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Pandemic cross country road trip

The pandemic has made being in public difficult, eating at restaurants strained, and taking most leisure trips dangerous or irresponsible. It’s also made things that were challenging long before COVID-19, like moving across the country, a nightmare. I experienced this firsthand when I drove cross country with my fiance, our two dogs, and a one […]

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Best coastal road trip from Perth

Western Australia is the largest state in Australia, a vast area of over 976,000 square miles facing the Indian Ocean to the west and north and the Southern Ocean along its southern border. The state’s population is about 2.6 million, with 92 percent living in the southwestern corner where the capital of Perth sits. North […]

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Lewis and Clark-inspired road trip

When a plane touches down on a runway and you see a new place with fresh eyes, it’s easy to feel — even for just a moment — like an explorer venturing to a blank space on a map. The first travelers weren’t vacationers booking scuba tours but explorers intent on demystifying what was unknown […]

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World record US cross-country drive

If you keep putting off that cross-country road trip because you can’t take three weeks off work, you could always follow in the footsteps of these guys and do it over the course of a weekend instead. Arne Toman, Douglas Tabbutt, and Berkeley Chadwick said they drove from New York City to Los Angeles in […]

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How to plan a van road trip

You don’t have to quit your job or sell all your worldly possessions to experience the #vanlife. Heck, you don’t even have to buy or refurbish a van yourself. You can actually rent the #vanlife, which for the purpose of avoiding cultural appropriation we’ll call “taking a van-cation.” But know, dear reader — this type […]

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The best road trips in Iceland

Iceland’s meteoric rise to one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world makes it essential to find new and unique ways to explore the island nation, and nothing allows for more options than road-tripping. Whether you’ve got three days, a week, or two weeks, exploring by car is an incredible way to see […]

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The ultimate Baltic road trip guide

The three countries that make up the Baltics — Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania — all gained their independence in 1991. Since then, they’ve pretty much been an uninterrupted Eastern European success story. The region’s newfound status as an economic and cultural hub — combined with the appeal of its expansive forests, sandy beaches, and medieval […]