If the unseasonably warm temperatures weren’t indicative enough, the calendar has officially declared what the rest of us already knew: it’s summer! The summer solstice marks the onset of summer and falls on the longest day of the year. In 2016, it’s taking place on Monday, the 20th of June.
This Father’s Day, why not ditch the coffee mug or tie and opt for an experiential gift instead? Road trips provide an opportunity to see new places, spend quality time with one another and build cherished memories. So, this Father’s Day, think outside the box – gift box that is – and check out the following 4 road trips dad will love:
Heading to the Midwest? Just a one-tank trip from many Midwest cities, Galena, Illinois, is home to century-old buildings that now house over 100 shops and restaurants. The town features a wide range of lodging options — including resorts, vacation rental homes and quaint bed-and-breakfasts – as well as scenic golf courses, soothing spas and a handful of roadside attractions.
If your travels will be leading you to Galena, our team at DriveTheNation.com has compiled a list of must-see sites that you won’t want to miss:
Scenic Route 6 is the second longest highway in America, stretching from Long Beach, California to Provincetown, Massachusetts. Though the trip is marked by stunning scenery and a number of charming towns, there is a particularly noteworthy stretch of the route that spans the plains of Nebraska and Iowa: Scenic Route 6.
Warmer weather is approaching and summer is right around the corner! With kids home from school, it’s inevitable that tummies will start growling. When hunger approaches, we suggest trying one of these easy, healthy and family-friendly summer snack ideas!
Are you ready for an adventure? Bike riding is one sport that is well suited for beginners and experts alike. Regardless of your level of expertise, a bike ride through a national park offers both a great workout and a plethora of panoramic views. Hop on your bikes and meet us at one of the following Best National Parks for Biking!
Ready for a road trip, but don’t wish to spend half your budget on gas just to get there and back? Fortunately for you, we have rounded up some of the best eco-friendly road trip cars! Our selected favorites feature eco-friendly technology that doesn’t force drivers to sacrifice comfort for performance. See for yourself and check out our favorite eco-friendly road trip cars.
Spring has arrived and there is no better way to welcome the season than with some DIY crafts. Not only does crafting provide an opportunity for family bonding, but it …
I first ventured to Annapolis, MD, with my travel lacrosse team in high school. Since that time, I’ve been fortunate to return to the Chesapeake Bay area on several occasions. The nature of my visits often differ, but one thing remains the same: I never want to leave. Whether you’re planning your first visit or returning for the 101st time, there is so much to see, do and explore in Annapolis. Below we have compiled our Quick Guide to Annapolis to help you plan your trip.
Just a three-hour drive away from its metropolitan sister city of Chicago, the city of Springfield, Illinois, is the state’s capital and the largest city in Central Illinois.
Once home to President Lincoln, Springfield’s attractions include a multitude of historic sites commemorating the life and death of our nation’s former president. By exploring Lincoln’s hometown, visitors have the opportunity to walk in the footsteps of one of America’s greatest leaders.
We’ve compiled our favorite must-see historic attractions to see during your next visit to Springfield, Illinois.