So, you’ve got a road trip destination in mind, but there’s nothing wrong with letting your party take a few steps off the beaten path to observe a few extra wonders. Well, you can add these bizarre roadside statues to your next itinerary to keep things exciting!
Okay, so you’ve got your next national parks road trip all planned out. The travelers in your party are packed and ready to go (and you’ve picked the perfect rental car). You’re thrilled about the adventures that await at your final destination. But what about the journey itself? You’ve got to find some way to […]
You can plan an amazing road trip solo, or with one or two added participants (see our blog on road trip types). The time you spend with your road trip companions will be enough to ensure lasting memories, that’s for sure. However, if you want to make certain yours will be unforgettable, it helps to […]
If you’re visiting the United States and any of its national parks, you may be surprised to discover toll roads on your trip. The unexpected fees can quickly throw you and your team into a bad mood. So you’re prepared to face these travel obstacles, we’ve got some advice to share with you.
There may be times when you’ll have to do some nighttime driving through the national parks. Whether you hope to avoid daytime traffic, or you don’t want to waste any exploring time in the parks by traveling during the day, it may be wise to get a head start at night. But driving in darkness […]
Ever heard the saying, “Life isn’t about the destination; it’s about the journey”? The same applies to road trips. Choosing the right road trip types and companions is just as important as where you decide to adventure. It might even be more important, since the people you travel with help determine the quality of your […]
When trying to determine what kind of national park vacation is right for you, you have a few options. You can pick a single park and spend several days exploring it in-depth. Or, you can take a road trip and visit several destinations in the same state or region. If you’ve got an adventurous spirit […]
Your road trip vehicle choice will depend on what kind of trip you want to take. Planning a cross-country grand tour of the national parks? A roomy car or truck with 4-wheel drive suited for any terrain will do well. Taking a shorter, regional vacation, or one with only a few companions? A smaller vehicle […]
From the beginning, national parks have been created and established to help preserve natural areas. And throughout the years, they have protected precious wilderness from being destroyed and erased by expanding human activity. In the interest of keeping these reserves around for years to come, we’d like to share some of the best ways to […]
Nestled just north of the New Mexico border and anchored in Colorado’s rich western heritage, the small town of Durango waits to welcome you on your tour of the American Southwest. Every inch of this historic Colorado locale teems with activity, culture, and renowned cuisine. With its own airport with daily direct flights to and […]