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The American Road Trip Is Back

It’s about the journey



Destinations

We put together our favorite in-state itineraries in every region of the country, to make it easy for you to explore your own backyard

There are hundreds of scenic trails for you and your BFF to explore together

These affordable digs are within driving distance from major cities but feel like far-away escapes

These eight rentals are the ultimate social-distancing hacks

We prioritized natural beauty—and lack of crowds

Overlanding

As RV rentals and purchases continue to skyrocket, these three startups are going beyond the basic rental scheme to be more on demand, millennial focused, and remote-work-friendly

Camper vans, pop-ups, RVs, and more—if you're ready to upgrade from tent camping, you've got plenty of options. Use this handy tool to pick your ideal vehicle setup.

There's so much more to seeing through the dark than brightness alone

Essential items from five full-time road-trippers

Hit the road for a memorable summer road trip with these extra precautions

Family

From going big on snacks to active pit stops, here's everything you need to know before taking a long road trip with the whole family

Everything you need to explore new trails and savor more time in the outdoors with your family

The ins and outs of keeping Fido safe, comfortable, and happy while on the go

There might be food poisoning and potty-training emergencies. There will be tantrums. There will also be some magic.

For those looking to give vanlife a shot, follow these tips on renting and traveling with the family

Once it's safe to get back out there, you and your pups will be long overdue for an adventure. Here's what you need to keep them comfortable—and you sane—on your next road trip.

Advice

When an overworked health care professional and her family needed a break, they decided to hit the highway. Here, she explains how they ­­did it.

New tools to make your next adventure better

With a little extra planning, it's easy to be self-sufficient and safe when it comes to packing food for a long road trip. Here's how we do it.

How L. Renee Blount, a.k.a. Instagram's @urbanclimbr, blended her passions for climbing, travel, and design into a budding photography career

From troubleshooting an active engine light to naming that mountain in the distance, download these tools for a fun, stress-free road trip

We're always looking for that magic outfit that can be worn for days on the road before you need to clean it. Here are some tried-and-true picks.

7 must-haves to keep your skin happy wherever you're headed

DIY

Now is a great time to build out a van, truck, or station wagon for adventurous road trips. We consulted vanlifers Grizel Caminas and Eric Hallworth to break down the steps.

Staying connected and productive on the move can be tough. Here's how to make it easier.

As the world continues to grapple with COVID-19, travel for many is still a faraway dream. But Ian Frazier reminds us that there’s no more promising feeling than hitting the road, windows down, hair blowing, full speed ahead.

With the help of Steven Glass and Mitchell Rosko, you could be living in a skoolie (complete with a fireplace and shower) within a year

Treat Yourself

Are electric vehicles ready for the open road and the backcountry?

Living out of your car doesn’t mean you need to rough it. Here’s the gear worth splurging on to up your glamping game.

How a sick friend, a wedding in Mexico, and a cabin in Montana all led up to the A5 Wagyu striploin of my dreams

Electric vehicles are becoming popular among the environmentally conscious, but are they realistic for road trips to more remote destinations? I took my Tesla to Utah to find out.