RoadTrip America

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


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Guides to Highways, Scenic Routes, States & Parks City Guides
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Roadside Americana Traveling With Pets
Great Audio Books Road Trip Narratives & Inspiration
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Road Food Guides
Orlando ChowOrlando Chow: Restaurants for the Rest of Us, by Bob Mervine
A guide to dozens of great places you'd never find on your own (6/5/05)
New Mexico Chow

New Mexico Chow: Restaurants for the Rest of Us, by Scott Sharot
Eat like a local the moment you arrive with this great guide (4/17/05)


Traveling With Pets
Dog Lover's CompanionThe Dog Lover's Companion to California, by Maria Goodavage
One of eight superb doggy guide books covering Boston, the San Francisco Bay Area, California, Florida, New England, New York City, Seattle, and Washington D.C. (1/26/03)
Where to Stay With Your PetFodor's Road Guide: Where to Stay with your Pet, by Andrea Arden
Featuring some really wonderful discoveries for travelers with four-legged companions. (5/26/03)

Inspiration
America UnchainedAmerica Unchained, by Dave Gorman
"…The plan was simple. Go to America. Buy a second-hand car. Drive coast-to-coast without giving any money to THE MAN." (8/22/08)
I'll Be Damned If I'll Die In Oakland: A Sort Of Travel Memoir, by Al Martinez
Adventures on three continents with a witty curmudgeon known for his columns in the Los Angeles Times (10/31/04)
Roads from the AshesRoads from the Ashes, by Megan Edwards
Thinking about living on the road? This book is an inspiration. (4/1/99)
Sowerby's RoadSowerby's Road, by Garry Sowerby
Hit the road with record-breaking adventure driver Garry Sowerby (9/12/04)
Short HistoryA Short History of Nearly Everything, by Bill Bryson
Find your place in the universe with this audio book (9/21/03)
Chasing LightningChasing Lightning, by Chris Moeller
Road trip to enlightenment (9/14/03)

RoadTrip Humor, Puzzles & Books for Kids
A Season of GiftsA Season of Gifts, by Richard Peck
A holiday audio book for the whole family (12/15/09)
Vanity PL8 PuzzlesVanity Plate Puzzles, by Michelle Mazzulo
166 great word puzzles and fascinating license plate trivia! (7/23/08)
The Final WarningThe Final Warning (Maximum Ride, Book 4), by James Patterson
The fourth book in the Angel Experiment series (4/4/08)
Junie B, First GraderJunie B, First Grader, by Barbara Park (AUDIO BOOK)
Eight whole adventures of the precocious Junie B. Jones (10/21/07)
EclipseEclipse, by Stephanie Meyer (AUDIO BOOK)
Vampires, werewolves, and true love from the author of the Twilight series (10/21/07)
JinxJinx, by Meg Cabot (AUDIO BOOK)
Young adult audio book with witchcraft, spirituality, and gripping suspense (10/7/07)
Teddy's TravelsTeddy's Travels: America's National Parks, by Trefoni Michael Rizzi
"Personal guidebook, scrapbook and journal, all in one place!" (9/16/07)
Maximum Ride #2Maximum Ride - School's Out Forever, by James Patterson (AUDIO BOOK)
Book 2 in the continuing adventures of the Flock (7/23/06)
Maximum RideMaximum Ride - The Angel Experiment, by James Patterson (AUDIO BOOK)
Cool audio book about teen-aged mutants on a mission (7/16/06)
The Bad Driver's HandbookThe Bad Driver's Handbook, by Zack Arnstein & Larry Arnstein
"The Book the DMV Doesn't Want You to Read" will have you laughing nonstop as you learn how to intimidate pedestrians, sleep at the wheel, and never use a turn signal again! (10/23/05)
New York City Subway TrainsNew York City Subway Trains, by the New York Transit Museum
"12 Classic Punch-and Build Trains" plus specs & history (1/4/04)

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