Seasonal Driving

Amateurs, Experts Tap Inner Galileo for Eclipse

Later this month all of North America will experience an eclipse of the sun. NASA has some suggestions for where to go and how to safely view this naturally occurring phenomenon.

Road Trip Flicks: ‘A League of Their Own’

Baseball and July go hand in glove, and movies about America's favorite pastime make for a great watch while on a road trip.

This month marks the 25th anniversary of the cinematic classic “A League of Their Own”, a family-friendly, star-studded film about a women's professional baseball league during World War II.


Red, White & Blue Salute To Ice Cream

July is National Ice Cream Month, and here's our salute to the frozen treat. Chances are, no matter where you live, there's an ice cream festival within driving distance.

Find out about events that might be happening near you, and learn about America's rich history with ice cream.

A View From Your Seat: National Parks

There are national parks meant for hiking and camping under the stars. And there are destinations with grand views for drive-through tourists.

Here’s a list of stunning national parks for harried travelers.

Pacific Coast Drive: Ocean Meets 'Wow!'

There’s a reason Highways 1 and 101 from California to Washington attract drivers from all over the globe.

Simply put, this long and winding road leaves travelers awestruck--1,400 miles of windswept vistas and foaming ocean.

USO: 75 Years of Help to America’s Veterans

It started as a way to give soldiers some structured down time and a laugh or two.

Seventy-five years later the United Service Organization is vital to providing veterans and active military with essential services. Comedian Bob Hope made the USO famous by performing for troops, but entertainment accounts for only a part of the organization’s mission.

PGA Stays On A Roll One Century Later

A 100 score may be a dismal round of golf, but it's a number worth celebrating for Professional Golfers Association.

PGA turned 100 this year and has grown into an international organization with more than 28,000 instructors and professionals.

America's Dams: Adventure for All Ages

There’s just something about a wall of cement holding back billions of gallons of water that inspires awe. It’s a fascinating blend of brute force, gumption and technology.

We’ve come a long way since the first block dam was built in Jordan 3,000 years ago. Take a tour of America’s most famous dams.

Radio Language Ushered in Clear Talk

Romeo Echo Alpha Delta--Mike Echo. Do you copy?

Learn how the world’s most popular phonetic language got it’s start.

75th Anniversary of Mt. Rushmore

Ink fades, paper disintegrates and digital files vanish with a click. But stone lasts for centuries.

Mount Rushmore turns 75 this year, making 2016 an ideal time to visit what very well could be America’s most enduring monument.