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    Tips for Your Next Family Road Trip, by Travel Writers

    By Margot Black More people are taking road trips than ever before, despite the fact that bundling your family into a car and driving for hours on end might sound more like your worst nightmare than a fun vacation. I’m living proof that it can be fabulous — but you have to approach the idea intelligently. The beauty of a family road trip is that you can be the master of your own destiny. Driving is easy and often cheap in comparison to airline tickets, and it can give you a lovely sense of freedom. But not with the kids  

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    17 Best Road Trips in the U.S. to Take in 2021

    Whether you’re looking for sweeping views of the Pacific Ocean or a multiday adventure through national parks, these road trips provide plenty of opportunities for every kind of traveler to explore the United States. share this article In a country as large as the United States, there is no shortage of destinations and detours to explore by car. Whether your idea of the perfect American road trip entails an epic, cross-country journey on Route 66 or a shorter jaunt through a few of its most iconic national parks, the road trip options are as large and varied as the  

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    6 reasons to go on a family road trip to Pullman (in addition to football)

    Editor’s note: Given the rise in COVID-19 cases due to the spread of the delta variant of the coronavirus, safety protocols and other information for venues may change quickly. It’s best to check websites for the latest and to heed local health authorities’ safety recommendations as they’re updated. Last year, there was just one home football game at Washington State University, played in a stadium with empty stands. The second scheduled game got called off at the very last minute because of a positive COVID-19 test. This year, Pullman is more than ready for football season at 100% capacity. The  

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    The U.S. EV charging network isn’t ready for your family road trip, let alone the expected wave of new cars

    Electric cars are the future. Whether you want to go green or not, most of us are going to be driving an EV in the next two decades. Automakers are spending billions retooling factories and revamping their fleets to go most or all-electric in the next 10 to 15 years, plans fully endorsed by President Joe Biden who wants half of all U.S. auto sales to be electric vehicles by 2030. That’s a massive goal considering the market, including plug-in hybrids, currently stands at about 3%. One of the biggest barriers to EV adoption is America’s charging network. There are  

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    12 Best Podcasts for Road Trips, From True Crime to Travel

    FPGGetty Images One of the worst things in life is a long, awkward, silent drive. So whether it’s a family road trip, a getaway with friends, a vacay with your boo, or even a solo thing, there’s no question: Either turn up the radio or resign yourself to the cringe. But while feel-good tunes are great for cruising on the open road, sometimes the best way to beat boredom is with the perfect podcast. Audio series are especially great for long-haulers. When telling stories or car singalongs get exhausting, you can sit back, relax, and let the hosts do  

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