While every long journey in life should be enhanced with a memorable soundtrack, you don’t have to limit your options to music. Listening to an entertaining comedian can help you to pass the time and help to lighten the mood when long hours in the car have you feeling a little cranky. These three comedians are mainly clean and incredibly funny, making them easy to enjoy even with children in the car.
One of Read more
Long distance drivers have a difficult time finding food that is different, yet isn’t all junk food. In order to eat better here are a few suggestions that might make meal time healthier and tastier.
The majority of the time long distance drivers spend driving on the Interstate, so stopping for an hour for each meal is out of the question, but one meal a day shouldn’t be totally disregarded. When you come into a town, try a buffet with a variety of foods to get some of the fruits and veggies that you need. Read more
If you are going to be traveling, you will want to see all the sites available. Some of them are hidden and tourists never know they are there. Sometimes people get caught up in all the normal touristy spots. The big amusement parks, expensive dinner show and other things that take a lot of money from the vacation budget. This can be especially true with children and so it is important to carefully plan before you leave and find everything that is available for you and the kiddos to enjoy without Read more
If you like to drive, and often use the beautiful rest stops that are sprinkled around the country, then you may have enjoyed a cup of coffee and a cookie during one of your stops. Non profit organizations are allowed to serve refreshments to tired travelers as a community service. There can be no alcohol involved and any food served needs to be professionally prepared. Usually they offer a cup of coffee and a couple of cookies. There is no charge and donations are accepted. Of course you are never Read more
In this day and age its rare that someone will be forced to guide themselves with a regular old road map. These days its electronic GPS units that are able to guide us from one place to another without us having to do a whole lot of work. However their may be some scenarios in which a regular road map may be the only thing available for navigation and in that scenario its imperative that you Read more
There’s no better time than summer to hit the asphalt and take a trip – unfortunately with the state of gas prices and the economy many families are finding it challenging to scrape up the funds for a boafide road trip. Here are a few ways to save money on your drive this summer:
Get an app: Many gas stations are utilizing mobile apps to tell customers about their low gas prices. Apps can tell you everything from Read more
When it comes to driving, especially for long distances, a great way to feed your mind and body enough energy is to turn up and listen to some really good music. While you are driving, both of your hands are stuck with the responsibility of handling the wheel; therefore, the best available option is to find your favorite hit song on the radio. This will not only be enjoyable for you, but it will also help you to remain calm. Then again, it all comes down to whatever it is Read more
A long car trip across the continental United States can be a scenic, uniquely enjoyable experience, showcasing America the beautiful, from sea to shining sea. Then, there’s Kansas. God’s forsaken state in terms of viewing pleasure. Unfortunately, many other states in the union have very Kansas-esque features, though not so thoroughly mind-numbing from border to border, making a necessary drive through, assuming alternative routes cannot be taken due to time constraints or poor planning, an exhausting endeavor. In order to safeguard against an entirely unchanging horizon, it’s best to have a few activities you can use to entertain yourself, simple enough to do while safely operating your vehicle. Cell phones are out, courtesy of 16 year olds whose hands may rest at 10 and 2 from time to time, but only when dialing their touchscreens, a fad now championed by concerned parents across the country known as “Distracted Driving.” So without the aid of technology, merely a gas-station full of purchasable items, a wallet full of standard contents and a kindred spirit, what can you do to take your mind, but not your eyes, off the open road. Read more
Many drivers view a long haul as a therapeutic stress release. But before undertaking the challenge of conquering I-90 from start to finish, consider this particular Interstate is long enough to cure one’s stress, induce insanity, then once again put the mind at ease, unparalleled in terms of sheer duration among single stretches of road in the United States. Exactly how daunting is I-90? Read more