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Road Trips

WATCH: Hitching 5,000 Miles Across The US

The Huffington Post | Paul Brady | Posted 11.21.2011 | Travel

Benjamin Jenks was burnt out on his job and looking for an adventure to recharge. After reading a book by Steven Newman — the first person to walk s...

PHOTOS: From Eureka To Eureka

Foster Huntington | Posted 11.21.2011 | Travel
Foster Huntington

Two hundred and eighty one miles, or roughly one tank of gas in my VW Syncro, separate Eureka Utah and Eureka Nevada.

Girl Behind the Wheel: A Family Journey

Pamela Kripke | Posted 11.02.2011 | Divorce
Pamela Kripke

From the back seat, I learned as much about the separate personalities that comprise my family as I did about the battle at Lexington or the notion of worldly intrusion in the Amish Country. We were marvelously perfect, I thought, a conscientious pair of parents at the helm, two abiding kids in tow.

Poetry: From Scratch

Hannah Stephenson | Posted 10.31.2011 | Arts
Hannah Stephenson

Trust the road to hold the car

Flight Canceled, Chef Drives From Miami To New York

Posted 10.29.2011 | Travel

Hurricane Irene scrambled airline and train schedules on Saturday and Sunday, leaving thousands of travels stranded. But one tourist, Michael Laiskoni...

PHOTOS: Blessed Dirt And Beauty In New Mexico

Jay Carroll | Posted 10.24.2011 | Travel
Jay Carroll

After having the church door shut in our face and we stood there for thirty minutes. The line built up and the women behind the door cried, disrobed and rubbed dirt all over themselves.

A $425 Cab Ride From D.C. To New York City

Peter Mandel | Posted 10.24.2011 | Travel
Peter Mandel

I could've just taken the train, but on a whim, and packing my sense of adventure, I was going from D.C. to New York by taxi cab.

PHOTOS: Catalina Island Done Right

| Katie Bain | Posted 10.10.2011 | Los Angeles

Catalina Island is home to 3,500 full time residents and is the destination of over a million tourists a year. Clearly, something good is going on 22 ...

PHOTOS: Five Great Excursions Just Driving Distance Away

| Shyla Batliwalla | Posted 10.10.2011 | San Francisco

When I think vacation, I think Thailand, Bora Bora and the South of France. Unfortunately, my wallet and professional obligations don't allow for such...

The Movie Lover's Guide To A Successful Road Trip

The Moviefone Blog | Chris Chaberski (Subscribe to Chris Chaberski's Posts) | Posted 10.05.2011 | Travel

There's something so quintessentially American about driving cross-country during the summertime. The open road, the endless nights, the mountain view...

The Family Road Trip Survival Guide

Posted 08.31.2011 | Parents

Planning for a family road trip can feel like planning for a major military operation -- all that laundry and packing, plus all those lists and tasks,...

Our Top Road Trips [PHOTOS]

Black Tomato | Posted 09.19.2011 | Travel
Black Tomato

Whether in racing cars or vintage bikes, we've picked our five favorite ways to take to the road this week.

The Most Original American Road Trip Snacks

The Daily Meal | Posted 08.31.2011 | Food
The Daily Meal

Pity the health-food nut on a cross-country road trip. Or worse yet, imagine a carful of vegans cruising along what's left of Route 66. It's not that ...

America's Best Drive-Thrus

The Daily Meal | Posted 09.16.2011 | Food
The Daily Meal

Like motels and Twinkies, the drive-through window is a distinctly American invention. Sure, other countries have embraced the simple pleasure of ...

Erin Clements

The A.V. Club Introduces ‘Pop Pilgrims,’ New Travel Series For Culture Enthusiasts | Erin Clements | Posted 06.02.2014 | Entertainment

For most, sites like the coffee shop where color-coded gangsters discuss "Like a Virgin" in the opening scene of "Reservoir Dogs," or the church where...

America's Best Roadside Attractions

Christina Ricchiuti | Posted 09.19.2011 | Travel
Christina Ricchiuti

2011-03-16-Screenshot20110316at11.12.37AM.jpgOften zany, sometimes corny, these monuments offer relief from the monotony of the open road.

Road Trip Survival For Dads

Rob Sachs | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Rob Sachs

Gone are the days of hopping into a sports car and dashing off into the night. Now I drive a moderately fuel-efficient SUV, fully loaded with not one, but two car seats.

'Tiger in Your Tank': On the Road in India

Peter Mandel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Peter Mandel

The highway out of Delhi looks like it has a rash. What is this stuff? It's smashed-up watermelons from a truck.

best roads to drive in america

Posted 09.19.2011 | Travel

As spring and summer are just around the corner -- yes, believe it! -- it's time to plan for the most quintessentially American of all travel vacation...

PHOTOS: The Prettiest California Road Trips

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

California is the third-largest state in the USA, and you could easily spend weeks navigating its blue highways and rural byways, safely distant from ...

WATCH: Parents Break Into Moving Car To Rescue Baby After Carjacking

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

"When a parent's trying to save their child, all bets are off," remarked Police Detective Kristin Kincheloe after a daring rescue attempt this week in...

PHOTOS: The 10 Best Road Trips In America

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

The open road beckons with the potential for adventure, and the editors at have presented their favorite American road trips from ...

Tips For Driving Across America

Matt Kepnes | Posted 09.19.2011 | Travel
Matt Kepnes

Driving across America is not as easy as is imagined. Here are a few things to remember.

Where to Get Your Kicks on Route 66: Gallup, New Mexico

Karen Tina Harrison | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Karen Tina Harrison

2010-09-02-gallup1.jpg Gallup, New Mexico is fantastically funky. A slice of Americana rarely seen nowadays, it has barely changed since Route 66's mid-century heyday.

The COOLEST Road Trip Destinations

Huffington Post | Jett Wells | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

There's no better time to take a massive road trip than while you're in college. It's a timeless rite of passage, from the days of Kerouac to the days...