Driving to see relatives for the holidays? We've gathered tips from top experts to make the trip more enjoyable....and less hazardous.
Signs along the Interstate tell you which restaurants and hotels are nearby—but how did those signs get there?
Travel Expert Jim Hinckley on Route 66 and the Great American Road Trip Today
From bustling urban centers to pristine natural settings, Northern California can please even the pickiest of travelers. Here are eight day trips within a two-hour drive from San Francisco.
The legends surrounding that most famous of all U.S. highways, Route 66, seem to pile one atop another. You can see where they ended up at 66's terminal just north of Downtown Los Angeles.
Verizon Wireless puts drivers on highways, streets, and country lanes to make sure its phones work. We talked to a few of them to get their on-the-ground tips for seeing Atlanta, LA, and Pennsylvania.
Presidential candidate John McCain has made a big deal about government earmarks. Here's our list of 5 federally-funded sites not to visit followed by our top 5 places you might actually want to go.
Historic cities, landmark lighthouses, quintessential lobster shacks, and antique emporiums, make for an idyllic New England journey.
The roads around the Smoky Mountains were made for motorcycles and exploring the Smokies on two wheels gives you the freedom to discover the region at your own pace.
This road trip is about the journey, not the destination -- or perhaps it's about all the little destinations on the way.
Why mapping a road trip with pork-grease-stained hands is an excellent way to plan any American journey.
Two years ago, two friends struggling with grave health issues decided the only suitable way to celebrate life was to visit the world's largest ball of twine. This year, the Pluckies are back on the road and heading on a loop through the U.S. southeast.
Summer means hot sunny days, plenty of partying and adrenalin-racing action, especially if you'll be hitting the speedways around the country to watch NASCAR, the United State's largest spectator sport.
The Ancient Romans were prolific builders and imperialists and southern France was one of their favorite stomping grounds. What remains today are some outstanding examples of engineering, town planning, architecture and grandeur.
Beer, coffee, hot sauce, and more -- get up close to the nation's assembly lines without getting your hands too dirty.
The challenge was to rent a car in France, drive around for ten days and return with sanity, marriage, and bank balance intact. The result: Easier than anyone would expect.
Get the jump on the 2008 MLB season with training trips to Arizona and Florida and exhibition matches in Japan.
On Wednesday alone, we met a Presidential candidate, a Hobo Queen and slept where a President slept. And that's not counting the ice cream breakfast and the big ball of popcorn.
Six days into this year's tour we've seen thriving, picture-postcard ready small towns, a sharp contrast to the faded abandoned places we were so dismayed over in the South during last year's Plucky Survivors.
Last year we took an epic, 2,300 mile, nine-day trip down the highways, byways and back roads of the southern United States. We're back this year with a mid-western journey through the Spam Museum, the Blue Bunny ice cream factory, the Museum of Funeral Customs and all that's sublime and ridiculous.
From buffalos -- Bills and bisons -- to river rafting, Cody opens the door to Wyoming's past and its wide range of activities.
Because so much of Utah is public land, it makes an ideal getaway for RVers, especially those who enjoy self-contained camping in parklands and the wilderness.
I know: it's still July, and some of us have yet to take a summer vacation. But the fliers in the Sunday paper have already signaled the seasonal barrage of back-to-school promotions, which means school, and fall, are not far behind.
Summer is the time when we all dream of embarking on long trips to faraway locales, taking an extended leave of absence to live that dream. While work and responsibilities may prevent that from being your reality, weekends still exist -- which means it's time for some mini-road tripping.
For those who are interested in something quirky, educational and fun to do this summer, a factory tour fits the bill.