Articles tagged “road trips”

How U.S. Route 66 Was Different for Black Travelers

How U.S. Route 66 Was Different for Black Travelers

Russell Contreras , Associated Press

Those who fail to learn from the history of Jim Crow are destined to drive down that road, whether it is for a Route 66 vacation or on Main Street, yet again.

9 months ago

New Music Tourism Triangle Connects New Orleans, Nashville and Memphis

New Music Tourism Triangle Connects New Orleans, Nashville and Memphis

Adrian Sainz, Associated Press

It's great to see a tourism initiative that connects destinations by visitors' interests rather than by annual marketing budgets by particular cities and states.

2 years ago

The Most Popular U.S. Road Trips for Summer 2015

The Most Popular U.S. Road Trips for Summer 2015

Dan Peltier, Skift

National parks won't disappear from summer road trip itineraries any time soon but the type of routes being planned and other pit stops travelers are planning for this summer show the local discovery trend touches drive travel too.

2 years ago

How Tesla Is Helping to Remake the Iconic U.S. Road Trip

How Tesla Is Helping to Remake the Iconic U.S. Road Trip

Dana Hull, Bloomberg

Sounds like fun, if you can afford it.

2 years ago

RV Sales to Soon Return to Pre-Recession Levels

RV Sales to Soon Return to Pre-Recession Levels

Bruce Schreiner, Associated Press

A renewed interest in America's outdoors as well as general fatigue with the air travel experience is leading to a boom in long-distance car travel.

2 years ago

Leaf-Peeping Tourism Is a $3 Billion Business in New England

Leaf-Peeping Tourism Is a $3 Billion Business in New England

Tracee M. Herbaugh, Associated Press

The U.S. road trip is alive and well during October throughout New England.

2 years ago

The Great American Road Trip Heads West This Summer

The Great American Road Trip Heads West This Summer

Dan Peltier, Skift

The fact that road trips this summer are heading westward likely is good news for hotels and tourism in affected dates. We suspect that last-minute and mobile trends must be impacting same-day hotel bookings, as well.

3 years ago