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  • New Algorithm Shuns Speed, Finds Most Beautiful Route Instead
    New Algorithm Shuns Speed, Finds Most Beautiful Route Instead

    Mapping services like Mapquest are used to find the quickest route from point A to point B, regardless of the quality of the route. A team of researchers in Barcelona, Spain want to change that with a new algorithm designed to get users to ......

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  • Study Shows Kids Would Rather Road Trip With Mom
    Study Shows Kids Would Rather Road Trip With Mom

    Sorry, dads, you're the better drivers, but as road trip companions, you come up a little short. According to a new study from Visiting Angels, an in-home care company, 54 percent of adult children would rather take a trip with their mother......

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  • Debunking Some Popular Gas-Saving Myths
    Debunking Some Popular Gas-Saving Myths

    The summer road-trip season is here, and according to AAA, consumers can expect to see prices to hover around last summer's high of $3.55 and $3.70 per gallon. Can you have your fun in the sun while avoiding pain at the pump?Increasingly, n......

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  • AOL Autos Road Trip: Four Thousand Miles In A Nissan Pathfinder
    AOL Autos Road Trip: Four Thousand Miles In A Nissan Pathfinder

    There's something about a road trip that invariably gets me excited. Maybe it's the cultural remains of Manifest Destiny or my own sense of adventure, but each year I, like millions of other Americans, pack my vehicle to the brim with enoug......

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  • Our Five Favorite Family Road Trip Vehicles
    Our Five Favorite Family Road Trip Vehicles

    For families that travel a lot, there are a few different vehicles out there that are much better than others....

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  • New Record Set For Fastest Cross-Country Road Trip
    New Record Set For Fastest Cross-Country Road Trip

    A new record for fastest road trip across America was set on Wednesday when Ed Bolian, a Lamborghini dealer from Atlanta, and his team arrived in Redondo Beach, Calif. just 28 hours and 50 minutes after setting out from New York City.Accord......

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  • Editors' Picks: The Worst Drives In America
    Editors' Picks: The Worst Drives In America

    These are our least favorite stretches of road in America and a car that would make them a little more bearable. ...

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    Minnesota "Mad Man" Rides His Motorcycle to the Arctic Circle

    Paid in part by his company, Chris Campbell checks the Arctic off his bucket list...

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  • Five Awesome American Roads To Drive In A Ragtop This Labor Day
    Five Awesome American Roads To Drive In A Ragtop This Labor Day

    Check out our look at five classic American roads that you need to see this Labor Day....

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  • On The Road To Pebble Beach In A 1939 Packard
    On The Road To Pebble Beach In A 1939 Packard

    One by one, the engines of 22 classic cars come alive. Some cough with a wheeze, some need coaxing and some hum with precision. Whatever their personality, they all start. This is the first miracle of the road trip.Gathered in a semi-circle......

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  • Five Scenic Road Trips For Seeing Autumn Colors
    Five Scenic Road Trips For Seeing Autumn Colors

    We’ve selected five scenic fall road trips for you – some popular and some little-known gems – and the five cars you should bring along for the journey....

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  • Route 66 Road Trip: Here's What You Need To See
    Route 66 Road Trip: Here's What You Need To See

    There’s no better way to enjoy the warm temperatures, the time off work and need for a little adventure than with the top down on the open road....

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  • America Hits The Road This Memorial Day
    America Hits The Road This Memorial Day

    If you're hitting the road this holiday weekend, remember that millions of other travelers will be joining you.The American Automobile Association estimates there will be 34.8 million Americans traveling at least 50 miles over the Memorial ......

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  • Summer Road Trip Tips
    Summer Road Trip Tips

    Before you hit the trail, we have a few suggestions to help make your family road trip a smooth ride....

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  • Hyundai Engineers Drive Across The U.S. With No Gas
    Hyundai Engineers Drive Across The U.S. With No Gas

    To prove that it can be done, Hyundai recently drove a 28-day road trip across the U.S. using zero gallons of gas.The Hyundai Tucson company reps took for the ride was fueled by hydrogen. Even without adequate fueling stations around the co......

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  • Should You Fly Or Drive? Calculator Helps You Decide
    Should You Fly Or Drive? Calculator Helps You Decide

    As someone who routinely has to take long car rides from Michigan to New Jersey to visit family, I often find myself somewhere on Route 80 in the middle of Pennsylvania wishing I'd flown.We live right at the border of where driving home see......

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  • AOL Autos Staff Picks The Best Road Trip Cars
    AOL Autos Staff Picks The Best Road Trip Cars

    The AOL staff is lucky enough to test drive most of the new vehicles that come on the market. So we've put together our dream list of favorite vehicles to take a road trip. Some will surprise you....

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  • Best Vehicles for the Great Outdoors
    Best Vehicles for the Great Outdoors

    Rated on functionality and flexibility, see which vehicles are best suited for outdoor adventures like camping, boating, mountain biking and canoeing....

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  • Our Top 5 Favorite Road Trip Games Of All Time
    Our Top 5 Favorite Road Trip Games Of All Time

    Road trip games, those boredom-battling tests of concentration and quick vision meant to speed the hours, are some of the closest things we have to auto mythology.Like early tales of Zeus and the Chupacabra passed down by oral tradition, th......

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  • Gas Saving Road Trip Tips

    NEW YORK (CNNMoney.com) -- With gas prices hitting record levels, the traditional family road trip has become a source of dread. It now costs some serious money to drive a few hundred miles.But there are some things you can do to cut the co......

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