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RightTurn’s Road Trip Destinations Series: Minnesota

Minnesota might be the land of 10,000 lakes, but that doesn’t mean you have to travel by boat. All it really means is you’ll have to take the long cut driving around them to get to all the cool things to do in Minnesota. And people with great tires don’t mind taking the long way around. So while you have your Minnesota road map out, make some detours for these … Continue reading

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Rapid Ride Across America — Squeeze 10 National Parks into a Two-Week Road Trip

I love me a good road trip. And Jarod here has been doing a great job highlighting top destinations in his State-By-State Road Trip Destination Series. But what if you’re on a time crunch (summer is nearly over, after all), prefer outdoorsy beauty to manmade American landmarks, and don’t know where to start? Condé Nast Traveler has you covered: Family Road Trip: The Best of America’s National Parks in Two … Continue reading

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RightTurn’s Road Trip Destinations Series: Utah

Did you know people from Utah are called Utahans? There is some debate on the spelling, but there’s no debate about the abundance of things to do in Utah. With long roads, a beautiful landscape, and a lake filled with salt…Utah is a state that can really get your motor running. Shooting Star Saloon In Huntsville lived a beast so big and so loyal that his owner decided to let … Continue reading

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RightTurn’s Road Trip Destinations Series: Colorado

This road trip is going to get a little rocky, so we’re giving a whole new meaning to the term rocky road. Colorado has everything: massive mountains, raging rivers, innovative cities, and most importantly great roads to drive on. If you’re in this almost perfectly square state, you’ll soon notice that there’s nothing square about it. Hop in and let’s ride for your Colorado road trip! Stanley Hotel – If … Continue reading

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RightTurn’s Road Trip Destinations Series: Tennessee

Exploring a new place can be both exciting and daunting, but you know what they say, you can always depend on the kindness of strangers. Well Tennessee Williams said that, who was from Mississippi. But that doesn’t mean it ain’t true. Tennessee has one of the USA’s nicest cities in Nashville, which was voted 4th most polite city in the nation in 2015 by Condé Nast Traveler. That’s not all … Continue reading

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RightTurn’s Road Trip Destinations Series: Oregon

Oregon, here we come! Oregon is the nation’s top moving destination for the third straight year, so an Oregon road trip just might be the thing to do this summer. The 39th Annual National Movers Study says that inbound migration has increased by 10% over the last six years. It’s like the second coming of the Oregon Trail! Of course, no covered wagon needed; just roll with the right rubber! … Continue reading

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Top 5 Road Trip Car Games

I believe it was the French philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre, or maybe it was Clark W. Griswold who once said, “Getting there is half the fun, you know thaaaaat.”   The stops between definitely help break up the monotony of road trip driving, but there are better ways to stay entertained than looking at weird roadside attractions. I’m sure you’ve spent time making great playlists to either keep your energy up … Continue reading

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RightTurn’s Road Trip Destinations Series: Texas

To continue our Road Trip Destinations Series, we’re heading to the place where the stars at night are big and bright. That’s right, Texas! Texas road trips provide tons of great destinations while you’re trying to dodge tumbleweeds, roadrunners, or wild hogs while barreling down Texas State Highway 130, but we’ll start you off with five. Buckle up, ‘cause we’re going 0–60, baby. Cadillac Ranch What’s a tire blog without … Continue reading

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RightTurn’s Road Trip Destinations Series: Ohio

The first state in our Road Trip Destinations Series is the great state of Ohio, “the heart of it all” as they say. Ohio road trips are easy to make since the longest distance across the state is around 300 miles and takes less than five hours to do so. If you’re in need of something fresh and want a manageable jaunt, Ohio has the goods. Forget the cleaning this … Continue reading

RightTurn’s Coolest Road Trip Ideas

With 2015 making the final turn, heading into the home stretch, it occurred to me that I need to use my vacation time and am open to road trip ideas. Not such a bad thing to have in your pocket this time of year! I didn’t know where to start so I asked around and heard some pretty great suggestions here at RightTurn based on the coolest road trips they’ve … Continue reading