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5 Eye-Opening Road Trips in Scotland

5 Eye-Opening Road Trips in Scotland

5 Eye-Opening Scotland Road Trips

Scotland isn’t just famous for whisky, the Loch Ness monster and bagpipes – it’s also a country with some of the most astounding scenery that you’ll find in the UK and Western Europe, and one perfect for a family road trip. With minimal traffic and spectacular scenery, get out of the cities and take a Scotland road trip with the family.

Here’s five of my top picks of less well-known road trips that you should consider if you’re travelling to Scotland anytime soon.

December 10, 2018 | By More
Best Stops Along California’s Scenic Route 101

Best Stops Along California’s Scenic Route 101

Discover The Best of California’s Scenic Route Down Highway 101

One of my all-time favorite road trips takes you down along the Pacific Coast through Washington, Oregon, and California along scenic Highway 101. It’s a trip I’ve done as a child and one I hope to do with my own family soon. These are my tips for a great family road trip and where to stop along Highway 101.

November 6, 2018 | By More
Guide to Planning Best Campervan Tour of Scotland

Guide to Planning Best Campervan Tour of Scotland

Scotland is one of the most beautiful and historically rich countries in the world, having something in store for all travellers regardless of their age, gender and nationality.

Scotland offers some of the most scenic drives in the world. Roam amoung the highlands discovering famed lochs and stone castles or tote your clubs and play a round of golf at Scotland’s world renowned courses. There’s not better way to experience Scotland than on a campervan road trip.

October 29, 2018 | By More
How To See The Best of France In 14 Days

How To See The Best of France In 14 Days

A Two Week Tour of France That Visits All The Best Sites

I believe that everyone should visit France at least once in their lives. Once you get there, it’s really an enjoyable challenge trying to decide what to see and do. France is famous for its food, wines, fashion, architecture and scenery. It offers stunning beauty from mountains to ocean. There are also great museums, historical World I and II battlefields, and famous Chateaux. This 2-week itinerary travel through France makes a great introduction to this amazing country.

October 26, 2018 | By More
New England Fall Events Well Worth The Drive

New England Fall Events Well Worth The Drive

New England Fall Events That Will Entertain The Whole Family

As we say farewell to summer breezes and the hectic pace of back-to-school September, it’s time to take a big gulp of fresh air and head off on a New England Fall road trip. With the Columbus Day Weekend ahead, leaves have already begun their brilliant autumn show.

October 1, 2018 | By More
Epic California Road Trip – Coolest Sites LAX to SFO

Epic California Road Trip – Coolest Sites LAX to SFO

7 Cool Spots For Your West Coast Road Trip

California, with its sun-kissed beaches and rich history, has all of the elements to create a trip-of-a-lifetime. It’s no wonder it’s the most populated state in America. The inviting Mediterranean climate that California is well known for, is contrasted by the snowy alpine mountains, temperate rainforests to the north and the arid desert regions in its interior – a perfect state for a road trip

September 4, 2017 | By More
Europe’s Most Scenic Drives With Unforgettable Vistas

Europe’s Most Scenic Drives With Unforgettable Vistas

Best Scenic Drives For An Unforgettable Experience In Europe

Forget Route 66 – there are loads of fabulous and picturesque roads to travel on in Europe where you can soak up some of the most beautiful views that this part of the world can offer. The beauty of Europe is that it has some of the most varies and contrasting landscapes than most other continents can only dream of having. From mountainous, snow-capped regions, to beach front roads and field of gold, you can find them all here within easy reach of the UK! Here is our pick of the best scenic drives to experience in Europe, so why not consider renting a car or driving to your European holiday destination to see the journey from an alternative point of view?

March 30, 2017 | By More
Favorite Breathtaking Drives To The Swiss Alps

Favorite Breathtaking Drives To The Swiss Alps

Here are some of the most spectacular Alpine roads that are guaranteed to make you forget all about the destination and just enjoy the journey.

