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Articles tagged “road trips”

Rental Cars

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

Sounds like fun, if you can afford it.

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

Rental Cars

RV Sales to Soon Return to Pre-Recession Levels

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.

RV Sales to Soon Return to Pre-Recession Levels

Tourism

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

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

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

Rental Cars

The Great American Road Trip Heads West This Summer

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.

The Great American Road Trip Heads West This Summer

Tourism

Hipsters in Airstreams Discover RV Park Camping

The Airstream aficionado is clearly distinct from the typical house-on-wheels RV driver. But is their love for quirky camping be a quick fad or emerging trend?

Hipsters in Airstreams Discover RV Park Camping

Airlines

The Investigative News Project Taking on One Small U.S. Airport at a Time

Interactive, multi-media, and unusual, this project will likely be a fascinating look at the under-examined American destinations. And a bit of a thrill for excellent reporter/airplane buff Fallows.

The Investigative News Project Taking on One Small U.S. Airport at a Time

Rail

Road travel: How fast is fast enough on U.S. highways

We're not advocating imposing autobahn-like freedoms, but upping the speed limit to 70 mph on Interstate highways in Illinois and elsewhere hardly seems like a radical move.

Hotels

Five travel startups focus on design, communities and local experiences

Five travel startups focus on design, communities and local experiences

Rail

Obama rails against disrepair of nation’s roads, bridges and trains

In the current economic climate, with lines drawn between backers and opponents of government spending, it is unclear how much of a commitment Obama will be able to get for a much-needed upgrade of the country's roads, ports, bridges and rail lines.

Obama rails against disrepair of nation’s roads, bridges and trains

Rental Cars

Energy Department predicts gas prices to fall 5 percent this year, but it’s been wrong before

U.S. gasoline consumption is the lowest it’s been in an decade, but don’t expect American to start taking road trips that they’ve put on hold if prices do fall, as spending is still tepid in this economy.

Energy Department predicts gas prices to fall 5 percent this year, but it’s been wrong before