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    Your Guide to a Kancamagus Highway Road Trip

    One of the prettiest highway drives in all of New England, New Hampshire's Kancamagus Highway is ideal for road trips year-round and especially during fall foliage season.

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    How to Calculate Gas Costs for Your Next Road Trip

    Road trips can be expensive, but they don't have to be. Find out how much gas you'll use on your...


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    How to Budget for a Road Trip

    Road trips don't have to be expensive if you follow these budgeting tips and tools.


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    How to Find Budget Accommodations on a Road Trip

    You don't need to break the bank to have a comfortable, restful, and COVID-safe stay during your great American road...


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    30 Car Gadgets That Make Driving Safer

    Staying safe on the road isn’t just about your driving skills. These genius inventions can help you avoid accidents and...

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    How to Save Money on Gas Each Year

    Filling your tank with gas accounts for, on average, almost 20 percent of all driving costs. Luckily, there are many...


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    10 Things to Know About a National Park Pass

    America the beautiful can also be America the affordable with a National Park Pass—the secret to scenic savings.


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    Renting a Car for a Road Trip: Everything You Need to Know

    From knowing how much it costs to rent a car for a road trip to finally understanding if you should...


    Here’s Why Light Snow Is Just as Dangerous as a Snowstorm

    Don’t think that heading out when there’s a light dusting on the ground is harmless.


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    Where to Park Your RV for Free on a Road Trip

    On a tight budget? Find out how to score free overnight parking anywhere in the country and save a bundle...


    This City Has the Worst Bed Bug Infestation in America

    In 2021, a new city has overtaken the previous three-year-running title holder. Is it yours?


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    The 10 Best Places to Travel Alone as a Woman

    Need a break from everything—and everyone—and want to explore all by your bad self? Here are 10 destinations ideal for...


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    How to Camp for Free in the United States

    On a tight budget? You’ll definitely want to learn the ins and outs of free camping—including where to find the...

    25 Stunning Photos of Landmarks Covered in Snow

    Here's proof that snow can make even the most beautiful things in life even more gorgeous.


    Here’s Exactly What to Do When You Spot a Snow Plow on the Road

    Driving in the snow can be difficult enough. What should you do when you see this huge, noisy, slow-moving vehicle?...


    40 Stunning Photos of National Parks Covered in Snow

    These breathtaking pictures from the National Park Service prove that America is a real-life winter wonderland.


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    These Are the Two Safest Airlines You Can Take Right Now

    Customers who actually flew during the pandemic last year shared their thoughts about the experiences on the airlines they chose.


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    9 Things You Shouldn’t Wear on a Plane, According to Flight Attendants

    Take it from the people who fly for a living—you can look stylish and still travel in comfort with their...


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    12 Things That Could Get You Banned from a Plane

    From major news stories to first-person accounts, here are some real reasons people have been barred (or almost barred) from...


    The Most Romantic Valentine’s Day Restaurants in Every State

    Valentine's Day may be arriving in the midst of a pandemic this year, but that doesn't mean you can't celebrate...


    11 Hotel Secrets from a Former Hotel Inspector

    After reviewing several hundred hotels on five continents, a former hotel inspector shares her secrets.

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    This Is the Worst Spot on the Plane for Your Carry-On Bag

    Don't make the process harder than it needs to be.


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    The Smallest Town in Every State

    Think you live in a small town? These places give a whole new meaning to the concept.


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    This Is Why Americans and Brits Drive on Different Sides of the Road

    The British custom of driving on the left side of the road isn't a sign of eccentricity—there's actually a very...


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    8 Hidden Features on Airplanes You Had No Idea Existed

    Keep an eye out for these on your next flight.


    13 Craziest Things People Have Seen in Hotel Rooms

    These unsuspecting employees and guests share their strangest (and for some, scariest) experiences at hotels around the world.


    Why Texas Cities Have Been Booming Since the Pandemic

    From cities to up-and-coming suburbs, these places are putting the Lone Star State on the map for people looking for...