There are so many possible routes to take in Europe when you’re considering a driving holiday but one of the most breathtaking has to be the route to The Alps. If you are driving through to the Alps from the UK you will be able to pass through France, Lichtenstein, and Switzerland. Whether you’re planning to take your time and make stops along the way or simply want to have the pleasure of having your own car at your disposal while you’re in Switzerland, taking the scenic route is definitely a good option every time!

January 16, 2017 | By More
Best Pacific Coast RV Road Trip Routes

Best Pacific Coast RV Road Trip Routes

Best Pacific Coast RV Camper Road Trip Routes

RV adventures have become a great American pastime, and there is perhaps no destination more iconic then the ultimate RV trek to the Pacific coast. Each year, droves of thrill seekers set out on the journey across the states to begin their own west coast adventure. Whether you are looking for nature in the northwest or sunshine in the south, you will find yourself right at home at the RV hotspots along the way. See below for some crowd favorites, and before setting out on your dream ride, make sure to stop by a service provider near you to ensure your ride goes smoothly from start to finish.

October 28, 2016 | By More
Lake Erie Wine Trail – A Fun & Spirited Road Trip Destination

Lake Erie Wine Trail – A Fun & Spirited Road Trip Destination

Lake Erie Wine Country stretches for 50 miles along the southeastern edge of Lake Erie (Erie, PA to Chautauqua County in up-state New York) and wine tasting is just one of the awesome activities that attract in-the-know travelers to this bucolic corner of America.

What’s that you say….you never heard of it? Well, I suspect everyone has been trying to keep it a secret for themselves. Come along as we discover what makes this region a fun and “spirited” getaway destination well worth discovering.

July 27, 2016 | By More
8 Wacky Mid-Atlantic Roadside Attractions Worth Stopping For

8 Wacky Mid-Atlantic Roadside Attractions Worth Stopping For

Mid-Atlantic Roadside Oddities Worth Stopping For

If you’ve got your RV or SUV fueled up and fully loaded, you’re always ready for a road trip – the real question is, where do you want to go? It’s easy to pick a well-worn tourist route, or return to a favorite vacation spot, but if you truly want something off the books, hit the roads of America. The United States is home to more one-of-a-kind roadside oddities than anywhere else.

Here are our picks for some of the weirdest and most entertaining roadside attractions in the Mid-Atlantic States:

June 27, 2016 | By More
Top Beer and Wine Trail Getaways To Toast Your Summer Escape

Top Beer and Wine Trail Getaways To Toast Your Summer Escape

Bring On A Toast to Summer! BnB’s along Brewery and Wine Trails

Summertime calls for beer and wine, and there are numerous inns located on some of the best trails in the US. There are even regions that are celebrated for both breweries and wineries, so guests don’t have to choose between the two. Here are a few inns from New York’s Finger Lakes and Virginia where you can sip, sample, and stay while enjoying the best breakfasts and beds in between.

June 8, 2016 | By More
Road Trip Bliss, Going-To-The-Sun Road To Reach The Crown-of-the-Continent

Road Trip Bliss, Going-To-The-Sun Road To Reach The Crown-of-the-Continent

Your guide to reaching the unforgettable Crown-of-the-Continent in Glacier National Park

I remember standing on a boardwalk atop a glacier. Besides the brown and gray weather-beaten boardwalk, the entire landscape was white. The sky was incredibly blue. A crowd of people lined the boardwalk, snapping pictures.

March 16, 2016 | By More
America’s Best Fall Foliage Biking Getaways For 2015

America’s Best Fall Foliage Biking Getaways For 2015

Best Biking Getaways To For Fall Foliage Views

Cycling is fun at any time of year, but when Autumn brings a refreshing nip to the air and landscapes explode with fall colors, there’s no better time to hop on your bike and take in the splendor. This fall season a number of wonderful properties across the U.S.A. have put together biking packages that make it easy and enjoyable to go off exploring the countryside on two wheels while being pampered at day’s end at a lovely Inn. Here’s a look at some of the best biking getaways for fall 2015.

