One couple’s epic 550,000 mile, 177 country, 26 year road trip, and its bittersweet...

26 years, 550,000 miles, and 177 countries, but it was the last several thousand miles proved to be bittersweet for this globetrotting couple... Back in 1988, the Holtorfs decided they’d take a little African safari...

The true story behind the real-life Witch’s House…in Beverly Hills

On the corner of Walden Drive and Carmelita Avenue in Beverly Hills, California lies a very odd little home. The neighborhood is pretty upscale, yet smack dab in the middle is a house that...

Welcome to Green Bank! A quirky town where WiFi and cellphones are banned so...

Dozens of Americans have moved across the country to live in the off-the-grid town of Green Bank, West Virginia, which has purportedly banned WiFi and cellphones. Why? Because West Bank is located in what's...

The rags to riches to rags story of Roby, Texas, where 42 locals became...

At the intersection of an empty stretch of highway, along US-180 and State Hwy 70, there's a town that looks as if it's completely abandoned. At just under 700 people, you wouldn't necessarily think...

A peek inside Yellowstone’s mysteriously-abandoned Smith Mansion

It's hard to not to drive past the Smith Mansion on the Buffalo Bill Cody Scenic Byway, just outside Yellowstone National Park and wonder what the hell it is. It looks like the work...

One of Route 66’s quirkiest boutique hotels, The Cheshire, has a James Bond suite

When I was road tripping along Route 66 with my (then) 9-month old son, I wasn’t really excited about spending yet another night in a dingy roadside motel, with broken air conditioning and a...

The palace of the circus king, Ringling’s Ca’ d’Zan, is a testament to the...

This post is brought to you by our friends at Visit Sarasota! Even though the sun has set on the glory days of the traveling circus, the name 'Ringling' still conjures images of high-wire feats...

A new campaign lets you take a virtual, sonic tour of the US’s coolest...

A city's personality can influence tons of things: the food, the architecture, its arts scene... but most of all, it makes an impression on a city's music. From the funky jazz of New Orleans...

Tower Station & U-Drop Inn at night is pure Route 66 perfection

Everyone knows Miami’s South Beach has some incredible art deco buildings in America, and that’s no more apparent than when they fire up the neons at night, but one of the most beautiful examples...

Pay your respects to the West’s wildest outlaws at Deadwood’s Mount Moriah Cemetery

This blog is brought to you by our friends at Travel South Dakota! No place in the country tells the story of the Wild West quite like Deadwood's Mount Moriah Cemetery. Here, you'll find people...

Alice Huyler Ramsey, The 22-year-old housewife who became the first woman to drive across...

This story is brought to you by our friends at Hertz! Before Amelia Earhart flew across the Atlantic, before Valentina Tereshkova was the first woman to enter space, before Janet Guthrie became the first female...
real-life Camp Crystal Lake from Friday 13th

A rare chance to visit the real-life Camp Crystal Lake from Friday 13th

Chh chh chh... hahh hahh hahh... That's the sound of fear. Well, actually it's the bone-chilling sound from composer Harry Manfredini that has come to immortalize Friday the 13th. But, it sets the right tone...
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Wait, what? A Spanish Castle In The Middle Of Australia’s Rainforest?

There's a Spanish castle in Northern Queensland that's survived a war, flooding, fire and death, and now you can stroll around the grounds and get a castle selfie. Imagine a Spanish Immigrant in the 1920s...

We’re madly in love with Lonely Planet’s 2018 Best in the U.S. list

Early every year, the travel guide gurus over at Lonely Planet release their Best in Travel destinations for the year ahead. And, early every year, we anxiously wait for their Best in the U.S....

A comprehensive National Park System units guide, from National Parks to International Historical Parks...

The National Park System already has a lot to handle, with its 59 National Parks, but it's easy to forget that the National Parks are just the tip of the iceberg. Total, the NPS...