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Great American Road Trips

Discovering the best of America with great American road trips. Trying to decide on the five best road trips to add to your bucket list is akin to picking your favorite child. All have redeeming qualities, each has a unique personality with different views, but narrowing it down to a favorite is almost impossible. While spur of the moment road trips can be exhilarating, planning a road trip with room left for some serendipitous moments peppered in is the perfect recipe for a good time.

Top 10 BBQ joints in the south

Road Trips and BBQ were made for each other. Folks in the south are known for cooking up some of the best BBQ on the planet. The passion and pride of Southern pit-masters rival that of any NASCAR or college football fan. In the Bible Belt, there are just about as many BBQ joints as there are churches and just as many different styles of BBQ as there are religious denominations. Whenever you are road tripping through the south, you’re sure to find something to your liking. Here are 10 iconic, can’t-miss BBQ joints we’ve encountered that are worth the detour. You’ll be in hog heaven!

Visiting Beautiful Branson, Missouri

A viva-Las-Vegas for good clean fun, Branson is a little bitty Ozarks town of 7,000 that attracts seven million people every year to 100 glitzy shows in 49 theatres on its own neon-studded ‘Strip’. But with headliner acts like Andy Williams and Ukrainian-born American comedian Yakov Smirnoff, the wildest Branson gets is when the buffalo come thundering onstage to open Dolly Parton’s Dixie Stampede Dinner & Show.