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10 Tips for Road-Tripping With Toddlers

Fathom | Posted 07.30.2014 | 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 07.23.2014 | 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 07.17.2014 | 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 07.15.2014 | 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 07.15.2014 | 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 07.15.2014 | 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 07.10.2014 | 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 07.10.2014 | 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 07.09.2014 | 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 07.07.2014 | 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 07.02.2014 | 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

3 Steps to Planning the Perfect Road Trip

Localeur | Posted 07.02.2014 | Travel

Veer off the main road, take pleasure in not being on a cramped, full flight, and let your car do what it was made to do. With the right car, the right company and the right attitude about the journey, the behind-the-wheel world is your oyster for the summer.

The Magical Dolphins of Slovenia

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 07.01.2014 | Travel
Sidonie Sawyer

The first time I saw dolphins was in Slovenia, when it was still called Yugoslavia, while on vacation with my parents. We lived in Paris and most summers my parents rented a small flat of two rooms in the coastal village of Piran, where we usually spent a few weeks at the time.

How A Road Trip Can Make Your Family Stronger

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 06.27.2014 | Parents

Oh, the milestones of a good ol' family road trip. Whether it's throwing your suitcases in the car, singing on the road or dealing with the unexpected...

Snapshots From 18 Months of Adventure in New Zealand

Charli Moore | Posted 06.25.2014 | Travel
Charli Moore

Wild and untamed New Zealand encompasses some of the most spectacular landscapes on the planet. Largely uninhabited, yet bursting with unquestionable beauty, the islands offer visitors a veritable buffet of landscapes to explore, each one painted with a unique palate of color.

Go Coast To Coast In The Time It Takes To Eat Your Lunch

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | Posted 06.23.2014 | Travel

When Connor Magill decided to accompany two friends on a weeklong, cross-country road trip, the only thing he set out to videotape was the "Hollywood ...

Inspiring Summer Drives To Add To Your Bucket List

SmarterTravel | Posted 06.09.2014 | Travel

Summers were made for cranking up the tunes and hitting the open road, ready for anything to happen. Get behind the wheel and let one of these 10 feel...

How You Can Stay Free (or Super Cheap) on Your Next Trip

The Active Times | Posted 06.08.2014 | Travel
The Active Times

Planning a trip -- especially an international one -- is a difficult task when you're trying to find the best of everything at a reasonable price. For those of us on a strict budget (practically all of us), value becomes that much more important.

Getting Ready for a Family Camping Adventure

Michele Bigley | Posted 07.30.2014 | Travel
Michele Bigley

Let me start by saying that we are not campers. My husband and I have lived in cities for the majority of our lives. My kids (who are six and two) have been camping once. For a night.

13 Benefits and Rewards of Being a Road Warrior Family

Allie Smith | Posted 07.21.2014 | Parents
Allie Smith

Only 14 days until we embark on our fifth summer road trip, and my planning for it has fueled my wanderlust. In the last few days I've been asked repeatedly one or both of the following: "Are you going on another adventure this summer?" Or, "Where are you headed?"

5 Things That Will Probably Happen On Your Next Road Trip -- and How to Prepare for Them

Susan Gregg Koger | Posted 07.19.2014 | Style
Susan Gregg Koger

If you follow me on Instagram (if not, you totally should -- @susangkoger), you know that I spend A LOT of time on the road and in the air travelin...

What Does It Take To Make The Perfect Road Trip Movie?

HuffPost Live | Kira Brekke | Posted 05.16.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

"Easy Rider," "Stranger Than Paradise," "Thelma and Louise," "Little Miss Sunshine" -- all road trip movies, and all hallmarks of American cinema. ...

Postcards From The Road Trip You Took Last Century

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 05.16.2014 | Travel

If the Great American Road Trip is so great now, imagine what it would've been like last century: in the age of early automobiles, charming roadside m...

The 11 People You Don't Want To Go On A Road Trip With

The Huffington Post | Jenna Rak | Posted 05.12.2014 | Travel

Ittttttt's ROAD TRIP SEASON! We can't wait to jump in the car and explore the country with the music on and the wind blowing through our hair. But ...

Next Month You'll Be Able to Take a Road Trip to North Korea

Roadtrippers | Posted 07.08.2014 | Travel

You won't be packing Funyuns and your copy of George Orwell's Animal Farm (that book's banned in North Korea). Oh no. North Korea will assign all road trippers an official escort for the duration of their trip.