When does fall start in Florida? September! When do fall colors in Florida reach their peak? November! Yes, autumn in Florida can be quite colorful. As a Florida native, I’ll tell you when and where to see the most beautiful show of autumn hues if you want to experience fall in Florida.
Roadtrips & Driving Tips
Whether you're driving cross-country in a car or taking a long-distance ride on a motorcycle, we've got some clever travel ideas that you won't see anywhere else! Here, frequent roadtrippers are sharing their favorite driving tips (for RVers, motorcyclists & new drivers), fun road trip ideas & games to play while driving, and lots of unique road trip ideas -- where to drive to see beautiful fall foliage, amazing bridges to put on your road trip bucket list, and the best road trip planners to start your trip with.
Why is the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel in Virginia so popular? Here are some interesting things I’ve learned about the Chesapeake Bay Tunnel, how much the toll is, and how much driving time the bridge can save you.
I’ve visited most of the 10 famous bridges in the U.S. — listed here. From the east coast to the west, these are the highest, longest, and scariest bridges in America. A fun list of 10 U.S. bridges for your bucket list!
My girlfriend and I traveled 1,200 miles to see the 2017 eclipse! Here’s how our eclipse trip went and why we’ll drive even farther to see the 2024 eclipse. Plus tips for planning your own eclipse trip for the 2014 eclipse… and the 2045 eclipse!
I’ve got some downhill driving tips for you that I learned firsthand while driving through the hilly Smoky Mountains recently. I (finally) figured out the proper use of 2 and 1 on my automatic gear shift on this road trip! Learning how to drive downhill without using your brakes — and using engine braking instead — will make your mountain driving experience SO much more enjoyable, trust me.
Do you really need rental car insurance? You know they’re going to try to sell it to you at the counter right? Here are reasons you should purchase car rental insurance and when it’s not necessary.
I’ve enjoyed the RV experience at a few NASCAR events in the past. NASCAR races make great RV tailgating events because of how close you can get to the action — especially if you get NASCAR infield RV parking! Here are my best tips for your first NASCAR RV camping trip.
Road trip! Here are 5 incredible places in the United States to take fall foliage drives. You’ll see the best fall leaf color here.
Heading to Sturgis South Dakota? Want to know the best motorcycle rides through the Black Hills? Here are our faves, and the favorites of most motorcyclists
Like pizza? Like road trips? Take a pizza road trip! A taste-testing tour of Chicago and New York pizza is a foodie’s dream — and fun! Here’s how to do it.
Planning a road trip soon? The best road trips are those that are free… or cheap. These are our top 6 road trip ideas + tips for tips for saving money!
Here are 5 reasons I always use a road trip planner before driving to a destination. Plus all the best road trip apps and online road trip planners!
Want to brave some of the scariest bridges in the United States? You’ll clinch your steering wheel when crossing these 5 scary bridges!
If you’re about to take a road trip to see the colorful leaves, follow these 5 autumn driving tips to ensure that your leaf peeping adventure is a safe one.
Are you looking to plan a roller coaster vacation? That’s exactly what I’m doing right now and have done a few times before. Here are my tips on how to plan for a coaster excursion.
Take a trip along on Interstate-4 in the Sunshine State and visit some of the major theme parks in Florida, including Busch Gardens, Legoland, Walt Disney World, Sea World, and Universal Studios.
If you’re planning a long-distance motorcycle ride in the near future, then you’ll appreciate these tips which we compiled after taking multi-day trips on our Harley. In addition to packing the bare necessities listed on our basic motorcycle checklist, these things are worth considering as well.
A list of all the must-have items that you absolutely MUST pack on long distance motorcycle rides. Plus, little-known tips for packing things in the saddlebags on your motorcycle, and the best motorcycle luggage that is lightweight and fits on the back of your bike.
We have been packing for a motorcycle trip every 2 months since we got our first Harley-Davidson motorcycle. We didn’t waste any time before we planned our first long-distance motorcycle trip on our new Harley. Our first 4-day motorcycle trip was from Middle Tennessee to East Tennessee and North Carolina. We rode a number of motorcycle loops near the Tail Of The Dragon. This is our best motorcycle checklist for long-distance trips over several days.
If you are in a car accident — whether minor or major, injuries or no injuries — here are the steps you need to take to protect yourself and others.
As an update to an earlier Toyota recall — How Your Car’s Floor Mats Could Kill You — I saw 2 new reports on the morning news about this same topic. Both CBS and ABC provided updates to Toyota’s original floor mat recall. Following are the news videos which highlight another related recall — this one pertains to faulty gas pedals in vehicles.
Are your car floor mats held securely in place, or do they move around a bit? if they move at all, you need to remove them! Especially the driver’s side floor mat. The reason: people have died when the floor mat got caught on the accelerator pedal.
For those trying to make an informed choice when it comes to SUVs, here are some interesting facts & figures about SUVs… including myths and facts regarding energy-efficiency, global warming, and rising gas prices.
Here are a few of the 1,200 photos we took on our trip to Alberta, Canada. We spent most of our time in Edmonton and Calgary.
Here are details of our 2-week trip from Nashville, Tennessee to Edmonton Alberta Canada… in an RV. This is part one which sort of sets up the trip. More fun photos and details to follow.