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Road Trips

Mountains, deserts, cities, national parks and all the space between:

road trips are by far the best way to see and experience

everything a destination has to offer.

Road Trip Tips & Resources

Enjoy Nature – Be A Responsible Visitor

Enjoy Nature – Be A Responsible Visitor

Are you familiar with the phrases “Leave No Trace” or "Tread Lightly”? If you spend any time in the great outdoors, you should know these phrases and what they mean. They provide guidelines we should follow to enjoy and protect our natural spaces. We love...

20 Best Healthy Travel Snack Recipes

20 Best Healthy Travel Snack Recipes

When it comes to traveling, sticking to a healthy diet can be a bit of a challenge. After miles and miles of fast food restaurants and gas station food, it can be hard to resist the temptation. Having healthy travel snacks on hand can not only help you avoid the...

Buy a US National Parks Pass: Yes, It’s a Good Deal

Buy a US National Parks Pass: Yes, It’s a Good Deal

The US National Parks list includes 59 areas around the United States that are protected and called National Parks. They feature landscapes from deserts and glaciers to caves and coral reefs. National Parks are one of the biggest attractions in the...

Travel & Photography Gift Guide

Travel & Photography Gift Guide

Looking for the perfect gift for someone who enjoys travel and/or photography? Do you have anyone on your list (or you!) that loves an outdoor adventure and travel photography? Through the years we have tried and tested various travel and photography items, and have...

10 Vegan and Gluten Free Granola Bar Recipes as a Travel Snack

10 Vegan and Gluten Free Granola Bar Recipes as a Travel Snack

Granola bars end up on everyone’s healthy road trip snack list because they’re portable and easy to eat while traveling or hiking.  BUT for anyone with dietary restrictions, finding the right vegan, gluten free or paleo granola bar can be...

Family Road Trip Items You Need to Pack

Family Road Trip Items You Need to Pack

A family road trip is easy, right? Simply load up the car, fill the tank, and drive to your destination to see relatives, explore exciting new places, or revisit old favorites. Well, it's not quite that simple A successful road trip with kids takes planning and...

List of Easy & Portable Healthy Road Trip Snacks

List of Easy & Portable Healthy Road Trip Snacks

Does this ever happen to you? Without fail, about an hour into any road trip, I get hungry. I can hear the snacks and drinks from the gas stations calling my name as I drive past. The trick to fighting off these snack attacks is PLANNING! Healthy road trip...

Must Haves for Holiday Road Trips with Kids

Must Haves for Holiday Road Trips with Kids

Make holiday road trips with kids more enjoyable for the entire family by ensuring the kids have everything they need to entertain and take care of themselves. Traveling with children can be headache-free and even fun if the kids have the “right stuff” to entertain...

10 Best Travel Toys for Younger Kids

10 Best Travel Toys for Younger Kids

Planning a family road trip?  Or will you be flying with a baby and kids? Be prepared with travel toys for younger kids to reduce the number of times your children say "Are we there yet?" Size matters when it comes to travel toys. When choosing toys to pack for...

Healthy Protein Snack Recipes for Travel

Healthy Protein Snack Recipes for Travel

Do you ever need a pick-me-up while traveling or hiking? Or maybe you need a simple on-the-go meal that’s filling? Homemade protein bars and bites are the answer. These energy snacks can be made with your favorite ingredients, from chia seeds to peanut butter to...

20 Healthy Granola Bar Recipes for Travel Snacks

20 Healthy Granola Bar Recipes for Travel Snacks

Are you looking for healthy road trip snack ideas? One portable snack that’s perfect for on-the-go travel is a granola bar. It’s easy to pack and eat in the car or while walking. But, if you look at the labels, most of the commercial granola bars available at the...

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Road Trip Destinations and Itineraries

8 Fun-Filled US Summer Road Trip Destinations

8 Fun-Filled US Summer Road Trip Destinations

One of the best summer vacation ideas is taking a road trip across different states in the US. There are so many US summer road trip destinations where you'll see wild beauty, stunning natural formations, and a pinch of human creativity everywhere you go. To enjoy...

Southwest USA Road Trip Ideas: 55 Itineraries and Activities

Southwest USA Road Trip Ideas: 55 Itineraries and Activities

Are you planning a Southwest USA road trip? This list of road trip itineraries for visiting the American Southwest will come in handy! And don’t forget to add those bucket-list things to do in the Southwest states of Arizona, California, New Mexico, Texas and Utah....

US Fall Road Trip Destinations

US Fall Road Trip Destinations

Fall is the perfect time of year to travel. The weather is cooler, the roads are less crowded and the fall colors you will see as you travel with be out of this world. There are so many great places to see in the fall so we decided it would be fun to share with you...

American Southwest Road Trip Guide: 8 Day Itinerary

American Southwest Road Trip Guide: 8 Day Itinerary

An American Southwest Road Trip. There's nothing like it! Road tripping is by far the best way to see and experience everything that America has to offer. A Southwest USA road trip takes you past unique deserts, mountains, canyons carved by rivers and spectacular...

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