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Route 66 Here We Come!

Mary Anne Erickson | Posted 09.24.2014 | Impact
Mary Anne Erickson

When I started this fundraising effort, I had no idea I would be devoting the ride and my desire for a cure to Claudia -- but now I feel a tremendous desire to help eradicate this horrible disease.

How to Hitchhike Around Iceland's Ring Road

Fathom | Posted 09.17.2014 | Travel

Still an acceptable form of travel in Iceland, hitching has its perks: It's cheap and it makes meeting locals easy (and necessary).

5 Things To Do When Your Daughter Is Heartbroken

Michelle Renee | Posted 09.12.2014 | Parents
Michelle Renee

The one thing she wanted was for him to change his mind and that was the one thing I could not give her, or make him do, or fix for her.

America's Weirdest Roadside Finds

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 09.11.2014 | Travel

There are few things more classic than an American road trip, whether a nerdy one to rocket-launching facilities, a family one for bonding purposes, o...

5 Reasons Why Fall Is the Perfect Time for a Guys-Only Trip

Home Away | Posted 09.11.2014 | Travel
Home Away

Now is the perfect time for a guys trip, and if you really need some reasons to take a few days off with your buds to have some fun, we've got five good reasons for you.

8 New Zealand Sights to Wake Up to (In Your Campervan)

Paul Jury | Posted 09.09.2014 | Travel
Paul Jury

The best way to cram as much as you can into two weeks in New Zealand is via campervan. As you prepare for your own Kiwiland conquest (because who isn't preparing for that?), here are some of our top recommendations for North and South Island, in the "show me, don't tell me" school of photo-blogging.

On the Road with Curtin

Austin Nelson | Posted 09.08.2014 | Arts
Austin Nelson

One of my favorite things about being in a touring band is that in addition to getting to drive around the country playing music with good friends, I ...

America's Quirkiest Towns (PHOTOS)

Travel + Leisure | Posted 09.04.2014 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

Readers ranked hundreds of towns for such magnetic qualities as vibrant main streets, coffee bars, and an eco-friendly vibe. And while plenty of those features may contribute to a town's unique personality, the top 20 winners in the quirky category take it a step further.

Prepare to fall in love with Route 66's Wigwam Motel

Roadtrippers | Posted 08.29.2014 | Travel

When you first pull up to the Wigwam Motel what strikes you immediately is just how picture-perfect it looks. I've wanted to stay at the Wi...

You Don't Need a Car to Spend Labor Day Weekend in Hudson, New York

Fathom | Posted 08.27.2014 | Travel

City folk often fantasize about trading in the urban hustle for something more quaint. The kind of place with a Main Street and a coffee joint and a bar where everybody knows their name.

The 2490 Mile Cross-Country Road Trip with HelloWorld (PHOTOS)

Ernestine Fu | Posted 08.26.2014 | Travel
Ernestine Fu

A cross-country road trip is on the bucket list of most Americans. While we have some incredible sights and landmarks across the country, half the fun of going on road trips these days is sharing the experience with friends and family!

An Appalachian Trail Road Trip

Home Away | Posted 08.26.2014 | Travel
Home Away

This road trip will also deepen your knowledge of American history and geography. The Appalachian Trail passes through 14 states, but the best driving routes are the Skyline Drive in Virginia and the Blue Ridge Parkway in North Carolina.

5 Of The World's Best Road Trips

Thrillist | Posted 08.27.2014 | 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 08.21.2014 | 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 08.14.2014 | 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 08.12.2014 | 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 08.12.2014 | 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 08.08.2014 | 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 08.05.2014 | 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 08.06.2014 | 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 08.06.2014 | 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 08.05.2014 | Travel

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

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

Roadtrippers | Posted 08.05.2014 | 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 ...

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

Roadtrippers | Posted 08.05.2014 | 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...