The Right Tools for Hitting the Road this Summer
If your summer plans include a road trip, then no doubt you’ve checked the weather and road conditions, found lodging and made arrangements for your home while you’re away. But have you done everything to ensure the time in the car will be safe and comfortable for all your passengers?
Jun 28, 2005 - 8:04:00 PM
The SURV: Your House (And Garage) on Wheels
Sport-utility recreation vehicles (SURVs) are taking the deserts, mountains and shores by storm. And soon power-sport enthusiasts will pack SURVs with their collection of outdoor toys and hit the road in search of the perfect off-road adventure. Once considered a West Coast niche, the SURV-also known as a "toy hauler"
May 25, 2005 - 12:31:00 AM
Have Living Room, Will Travel Families Travel Hassle-Free This Summer
Millions of American families plan to hit the road this summer. Whether it's to the amusement park, soccer camp or a visit to Grandma's, one thing's for sure: Parents dread hearing "Are we there yet?" from the backseat.
But instead of threatening to turn around and go home, many families
May 25, 2005 - 12:26:00 AM
Think Outside The Fifties On Your Next Road Trip
Wind in hair, radio blasting and the wide, open road-the 1950s automobile obsession inspired Americans to get out and "hit the highway" in their new wheels. Ever since, seeking out fun and famous roadside landmarks, everything from quirky diners on Route 66 to larger-than-life monuments, has been an all-American tradition.
May 18, 2005 - 10:47:00 PM
The Auto Vacation is Back ... Is Your Car Ready?
Given the continued uncertainties overseas, the old-fashioned automobile vacation is sure to be a popular choice among families this summer. To help prevent your vacation from being ruined by a breakdown, here are some get-ready tips from the experts who certify automobile technicians -- the non-profit National Institute for Automotive
May 3, 2005 - 8:00:00 PM
Recreational Vehicle Buyers Guide
Service Records - If you're buying from an RV dealer and they can't produce something - you've got problems - possibly serious ones. If not, he'd be proudly displaying the records. There should at least be receipts for repairs, service work, and possibly old owners manuals.
Apr 27, 2005 - 11:43:00 AM
Reconnect with Your Kids During Spring Break
(ARA) – Spring break will be here before you know it, and rather than just fly somewhere with the kids and rush through your vacation, why not plan a trip that will allow you to spend plenty of quality time together. If you don't already own one, rent a recreational
Feb 18, 2005 - 7:46:00 PM
Web Site Highlights America's Scenic Roads
Do you consider the "road" part of a road trip an exciting start to your vacation or is it simply the route to get to where you're going?
What if, along the way, you could take a coastline excursion with seal- and whale-watching opportunities? Or how about a drive through
Feb 17, 2005 - 9:49:00 PM
More Americans Renting For Weekend Getaways
For many people, weekends are a time to escape the pressures of the workweek and embark on a road trip for a much-deserved getaway. But does your vehicle suit your travel needs for every occasion? As travelers discover that transportation needs are quite diverse, the answer is often a resounding
Feb 17, 2005 - 9:43:00 PM
How Can Vacationers Find Quality Auto Repair Shops?
Summer is a popular time for travel. Better weather and longer days afford more opportunities to get out and about. But travel doesn't have to mean flying to another country. For many, a summer vacation may simply be traveling to visit friends and relatives that they haven't seen for quite
Feb 17, 2005 - 9:35:00 PM
Travel and Safety Tips For Family Road Trips
Going on a road trip?
The open road awaits. But first, make sure that you'll provide safe and enjoyable driving conditions for you and your passengers.
Feb 17, 2005 - 9:26:00 PM
The Key To Fun Family Road Trips
Experts say the key to fun-and peaceful-family road trips is to put the brakes on kids' boredom. That's where the right games can come in. Try these road trip classics.
Feb 17, 2005 - 8:17:00 PM
Birmingham, Alabama: A Classy Place to Visit
If you were asked to develop a list of top travel destinations in the United States, Birmingham, Ala., probably wouldn't be on your radar screen. Problems from decades ago have led to an assumption that not much has changed.
But the truth is, Birmingham has become a vibrant, fast-growing, upscale
Feb 17, 2005 - 7:58:00 PM