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Labor Day weekend 2022: The perfect California road trip

This weekend, opt for California 154, a sun-soaked, 32-mile road connecting Santa Barbara and Los Olivos.

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Make My Drive Fun, An Interactive Map That Plots Interesting Sites to See While on a Road Trip

Make My Drive Fun is a wonderful interactive map that plots out interesting sights, landmarks, and oddities to see while driving.

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11 Historic Seaside Inns to Put on your California Road Trip List

From Old Hollywood hideaways to the officer quarters for a WWII blimp air base, these are 11 of the best historic seaside inns and hotels in California.

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I Traveled Route 66 From Chicago To Santa Monica, Here Are My 9 Favorite Experiences

From the Pontiac Murals to the Winslow, Arizona, corner made famous by the Eagles, these are the best Route 66 stops from Chicago to Cali.

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This State Park In Southern California Is So Little Known, You’ll Practically Have It All To Yourself

Looking for a hidden gem in Southern California? Check out Mount San Jacinto State Park for a new outdoor adventure!

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7 Things to Do in Greater Palm Springs You’ve Probably Never Thought of Before

From Joshua Tree to Palm Desert, Explore Greater Palm Springs Like Never Before With These Unique, Off-the-Grid Activities, Hidden Gems

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Best California Road Trips - The Most Epic Scenic Drives

The best California road trips that will take you on epic scenic drives through the stunning desert, amazing coast, and gorgeous wine country

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New signs greet travelers on Route 66 as historic road’s centennial nears

Updated historical markers were placed along Route 66 in 2021 in preparation for the upcoming centennial celebration.

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20 'Secret' Spots Along California's Pacific Coast Highway

California's iconic Highway 1 has many natural and historic attractions along the Central Coast, famous for its beaches and migrating whales. But there are also numerous "secret" spots along the approximately 440-mile coastal drive between San Francisco t

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Route 66 - then and now: Fascinating photo book matches vintage pictures with modern snapshots

'While some businesses have survived and thrived on the Mother Road, others are rusting ghost-town relics,' reads Joe Sonderman's Route 66 Then and Now. Here's a glimpse inside the book...

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51 Roadside Attractions Across America That Are Worth a Detour

A cross-country road trip wouldn't be complete without making time to visit a few of America's most interesting roadside attractions. Here are some of our favorites from every state (plus Washington, D.C.).

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The 15 best day trips from Los Angeles

Make the most of your day off with these easy, affordable and quick day trips from Los Angeles to SoCal beaches, wineries, ranches and more.

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Retro Hotel Finds for the Mid Century Road Tripper

This fall, pick a retro hotel that will put you in the middle of true mid century style. From Boston to Florida, there's a mid century paradise to find.

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Why Road Trips Are the Safest Vacation Right Now | Mental Floss

Eager to get out of the house and go somewhere? While nothing is without risk, driving is probably your best bet.

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Road Trip Alert: Travel To Or Through These States Can Mean You Need To Self-Quarantine

Are you welcome in the state you're heading? Here's what to know before you go.

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Vintage Photos of the Great American Road Trip - Condé Nast Traveler

A look back at America's love affair with cars and the open road, with vintage photos from the 1930s and beyond of the Great American Road Trip.

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Most Scenic Drives in America, According to Truckers - Thrillist

There are 4 million miles of roads in America, so we asked people who’d seen most of them to pick their most stunning pieces of road in...

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Saugatuck, Michigan Weekend Getaway: Food, Activities, Shopping

Things to do in Saugatuck, Michigan. Restaurants, accommodations, and shopping in the Saugatuck/Douglas/Fennville area.

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Take a Digital Tour of America’s Vintage Roadside Stops

Photographer John Margolies spent decades capturing America's roadside attractions. Now all of his photos are free and in one place.

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10 U.S. Beaches Where You Can Drive Right Up to the Water - Coastal Living

From national parks to beach party hot spots, these are the best places in the U.S. to get some sand in your treads.

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California's Skeleton In The Closet: The Salton Sea

My first travel documentary about a strange yet fascinating place in California's Imperial Valley - The Salton Sea. I encourage you to read more about the la...

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Overlooked U.S. Routes That Make for Incredible Road Trips

Up for end of summer road trip? Here are some suggestions to get you started.

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Route 66 – the US road trip favourite – is under threat

There are few journeys as quintessentially American as a road trip along Route 66, but the “main street of America” may be under threat.

