Travel Tips

Travel Tips - Save time, money, and aggravation with these travel tips, designed to make your exploration more fun.

Save time, money, and aggravation with these travel tips, designed to make your exploration more fun.

Jim and Theresa bicycling on the Great River State Trail in Wisconsin

When Jim and I planned our Northwest U.S. road trip, we knew our bikes were coming with us.


Road to Great Sand Dunes National Park

A seasoned road trip enthusiast shares her essential free road trip apps. From before you go to while you're on the road, these free apps will help your road trip go a lot smoother so you can have more fun.


Mississippi Crafts Center

With all of the tools at our fingertips nowadays, travel planning is simultaneously easy and overwhelming.


Japanese Gardens in Balboa Park

TripAdvisor Attractions allows you to book attractions, tours, and experiences directly from their platform. Here's how to use it to be a Local Tourist.


The ultimate road trip planner - everything you need to know to plan your upcoming road trip

As you get ready to hit the road, these road trip planner tips will help make your trip smoother. Find out what to do before you go, the essentials for your road trip, and a wish list of tools.


Entrance to Zion National Park in Utah

Learn how to plan a road trip with Roadtrippers. This free app and website makes planning a road trip easy, and can even show you how much gas will cost.


Route 66 Halfway Point

Choosing road trip destinations can be difficult, but if you follow these four simple steps you can narrow down where you want to go.


Red truck on an open road

Gas is one of the biggest expenses of any road trip. If you're taking a road trip, here's how you can use a free app to find the best gas prices and save money.


Jim and Theresa at Joshua Tree overlooking the Salton Sea

Our night in Winslow was gloriously uneventful. We booked a cheap motel instead of camping as originally planned, found a local pizza buffet, and by 8 o’clock I was in bed. GLORIOUS, I tell you.