If you’ll be taking to the skies this holiday season, you won’t want to miss this episode of Road Trip Radio. We’ll give easy-to-follow tips to help you find your way through the long lines, potentially bad weather, flight delays, and stringent security measures that you’re likely to find when traveling during peak periods.
Plus, this week we celebrate the Season Finale of Road Trip Radio. Join us for a brief look back over our first year on the air, plus a look forward to some changes and enhancements to our show when we return for our second season in January.
This week, we chat with Ed Bolian, the man from Atlanta who recently broke the “Cannonball Run” land speed record, driving from New York to Los Angeles in less than 29 hours. He’ll tell us how he did it and the intense preparations that went into setting the long-distance speed record.
Our travel news segment This Week in Travel will focus on a new underwater hotel room available in Tanzania for a mere $900 a night. Also, Jeremy discusses the controversy caused by ‘Emotional Support Animals’ that get on planes and sometimes cause more problems than they solve.
If you’re headed southeast this season, there’s a good chance you’ll be driving along I-24 in Tennessee or through the city of Chattanooga. This week we’ll share some of the secrets of enjoying this stretch of road in ourAlong the Way… segment.
Our On the Lighter Side comedy segment features a call from Stan Lawrence and his plan to set a speed record…. of another kind.
Join us for another hour of roadtripping, travel, and fun with a few classic commercials from the old days of radio sprinkled in for good measure. It’s another episode of Road Trip Radio!
The nation’s newest 100,000 square foot science museum, history center, aquarium, and children’s activity park sits in the most unusual place – over 100 miles from the nearest metropolitan area. This week, we talk to Mary Nita Bondurant of the brand-new Discovery Park of America. She’ll be telling us why the small town of Union City, Tennessee, was chosen for such an ambitious educational project. We’ll get a sneak peak into the center, and we’ll find out what’s in store for visitors over the next few months.
In our Along the Way… segment, we return to the Lincoln Highway, this time to Eastern Ohio. This 120-mile stretch of road has plenty of secrets waiting to be told and something for roadtrippers of all ages.
In our comedy segment On the Lighter Side, Silvio Sandoval of the Rio de Janeiro Tourism Ministry calls in and has a little trouble recommending anything specific to listeners, so resorts to insulting the host.
It’s our 40th episode, so join us for an all-new episode of Road Trip Radio!
This week, Jeremy sits down with Geeg Wiles, the caretaker of a three-foot tall, 40-pound, yellow lawn ornament named “Captain Ahab”. The most well-traveled lawn ornament in the world, the Captain has become a motivational symbol for thousands. Geeg tells us about his cross-country travel adventures and the reactions he gets when taking Captain Ahab into national parks, restaurants, and down highways from coast to coast.
Is it illegal to drive while wearing Google Glass? One officer in California thinks so, and has written the first citation to a motorist for driving while distracted by Google Glass, although the motorist claims the display wasn’t even active. Plus, we discuss the “Cannonball Run” performed by an Atlanta man last month, speedrunning from New York to Los Angeles in under 29 hours, at speeds topping out at 158 mph, all on public interstate highways.
Join us for an hour of roadtripping, travel, and fun on the travel show for the common man, Road Trip Radio!
Last week, our listeners spoke, and we listened! Jeremy and Dave picked out your favorite interviews, travel topics, news stories, and comedy sketches over the past year and combined them into one action-packed hour of entertainment. This week we bring you a special all-request hour on Road Trip Radio. Some of the segments you’ll hear include:
- The Lincoln Highway – As It Was in 1916
- Crazy Russian Bus Driver Antics
- Colorado’s Million Dollar Highway
- Out-of-Control Airline Passenger Duct-Taped to His Seat
- Plus Much More!
Don’t forget to visit our Facebook page for daily road trip tips. You won’t want to miss this special look back at the past year of Road Trip Radio. It’s a special hour of roadtripping, travel, and fun on the travel show for the common man!
Vehicle collisions with deer are of the most costly and unpredictable types of crashes in the country. This week, we’ll tell you where and when you’re most likely to hit a deer and what NOT to do if you see one in your path. Plus, we’ll trade stories of deer collisions we’ve experienced in the past.
Our weekly travel segment Along the Way… takes a drive down one of the most interesting interstates in America – California’s Interstate 8. In its short 170 miles, you’ll see a little bit of everything, and we’ll tell you the best and quirkiest places to stop while you’re there.
In This Week in Travel, we’ll discuss the unusual and shocking things one Arizona hotel occupant found in her room. And we’ll open up the Travel Archive to listen to more classic commercials from the 1960′s. Don’t miss our On the Lighter Side segment, where we’ll catch up with J. Howard Carter and his latest cause for consternation.
It’s another hour of roadtripping, travel, and fun on this week’s episode of Road Trip Radio!
This week, host Jeremy Krug discusses the best places for fall foliage across the country. In our Along the Way… segment, we head up to southern Vermont to experience Highway 100, known as Vermont’s Main Street” to get a taste of rural New England life.
In our This Week in Travel segment, you’ll learn how the federal government shutdown has affected roadtrippers and the entire travel industry.
This week we visit Murray, Kentucky, the “Friendliest Town in America,” according to the 2014 Rand McNally Road Atlas. What makes Murray so friendly, and what’s there for travelers to enjoy?
Plus, our Along the Way… segment stays in the Western Kentucky area, driving through Land Between the Lakes in search of history, natural beauty, and a good time. Join us for an hour of roadtripping, talk, and fun on this week’s edition of Road Trip Radio!
This week, Jeremy and Dave take on one of the country’s most mysterious highways — Highway 375 in Nevada, sometimes called the Extraterrestrial Highway. Located just a few miles away from the most top secret military installation in the world, Area 51, this highway has treasures for everyone, whether or not you believe the government has something ‘otherworldly’ to hide. We’ll show you how to get as close as is legally possible to Area 51 without crossing the forbidden border and being abducted by the ‘cammo guys.’
We’ll be talking with two experts who know just about everything that can be known about the area. First, we’ll be joined by Pat Travis, who’s owned the Little A’le’inn in the town of Rachel, Nevada, for over 20 years. She’ll share her experiences living so close to the famed military base, plus some of the lessons she’s learned living in such a beautiful, yet isolated place.
Later in our show, we’ll be joined by Will Tryon, of Adventure Photo Tours in Las Vegas. His company organizes tours of the Area 51 border region and the E.T. Highway. Will shares his expertise on jaw-dropping spots to visit around here, and as a 42-year pilot, he gives his thoughts on the unusual maneuvers he’s seen in the sky.
Later, in our comedy segment On the Lighter Side, J. Howard Carter calls in and has accidentally taken a wrong turn at Albuquerque and has ended up at the entrance to Area 51.
Join Jeremy and Dave as they head to the Florida Keys on the Overseas Highway. U.S. Highway 1 follows a historic path down one of the most picturesque and interesting drives in the world. You’ll see beaches, bridges, miniature deer, and maybe even an iguana or two. And if you’re a little adventurous, we’ll show you how to get to the nation’s most isolated national park: a walled fortress located 70 miles west of Key West.
It’s another hour of roadtripping, talk, and fun on this week’s installment of Road Trip Radio!