Science & Technology | Tech

The 6 Apps
Every Driver Needs This Summer

Essential tech tools to make driving way more fun (and affordable too).

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25 Must-see Spots in North America According to a Man Who Took a 22,000-mile Road Trip

Here are the top destinations in North America, from a man who drove 22,000 miles through the U.S. and Canada.

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Midcentury modern homes and buildings can be found in many cities & some may surprise you!

Midcentury modern homes and buildings can be found in many cities across the U.S., and some may surprise you! Let’s take a little road trip, shall we?

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Best Day Trips from Chicago to Beaches, Breweries and More

Take one of these easy, affordable day trips from Chicago to visit art museums, distilleries, breweries, restaurants and beaches

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How Far Out of Town Can You Get in an Hour? This Map Will Tell You | Mental Floss

Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com.

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How Much It Costs to Take an Epic 2,400 Mile Road Trip on Route 66

"If you ever plan to motor West, take the highway that is best."

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The worst tourist trap in every state - Business Insider

Save your money and avoid these terrible tourist attractions at all costs.

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The 50 Best Driving Songs Ever, in One Banging Road Trip Mix - Thrillist

A road trip is inseparable from its songs. There's a reason, after all, we call them "tracks."

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An old relic of the American road trip is disappearing - Business Insider

After its heyday in the mid-20th century, the traditional mom and pop motel has largely slipped from the public imagination.

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The 10 Best Food Podcasts for a Road Trip | Kitchn

Want to gain insight into the food industry? Be enlightened by a food celebrity? Dive deep into a particular ingredient? There's a food podcast for you.

Food & Drink | Bars/Restaurants/Venues

The 50 Best Drive-In Restaurants in the U.S. | Mental Floss

The prime of American drive-ins might be behind us, but there are still plenty of these nostalgic roadside eateries available. Whether you're looking for a quick bite or a more specialty meal, drive-ins offer one benefit that most other restaurants simply can't—fries and floats from the comfort of your own vehicle.

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How Much Do Companies Pay to Get Their Logos on Those Blue Highway Exit Signs? | Mental Floss

Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com.

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Mapping California’s best remaining midcentury motels

Travel back in time to the golden age of motels. These are the ones still standing—and worth visiting.

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Michigan Meandering // Exploring the UP's Best Singletrack

Venturing into the unknown is often a gamble, but when it pays off, it’s incredibly rewarding. Our plans to explore Michigan’s Upper Peninsula felt a bit lik...

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Route 66's Best Kitschy Roadside Attractions

After it was replaced by the Interstate System during the 1950s and 60s, Route 66 has now become home to numerous kitschy monuments, hotels, and rest stops that give a glimpse into a bygone era of American history.

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America's weirdest tourist attractions - Business Insider

America is home to a wide variety of tourist attractions, some of which are fascinatingly wacky. Whether you're looking for a museum dedicated to bananas or a house made of paper, odds are it can be found somewhere in the US.

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The 3 Greatest American Road Trips to Take in Summer | Conde Nast Traveler

With gas prices more than a full dollar lower than this time last year -- the lowest they've been since 2009 -- there's no better time to take a classic American road trip. Here are our six favorite road trip itineraries, including where to stop, where to

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Adorable Vintage Trailers Bring Style To Simple Living

Trailer living brings about a certain mental image that's usually not very flattering. However, when that trailer happens to be a vintage model, it's another story. The New York Times reported on the small trend of retro trailer ownership, which has ...

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Celebrating the Open Road: Our Favorite Stops on an Iconic Road Trip | Black Tomato

Behind the wheel of a Bentley Mulsanne, a pinnacle of British design and style, Tom encountered the epic landscapes and fascinating people on this epic journey. Here we look at a few favorite stops along the route....

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11 Hidden Waterfalls and Swimming Holes on the Ultimate Swimming Road Trip | Mental Floss

Forget the water parks, ditch the public swimming pools, and bid farewell to your sprinkler.

Science & Technology | Tech

New Mapping Software Gives You the Scenic Route!

Most GPS mapping apps are designed to get you where you want to go quickly. But for those who seek the scenic route, experimental software being developed by Yahoo researchers promises paths that are not just efficient, but also beautiful, pleasant and emotionally stimulating.

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Incredible Chicago Road Trip Adventures

Here’s your full itinerary for three epic drives you can take from the city this summer—plus 10 classic trips closer to home.