South Pearl Fairy Doors: Pixies have taken over Denver’s most popular neighborhood

South Pearl Street is already one of Denver's most well-known destinations. It boasts shopping, farmer's markets, dining, and historic charm, attracting locals and visitors alike to the vibrant neighborhood. It's no wonder, then, that...
Silent Heroes of the Cold War National Memorial

Spies, mysterious deaths & Area 51: the story of the Silent Heroes of the...

Monuments are often deeply symbolic... but ultimately, most are usually pretty easy to figure out. Such is not the case with the Silent Heroes of the Cold War National Memorial. The air of mystery about...

How to defeat Disney World’s ultimate challenge: riding every ride in one day

Some people see Disney World as a magical place where you can soak up the joy of living out your dreams. It is the happiest place on Earth, after all. Others... well, they see Disney...

Each winter, 25,000 migrating Monarch butterflies converge on this California eucalyptus grove

Humans and birds aren't the only creatures who flock to warmer climates when cold weather sets in... butterflies are also migratory, and their incredibly special migration habits make for an interesting and one-of-a-kind seasonal...

Roadtrippers official 2017 holiday gift guide for the techy traveler

Techy people are often the hardest to shop for; you don't want to get them something they already have... or worse, something outdated. Tech gifts for travelers don't have to be expensive or stressful...

Roadtrippers official 2017 holiday gift guide for the whimsical traveler

Everyone has that one friend... you know, the one whose Instagram feed is filled with lust-worthy photos from their epic journeys and who always seems to be on (or planning for) some grand adventure....

Roadtrippers official 2017 holiday gift guide for the glamping enthusiast

Contrary to popular belief, you don't need to pay a load of money to experience glamping for yourself. Any campground can turn into a "glampsite"... you can even set up in your own backyard,...

Roadtrippers official 2017 holiday gift guide for the retro RVer

There's something so old-school cool about vacationing in an RV. Plus it's super cozy, not to mention convenient! Whether you have friends who own a camper, or they just aspire to have one someday, let...

Here’s where to find a few of America’s most magical Polar Express train rides

One of the sweetest Christmas traditions for many is reading the classic story "The Polar Express" (or maybe watching the movie). Both tell the tale of a magical train ride to the North Pole...

Each year, this historic canal becomes the world’s largest skating rink

Canada's Rideau Canal is over 125 miles of peaceful, scenic waterways, used primarily for boating. Historically, it was used for transport, but these days, it's mostly pleasure boating. It's the oldest continually operated canal system on...

Capilano Canyon is home to one of North America’s most incredible winter lights festivals

Capilano Canyon is one of the most beautiful spots for an adventure in all of North America. Every year the park hosts "Canyon Lights," a winter light festival that transports you into an illuminated...

Archaeologists are unearthing massive sphinxes in California (yes, really!)

If you’re in search of sphinxes and pyramids and mummies, you may not have to go as far as you think: archaeologists in California have just finished excavating a giant sphinx. While it may...

This (unofficial) history of the National Parks is a quirky tribute to “America’s Best...

The story of America's National Parks is like a perfect little encapsulation of the story of American history. From John Muir and Teddy Roosevelt to Martin Luther King, Jr and cars... and even back...

The country’s quirkiest Christmas display is this cactus garden with over a million lights

Getting into the holiday spirit when you live in the desert can be a bit different. Bundling up in cute winter gear, drinking hot cocoa by the fire, hoping for snow days or a...

New for 2018: Luxury glamping at Mount Rushmore!

We've always held that South Dakota is a criminally underrated road trip destination. Mount Rushmore, Badlands, Deadwood, Custer State Park... it's got a lot going on. And, the state is about to get even...