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Road Trip Rules For Summer

Mark DeCarlo | Posted 08.04.2016 | Travel
Mark DeCarlo

Adventure lurks behind every bush, bar and sketchy billboard. So now that "springtime" has burned into Summer, you need some hacks to make sure you make the most of your travels.

What a Roadtrip On Mars Looks Like

How Far From Home | Posted 06.20.2016 | Travel
How Far From Home

It is a land like no other; some say its one of the closest environments to that of Mars that you can find on Earth. It's really no wonder that NASA frequently studies the landscape.

10 Things to Take on Your Summer Road Trip

Marriott Traveler | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 06.08.2016 | Travel

It’s the summer of the road trip. Get ready to go with these must-haves for spending hours in the car. Happy driving!...

11 Unexpected Beach Destinations | Posted 05.18.2016 | Travel

Some places are known for their beaches - the Caribbean, California, Croatia - while others remain hidden, just waiting to be discovered. Chelsea Beng...

Why Driving in New Zealand Is Good For Your Soul

Nicola Barnard | Posted 04.04.2016 | Travel
Nicola Barnard

The roads in New Zealand take you through some of the most spectacular scenery in the world. They take you past stunning shimmering lakes and majesti...

Spring Break in LA? Take the Road Less Traveled!

Matt Emerson | Posted 03.23.2016 | Travel
Matt Emerson

In honor of the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service, add a park or two to your itinerary during your next visit to So Cal. There are more ...

11 Tweet-Worthy Road Trip Tips

Vik Vek | Posted 03.21.2016 | Travel
Vik Vek

The great love of open roads ultimately leads most of us to pack our bags and start the ignition. As with everything in life you will have your own stories to tell soon enough, for sure, but making of those stories can either be fun or a whole lot of pain.

The 6 Life Lessons I Learned From a Solo Road Trip

Amanda Beilke | Posted 03.03.2016 | Travel
Amanda Beilke

The day I turned 24 I knew I had to do something different. I didn't know what or how, but then on a whim I thought "I'm going on a road trip." THAT'S IT! I needed change, I needed a break, I needed spontaneity in my life, and so I picked a weekend that fall and that is just what I did.

3 Ways to Rejuvenate Your Career Search

GenDIY | Posted 03.03.2016 | Education

Annie Mais Ask a group of seven-year-olds the question, "What do you want to be someday?" and the answers you'll get are usually declared with surene...

Road Trippin' Babe -- A Peek Behind the Curtain

Cindy Allen | Posted 11.09.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Cindy Allen

Since returning from my September road trip to California I have been itching to get back on the road. I'm getting better at packing my car and having...

Roadmap: The Get-It-Together Guide for Figuring Out What to Do With Your Life

GenDIY | Posted 10.23.2015 | Travel

While this is an enjoyable aspect of this book -- and one that that authors fully acknowledge as somewhat trite -- it isn't until the reader begins to learn about people who have created a life they love for themselves that the deeper implications set in.

Bulunkul -- a Village at the End of the Road

Eva Pivac | Posted 10.20.2015 | World
Eva Pivac

Bulunkul is a village of extremes. The raw and wild ragged beauty will take your breath away. If not, the high altitude will surely leave you gaspin...

Savannah: Love at First Sight

Findery | Posted 09.18.2016 | Travel

At first light, I have her all to myself, aside from one lone jogger and a trash collector. I start to feel the lure of Savannah, Georgia, that sweet sickness that the French call le mal doux. I need to sip her slowly, like a dry martini.

5 U.S. Dining Destinations You Must Visit

Dave Austin | Posted 09.17.2016 | Fifty
Dave Austin

While many adults 50 and over choose to visit the beach, take a cruise or explore Europe during their vacations, some are looking to take the road less traveled and are literally putting their money where their mouth is.

The 23 Most Beautiful American Campsites

The Outbound Collective | Posted 08.31.2016 | 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.

Like a Pro: 25 Car-Camping Gear Essentials

Joshua Berman | Posted 07.25.2016 | Travel
Joshua Berman

I used to be a backcountry camper. I went light. I brought only what I could carry on my back. Now, as the proud father of three Colorado native daughters, ages 2, 5, and 7, I'm ready to embrace my family's full car camping--and glamping--potential.

Free (and Unusual) Roadside Attractions

CheapTickets | Posted 07.02.2016 | Travel

Have you got gasoline in your veins, but dust bunnies in your wallet? Never fear, there are plenty of quirky (and free) roadside attractions to tickle your fancy and keep your road trip cheap. The low price of gas doesn't hurt, either.

Impressions of India: The Taj Mahal

Mary Anne Erickson | Posted 05.06.2016 | Travel
Mary Anne Erickson

Today was the day we've been anticipating for weeks: visiting the Taj Mahal! We stepped outside the hotel lobby and were greeted with extreme cold (for India) and dense fog. Because of the limited visibility, our guide Adil told us we should postpone the main attraction until later in the morning.

Impressions of India: The Road to Agra

Mary Anne Erickson | Posted 05.01.2016 | Travel
Mary Anne Erickson

Monday January 19, 2015 We were sad to leave this paradise of a hotel, Nahargarh Ranthambhore, with the sweetest staff in the world, and their ...

Roadtrip Through the Sweet South

Findery | Posted 06.09.2015 | Travel

Both cities are filled with so much Southern charm, American history, and beautiful coastal living. Trying to decide which one I liked better is difficult because they each have their own distinct personality and flair.

The Weirdest Roadside Attraction in Every State

Thrillist | Posted 05.26.2015 | Travel

There's nothing better than a great American cross-country road trip: soaking in the nation's majestic beauty, eating in tiny roadside diners, driving 150 miles out of the way to take a selfie in front of... a giant ball of string!

Road Notes From a Travel Diarist

Mary Anne Erickson | Posted 03.16.2015 | Travel
Mary Anne Erickson

Today we leave at 9:00 a.m. to head north to Deogarh ( a half-way point on the road to Jodpuhr) and I'm ready for another day of traveling and experiencing a new set of vistas along the way.

To Grandmother's House We (Eventually) Go

Jon Carras | Posted 03.10.2015 | Parents
Jon Carras

Two days after Christmas, my wife, Lauren, and I did something we never do: We packed up the car during the holidays and hit the road.

Route 66, Ride for the Relay, Day Twelve

Mary Anne Erickson | Posted 02.26.2015 | Travel
Mary Anne Erickson

Everyone was up early packing their bikes and mingling in the guest room of the Hampton Inn - it was a sea of green shirts. Our meeting started a few minutes late, but no one was in a huge rush as we only had 70 miles to travel to the end of Route 66.

A Photographer's Quest to Document America's Vanishing Roadside Rest Stops

Ryann Ford | Posted 02.08.2015 | Arts
Ryann Ford

For the past five years, I've driven all over the country documenting America's rest stops. With drive-thrus and gas stations at nearly every exit, rest areas are losing the fight and are vanishing in nearly every state. Shortly after moving to Texas from California seven years ago, I was struck by a recurring sight - the humble rest stop. The more of these roadside parks I saw, the more inspired I became - there were tables shaded by faux oil rigs, teepees and wagon wheels, and geometric shapes echoing classic mid-century design.