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How Travel Benefits Your Mental Health

Five ways traveling is good for your mental wellbeing


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How To Prepare For A Cross-Country Road Trip

Five tips to get you started on a cross-country trip of America


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Create DIY Road Trip Survival Packs

Road trip survival packs should include everything to keep the family safe and occupied while on a road trip.



Ask An Expert: Tips On Traveling With Kids

San Francisco Bay Area travel expert Carole Terwilliger Meyers shares helpful tips on traveling with kids.


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From Home To Car: The Ultimate Guide To Planning Your Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day is almost upon us. The holiday marks the beginning of the summer season, and as such, it’s also the beginning of summer vacation for many.



Tips For Your Next Road Trip

Going on a road trip? Here’s a list of great tips to make your outing that much better.


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Memorial Day Vacay: Best 3-Day Weekend Getaway Spots

For your Memorial Day mini-vacation, check out these cities with year-round appeal, plus extra holiday happenings.


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Ultimate Guide To Your Summer Road Trip

Make the most of your summer with this ultimate guide to road trips.



The Walking Dead Road Trip: Your 13-Stop Tour Of The Show’s Best Filming Locations

Check out these Walking Dead locations for your next road trip vacation.


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The Best Scenic Drives Within 60 Miles Of Las Vegas

Taking in all the world famous Las Vegas Valley has to offer doesn’t have to be limited to the strip. Hop in the car and head out for one of the five best and most picturesque drives Las Vegas has to offer. The beauty of the adventure lies in the fact that not one of these drives goes more than 35 miles from Vegas, making them ideal day trips.


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Best Scenic Drives Within 60 Miles Of Los Angeles

Getting out of town for a quick respite from daily life doesn’t have to mean straying too far from Los Angeles proper. In fact, these drive-away mini-vacations can start immediately with eye-catching scenery about an hour or so from the city of angels. When you fall in love with these locales, stop at these places to rest your head or snap your shutter.


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A Tour Of America’s Roadside Attractions – Part 1

Starting on the Pacific and heading east, check out part one of our state-to-state guide to America’s roadside attractions!


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Road Trip Rules – Prep For A Safe And Fun Road Trip

Planning a road trip this summer? Here are some helpful tips to get your family there happy and in one piece.


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Websites Offer Gas Calculators For Specific Road Trips

Looking for ways to save on that spring break trip? CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez reports, there are websites that can help you decide.


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Cubs Start Series With Rival Cardinals

A 10-game road trip is tough enough for a team, but when you look at the teams the Chicago Cubs will face, starting with the St. Louis Cardinals, the road trip gets even tougher.

CBS Chicago–06/03/2011

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Barney: Upcoming Road Trip ‘Not Going To Be Easy’

The Chicago Cubs ended their recent nine-game homestand with a 3-6 record that included getting swept by the Houston Astros. Now the Cubs will take to the road for 10 games while they travel to St. Louis, Cincinnati and Philadelphia.

CBS Chicago–06/02/2011

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White Sox Return Home With Wins And Momentum

After a terrible start to the season, the Chicago White Sox went 6-3 over their most recent road trip and return to Chicago nine games back in the division, but carrying some momentum.

670 The Score–05/16/2011

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Cubs Start Road Trip In Cincinnati

The rain-soaked weekend that ended the Chicago Cubs’ most recent homestand with a game cut short and a game postponed before it started, may turn out to benefit the Cubs.

CBS Chicago–05/16/2011

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Cooper: ‘The Bottom Line Is We’re Not Winning’

After being swept by their division rival, the White Sox fell into last place in the AL Central division and have an abysmal 11-21 record. But the team isn’t making any excuses for their disappointing season.

670 The Score–05/05/2011

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White Sox Need Wins Before West Coast Trip

The Chicago White Sox have a half-game lead over the Minnesota Twins, but it’s not for first place in the division like many expected it would be before the season started.

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