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Visiting Los Angeles with Road Trip Expert Jamie Jensen

Love it or hate it, one thing you can’t do about L.A. is ignore it. Road trip expert Jamie Jensen has recommendations for where to eat and where to stay when you’re there. In keeping with the city’s car-centered culture, he also suggests a tour that focuses on a pair of quintessential L.A. drives.

Book cover of Moon Road Trip USA, 6th edition.

Top 10 Gifts for Road Trippers

With the winter cold at our doorstep and the holiday season in full swing, now is the perfect time to start dreaming of all the fun spring and summertime travel possibilities the New Year will bring. Jamie Jensen, author of the best-selling Road Trip USA, offers his top 10 gift ideas for road trippers.

A Norfolk Tides' batter about to swing.

An All-Star Baseball Road Trip

For those of us to whom summer means hot dogs, apple pie, and baseball games, the recent Major League All-Star Game was a significant milestone. Marking the midway point of the season, the All-Star Game put baseball back in the national spotlight, a place where “America’s Pastime” has only been a part-time player for many years. But while attendance and viewing numbers for Major League Baseball have been overtaken by rival sports like basketball and football, there is one world where baseball still hits a clear home run: its extended family of local baseball teams that make up the Minor Leagues.

A decorated truck promoting a dance troupe rolls down the parade line.

Road Trip Travel: Fired Up for the 4th of July

Despite the ongoing economic doldrums, Americans are feeling more upbeat than ever when it comes to planning 4th of July road trips. With gas prices down by 10 to 20 percent from the $4+ per gallon highs they hit in April, more Americans are planning to hit the road, and we’re traveling farther for our fireworks and fun.

American cars stacked and welded together to replicate Stonehenge.

Road Trip Destinations: Summer Solstice Fun

There are millions of great reasons to hit the road and see the USA this summer, and the summer solstice (June 21st) is one of them. Jamie Jensen tells you how you can enjoy the longest day of the year in this list of wonderfully memorable places, all over the USA, where you can make cosmic connections (and have some fun, too!).

The two stars of TV's Route 66 lean against a now-classic corvette.

Hollywood Road Trips Through the Years, Part 1

A century ago, the simultaneous invention of motor cars and motion pictures was a match made in Hollywood heaven, and over the years, movies have created some magical road trip memories. Jamie Jensen gives us part one of a brief chronology of classic road trip films.

A two-land highway winding through the mountains in Montana.

Road Trip Season

Memorial Day traditionally marks the start of road trip season. With its fast approach, now’s the time to start planning some fun summer escapes, and Jamie Jensen has ideas for travelers who want to hit the road this summer.