RoadTrip America

Routes, Planning, & Inspiration for Your North American Road Trip

RoadTrip Report
September, 2005
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For those of you keeping track, nearly 240 days have elapsed since the last RoadTrip Report newsletter was sent to you. Nope, we haven't been on an extended holiday -- we've been working on scores of new articles, book reviews, road trip resources, and a bunch of new funny road signs. If you haven't visited RTA recently, we invite you to check out:

Thirty-two new Funny Signs including this week's contribution from Elizabethtown, Kentucky.

Thirty new Book Recommendations covering the spectrum of road trip literature and twelve new audio books that are great for enjoying when you're on a roll.

ANZAC Biscuits
ANZAC Biscuits: Historic cookies that travel well


Five new RoadTrip Recipes by RTA food guru Dennis Weaver, including this week's ANZAC Biscuits, cookies with an interesting history from Australia and New Zealand. We've tried all of Dennis's culinary suggestions, and they're great!

Eight new articles about the RV lifestyle written by full-timing experts Jaimie Hall and Alice Zyetz. In October, Alice will be writing about leaf-peeping by RV.

A brand new department that spotlights what we're calling Roadside Marvels. You'll find information about wonders ranging from trees festooned with shoes, outdoor sculpture, and "vehicular phenomena" to eye-catching architecture like the World's Tallest Thermometer and a gate made of deer antlers.


Seven RTA contributors have published 29 articles on topics ranging from a circuitous adventure through California's eastern Sierra Nevada mountains, tips for keeping your ice chest cool, road trip reports from eastern Idaho and Glacier National Park, and how to choose a power inverter for your roadtrip vehicle. RoadTrip Advisor Judy Carter wrote a great article for travelers in a hurry called "The Art of the Speed Run."

Well over a thousand new members have joined in the Great American RoadTrip Forum since an updated version was launched in March, 2005. Current membership in the forum exceeds 4,000, and we continue to be amazed and humbled by the depth of knowledge shared on the boards daily. We invite you to browse and share, too!

All in all, a lot of good stuff has been happening at RoadTrip America. We hope you will stop by today and kick the tires and tell us what you think!

Yours from the road,
Mark Sedenquist & Megan Edwards



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