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Best Traffic Apps for iPhone

When it comes to driving apps for your iPhone, you got your usual suspects — Apple Maps and Google Maps. But some of the best traffic apps for iPhone are lesser known apps with unique functionality. Here’s my personal list of the best iOS apps for driving. (If you have an android phone, you’ll have to wait for someone else to write that post — I’m an apple guy to … Continue reading

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RightTurn’s Road Trip Destinations Series: Louisiana

When people think of things to do in Louisiana, a few things come to mind: college football, Mardi Gras, jazz music, the French Quarter, and crawfish gumbo. But the list of things to do in Louisiana doesn’t end with gumbo. Check out some off the beaten path places to get a feel for what this state is made of! Fasten your seatbelt! Bonnie and Clyde Ambush Museum These two were … 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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An Amazing Staycation Is Just a Quick Car Ride Away

Why take a staycation? Because it’s cheap way to take a vacation and it could uncover some amazing things you didn’t even realize were in your neighborhood. And simply having a car opens you to so many staycation options and weekend getaway ideas. Whenever I travel somewhere new, I check out the city’s top attractions on TripAdvisor. It’s a great help when there’s so much you could do but so … 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: 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

There Are Many Types of Tires to Choose From. Find Your Mate.

Have you been unlucky in tire love? Do you always end up going out with the wrong types of tires? You know those kinds of outings, when you feel less secure and that there’s a good chance it might become flat. We know it’s extremely difficult to get set up with the perfect match. So that’s why we created RightTurn.com. Millions of people are searching for that perfect tire online. … Continue reading

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10 Best Car Movies of All Time

We have to lay down some ground rules for this one. Cars are a huge part of the cinematic experience — whether you’re watching Thelma and Louise embark on a long trip to get away from their dreary lives or seeing Chris Farley head across the nation selling brake pads to save his family’s business. Stories are naturally about movement — getting from one place to the next. There is … 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