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How to Pack for a Summer Family Road Trip

Laura McHolm | Posted 07.09.2014 | Parents
Laura McHolm

So, before you hit the road this summer to your family vacation destination, follow these three checklists. Keep the car clutter-free, wire-free and the kids happy!

Three Boeing Fuselages Fell Off a Train Into a Montana River

Roadtrippers | Posted 07.05.2014 | Travel
Roadtrippers

If planes are your thing, I recommend checking out Wings and Waves waterpark. It's a pretty rad waterpark in Oregon built around a 747.

Labrador Loves His Bucket More Than Anyone Has Ever Loved Anything

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 05.20.2014 | Comedy

Think of an object in your life that you love dearly. Got it? Perfect, now multiply that passion you have by a billion and you're probably still not e...

This Dog Loves Road Trips Even More Than You Do

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 05.19.2014 | Comedy

A Vine can tell you a lot in six seconds. Like just how much Quincy the dog, here, loves road trips. If you're wondering how exactly we can tell th...

Which Roadtrip Movie Character Are You?

Posted 05.08.2014 | Parents

Nothing gets us more pumped for a road trip than watching them on screen: they’re always full of adventure, scenic vistas and personal discovery, no...

18 Life-Changing Adventures That'll Make You Curse Your Desk

minube | Posted 05.20.2014 | Travel
minube

These trips inspire us to head out to the far reaches of the Earth in search of wild, rugged lands, unique cultures, and unforgettable experiences.

6 West Coast Roadside Art Installations Worth a Pit Stop

Travelzoo | Posted 05.13.2014 | Travel
Travelzoo

With the wide open road, the freedom of dictating your own schedule and the potential to discover the country's hidden gems, it's no surprise that the road trip has lasted the test of time.

Going-to-the-Sun Road Drivelapse Is 30 Seconds of Pure Scenic Bliss

Roadtrippers | Posted 04.09.2014 | Travel
Roadtrippers

For nearly three decades, workers toiled away at the creation of Going-to-the-Sun road, an engineering marvel that spans fifty miles of Glacier National Park's most beautiful twists and turns.

Here's How To Travel The Entire Country Without Ever Getting In A Car

grist.org | Posted 02.05.2014 | Travel

This painstaking map is a labor of love by the American Intercity Bus Riders Association, and it shows all the intercity transit routes in the U.S. ...

A New Kind of Grown Up: Discoveries From 5 Months on the Road

Vayable | Posted 03.10.2014 | Travel
Vayable

2013 was the year that my husband and I were married. It was also the year we chose to sell most of our possessions, store our valuables in a closet at my in-laws and set out with the rest packed tightly in our car for a seven month, cross-country road trip.

Road Tripping

Chris Weigant | Posted 02.08.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The reason I'm writing this today is because of an article in Salon today. The article was written by Eric Lutz after a 1,200-mile trip where he visited the home districts of Michele Bachmann, Paul Ryan, and Steve King. The article is an interesting piece of writing, especially in the responses it generated in the comments.

Open Our Parks

Cody Gossett | Posted 12.03.2013 | Travel
Cody Gossett

This isn't a political opinion. This is a plea. Open our parks. We've been traveling across the U.S. visiting National Parks, State Parks, National Monuments. We're disappointed by the closures, but it isn't us that I'm most concerned about.

10 Roadside Foods You Should Never Eat

SmarterTravel | Posted 09.03.2013 | Travel
SmarterTravel

Ah, the Great American Road Trip... and the calorie bombs that go with it. You may want to steer clear of these.

Best Road Trip Songs for Summer

Nathan Harden | Posted 08.12.2013 | Travel
Nathan Harden

There's something alluring about throwing a bag in the back of your car and hitting the road in the summer time. Open spaces, scenic overlooks, unexpected detours. And, of course, no road trip would be complete without music. Here's a list of five great road trip songs.

The Beauty of a Road Trip's Meandering Conversation

Carissa K | Posted 08.12.2013 | Parents
Carissa K

Our best conversations usually come in the car during a drive. I'm a captive audience for him behind the wheel, and he's a captive audience for me, strapped in his car seat.

The Pressing Moments We’ll Try Hard To Remember

Amanda Magee | Posted 02.04.2013 | Parents
Amanda Magee

I tell myself I should buy sparklers but when I look up, I'm late for jack-o-lanterns. Once upon a time we talked about Disney World, but they were too young, now we are in a sprint to beat the imminent disdain for princesses.

WATCH: Inside New Orleans' Giant Music Box

Smithsonian | Posted 09.22.2012 | Travel
Smithsonian

The unbelievably strange and beautiful music box shantytown sits in the historic Bywater section of town.

PHOTOS: Traveling To (And Through) The Heart Of Italy

Paolo Rossi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Paolo Rossi

Over 40 million tourists travel to Italy every year, making it the fith most visited country in the world. The capital Rome is by far the most popular...