Sunday, February 19, 2017

Our Favorite Restaurants in America

Traveling long term requires that you dine out quite frequently.  Today, I'm sharing our recommendations for finding good restaurants in unfamiliar towns, along with a few of our favorite local restaurants from across the USA.

48 No Interstate: Our Favorite Restaurants in America

Finding local joints instead of always eating at the Olive Garden or Golden Corral is really a requirement for the best and fullest road trip experience.  Generally, these restaurants are family run and many have employees who have worked there for 10, 15, or 20 years.  Often, the owner will be present.  Ninety-nine percent of the time, the service is above and beyond the average experience at a chain place.  It can be a little daunting to cruise into a town you've never heard of and find a restaurant with great food and great service, but we guarantee it's possible!

Thursday, February 2, 2017

How to Create a Road Trip Itinerary

It's the fifth week of our Planning a Back Roads Road Trip series, and we're sharing suggestions for planning your itinerary, from selecting your destination(s) to finding the route to take you there.

48 No Interstate: How to Create a Road Trip Itinerary

When planning a vacation, some people like to wing it and leave the entire trip open to surprise.  Others plan down to the minute and know exactly what to expect each day of the trip.  Still others will fall somewhere in between, which is what we'd recommend for most road trips.  You've probably got specific dates that you'll be working with, so you'll want to plan to do and see as much as you can in that time period, while staying on track so you return from your trip on time and having fully enjoyed your time off.