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What is the best driving route from California to New York?

April 30th, 2015 - 3:58 PM
What is the best driving route from California to New York?

Traveling from California to New York?

Whether you’re planning an epic road trip or a cross-country move, driving from the Golden State to the Empire State will be quite the adventure! There are plenty of things to do and see along the way to make the trip more enjoyable, but we’ll get to that later. First, you need to know the best route to take.

What’s the best route?

We think the best way to travel from California to New York is by taking Interstate 40 to Interstate 70, and here’s why:

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The Ultimate Guide on How to Plan a Road Trip

April 22nd, 2015 - 1:50 PM
The Ultimate Guide on How to Plan a Road Trip

Want to plan the perfect road trip?

Everyone loves a good road trip, but without a plan, it can quickly turn into a chaotic mess. This guide will help you cover the road trip planning process from start to finish, ensuring your next adventure is nothing but memorable and fun!

How to plan a road trip

Map your route and stops along the way

Mapping your route is the first step to a great road trip. If you’re planning to travel across the country, these road trip routes break down the best roads to take by season. During the spring, a road trip from Barstow, CA to Wilmington, NC would be ideal. Or for autumn travel, Atlantic City, NJ to San Francisco, CA would be nice. If you plan by season, you can make the most of the sights along the way.

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10 Best Places to Live in California

April 17th, 2015 - 2:18 PM
10 Best Places to Live in California

Thinking about moving to California?

There’s a reason why 38.8 million people call California home. The Golden State has the size, the beauty, and the opportunity that the other 49 states just can’t compete with. If you’re thinking about living in California, one of these 10 places might be the right spot for you.

What are the best places to live in California?

These Californian cities are simply some of the best to call home, and aren’t listed in any particular order.

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Driving cross country: road trip routes

January 30th, 2015 - 9:24 AM
Driving cross country: road trip routes

Planning a cross country trip?

There are lots of reasons you might decide to pack up your car for a road trip across America-- sightseeing, moving, taking on a new job, or even a new life. There’s something about the vast country and open road that holds endless allure for thousands of travelers every year, making the road trip a time-honored pastime.

It’s a popular tradition, too: according to the US Travel Association, U.S. citizens logged 1.6 billion leisure trips in 2014, spending over 621 billion dollars in the process. Three out of four trips taken in the United States are for leisure purposes -- usually for visiting relatives or friends, shopping, or enjoying fine dining and beautiful scenery.

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Fall Road Trip Ideas

September 25th, 2013 - 11:44 AM

Quick Road Trips to Complete Your Fall Bucket List

Green leaves begin to fade into bright yellow, the air gets cool and crisp, and you can drink pumpkin spice lattes again. Can you guess which season it is? That’s right – it’s Fall, y’all. And it’s the perfect time to take a road trip before the winter cold settles in. So load up the car and try out a few of these fall road trip ideas to get the seasonal fun started!

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50 Best Travel Destinations in the United States

June 25th, 2013 - 3:44 PM

Looking to travel in the U.S.?

If you have a cross-country move planned, this may be the perfect time to send your stuff in the moving truck, jump in your car, and call it a vacation! You can see some awesome sites across the nation; the United States is full of great travel destinations to enjoy along the way!  Here are some of the best.  

 

50 Best Travel Destinations in the United States

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The Best Travel Guide Books

June 20th, 2013 - 2:21 PM

Moving and Travel? Sounds good to me!

You may have noticed that I’ve talked about travel quite a bit lately. I totally love my job, and I love writing about moving – but travel is definitely a passion. Mix it with a little summer-time sunshine, and I’ve got to admit… it’s difficult not to talk about it. The good news is that travel can absolutely go hand-in-hand with moving. If you’re packing up to move across the country this summer, what a great opportunity to visit some amazing places along the way.  

If that’s your plan, getting a good travel guide book is a really good place to start. Think about what you’re interested in doing, seeing and experiencing on your trip and pick up something that fits your interests. Of course, there are a ton of travel books to check out, but I’ve got some favorites.

My travel book recommendations:

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The 25 Best Travel Sites

June 18th, 2013 - 2:21 PM

I’m traveling soon. What are some websites that can help me plan my trip?

If you’re moving across the country and letting someone else drive the moving truck, it might be an awesome time to pack up the travel bags and head out on an exciting adventure. How much fun would it be to visit fun vacation spots along the way!?  If planning the perfect adventure sounds like a great idea, here are 25 of the best travel sites around. They’ll get you moving in the right direction.

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The Top 10 Best Zoos in the U.S.

May 24th, 2013 - 10:33 AM
Do you love the zoo, too?

When I was a kid, I used to love going to the zoo—to the point that I actually tried to talk my parents into moving close by. To this day, I still love going I have a feeling I’m not alone. If you’re moving this summer and plan to take a road trip along the way, maybe one of these awesome places will be en route to your new destination!  

America’s Best Zoos

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What are the best beaches in Florida?

May 20th, 2013 - 3:33 PM

Florida’s Best Beaches

Whether you’re moving to Florida or just visiting, no trip is complete without visiting one of Florida’s many beautiful beaches. But which one should you choose? Take a look at the list below to learn about some of Florida’s best beaches and why you should go!

Clearwater Beach. The name says it all. Located on the Gulf of Mexico, this beach stays at a balmy 73 degrees, with white sand stretching for 2.5 miles. In 2013, Clearwater Beach was named Florida’s Best Beach Town by USA Today readers. When you’re not out in the ocean, take a stroll or bike ride along Beach Walk, where you’ll get the true “beachside” experience, with shops, restaurants, and activities for all age.