September 14, 2015 | By More
Ultimate Australia Roadtrip – Sydney to Cairns With All The Best Stops Along The Way

Ultimate Australia Roadtrip – Sydney to Cairns With All The Best Stops Along The Way

Australia’s Most Iconic Road Trip – Sydney to Cairns With All The Stop Along The Way

Australia is known all around the world as one of the dream destinations for RV enthusiasts – sunny beaches, dramatic scenery and great weather are just a few of the things that attract thousands of RV-rs each year. However, although you would probably have a hard time finding a soul that wouldn’t know about the beauty of cities like Sydney and Cairns, there’s actually an unforgettable trip that waits by traveling between the two cities. In the two and a half thousand kilometers that separate these two cities, you can find so many spectacular places to visit along the way that it would probably be impossible to see them all in one trip.

October 22, 2014 | By More
Crashing Waves and Expansive Views – Dramatic California Lighthouse Road Trip

Crashing Waves and Expansive Views – Dramatic California Lighthouse Road Trip

Mention lighthouses and most folks think about the craggy coast of New England. But we would be remiss not to appreciate the majestic Pacific coast lighthouses guiding ships in from the far east or after rounding Cape Horn to reach California in the great gold rush era. Like the Spanish missions, lighthouses were built in strategic locals all along California’s coast.

Come along with us as we map out a dramatic 950 mile road trip (perfect for an RV vacation) traveling north to south to explore 7 distinct areas and 15 lighthouses along the Pacific coast of California.

October 6, 2014 | By More
Okemo Trip Report – Vermont’s Perfect Vacation Spot For All Seasons

Okemo Trip Report – Vermont’s Perfect Vacation Spot For All Seasons

Okemo Mountain is Vermont’s perfect vacation spot For ALL SEASONS.

Summers and Fall at Okemo Mountain Resort offers outdoor fun for everyone. The Adventure Zone is a hub for family fun with the Mountain Coaster, Sawyer’s Sweep Zipline Tours, Haulback Challenge Course, Disc Golf Courses, Lumberin’ Cal Miniature Golf, Stump Jumper Bungee Trampoline, Climbing Wall, AMP Energy Big Air Bag and my personal favorite Segway Personal Transport Tours.

September 19, 2014 | By More
Best Road Trips Inspired By Great Movies

Best Road Trips Inspired By Great Movies

According to research done by the insurance firm Endsleigh, almost a third of students list a road trip across North America as their dream destination, no doubt this has been inspired by one of many great road trip movies. Not only do road trip movies show entertaining stories against an ever changing backdrop, but they introduce us to a range of iconic landscapes, and local characters along the way.

September 5, 2014 | By More
5 Best Pacific Northwest Scenic Sites for Your Summer Roadtrip

5 Best Pacific Northwest Scenic Sites for Your Summer Roadtrip

Northwest Sightseeing – 5 Places to Drive to This Summer

A trip to the Pacific Northwest offers travelers incredible opportunities to see dramatic scenic landscapes. The natural beauty and friendly people attract visitors from all walks of life. The summer represents the best time to experience the vast openness of this growing area. Consider these five locations for your summer roadtrip as they are some of the most prized landscapes in the United States.

May 7, 2014 | By More
Celebrate Earth Day With A Mendocino Green Getaway

Celebrate Earth Day With A Mendocino Green Getaway

Every year, on April 22, the world celebrates Earth Day. Since its inception in 1970, Earth Day has been a time to honor the natural beauty of our planet, to demonstrate support for green movements around the globe, and to raise awareness about environmental protection. Today, 44 years after the first Earth Day was celebrated, the “eco” lifestyle has had a beneficial influence on just about every market, including the travel market. Here are some particularly great ‘green’ eco getaway spots.

April 7, 2014 | By More