Have you ever started planning a road trip only to realize how annoying it is to pack everything? I mean, you’re gonna need a tent. If you’re hitting the lake, you can’t forget the boat? And there’s nothing worse than trying to find non-perishables because your cooler can only last so long. It’s such a hassle that you might just give up on the whole fiasco because you can’t be bothered. Well, never fear, my friends. Ford understands your struggle, and they created the ideal Frankenstein camping car that accommodates every factor and variable you might run into during a relaxing trip out in the wild. Sure, it might look like nothing but a car with a boat on top—but press a button, and suddenly you’ve got the all-in-one ideal camping dream. The boat swings up and off to the side, revealing a two-person tent underneath. Lower the back hatch and fold out the roof, and you have the perfect covered kitchen, complete with a refrigerator … [Read more...] about The 1959 Ford Country Squire Camper Is Perfect For All Your Summer Road Trip Needs
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If you're the type that's always up for a road trip with friends or family, you need a vehicle that's ready when the mood strikes. A trek up the coast from Washington, D.C., to Manhattan for the 2018 New York International Auto Show showed that the redesigned 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan (VW's best-selling vehicle in March) would be a good choice for hitting the open road. Related: Volkswagen Slashes Price on 2018 Tiguan We're talking about a road trip where you need a vehicle that handles people and their stuff like a VW Microbus. It's not the vehicle that you'd want when the driving itself is the point, as opposed to the destination, activity or companions (nor does it try to be). My favorites for that purpose would comfortably handle one companion — and in some we'd have to share a bag. The test car was a top-of-the-line Tiguan SEL Premium with all-wheel drive ($38,450; all prices include a $900 destination charge) and the third-row seat option ($500). This model … [Read more...] about Road Trip! 7 Ways the 2018 Tiguan Is Good for Getaways
Democracy Dies in Darkness Sections Home Subscribe Try 1 month for $1 Username Sign In Account Profile Newsletters & Alerts Gift Subscriptions Contact Us Help Desk Subscribe Account Profile Newsletters & Alerts Gift Subscriptions Contact Us Help Desk Accessibility for screenreader Share on Google Plus Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google Plus Share via Email Share on LinkedIn Share on Pinterest Share on Tumblr Resize Text Print Article Comments Post Nation by Kristine Phillips by Kristine Phillips Email the author April 16 at 4:54 PM Email the author A search is underway along the Eel River in Mendocino County in Northern California. Search teams found and identified family members who disappeared more than a week ago while on a road trip from Oregon to California. (Shannon Barney/Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office/AP) Investigators have found and … [Read more...] about A family disappeared while on a road trip. Divers found three of them in a California river.
Democracy Dies in Darkness Sections Home Subscribe Try 1 month for $1 Username Sign In Account Profile Newsletters & Alerts Gift Subscriptions Contact Us Help Desk Subscribe Account Profile Newsletters & Alerts Gift Subscriptions Contact Us Help Desk Accessibility for screenreader Share on Google Plus Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google Plus Share via Email Share on LinkedIn Share on Pinterest Share on Tumblr Resize Text Print Article Comments The inside track on Washington politics. Be the first to know about new stories from PowerPost. Sign up to follow, and we’ll e-mail you free updates as they’re published. You’ll receive free e-mail news updates each time a new story is published. You’re all set! Sign up *Invalid email address Got it Got it Post Nation by Kristine Phillips by Kristine Phillips Email … [Read more...] about A family disappeared while on a road trip. Divers found two of them in a California river.
