couple of college buddies changes everything.

It Sounds Like a Whisper

Sheila Blanchette | Posted 10.21.2014 | Fifty
Sheila Blanchette

There is so much speculation regarding what happened in Ferguson. As always, the 24/7 news machine fills in the blanks before they have all the facts. They are full of conjecture and theory.

This Guy May Be Passionate, But He's Definitely Not An Idiot

The Huffington Post | Christine Dalton | Posted 08.21.2014 | Comedy

Family road trips are the WORST. Sure, maybe you get some reading done in the first hour or two. You get to indulge in your road-trip-rite-of-pass...

Trippin' Through the '90s

Kerri Zane | Posted 10.14.2014 | Travel
Kerri Zane

If your kids are like mine, they were just born and can't remember these seminal events. But thankfully, many of the places these events took place still exist and you can relive them with your children. Here is a coast-to-coast road trip of fabulous '90s landmarks.

These Two Crazy Germans Just Drove a MINI Cooper Around the World

Roadtrippers | Posted 10.12.2014 | Travel

Meet Fritz Fritz Kreis and Thomas Fuerst, two insane Germans who just drove their MINI Cooper east from Heidelberg, Germany to New York City. If you thought that last coast-to-coast trip you took was pretty epic, you have now been officially one-upped

What a Road Trip Down US 50, the 'Loneliest Road,' Is Really Like

Roadtrippers | Posted 10.11.2014 | Travel

The only stop we made on the high-speed stretch of highway was at The Shoe Tree. The original "Shoe Tree," was cut down a few years back, but thankfully pretty much any tree will do, so a new shoe tree now exists for your offbeat pleasure.

This Is How You Do Route 66 Like A Badass American Hero

Roadtrippers | Posted 10.08.2014 | Travel

s a new mom to a fantastic little boy, it's my duty to raise him to be a man that has fortitude, drive, passion and other manly stuff like that. So, on our road trip down Route 66, I'm focused on exposing him to as many awesome American places I can.

Learning to Fly

Kristin Shaw | Posted 10.03.2014 | Parents
Kristin Shaw

Our parents saw us off from Angie's driveway, and we waved until we couldn't see their faces anymore. Armed with travelers' checks, cash, maps, snacks and the best mix tapes we could create, we headed east.

Take a Tour of Cisco, Utah, the Creepy Ghost Town From Thelma & Louise and Vanishing Point

Roadtrippers | Posted 10.06.2014 | Travel

We couldn't pass up the chance to visit this spooky, snake-infested, could-get-shot-at-any-moment by some nut job little ghost town...

Visit Wendover Airfield, the real 'Lerner Field' From Con-Air

Roadtrippers | Posted 10.06.2014 | Travel

When you put Nicolas Cage on a plane hijacked by prisoners, you've got a sure-fire recipe for cinematic gold.

MINI Takes the States Day 2: A Police Encounter, the Shoe Tree, and Con-Air

Roadtrippers | Posted 10.05.2014 | Travel

Greetings from Montego Bay Resort in West Wendover, NV, just outside of the legendary Bonneville Salt Flats Speedway. We're gearing up for day 3, but ...

MINI Takes the States Day 1: Tony Hawk, San Francisco, and MINIs Everywhere

Roadtrippers | Posted 10.05.2014 | Travel

It’s official… 2014 MINI Takes the States is underway! As Roadtrippers kicks off Day 2 from Reno, NV, let’s fill you in on all the day 1 shenani...

We're Hitting the Road for 5,000 Miles of Fun

Roadtrippers | Posted 10.05.2014 | Travel

Follow along as Roadtrippers meets up with hundreds of MINI owners in San Francisco for a cross-country road trip like no other. There will be pet pag...

Roadtripping Route 66 (With a 9-month-old Baby)

Roadtrippers | Posted 10.05.2014 | Travel

I’ve always had a thing for travel. In my twenties it felt so good being able to bounce from place to place, hop on a plane on a whim, and hit the ...

10 Tips for Road-Tripping With Toddlers

Fathom | Posted 09.29.2014 | Travel

A well-traveled mom knows how to keep the kids happy (and herself sane) while in the driver's seat.

20 Best Day Trips in the U.S.

Fodor's | Posted 09.22.2014 | Travel

Whether you're a local or a visitor, one of the best things to do in a city is escape for a while. And sometimes all you need is a day to recharge, wh...

Dear Car Talk Brothers: Thanks For Saving My, My Friend's, and Her Dog's Life 20 Years Ago

Suzanne Clores | Posted 09.16.2014 | Women
Suzanne Clores

Without you, we'd have been cooked, which would have been almost as bad as driving over the edge of the Grand Canyon. On behalf of myself, my friend, her dog, and all foolish drivers, I belatedly thank you.

Here's Waldo

Michael Brune | Posted 09.14.2014 | Green
Michael Brune

In Oregon, our first big stop was at a place that I'm happy to say has already been protected for more than a century: Crater Lake National Park. The blue water looked as amazing as when gold prospectors stumbled upon it in 1853. It's the deepest lake in the U.S., with incredibly clear water.

The Best Places to Visit in Miami... in Two Days

Roadtrippers | Posted 09.14.2014 | Travel

So you're going to Miami for a weekend of fun in the sun. You're planning on checking out the city's art, food, museums, beaches, and hotels. Well, look no further!

Strange Seattle: An Offbeat Road Trip Through the Emerald City

Roadtrippers | Posted 09.14.2014 | Travel

Seattle is home to some wonderfully quirky stops that make for a thrilling day trip though the city.

The Great American Roadtrip: Toddler Friendly

Amanda Blakley | Posted 09.09.2014 | Travel
Amanda Blakley

There is something universal about roadtrips. The soundtrack of my particular childhood journeys was a combination of Barbara Streisand, the musical Annie and the Solid Gold cassette collection. Now it's time for my son to experience it.

An Enchanting Road Trip to New Mexico's Hot Springs

Christine Buckley | Posted 09.09.2014 | Travel
Christine Buckley

Perhaps that's why a recent hot spring themed five day road trip through the State of New Mexico, the Land of Enchantment, has left me daydreaming about when I can go back to explore more.

Surviving 18 Months Traveling With My Wife

Kip Patrick | Posted 09.08.2014 | Travel
Kip Patrick

Was surviving our sojourn an achievement worth noting on a resume? And more importantly, am I so terrible a travel partner as to note mere survival as a successful outcome? This would require serious thought.

Wilderness Forward

Dan Chu | Posted 09.06.2014 | Green
Dan Chu

My first Wilderness experience was as a Boy Scout in California. Spending four days on a Wilderness backpacking trip in the Klamath Mountains at the age of 13 changed my life forever and put me on a path to be a conservationist.

Your Perfect Cali Road Trip: San Francisco to Monterey

Fathom | Posted 09.01.2014 | Travel

We did it all, and still had time for a few drunk nights catching up in our hotel room (completely necessary for long-distance BFFs). Excuse us while we pat ourselves on the back