Road Trips

Road trips are one of the greatest ways to explore and give you an intimate look at the world around you.

See what it's like to experience Badlands National Park in South Dakota in this ​excerpt from my upcoming book, "Two Lane Gems, Vol. 2." 

Road to Great Sand Dunes National Park

A seasoned road trip enthusiast shares essential free road trip apps. From before you go to while you're on the road, these free apps will help your road trip go a lot smoother so you can have more fun.

Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve is the quietest National Park in the United States and a perfect representation of a cyclical environment.

We left Burr Trail Road, land of switchbacks and slot canyons and really nice pit toilets, and headed north through C

Remember that woman who was so freaked out because she didn’t know where they were going to camp in

If you’re driving through southern Utah, don’t blink. If you do, you’ll most likely miss something spectacular.

On the way out of Tonopah, Nevada, we saw a warning sign: “Next Gas Station - 94 miles.” That in no uncertain terms me

The day’s agenda had one item: Mesa Verde National Park. We had no idea where we were sleeping that night, although we did know it would be someplace with plumbing. We were getting Stinky.

Toyota Highlander Limited V6 AWD

Road trips are the jam on my wanderlust biscuits.

Looking to get out of the city but don't want to go too far? These day trips from Chicago offer an escape from the bustle and are just a short drive away.