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Driving Scenic Byways in an Antique Car

Two guys drive a 1969 Porsche 911 Convertible cross country, camping and collecting stories as they navigate their way along America’s scenic byways and historic highways

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Great American Road Trips, Part 2: My Favorite Back Roads in America

Last year, I collaborated with roughly 40 travel bloggers to put together the first installment of the Great American Road Trip series.  That behemoth of a post looked at the best back roads on a state-by-state basis.  While it’s a very comprehensive look at some of the best road trips in the country, it was… Continue reading Great American Road Trips, Part 2: My Favorite Back Roads in America

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Solo Travel: Is it Possible to Drive Cross Country by Yourself?

Twenty (two!) questions with a cross country solo traveler!

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How to Camp for Free: Essential Gear for Wild Camping

A comprehensive list of gear and supplies to help you enjoy your wild camping experience!

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How to Camp for Free: Where and When to Wild Camp

Want to camp for free? Feeling adventurous? This comprehensive guide tells you everything you need to know about wild camping!

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How to Take a Cross Country Road Trip for less than $100

Take Back Roads presents our comprehensive guide on how to take an excellent cross country road trip on a tight budget!

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Great American Road Trips: the Best Back Road by State

Are you searching for excellent road trip options to have a true American experience? Look no further – your back road travel plans start here! We highlight some of the best back roads by state, including maps, highlights, and things to see and do along the way.

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Astrophotography 3 … Part 2: The Actual Photoblog

In the final installment of the Astrophotography series, we get to read about and see the culmination of our extraordinary wild camping experience in California.

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Astrophotography 3: Mountainside Camping in Big Sur

During a California camping road trip, the author happens upon one of the greatest campsites in America

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Astrophotography 2: A Million Lights in the Darkness

Several pictures of a lot of stars, virtually all from one of my favorite nights from the camping trip out west.