Tag archives for Road Trips

Where the Buffalo Roam: Dakotas Road Trip

The plains? Hardly. A solo drive through the Dakotas proves big on personality.

My Ode to the Summer Road Trip

When summer arrives, I think of road trips. This is partly because the summer road trip is one of those life-defining rites of passage, at least for Americans, and partly because it’s the season in which my most memorable road trips have taken place. But the journey that comes back to me most poignantly each time the weather turns warm is a road trip I made though France the summer after I graduated from college.

Tips for Road Tripping With Fido

Steinbeck had Charley. Dorothy had Toto. Heck, even Waldo had Woof for company as he ventured into the Land of Waldos. Real and fictional, canine traveling companions have a long and celebrated history. Here’s how to road trip with fido like a pro.

Insider’s Guide to RV Road Tripping

Recreational vehicles sit somewhere between hotels and tents. The upside: RV life is autonomous—your quarters travel with you—and allows for spontaneous stops. But then again, RVs need loads of gas and can be tricky to park. In any case, they represent a truly unique mode of transport that’s tailor-made for road tripping. Here’s your guide to getting started.

The Radar: Go to Girona, Road Trip USA, Veggie-Friendly Cities

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The Radar: The top travel news, stories, trends, and ideas from across the web. Got Radar? Follow us on Twitter @NatGeoTraveler and tag your favorite travel stories from the Web #ngtradar. Check back on the blog for our roundups.

The Radar: A Weekend in Paris, Strange Hotels, Southern Road Trips

The Radar: The top travel news, stories, trends, and ideas from across the web. Got Radar? Follow us on Twitter @NatGeoTraveler and tag your favorite travel stories from the Web #ngtradar. Check back on the blog for our roundups.

The Radar: Inspirational Road Trips, Top 10 Travel Apps, How to Meet the Locals

The Radar: The top travel news, stories, trends, and ideas from across the web. Got Radar? Follow us on Twitter @NatGeoTraveler and tag your favorite travel stories from the Web #ngtradar. Check back on the blog for our roundups. Photograph by Kristian Leven, My Shot.

The Radar: Google Launches Flight Search, How to Pack Your Bike, Istanbul Like a Local

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The Radar: Top travel news, stories, trends, and ideas from across the web. Got Radar? Follow us on Twitter @NatGeoTraveler and tag your favorite travel stories from the web #ngtradar. Check back the next day for our daily roundup.

20 Free to See Food & Drink Events in the U.S.

You don’t have to be a hard-core foodie to enjoy our list of 20 free food and drink events in the U.S. Get a sneak peek of the list below, then visit us online for the full lineup:

Free to See in the U.S.

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Across the U.S., hundreds of free events and activities mean you can celebrate the crowning of Louisiana’s Crawfish Queen, get an insider’s look at NASA’s famed Jet Propulsion Lab, take your basset hound to the beach, and participate in a mad shopping cart race through New York—all without spending a dime. Browse our lists of…

The Radar: Budget Sydney, Best Cities for Outdoor Dining, Backseat Augmented Reality

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The Radar: Morocco Must-Dos, 10 Great Space Sites, Summer Road Trip iPad Apps

Morocco is a destination rich with history, art, and culture. Where do you start? Here are five things you must see on your next trip. [The Planet D] When NASA’s final Space Shuttle mission launched last Friday, it marked the beginning of the end of another chapter in space travel’s history. But that doesn’t mean…