Episode #54 – What It’s Like to Roadtrip Through Mexico

Listen to Episode #54 Monday at 9 pm Eastern, 8 pm Central

Tonight Jeremy talks about his Mexico road trip experiences. It’s another hour of travel, roadtripping, and fun on this week’ sedition of Road Trip Radio!

Episode #53 – Adventures in Mexico, Nebraska, and Beyond

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Using over a decade of experience on the highways and byways of Mexico, Jeremy discusses what it’s like to take a road trip south of the border. He’ll be taking your questions about safety, legal requirements, and travel tips for a Mexico road trip. Send your questions before the show to our Facebook page or call them in at (650) 27-DRIVE. If you’re adventurous, take a listen to this week’s edition of Road Trip Radio. We’ll continue the discussion next week, too…

Our weekly travel segment Along the Way… visits the surprising treasures found along I-80 in Nebraska. Dave talks about geese and the birthplace of the dial tone.

This week’s Travel Q&A addresses whether it’s safe to stop at interstate rest areas and the fastest route from coast to coast.  Join us for classic commercials from the Golden Age of Radio in the Travel Archive. Plus, we have a very special edition of On the Lighter Side with plenty of comedy.

Join us for another hour of travel, roadtripping, and fun on this week’s edition of Road Trip Radio!

Episode #52 – When GPS Goes Bad

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Join us as Jeremy and Dave discuss the world’s craziest GPS stories. Whether it involves a navigation system sending an unsuspecting motorist up a mountain footpath or a tourist to the wrong country, you’ll learn what to do and what NOT to do when you suspect your GPS satnav is sending you the wrong way.
Plus, there’s more comedy, more classic commercials from the Golden Age of radio, and more Travel Q&A, where Jeremy addresses one listener’s need for Premium gasoline.

Episode #51 – Searching for Civil War History in Maryland

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This week, we broadcast from the road as we journey in search of Civil War history in Western Maryland. From Sharpsburg to Frederick, history buffs have plenty to gain by taking a road trip through Maryland’s Appalachian foothills. Since we’re broadcasting from the road, this episode’s sound quality will sound a little rougher, but please excuse the noise; those are just the sounds of roadtripping…

Later in our program, we bring you the best haikus about potholes sent in by our listeners from across the country. Also, our Travel Q&A segment discusses five ways to get into National Parks at a discount (or even free).

Join us for classic commercials from the golden age of radio in The Travel Archive, as well as more new comedy On the Lighter Side. It’s another hour of roadtripping, travel, and fun on Episode 51 of Road Trip Radio!

Episode #50 – The Top 10 Spring Vacation Destinations

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After one of the harshest, longest winters in recent memory, we’re all ready for spring and for a spring road trip. This week we’ll be discussing the top ten spring vacation destinations in the country. Later on in the hour, we’ll be looking back over our first 50 episodes and focusing on our ever-popular comedy skits. Dave has selected some of his favorites to share with our listeners.

In the second half-hour, our Travel Q&A segment tackles the question of vehicle maintenance again, and it’s classic commercials for Columbia Phonographs and Turtle Wax in The Travel Archive. Plus, This Week in Travel takes a trip to the smallest town in the country – Buford, Wyoming – population 1.

Join us for another of exciting, fast-moving episode of travel, roadtripping, and fun on this week’s installment of Road Trip Radio!

jeremy at the mic

Send us your Pothole Haiku for a chance to have your work read on the air!

Call in and leave your road trip or travel story on our Road Trip Radio message line – (650) 273-7483. The best stories and tips get read live on the air.

Episode #49 – A Cruise Up the Pacific Coast Highway

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It might be cold outside, but spring road trips are just around the corner on RTR!

Join us as we take a leisurely drive up the Pacific Coast Highway from San Francisco to Mendocino, one of the world’s most scenic adventures! Then, we’ll be joined by Earl Swift, author of The Big Roads as he talks about the history of the Interstate System. Plus, we’ll take your travel questions in Travel Q&A about airline carry-on luggage and the meaning of interstate exit numbers. Then, Jeremy will open up The Travel Archive to listen to some classic commercials for Rio Grande ‘Cracked’ Gasoline and for a 1950′s version of Miracle Whip. Plus, On the Lighter Side brings you a call from wacky Wayne Martin.

