Route 66 may no longer appear on most maps, but road tripping is as popular as ever. In this guide you’ll find all the resources you need to plan a trip that’s as smooth as a freshly paved highway. Get ideas, maps and even a list of the 50 greatest driving songs of all time.
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AAA may be able to help you out in a real emergency, but if you’re more interested in friendly advice, check out the blogs of some fellow travelers. You’ll find good stories, and probably some good ideas.
- To find more road trip blogs consider searching for the phrase “road trip” on a blog-hosting site like TravelPod or RealTravel.
- Maps supplement most road trip travel blogs, but they’re more for aesthetic value than for practical purposes. If you’re going to take one of the trips you read about, visit the “Maps for Road Tripping” section of this guide.
are two women who met at Boston University and started taking a lot of road trips together. Although the site is a bit old, the Roadchix documented all their trips with a journal, photos and a budget. Read about what they did along the way, and get some ideas and tips for planning your own trip.
started as one man’s personal travel ”scrapbook” but now serves as a jumping off point for those who wish to follow in his footsteps. Find a list of the road trips he’s taken on the homepage and select one you’d like to follow. Each trip’s page has a map, several pictures, descriptions of the journey and tips.
hosts this blog of a British father and son touring the west coast of the United States over 15 days.
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