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Ridesharing in Canada Travel Tips

In this article, I shared some travel advice having to do with ridesharing in Canada.


Touring the Scottish Highlands in a Campervan

The Scottish Highlands is one of the best places in the entire world to explore at your leisure in a campervan or motorhome. I did exactly that in July 2021, and in this article I will share my experience with you.


Highlights of Scotland's NC500

The famous 500-mile circuit around the north coast of Scotland (known as the NC500) features some out-of-this-world sights and attractions. Here, I present a list of what I consider to be the key highlights of the route: places that you will not want to miss.


Visit the World's Largest Working Fire Hydrant in Beaumont, TX

The World's Largest Working Fire Hydrant was created in honor of Disney's "101 Dalmatians" and is well worth a stop if you're ever traveling through Beaumont!


5 Things to See on a Road Trip Through the Arkansas Ozarks

Northwest Arkansas is an easy road trip for couples or families. Stay near a lake, have a float trip on a river, or hunt for ghosts. This Ozark Mountain region is worth a visit. Dogwoods and redbuds bloom in the spring, while maples and sweet gums flame in the fall. Here are some offbeat sights.


Route 66 Road Trip From Springfield to Williams (With Photos)

Springfield, MO, is home for many nationwide entities—Bass Pro Shops, O'Reilly Automotive, Assembly of God Headquarters—and is proudly called the Birthplace of Route 66. Discover the location of the painted shields along this historic highway along with Pops, Cadillac Ranch, and other stops.


A Fall Foliage Tour of Southern Vermont Including Mount Snow

The country roads of southern Vermont are a great way to experience the colorful autumn foliage that transforms the landscape of New England.


How to Plan a European Road Trip

If you have ever considered taking a road trip through Europe, then this article gives some practical tips and strategies for planning out your trip and details how we did it.


Eight Things Kids Need for a Family Road Trip

No one wants to hear "are we there yet?" for ten hours straight. Make sure that doesn't happen with these eight items that will keep your kids busy on long road trips.


10 Tips for Eating Healthy on a Road Trip

If you’d like some tips for eating healthy on a road trip so you can avoid the typical fast food and vending machine fare, here are ten ideas for healthy snacks, meals, and ways you can eat nutritiously so you'll enjoy your next road trip even more.


Grab Your Bag and Go: Tips for Frequent Road Trips

If you travel often by car, a few shortcuts like these can help get you on the road in no time!


On the Road in America: Three North Carolina Lighthouses in One Day

Visiting the Outer Banks of North Carolina? Spend a day on the road visiting three of North Carolina's historical lighthouses.


Why Everyone Should Take a Road Trip

Road trips have a number of benefits. From getting you out of your routine to discovering new places, there's something for everyone in taking a trip.


Planning a Cross-Country Road Trip on a Budget

A guide to help you plan a thorough, happy, budget-smart U.S. road trip, so you can rest assured every spare nickel you have is spent experiencing your destinations.


Hawai'i Road Trip: Around the Big Island in 3 Days

How do you see the best of Hawai'i in the least amount of time? With a road trip, of course! So put the top down on your rental convertible, grab your sunglasses, and hit the road for a three-day trip around the Big Island! Belting out your best rendition of “What A Wonderful World” is optional.


Family Trip to the Black Hills: Reflections, Reviews and Recommendations

Our family of 10 road-tripped from Iowa to the Badlands, Wall Drug, Mount Rushmore, Crazy Horse National Monument, Jewel Cave and more! See our budget and get recommendations for places to stay and things to do.


The 15 Scariest and Most Dangerous Roads in the World

This article suggests a list of the 15 deadliest and most frightening roads on earth. A short description is provided for each treacherous road, and exciting videos are available as well.


How to Survive All-Day Drives: Tips to Make 10+ Hour Drives Easier

Long drives can take you to some pretty amazing destinations and are often more economical than flying. With the right planning, several-hour drives don't have to be uncomfortable. Check out these tips and ideas to make your next road trip much more enjoyable.


Visit Portugal: Road Trip Itinerary for Traveling South of Lisbon

Are you looking to travel in Portuguese cities south of Lisbon? This article suggests an itinerary for a road trip from Lisbon to Algarve, including the best cities to visit in Portugal.


Visit Portugal: Road Trip Itinerary for Traveling North of Lisbon

Are you looking to visit Portugal but don't know which are the top places to visit? This hub suggests five cities to travel to in Central and North Portugal, along with suggested side-trips. This hub includes a two week road trip itinerary.


Beautiful Rest Stops in Iowa: Harvest Sculpture Artwork

Who would believe rest stops could be this beautiful? Amazing!


New England Road Trip (Suggested 9-Day Itinerary and Tips)

An epic New England road trip with kids to Rhode Island, Maine, Vermont and Canada filled with fun activities on the East Coast. Map and itinerary included.


Travel in a Rented RV: Road Trip From Los Angeles to Yellowstone (Sequoia, Yosemite, Lake Tahoe)

From LA to Yellowstone in 10 Days, 4 adults had the time of their lives in a 26 foot RV rented from Cruise America. A fairly frugal holiday, we paid half price for a one-way RV out of Los Angeles, camped in exceedingly reasonable National Park...


Lake Erie Cities and Attractions on the Great Lakes Circle Tour

Each of the five Great Lakes can be toured via individual Circle Routes or in one Great Circle. A great summer would be driving around the bays and inlets, stopping at islands, visiting historical sites, and dining on diverse cuisine in the towns along the way!


Travel the Best American Canyonlands: Bryce, Zion, and Grand Canyon (North Rim)

Springtime at the Grand Canyon North Rim. Photo by JSParker To see the spectacular canyon country of the great American Southwest presents a real time, dollar, and distance dilemma. The many wonderful canyons are so far flung across the wide open...


Pack Your Own Satisfying and Healthy Road Trip Food!

You will save money and be kind to your body by packing your own satisfying, healthy road trip foods. In this article, you will find a food list, prep methods, and tips for keeping road foods safe.


Best Highway 1 Road Trip: San Francisco to Big Sur With Photos and Map

A city-by-city guide to driving Highway 1 from San Francisco to the Monterey Peninsula, written by a local.


Scenic Drive From Amelia Island to Jacksonville, FL (With Photos)

A wonderful scenic drive from Amelia Island Florida to Jacksonville. Lots of photos included!


Famous 17-Mile Drive in California (Including Pebble Beach and Seacoast)

See fabulous photos of California's coastline with crashing waves, seabirds, sea lions, and the iconic lone cypress tree. World-famous golf courses are there, amidst other gorgeous scenery on this 17-mile stretch of road.


8 Best Day Trips From St. Louis (A Local's Guide)

From the Great River Road to Pickle Springs Nature Area, here are eight of the best day trips from St. Louis, Missouri (take it from a St. Louis native!).

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My Wales Driving Tour From Conwy to Tenby (With Photos)

Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch, Pembrokeshire, Tenby, St. David's Cathedral, Barmouth, Cardigan, Aberystwyth, Caernarfon, Conwy, Beaumaris, Harlech, Mt. Snowden, Royal Welsh Fusiliers Museum, Welsh Legends, History of Wales, Cymru, Swansea, and Cardiff.


Planning a US Road Trip: The Southern Route

The road trip route across the Southern USA, which takes you across I-10 from Florida to California, as well as Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, Louisiana, Alabama, Mississippi, and the Panhandle.