Travel Blog Author: Scott Shetler

Best National Parks You've Never Heard Of

Best National Parks You've Never Heard Of
The joys of national parks go well beyond hiking and camping. Find volcanoes, glaciers, stalagmites, and more in these amazing destinations. America’s national parks are as diverse as the country itself. The ones that will truly “wow” you have unique features such as glaciers, volcanoes, massive...

Best Beaches in America That You’ve Never Heard Of

Best Beaches in America That You’ve Never Heard Of
Looking for a great beach without the crowds? We’ve uncovered five under-the-radar places to enjoy the summer sun and sand in relative solitude. Miami Beach, Ocean City, Daytona Beach. These are some of the most famous summertime beaches in America, but they’re also among the most crowded. What if...

Cheap Travel: Save Money When Planning a Trip

Cheap Travel: Save Money When Planning a Trip
By traveling at the right time, knowing when to purchase plane tickets and keeping an eye out for hidden fees, you can save a bundle on your next vacation. When it comes to travel, being “cheap” can sometimes be a good thing. There’s nothing wrong with making reasonable efforts to stretch your...

The Great American Road Trip: 5 Top Driving Routes

The Great American Road Trip: 5 Top Driving Routes
Whether you’re into exploring ocean views on the Pacific Coast Highway or checking out small-town America along Route 66, catch a ride as we navigate America’s top road trip routes. Few things feel more patriotic than hot apple pie, rock and roll—and the Great American Road Trip. As the weather...

Summer Music Festivals 2013

Summer Music Festivals 2013
Want to travel the world and hear some great bands at the same time? These seven summer music festivals offer excellent music and nearby sightseeing opportunities. Summer is the height of the musical festival season—and that means you have the opportunity to check out some of the world’s most...

Best Android and iPhone 5 Apps: On a Road Trip

Best Android and iPhone 5 Apps: On a Road Trip
Thousands of smartphone apps are vying for your attention, but these are the ones you really need to have on your iPhone 5 or Android device if you’re hitting the road this summer. In the “olden days”—aka, the 1990s or before—taking a road trip meant collecting books of maps and planning out your...

America’s Top River Adventures

America’s Top River Adventures
Kayaking isn’t the only way to experience America’s rivers. Find out how you can sign on for awesome adventures like stand-up paddleboarding down the Rio Grande and whitewater rafting through the Grand Canyon. Sure, you can check out some of the country’s best scenery by driving the US highway...

Best Campsites and Campgrounds in America

Best Campsites and Campgrounds in America
Looking for an unforgettable camping experience? From hidden spots on both coasts to campgrounds near iconic landmarks, this group of campsites promise unforgettable views and lasting memories. The promise of a great adventure is usually the primary motivation for taking a camping trip—but...

How Can I Use RFID Technology for Travel?

How Can I Use RFID Technology for Travel?
Radio frequency identification is popping up everywhere, from highway tollbooths to passports. Here’s what you need to know about this emerging technology to make your travel experience more convenient. The use of radio frequency identification technology has become more widespread over the past...

In Honor of MLK: Use Travel to Break Down Barriers

In Honor of MLK: Use Travel to Break Down Barriers
In addition to his travels throughout the U.S. in support of racial justice, Martin Luther King, Jr. visited Germany, Norway, and India to inspire and educate himself and others on important issues. Six million miles. That’s how far Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. traveled during the last 11 years of...

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