Road Trip of the Week: The Florida Keys

People will tell you that in Key West, time stands still. But that’s what you expect at the end of the road, right? Key West is just that: the southernmost tip of the Florida Keys. The Keys are an intricate 1,700-island network of inlets, beaches, and coral reefs sprawling over 130 square miles through sparkling, crystal-clear water. All accessible by car – making for a mind-blowing drive. (more…)

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Road Trip of the Week: The Florida Keys

The Ten Best Drives Left in America

If you love taking it out on the open road, with breathtaking vistas unblocked by office buildings and mini-marts, the following list of great unspoiled stretches of American highway can serve as the ultimate to-do list. Better hurry, though: They’re about to put a new strip mall right…there.



1. Natchez Trace Parkway
Stretching south from the bright lights of Nashville, Tennessee, to the banks of the Mississippi River in Natchez, Mississippi, these 444 miles of road will wind you through some of our nation’s most beautiful countryside, with a few manmade marvels to boot, like…

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The Ten Best Drives Left in America

Quick Guide to Winterize Any Car

As if winter didn’t bring enough worries (inflated heating bills, anyone?) you’ve got the added stress of driving – and potentially being stranded – in frigid temperatures.  To keep yourself from unexpectedly walking in a winter wonderland, here’s an easier-than-you-might-think hit list to winterize your ride.


1.    Oil: A change’ll do you good.
You could probably guess using a high quality motor oil renders the best performance and helps minimize damage to your engine, but this time of year look for an oil rated to reduce friction and seal valves in low temperatures, too.  If your region’s…

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Quick Guide to Winterize Any Car