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RoadTrip America

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


RoadTrip America Books

Caution: Funny Signs Ahead, compiled by RoadTrip America

Reflecting over a decade's worth of collecting actual mixed-up marquees, billboard blunders and signs of all types seen along city streets and country roads, major freeways and back roads, CAUTION: Funny Signs Ahead features images captured by 95 photographers from all over the United States, Canada, and beyond.

Praise for Caution: Funny Signs Ahead:

"...an excellent choice to leave out on a table at any party, it'll have everyone in the room laughing..."

Troy Paiva, Redwood City, California, author of Lost America: The Abandoned Roadside West

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Roads from the Ashes, by Megan Edwards

RoadTrip America began with a wildfire. In October 1993, thousands of homes were consumed by wind-driven firestorms that raged for two weeks in Southern California. One of the first to go belonged to Mark Sedenquist and Megan Edwards, RTA's founders. In a matter of minutes, all their worldly goods were reduced to four inches of smoldering cinders. Roads from the Ashes is the story of what happened afterwards, a six-year odyssey across North America and onto the Internet as RoadTrip America. Click here to read the first chapter.

Praise for Roads from the Ashes:

"This is a book to stir dreams of distant places, a remarkable journey down unknown roads of travel and self-exploration. Edwards relates the stories of their American adventures and misadventures in the compelling style of a novelist, with humor, drama and brilliant imagery... A journey worth taking."

 

—Al Martinez, Los Angeles Times

"Edwards is a fine, unpretentious writer with a journalist's nose for a good story. An inspiration..."

Chicago Tribune

"From the mountains to Manhattan, this tapestry of life on the road weaves the best of travel, technology, survival skills, and relationships into an engaging work of art.

Library Journal
Click here to read an excerpt from Roads from the Ashes: An Odyssey in Real Life on the Virtual Frontier.

 

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