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Holidays

Our favorite ways to celebrate special days while traveling the U.S.

Guide to First Night Boston
4 weeks ago

Guide to First Night Boston

It’s a time-honored way to ring in the new year, and fun for the whole family to boot. First Night Boston, established in 1976, is a completely free outdoor extravaganza that celebrates New Year’s Eve in a big way. As long as you bundle up and plan ahead in terms of logistics, you can have a blast!

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Tips for Ringing in the New Year in NYC
1 month ago

Tips for Ringing in the New Year in NYC

Few things are tied together in people’s minds as closely NYC and the bright lights and bustle of Times Square. It’s the place for souvenirs, for listening to talented buskers, for Broadway shows. And it’s also famously the site of the ball drop that heralds in a brand-new year. Whether you grew up watching the event hosted by Casey Kasem or Ryan Seacrest, there always seems to be something magical in the air in Times Square on New Year’s Eve. If you’re not content to be one of the the one billion people joining the countdown from their living rooms, keep in mind the following while planning your last trip of the 2016.

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Unexpected Cities to Take a Ghost Tour
3 months ago

Unexpected Cities to Take a Ghost Tour

Raise your hand if you love a ghost tour!

That’s right, we thought there would be a few of you. The fact of the matter is, ghost tours are not only incredibly fun (in a really scary way), but they are also great ways to learn about a city.

Oftentimes, when you’re on a ghost tour, you’re being taken to all sorts of little nooks and crannies around a city that you didn’t even know existed in the first place. It’s really having the opportunity to look at a city in a truly different way.

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10 Most Haunted Cities In America
3 months ago

10 Most Haunted Cities In America

Halloween time is around the corner and everyone’s getting ready for the season. Some go trick-or-treating, quite a few party, and some others prefer to experience “haunted” and scary attractions. But there is rather a small percentage of adventurers that take things seriously and travel to truly haunted places.

There are some cities across the nation that are known for their scary past and their present ghosts. Throughout the years, witnesses have seen them wander in particular streets, hotels, houses, landmarks, and asylums.

These are the 10 most haunted cities to visit in America…if you dare.

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The Nation’s Best Labor Day Events
5 months ago

The Nation’s Best Labor Day Events

Though the summer months are rapidly drawing to a close, readers can take comfort in the fact that Labor Day is just around the corner! Our team at DrivetheNation.com has searched high and low for the best Labor Day events throughout the country. Check out our top Labor Day attractions that you won’t want to miss! Read More

Favorite Fourth Of July Celebrations
7 months ago

Favorite Fourth Of July Celebrations

As the unofficial start of summer, everyone across the U.S. is excited to start making plans to celebrate the Fourth of July. Many cities have big events like parades and …
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Travel-Themed Father’s Day Gifts
7 months ago

Travel-Themed Father’s Day Gifts

Father’s Day is right around the corner and if your dad is a fan of traveling, why not look into getting him some travel-themed Father’s Day gifts this year? From travel speakers to cigars, we know all the latest gadgets that we know dad will love.  We did our research and found some of the top travel-themed gifts for this Father’s Day!  Read More

Father’s Day on the Road:  4 Routes Dad Will Love
7 months ago

Father’s Day on the Road:  4 Routes Dad Will Love

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:    

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Father’s Day Destinations
8 months ago

Father’s Day Destinations

June 19th is the big day for the big guy in your life, and it’s not too late to plan a weekend getaway to celebrate all he’s done for you. Try one of these towns for an easy and fun vacation you’ll both enjoy. Read More

Memorial Day Getaways
8 months ago

Memorial Day Getaways

We like to think of the three-day Memorial Day weekend as a time to get away.  This year, why not drive away to one of the places that have a tie to the theme or origins of Memorial Day itself.  Memorial Day began as a way to remember the fallen from the Civil War.  While many large cities and national historic site are logical destinations to remember the day, you may not have thought of these destinations, some of which have a right to claim to be the place where Memorial Day began, and some of which offer special events on Memorial Day Weekend. Read More