Tag Archives: summer

Link Friday: The 2017 Road Trip Edition

Posted on Thursday, June 8, 2017 by Kate

Buckle up – it’s time for a summer road trip!

  • According to AAA, more Americans will take a road trip this summer than last and the travel outlook for the summer looks strong.
  • Travel + Leisure mapped out some of the country’s very best road trips from sea to shining sea, here.
  • Those are pretty scenic, but maybe even more fun are these roadies based on cult classic TV shows like Twin Peaks and X Files.
  • Or you could plan your route around the some of the world’s most specific art museums like the Smiley Face Museum in New York City or the Toilet Seat Art Museum in San Antonio.
  • Road trips can teach you a lot of things – like how to become an expert, Tetris-style car packer or exactly how many miles you can drive after that low fuel light goes on – but it can also teach you a few really important things about marketing.

Link Friday: The 2016 Summer Road Trip Edition

Posted on Friday, July 29, 2016 by Kate

There’s nothing quite like a road trip to make the summer complete. So gas up the car, roll the windows down, turn the music up and hit the open road!

  • Start with this list of America’s best road trips. (We’re partial to the Great River Road, of course.)
  • Compare it with this list of the best and worst states for road trips, based on things like gas prices, camping costs and density of national parks and scenic byways.
  • A good playlist is key to drowning out the incessant chorus of “Are we there yet?” Here are some suggestions for making the perfect playlist.
  • While generally cheaper than air travel, road trips can get pricey. Check out these tips for saving some cash along the way.

Link Friday: The 2015 Summer Travel Outlook

Posted on Thursday, May 21, 2015 by Kate

Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial start to summer, so let’s take a look at the forecast for summer travel.

Link Friday: The Camping Edition

Posted on Friday, August 2, 2013 by Brianna

We’ve entered August (…sigh, we know). Summer always flies by, but with a month left, see how many warm-weather activities you can pack into August! And what says “summer vacation” more than going camping?

Enjoy that warm weather while you still can!

Link Friday: The Fourth of July Travel Edition

Posted on Friday, June 21, 2013 by Brianna

Happy birthday, summer! Another exciting birthday is coming up, and we’re dedicating this week’s Link Friday to that celebration. How are you celebrating the Fourth of July this year?

Enjoy your first official summer weekend!

Link Friday: The Summer Travel Edition

Posted on Friday, May 31, 2013 by Brianna

It’s almost June! If you haven’t planned a summer vacation yet, it’s time to start exploring your options.

Happy summer!

Link Friday: The Road Trip Edition

Posted on Friday, May 17, 2013 by Brianna

Be it rising gas costs, a fear of flying or just a desire to spend a lengthy time bonding with your fellow travelers, road trips are super popular right now. Wondering where you should make your next drive? We’ve compiled a list of the best road trips in the U.S.! Here’s a trip for any occasion, like if…

As an added bonus, we’ve scouted the most useful resources to help you survive the drive:

Drive safe!

Link Friday: Summer Holiday Edition

Posted on Friday, June 22, 2012 by Alan

With the Fourth of July quickly approaching, it’s the prime time to take a long weekend away from home. In honor of the most popular summer travel months, this Link Friday will focus on how, what, where and when Americans travel.

Good luck planning your summer vacations!

Link Friday: Summer Vacation Edition

Posted on Friday, June 1, 2012 by Alan

To kick off June the right way, this week’s Link Friday focuses on summer travel.  With nearly half of Americans planning a summer vacation this year, it’s the prime time to read up on traveling.

That’s all for this week. Enjoy Wisconsin’s Free Fishing Weekend and National Trails Day!