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Make sure your car is road trip ready by getting it serviced by a mechanic © Getty Images With the chance to enjoy scenic highways, jaw-dropping national and state parks, cool small towns, and mid-size cities, the ‘great American road trip’ is one of our favorite warm-weather rituals. Are you ready? Not so fast. More
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Lake Powell in Arizona is one of the best lakes in the US for recreation © Gleb Tarro / Getty Images The United States has a ton of great recreational lakes around the country, that provide opportunities for all different types of activities. Here are 10 of the best lakes for recreation. As always, prior
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Laura Brown, Budget Travel. Going-To-The-Sun Road in Glacier National Park is easily one of the most scenic drives in the USA © Laura Brown / Budget Travel ​America has some of the most beautiful landscapes on Earth, and there are plenty of scenic drives around the country that show off dramatic landscapes and dreamy sunsets.
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Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa is looking for 8 people to join him on a fully funded civilian trip to the moon. A Japanese billionaire who is scheduled to take the first civilian flight to the moon, courtesy of Elon Musk’s SpaceX, is searching for 8 people to join him on the trip, pro bono.  The
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Long weekend trips across Texas you’ll want to put on your bucket list. As the second largest state in the U.S., Texas delivers big when it comes to things to see and places to visit. A long weekend offers the perfect opportunity to check out more of what the state has to offer, whether you’re
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Those who choose to go during COVID will see an entirely different side of Disney… an intimate one. With little to no lines and entire rows to yourself on rides, it’s the exact opposite of the Disney experience we’ve come to know. Disney closed at the start of the COVID-19 quarantine, laying off 32,000 employees
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​​Feeling the urge to embark on a socially distanced road trip or book a staycation closer to home this spring? You’re not alone. According to a recent study by vacation rental search engine HomeToGo, bookings are up by 46% compared to last year, with travelers opting to stay within 257 miles of home. Hotels and
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How one pie shop is fighting to survive the pandemic. When Sarah Joe Montana Chavez first visited Pie Town, New Mexico, on family vacations, three pie restaurants were open for business in the small high-desert town. The town’s love of pie was signified by the summertime Pie Town Pie Festival. Pie Town’s appeal was was
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©Sean Locke Photography/Shutterstock While Covid-19 has put 2021 Mardi Gras on hold, there’s a way to tastefully and safely celebrate it at home. It’s by ordering a king cake by mail. There are bakeries across the American South that ship their creations of this oval-shaped and tri-hued dessert across most of the U.S.  Often many
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Montana offers couples the perfect place to turn up the romance and disconnect from the noise this February in a safe and snowy setting. Imagine being snuggled up in a cozy cabin somewhere far away from reality. The fire is glowing as snow-capped mountains sit in the background. Hiking trails and ski slopes abound. This
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©SeanPavonePhoto/Getty Images The Appalachian Trail Conservancy is asking hikers to wait until 2022. Hikers hoping to spend 2021 hiking the Appalachian Trail are being asked to postpone their trips until 2022 by the Appalachian Trail Conservancy, citing concerns over the spread of COVID-19. Health officials say that the COVID-19 risk comes not from the hike itself,
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©raclro/Getty Images Crowd of people atop a ski mountain at Steamboat Springs, Colorado. Americans are notorious for wasting millions of vacation days! Use your vacation days! Raise your hand if you lost or rolled over PTO days in 2020. Even in non-pandemic years, Americans are notorious for wasting millions of vacation days annually. In 2020,
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