Latest Road trip Stories

2014-08-28 08:20:45

WASHINGTON, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Who can forget the Griswold's famous cross-country station wagon trip in "National Lampoon's Vacation"? While the 31-year-old movie was made long before the days of in-car movies, and the only "portable electronics" available were cumbersome cassette players people carried around, it seems that - interestingly enough - some things have stayed the same. The Auto Alliance's latest Auto Index consumer survey found Americans still mostly pass the time...

2014-06-24 12:21:46

Pre-Trip Vehicle Check Can Make the Difference BETHESDA, Md., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Road trip car trouble can be a real nightmare, but performing a pre-trip vehicle check helps drivers avoid a vacation breakdown disaster, says the Car Care Council. "When dreaming about summer vacation, the thought of a roadside breakdown can be terrifying," said Rich White, executive director, Car Care Council. "Performing a pre-trip driveway inspection gives motorists peace of mind by...

2014-06-04 12:21:43

Flexibility cited as a top reason travelers choose to go by car, but preparations are key for vehicles and children alike NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Summer travel season is officially underway, and for most Americans that means packing a bag and hitting the road. Eighty-three percent indicate they take at least one summer road trip, according to a survey fielded by Bridgestone Americas in May 2014 among 2,000 U.S. adults.*...

2014-01-16 16:23:09

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- From hands-on culinary adventures, to luxurious spa retreats, to ways to explore iconic places like Yosemite, Big Sur, and California's exciting gateway cities, Visit California announces the release of the all-new, 2014 California Official State Visitor's Guide. With inspiring articles, enticing trip ideas, eye-popping photography, and helpful maps, this year's 204-page guide serves as an invaluable free resource for consumers to be...

2013-07-06 23:01:40

Make a road trip map this summer and other useful tips for road trips have been published on Kids Activities Blog. Let the kids learn essential life skills on a road trip. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) July 06, 2013 Let the kids make a road trip map this summer. Kids Activities Blog has released these and other resourceful tips for road trips by seasoned Moms. In the age of GPS and navigational systems, learning how to read paper maps is almost a lost art. There are many ways to teach kids how to...

2013-06-30 23:04:26

A laundry list of tips for road trips perfect for summer travel has been published on Kids Activities Blog. Seasoned moms are sharing their travel box secrets to keep the kids happy and everyone sane during long road trips. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) June 30, 2013 Ready to embark on a family road trip this summer? Check out these tips for road trips published on Kids Activities Blog. Seasoned Moms are sharing their travel box secrets to keep everyone happy and sane during long road trips. The...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.