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Road Trip Ready: Road Trip Planning Tips, Inspiration and Getaway Ideas

Author: Danielle Desir Corbett and Christopher Rudder

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Whether it’s a cross-country road trip, a quick day trip, or a relaxing weekend getaway, get ready to hit the open road with ‘Road Trip Ready,’ the ultimate travel podcast for endless road trip inspiration and ideas.

Join hosts Danielle Desir Corbett and Christopher Rudder, passionate road trippers and experienced travelers, as they go beyond the surface-level information in typical travel guides.

From charming small towns to picturesque villages and lesser-known attractions across the U.S. and Canada, discover what makes each destination unique, its claim to fame, and the best-kept secrets locals cherish.

Dive into the planning process, from selecting the perfect routes, packing essentials, budgeting tips, and more. Equipped with insights, you’ll be well-prepared to create unforgettable memories with your family and friends.

So buckle up, and turn up the volume because you’re ‘Road Trip Ready’!

To find out more, visit roadtripreadypodcast.com.

Stay connected on Instagram @road_trip_ready for additional road trip inspiration and exclusive content.

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We've all felt FOMO when we realize we've missed out on some amazing stops on a road trip. To combat this, we're sharing our top strategies for finding those special, off-the-beaten-path spots that make road trips truly unforgettable.In this episode, we cover:(4:10) Pre-trip planning with tourism boards(5:48) Leveraging blogs for in-depth information(9:03) The value of podcasts in trip planning(13:59) Utilizing YouTube for visual insights(20:23) Facebook groups as planning resources(29:11) Using Google Maps for itinerary planningConnect with UsJoin our newsletter: https://newsletter.roadtripreadypodcast.com/Join our Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/roadtripreadyWebsite: https://roadtripreadypodcast.com/Follow on Instagram: @road_trip_readyConnect with Danielle Desir CorbettWebsite: https://thoughtcard.com/The Thought Card Podcast: https://pod.link/1434482532YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@thethoughtcardInstagram: @thedanielledesirTwitter: @thethoughtcardConnect with Christopher RudderWebsite: https://roadtripontario.ca/Website: https://rudderlesstravel.com/YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@RudderlessMediaInstagram: @road_trip_onHosted by Ausha. See ausha.co/privacy-policy for more information.
Discomfort is common during road trips, often leading people to avoid them. Today, we'll explore improving road trip comfort by sharing our favorite tips and resources. We discuss what makes road trips enjoyable, including bonding time, the car essentials, and discovering hidden treasures off the beaten path. Additionally, we'll share our personal playbook, like using apps such as GasBuddy to save money on gas and essential memberships for unexpected situations because, let's face it, potholes don't care about your plans.In this episode, we cover:(13:50) Road Trip Planning and Taking Turns(20:46) Road Trip Comfort and Safety(31:10) Road Trip Entertainment(35:29) Road Trip Breaks and Emergency Services(45:48) Additional Road Trip Tips and Hidden GemsConnect with UsJoin our newsletter: https://newsletter.roadtripreadypodcast.com/Join our Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/roadtripreadyWebsite: https://roadtripreadypodcast.com/Follow on Instagram: @road_trip_readyConnect with Danielle Desir CorbettWebsite: https://thoughtcard.com/The Thought Card Podcast: https://pod.link/1434482532YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@thethoughtcardInstagram: @thedanielledesirTwitter: @thethoughtcardConnect with Christopher RudderWebsite: https://roadtripontario.ca/Website: https://rudderlesstravel.com/YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@RudderlessMediaInstagram: @road_trip_onHosted by Ausha. See ausha.co/privacy-policy for more information.
Looking for fun things to do in Manchester, Vermont? From off-roading at the Land Rover Experience to cruising up the Mount Equinox Skyline Drive for breathtaking views, don't miss these hidden gems and unique driving experiences in Vermont. In this episode, we cover: (5:30) Off-roading in Manchester, VT(10:00) Mount Equinox Skyline Drive(16:00) Carthusian monks at the summit(20:00) Tips for descending Mount EquinoxConnect with UsJoin our newsletter: https://newsletter.roadtripreadypodcast.com/Join our Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/roadtripreadyWebsite: https://roadtripreadypodcast.com/Follow on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/road_trip_ready/Connect with Danielle Desir CorbettWebsite: https://thoughtcard.com/The Thought Card Podcast: https://pod.link/1434482532YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@thethoughtcardInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/thedanielledesir/Twitter: https://twitter.com/thethoughtcardConnect with Christopher RudderWebsite: https://roadtripontario.ca/Website: https://rudderlesstravel.com/YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@RudderlessMediaInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/road_trip_on/Hosted by Ausha. See ausha.co/privacy-policy for more information.
