April 22nd, 2015 - 1:50 PM
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.
April 17th, 2015 - 2:18 PM
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.
January 30th, 2015 - 9:24 AM
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.
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!
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
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:
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.
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
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.
May 13th, 2013 - 3:50 PM
Are you planning summer travel?
One of the things people love most about moving with U-Pack is that they get to drive their own vehicle across the country—and many times that means taking a quick summer vacation along the way. I’m sure you’ve figured out that summer is quickly approaching. But if you haven’t thought through your travel plans yet, don’t worry; there are still plenty of summer travel deals out there for you. You just have to know where to look. So kick back, grab a lemonade, and let’s get to exploring where to find the deals to make the most of your trip!
How to find summer travel deals