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Respect the Rig – Tips for Safely Sharing the Road

  • Respect the Rig – Tips for Safely Sharing the Road
Every day, hardworking professional drivers head out to deliver America’s food, fuel, medicine, and clothing - the highway is their office. Pretty much everything that you use and depend upon in your everyday life is brought by trucks. Pro drivers spend their nights and days on the road, moving America. Even though you might not see them high up in their cabs, they’re working diligently and cautiously just for you.

National Truck Driver Appreciation Week

  • National Truck Driver Appreciation Week
Every day, more than 3.6 million professional truck drivers head out on the roads to safely and efficiently deliver the clothes we wear, the food we eat, and the medicine we rely upon. Almost every item in your home or office was delivered by a truck, so it’s important to take the time to recognize the men and women on whom we depend on for so much.

10 Road Trip Essentials You Should Never Travel Without

  • 10 Road Trip Essentials You Should Never Travel Without
The key to a good road trip is preparation. When planning for your upcoming road trip, don't leave home without these packing essentials. 

A Simply Irresistible Road Trip Through Santa Barbara

Follow this road trip guide from Santa Barbara to Monterey, complete with must-see stops and activities.

The Best Winter Vacations to Beat the Winter Blahs

With the holidays in the rearview mirror, and the fresh snowfall turning to gray sludge, for many people, this is the time of year when winter has lost its charm. Rather than spending the rest of the season counting down the days until you can open a kitchen window without risking frostbite, take a break from the gloom and head to one of our country's sunnier destinations. These warm-weather vacations are the perfect antidote for the winter blues. 

How to Eat Healthy on the Road

  • How to Eat Healthy on the Road
When you're on the road and hunger strikes, it's easy to succumb to the ease of fast food joints and gas station snacks. If you lead a lifestyle that requires you to be away from home much of the time — or if you're planning a cross-country road trip — it can be especially difficult to keep up with a clean-eating routine. However, healthier food options have a positive impact on your body, making you feel more energized and ready to take on the road ahead. Follow our tips for a healthy eating plan while on the road:

2019 Holiday Gift Guide

  • 2019 Holiday Gift Guide
The holidays may be a bit stressful, but gift-giving doesn't have to be. The experts at Rand McNally are here to make your holidays a little brighter this year with the newest edition of our Holiday Gift Guide. We've compiled a list of gift ideas for every person on your list — including yourself! So relax and let us take care of one of the hardest parts of holiday shopping with these gift ideas that are sure to delight. Take a look!

Most Haunted Places in America

From coast to coast, the country is littered with homes and buildings where the undead are still said to roam freely. Many of these haunted places are open to visitors so you can experience the eeriness for yourself—if you’re brave enough. Some of these stories and locations are not for the faint of heart, but if you’re looking for a spooky road trip then these places should definitely be at the top of your list.

The Best Beer Cities in the U.S.

America is experiencing a great brew awakening, with more cities making their mark on the emerging craft beer scene. As more and more people try their hands at the fine art of brewing IPAs, sours, pilsners, and the like, you may be wondering who does it best? So, we've compiled a list of our favorite cities to visit in search of the best frothy glass of beer.

Fall Vacations to Book Now

Some cities are strengthened in beauty and charm by the changing of the seasons. While these destinations are a great place to visit any time of year, their fall seasons boast a getaway unlike any other, offering an impeccable combination of weather, scenery, and activity.