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Maritime Canada road trip in early September

It has been many months in the making, but this September I will be doing an epic Maritime Canadian road trip. For nearly three weeks I will be exploring the islands and provinces of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island (PEI). I have been to Nova Scotia before,...

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Road trip towns to tease the senses this summer

Mingus Mountain road trip near Jerome - Photo by MikesRoadTrip.com

Summer is the quintessential time of year in which American families pack up the car for the beloved road trip. Folks often head to one of the nation's awe-inspiring parks, frequently overlooking the small towns in between. A few years ago, as part of the Travel Channel show, “Best of...

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Vegas Roadside Attraction: Seven Magic Mountains

Seven Magic Mountains

Seven Magic Mountains is an interesting and colorful roadside attraction located about 20 miles south of the Las Vegas strip. Experienced hikers will likely make the connection between stone cairns and Seven Magic Mountains, which is basically a series of gargantuan markers leading travelers from Las Vegas toward Los Angeles....

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Scenic Roads: Joshua Trees Parkway in Arizona

In the 1980s, Joshua Trees became immortalized after the release of the U2 album by the same name. The image of the band in the California desert with a lone Joshua Tree in the background made the yucca specious illustrious with fans, many of whom roamed the California countryside in...

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Top Las Vegas Road Trips

Vegas Road Trip

Las Vegas, Nevada is known as the entertainment capital of the world and often finds its way into the itinerary of U.S. road trippers who are looking for a a great time. Whether for the thrills of the tables, or the open roads, a Vegas road trip has a lot...

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Raja Ampat in 30 seconds

Raja Ampat is located in a far off land, and if you want to visit, it requires one arduous journey. Not many are willing to make the pilgrimage, which is probably one of the reasons this unspoiled area is still so stunning. When I say “stunning,” that might be an...

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