Most people envision challenges and stress when it comes to road-tripping with kids. But award-winning travel writer Kevin Wager is here to shatter that perception. Discover how to turn road trips with kids into unforgettable adventures that strengthen family bonds. From infants to teenagers, Kevin discusses the different considerations that come with each age group. Additionally, he shares practical advice like staying organized and addresses the financial aspect of road trips, noting they can be a more budget-friendly alternative to air travel. Leave this episode feeling encouraged about prioritizing travel experiences with your family and making time for adventures, even amidst busy schedules.In this episode, we cover: (4:09) The impact of travel on kids(6:19) Differences in road-tripping with kids of various ages(12:43) Planning kid-friendly road trip stops(15:01) Essential gear for road trips(23:45) Navigating children's schedules and travelConnect with Kevin Wagar Website: https://wanderingwagars.comFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/wanderingwagars/Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/wanderingwagars/YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/wanderingwagars/TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@wanderingwagars/Connect with UsJoin our newsletter: https://newsletter.roadtripreadypodcast.com/Join our Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/roadtripreadyWebsite: https://roadtripreadypodcast.com/Follow on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/road_trip_ready/Connect with Danielle Desir CorbettWebsite: https://thoughtcard.com/The Thought Card Podcast: https://pod.link/1434482532YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@thethoughtcardInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/thedanielledesir/Twitter: https://twitter.com/thethoughtcardConnect with Christopher RudderWebsite: https://roadtripontario.ca/Website: https://rudderlesstravel.com/YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@RudderlessMediaInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/road_trip_on/Hosted by Ausha. See ausha.co/privacy-policy for more information.
Are you planning to take a road trip with your furry friends? Join us as we talk to Britt Kascjak, the owner of The Kas Pack blog and Shed Happens. She is an expert in outdoor travel with pets.Whether this is your first time traveling with your pet or you're an experienced traveler, you'll learn valuable tips on getting ready for the journey and dealing with any anxieties, particularly if you have an older or more energetic pet. Additionally, find out about the necessary equipment and gear you'll need to keep your furry babies healthy and happy throughout your road trip.In this episode, we cover: (7:13) Overcoming anxiety with pet travel(8:12) Tips for first-time pet travelers(11:03) Essential gear for pet road trips(14:52) First aid for pets(16:16) Organizing pet travel gear(20:06) Leash and lead considerations(25:29) Differences between traveling with cats and dogs(28:29) Litter box solutions for cats(31:50) Options when leaving pets at homeRecommended Road Trip Essentials For Pets Traditional Kennel, 28″, for Dogs 20-30 Lbs: https://amzn.to/3NVmYqITravel carrier (for smaller pets):https://amzn.to/48OMfLy Dog harness (includes pet seat belts): https://amzn.to/3SgZMWQ Pet first aid: https://amzn.to/3TVlr81 Injury wrap tape for pets: https://amzn.to/3RROEy6 Styptic powder for pets: https://amzn.to/47zHqo6 Saline eye rinse: https://amzn.to/3NXGSS7 Travel litter box for cats: https://amzn.to/3NSTOZhConnect with Britt KascjakWebsite:https://thekaspack.com/ Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC0iDVMNUMhWgjl9QGEBvT0QFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/thekaspackInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/thekaspack/TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@thekaspackConnect with UsJoin our newsletter: https://newsletter.roadtripreadypodcast.com/Join our Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/roadtripreadyWebsite: https://roadtripreadypodcast.com/Follow on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/road_trip_ready/Connect with Danielle Desir CorbettWebsite: https://thoughtcard.com/The Thought Card Podcast: https://pod.link/1434482532YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@thethoughtcardInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/thedanielledesir/Twitter: https://twitter.com/thethoughtcardConnect with Christopher RudderWebsite: https://roadtripontario.ca/Website: https://rudderlesstravel.com/YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@RudderlessMediaInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/road_trip_on/Hosted by Ausha. See ausha.co/privacy-policy for more information.