Join us for another hour of roadtripping, travel, and fun on Episode 49 of Road Trip Radio!

Episode #48 – Explore the Blue Ridge Parkway

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This week the team explores the Blue Ridge Parkway as it meanders through the mountains of Virginia and North Carolina. The Blue Ridge is the most visited site of all those operated by the National Park Service, so join us and plan your summer road trip before the crowds arrive!

This week we talk about driving in wintry weather – and how to do it safely. Dave and Jeremy discuss problems with winter driving and ways to be a defensive driver in bad weather.

Jeremy & Dave discuss this week’s travel news on This Week in Travel. Get ready to fight your next parking ticket with an app, and to visit a sinkhole-infested Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, Kentucky!

We’ll be answering your questions about travel and vehicle maintenance (as well as discussing the most isolated destination in America) in Travel Q&A, and Jeremy will open up The Travel Archive to listen to a few classic commercials from the golden age of radio (1957 Chevy and Shredded Wheat commercial with organ music). Get ready to laugh in our popular comedy segment On the Lighter Side.

Episode #47 – The 10 Most Boring Highways in the USA

Listen to Episode #47 Monday at 10 pm East, 9 pm Central

You’ve spoken, and now we share the results! The 10 most boring highways in America – whether because of lack of scenery, monotonous traffic, or industrial sprawl – are the topic of our main segment.

This week’s Along the Way… segment heads to upstate New York to travel the Adirondack Northway, I-87 from Albany to the Canadian border. This unique route passes through charming towns, historic places, and the largest park in the lower 48 with the Adirondack Mountains at our side. Definitely NOT boring!

Jeremy & Dave discuss this week’s travel news on This Week in Travel. We’ll be answering your travel questions about the safety of Free Wi-Fi and wheeled luggage (Wheels or No Wheels?) in Travel Q&A, and Jeremy will open up The Travel Archive to listen to a few classic commercials from the golden age of radio. Get ready to laugh in our popular comedy segment as we take a call from highway author Stan Lawrence in this week’s installment of On the Lighter Side.

Episode #48 will be about Winter Driving. Call us at (650) 273-7483 and record your winter driving story of 3 minutes or less, and we’ll put it on the show!

Episode #46 – The Loneliest Road in America

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This week Jeremy and Dave visit the sparsely-populated stretch of U.S. Highway 50 through Nevada, dubbed the “Loneliest Road in America”. We’ll cross nine mountain ranges and stop at the few tiny towns that exist along the 300-mile trek from Fernley to Ely. The scenery, history, and solitude of this highway will stay with you forever…

We’ll cover this week’s news from the roadtripper’s perspective on This Week in Travel, discussing winter driving and the New York man that took it upon himself to fix the roads when local authorities didn’t. We’ll be answering your travel questions about free wireless internet in Travel Q&A, and Jeremy will open up The Travel Archive to listen to a few classic commercials from the golden age of radio, and we’ll laugh a little in our popular comedy segment On the Lighter Side.

The Official Highway 50 Survival Guide – .pdf

Get your U.S. 50 “Loneliest Road” Passport

Visit Spencer Hot Springs – a free natural hot tub

Perspectives on the “Loneliest Road” – Walking, Cycling, & by Horseback

Sand Mountain Recreation Area

Episode #45 – Hotels – the Good, the Bad, & the Ugly

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This week, we discuss advances in hotel accomodations over the past 50 years. At the same time, the nickel-and-diming at some properties keeps getting worse. And an ugly few hotels and motels may actually be hazardous to your health! Join us for a lively discussion about hotels on this week’s edition of Road Trip Radio!

Our weekly travel segment Along the Way… heads down to the hills of Northern Alabama for a scenic drive along U.S. 72. We’ll be stopping at the Unclaimed Baggage Center, Russell Cave National Monument, and the U.S. Space Center – three unique stops located within an hour of each other.

We debut the new segment Travel Q&A, where we talk about passports, passport cards, and enhanced driver’s licenses. Jeremy opens up The Travel Archive to listen to a couple of classic commercials from the golden age of radio, and we take a call from Australian internet radio tycoon Paul Hubbard in our popular comedy segment On the Lighter Side.

Don’t miss this week’s edition of Road Trip Radio, the travel show for the common man!

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