My perfect road trip was from southeast Texas to Crested Butte, Colorado. I was eight years old and my family planned our first ever ski trip, and decided to make a 16-hour drive to the Rockies instead taking a flight. To make our drive more enjoyable, my parents transformed the car into a miniature play zone/paradise, installing a portable TV and video games, and flattened the back seat out so we could fully stretch out our legs instead of having to sit the whole trip. The gesture turned our road trip into a memory we’ll remember for the rest of our lives. While that’s my perfect road trip, Chevrolet has teamed up with prominent data scientist Randy Olsen to create what they believe to be the optimal routes for would-be travelers. Working with Olsen, Chevrolet helped curate road trips for various regions across the U.S. Olsen calculated a 214-hour, 13,000-mile plus travel guide that touched all 48 states within the U.S. mainland. “This map is designed so road … [Read more...] about What’s the perfect road trip? Chevrolet tries to find out
August 4, 2017 by Gary Grant Leave a Comment Following the muddy launch of the TRD Pro models of Toyota’s Tundra and Tacoma, we headed to the Northern reaches of the Ottawa Valley for a week of work with a sweet Cement Grey Taco, with the DCS Appliances event trailer in tow. That combined rig stirred up attention everywhere we went, so when a similar trip came onto the horizon recently, it only made sense to see how the big brother Tundra would fare. Last Fall, we put the Tundra TRD-Pro through its paces in the dirt in Ontario ski country. The event would see us head from Whitby to Mont Tremblant, a ski town in rural Quebec which also is the home of Le Circuit Mont Tremblant, where we would spend a the better part of the week feeding our friends from Driveteq, who would be spending a couple of days lapping the historic race track. Once again, we would be grilling on the trailer mounted DCS grill, but we would also be roasting a pig in our La Caja China roaster, which … [Read more...] about Road tripping with the 2017 Toyota Tundra TRD Pro
Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Regardless of which version you drive, there's something mystical about crossing the country in America's sports car. With the C7 Corvette, Chevrolet has created what might be the perfect road trip vehicle. As always, you get a powerful engine and great handling, but you also get a quality interior, spacious trunk, and nearly 30 mpg on the highway. … [Read more...] about The Best Road Trip Cars Ever Made
Jonathan Harper / @JBH1126 Going on a road trip is one of the most fun things you can do with a car. But some vehicles are more suited than others for long-term highway stints. Which car would you pick?My choice would be the E39-generation BMW M5. Sure, it's not as fast, modern, or luxurious as my E60, but it's certainly more balanced and fuel-efficient. Plus, if I happen to run into any twisty roads during my journey, it's the E39 I want to be in. Former Cannonball Run record-holder Alex Roy set his New York-to-Los Angeles record in an E39 M5, which should give you an idea of how well-suited it is for road trip duty. Advertisement - Continue Reading Below Now we'd like to know: Which car do you think is best for road-tripping? There's no restriction on price or type of car, either. It could be anything, as long as you think it would be a good road trip companion. Let us know in the comments below. … [Read more...] about What’s the Best Car for a Road Trip?
Getty Images No two road trips are alike — except that they all involve long distances, rushed meals, and groups of tired, bored, grumpy humans sharing the same cramped quarters for hours on end. To keep everyone happy, peaceful, and safe, we recommend that all road trips be bound by the same set of rules, which we present here, in no particular order. 1. First and foremost, everyone must use the bathroom before the vehicle hits the road. 2. The driver chooses the music: Whoever is at the wheel is also in control of the stereo, unless he decides to hand that power to someone else. However, he reserves the right to take it back at any time. Should a radio station play two or more songs in a row by Styx, Warrant, or Limp Bizkit, an obscure maritime law dictates that the person in control of the radio at the time must ride in the trunk until the next gas stop. 3. At all times, the co-pilot—meaning, whoever's riding shotgun—must remain awake and available to dish out … [Read more...] about 21 Rules of Road Tripping
TONIGHT: Jeremy Clarkson saves the world, Richard Hammond falls off a motorcycle many times, and James May gets wet. That’s right: the new Grand Tour trailer is out, and it’s a used car road trip special! Actually it’s not tonight; it airs on Friday. This is the long-awaited road trip special we first saw in the original Series Two advert. Series Two, episode 11 is called the Mozambique Special. The three stooges attempt to end world hunger by attempting to transport fish from the east African nation’s rich and bountiful coast to the distant interior, where things aren’t so good and people live, as The Grand Tour YouTube page puts it, “on the brink of hunger.” Naturally each of them chooses a different method of transportation. Clarkson uses a Nissan pick-up, Hammond chooses a brand new TVS Star motorbike and May goes retro with a wonderful old Mercedes 200T. The episode will, as always, air on Friday on Amazon Prime Video. We’ll be … [Read more...] about This Week’s Grand Tour Episode Is The Road Trip We’ve Been Waiting For