We explore the deep roots of the women's suffrage movement in Rochester, New York, and its lasting impact on our society. Discover how Susan B. Anthony fought for equity and played a crucial role in securing women's right to vote in the United States.[1:13] Introduction to Susan B. Anthony and her role in the women's suffrage movement [3:24] Discussion on Susan B. Anthony's fight for equity and her early causes [4:38] Susan B. Anthony's involvement in the temperance movement [8:13] Susan B. Anthony's advocacy for labor, pay equity, and ending slavery [9:15] Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass' historic debate [12:41] Honoring Susan B. Anthony's Legacy [14:15] Tips for visiting the Susan B. Anthony Museum & House Thank you to Deborah Hughes, President & CEO of the National Landmark Susan B. Anthony Museum & House, for joining us. Visit Susan B. Anthony Museum & House: https://susanb.org/ 🚗 Plan Your Trip To Rochester, NY: - Fun Things To Do In Rochester, NY For First-Timer Visitors: https://roadtripontario.ca/things-to-do-in-rochester-ny/ - 5 Reasons To Visit Rochester, NY: https://thoughtcard.com/top-reasons-to-visit-rochester-new-york/ - Best Places To Eat in Rochester: https://thoughtcard.com/places-to-eat-rochester/ Connect with Us Join our newsletter: https://newsletter.roadtripreadypodcast.com/ Join our Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/roadtripready Website: https://roadtripreadypodcast.com/ Follow on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/road_trip_ready/ Connect with Danielle Desir Corbett: Website: https://thoughtcard.com/ The Thought Card Podcast: https://pod.link/1434482532 YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@thethoughtcard Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thedanielledesir/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/thethoughtcard Connect with Christopher Rudder: Website: https://roadtripontario.ca/ Website: https://rudderlesstravel.com/ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@RudderlessMedia Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/road_trip_on/Hosted by Ausha. See ausha.co/privacy-policy for more information.
Join us as we dive into the advantages and disadvantages of hitting the open road. We cover everything from freedom and flexibility to the dreaded tolls and traffic. But don't worry; we also provide solutions to overcome these challenges. Whether you're a road trip enthusiast or hesitant to give it a try, this episode will help set your expectations and motivate you to get out the door. So grab your bags, adjust your mirrors, and get road trip ready with us! (01:22) Advantages of road tripping(18:10) Disadvantages of road trips(19:45) Challenges specific to Canadian road trips, such as weather and gas stations in remote areas(26:49) Challenges specific to US road trips, including tolls and the scattered toll systemConnect with Us Join our newsletter: https://newsletter.roadtripreadypodcast.com/Join our Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/roadtripready Website: https://roadtripreadypodcast.com/Follow on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/road_trip_ready/ Connect with Danielle Desir CorbettWebsite: https://thoughtcard.com/The Thought Card Podcast: https://pod.link/1434482532YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@thethoughtcardInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/thedanielledesir/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/thethoughtcardConnect with Christopher RudderWebsite: https://roadtripontario.ca/ Website: https://rudderlesstravel.com/ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@RudderlessMedia Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/road_trip_on/Hosted by Ausha. See ausha.co/privacy-policy for more information.
Welcome to Road Trip Ready! We're Christopher Rudder and Danielle Desir Corbett, roadtrippers who rack up thousands of miles exploring the U.S. and Canada a year. Join us for the first episode of the podcast, where we discuss our love for road trips and the reasons behind starting a travel podcast dedicated to this topic. Not only do we share our personal experiences but also the lasting impact road trips have had on our lives.(1:16) How 2020 changed our perspective on travel and led us to focus more on road trips and exploring our own backyards.(3:46) Our experiences with road trips and the appreciation we developed for small towns and hidden gems. (7:29) Goals for the podcast include sharing local perspectives and providing tips and tricks for road trips.(13:38) Podcast format and what listeners can expect.Connect with Us Join our newsletter: https://newsletter.roadtripreadypodcast.com/Join our Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/roadtripready Website: https://roadtripreadypodcast.com/Follow on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/road_trip_ready/ Connect with Danielle Desir CorbettWebsite: https://thoughtcard.com/The Thought Card Podcast: https://pod.link/1434482532YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@thethoughtcardInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/thedanielledesir/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/thethoughtcardConnect with Christopher RudderWebsite: https://roadtripontario.ca/ Website: https://rudderlesstravel.com/ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@RudderlessMedia Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/road_trip_on/Hosted by Ausha. See ausha.co/privacy-policy for more information.
Welcome to Road Trip Ready!  We are so excited you've discovered our show and cannot wait for our offical launch on Tuesday, January 2, 2024.  We encourage you to follow the podcast on your favorite podcast player and share it with a friend. Hosted by Ausha. See ausha.co/privacy-policy for more information.
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