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Voicesfrom theRoad

Real stories from real road trips

Correy Overton
Embracing the unexpected: A leaf-peeping road trip from Georgia to Colorado

Embracing the unexpected: A leaf-peeping road trip from Georgia to Colorado

Embracing the unexpected: A leaf-peeping road trip from Georgia to Colorado

In the fall of 2021, I packed up my 2015 Jeep Wrangler and set out on a solo journey from my home in Northeast …

Embracing the unexpected: A leaf-peeping road trip from Georgia to Colorado
Retracing our newlywed road trip 15 years later with a bigger car, 3 kids, and a lot more snow
Annie B. Smith May 15th 2023

Retracing our newlywed road trip 15 years later with a bigger car, 3 kids, and a lot more snow

Retracing our newlywed road trip 15 years later with a bigger car, 3 kids, and a lot more snow

From Maryland to Maine: Retracing my grandparents’ first road trip
Carla Brown May 1st 2023

From Maryland to Maine: Retracing my grandparents’ first road trip

From Maryland to Maine: Retracing my grandparents’ first road trip

How I lost my job and found my true calling on a cross-country road trip
Daryush Assar Apr 17th 2023

How I lost my job and found my true calling on a cross-country road trip

How I lost my job and found my true calling on a cross-country road trip

A campervan road trip to Death Valley with a 3-month-old and a toddler
Michelle Dimayuga Apr 3rd 2023

A campervan road trip to Death Valley with a 3-month-old and a toddler

A campervan road trip to Death Valley with a 3-month-old and a toddler

What happens when a family of five wins a trip to South Dakota and turns it into a road trip
Shara Fairman Mar 20th 2023

What happens when a family of five wins a trip to South Dakota and turns it into a road trip

What happens when a family of five wins a trip to South Dakota and turns it into a road trip

Bee stings, monsoons, and pinch-me moments: A 2-week adventure on two wheels
Abz Cruz Mar 6th 2023

Bee stings, monsoons, and pinch-me moments: A 2-week adventure on two wheels

Bee stings, monsoons, and pinch-me moments: A 2-week adventure on two wheels

Susan McIntosh
How a Canadian Rockies winter road trip turned into a 28-hour highway nightmare

How a Canadian Rockies winter road trip turned into a 28-hour highway nightmare

How a Canadian Rockies winter road trip turned into a 28-hour highway nightmare

Imagine being chased by a blizzard while driving from Vancouver to Banff, Canada, running the gauntlet of crossing four mountain passes in winter. At …

How a Canadian Rockies winter road trip turned into a 28-hour highway nightmare
A coastal California adventure: 2 adults, 1 dog, 1,500 miles, and 12 days spent sleeping in a truck
Kaden Galvez Feb 6th 2023

A coastal California adventure: 2 adults, 1 dog, 1,500 miles, and 12 days spent sleeping in a truck

A coastal California adventure: 2 adults, 1 dog, 1,500 miles, and 12 days spent sleeping in a truck

From Key West to Prudhoe Bay: Tackling the Ultimate Coast-to-Coast Challenge on two wheels
FeeNom Angel Jan 23rd 2023

From Key West to Prudhoe Bay: Tackling the Ultimate Coast-to-Coast Challenge on two wheels

From Key West to Prudhoe Bay: Tackling the Ultimate Coast-to-Coast Challenge on two wheels

Adventure and wrinkles abound as Grandma Joy prepares to visit her 63rd U.S. national park
Brad Ryan Jan 9th 2023

Adventure and wrinkles abound as Grandma Joy prepares to visit her 63rd U.S. national park

Adventure and wrinkles abound as Grandma Joy prepares to visit her 63rd U.S. national park

How our New York City teens endured—and even enjoyed—a 9-day road trip with no WiFi
Michele Wallach Dec 12th 2022

How our New York City teens endured—and even enjoyed—a 9-day road trip with no WiFi

How our New York City teens endured—and even enjoyed—a 9-day road trip with no WiFi

The Mother Road: One last road trip with my mom, to her final resting place in New Mexico
Michael Rhodes Nov 28th 2022

The Mother Road: One last road trip with my mom, to her final resting place in New Mexico

The Mother Road: One last road trip with my mom, to her final resting place in New Mexico

Moose, mountains, and midnight sun: An epic Alaska road trip to honor my traveling grandparents
Carla Brown Nov 14th 2022

Moose, mountains, and midnight sun: An epic Alaska road trip to honor my traveling grandparents

Moose, mountains, and midnight sun: An epic Alaska road trip to honor my traveling grandparents

Kyle Robinson
A 1-day road trip to Niagara Falls: Driving more than 600 miles to catch a world wonder in action

A 1-day road trip to Niagara Falls: Driving more than 600 miles to catch a world wonder in action

A 1-day road trip to Niagara Falls: Driving more than 600 miles to catch a world wonder in action

It was spring break 2022 for my school. Having only one week to capitalize on the time off as a teacher, my wife and …

A 1-day road trip to Niagara Falls: Driving more than 600 miles to catch a world wonder in action
A letter to the risk-averse on hitting the road full-time
Matthew Mallary Oct 17th 2022

A letter to the risk-averse on hitting the road full-time

A letter to the risk-averse on hitting the road full-time

A month and a minivan: My 8,000-mile summer road trip
Cassandra Sigmon Oct 3rd 2022

A month and a minivan: My 8,000-mile summer road trip

A month and a minivan: My 8,000-mile summer road trip

How a 1992 road trip spurred a lifetime of chasing experiences over comforts
Chez Chesak Sep 19th 2022

How a 1992 road trip spurred a lifetime of chasing experiences over comforts

How a 1992 road trip spurred a lifetime of chasing experiences over comforts

Our love language is the road trip: What my family lacks in words, we make up for in wanderlust
Alexandra Charitan Sep 5th 2022

Our love language is the road trip: What my family lacks in words, we make up for in wanderlust

Our love language is the road trip: What my family lacks in words, we make up for in wanderlust

A 4,000-mile journey driving, hiking, and dancing from Canada to California
Kathryn Anderson Aug 22nd 2022

A 4,000-mile journey driving, hiking, and dancing from Canada to California

A 4,000-mile journey driving, hiking, and dancing from Canada to California

A solo road trip from NYC to South Dakota and back—in 96 hours
Alakananda Mookerjee Aug 8th 2022

A solo road trip from NYC to South Dakota and back—in 96 hours

A solo road trip from NYC to South Dakota and back—in 96 hours