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Episode #71 – Hidden Treasures of Springfield Illinois

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The small city of Springfield IL holds countless historic treasures, being the site of the only home Abraham Lincoln ever owned. Conveniently located between Chicago and St. Louis along Interstate 55, it’s the perfect road trip destination. Join us as we peruse the top attractions in this picturesque small city.

Also in this episode, host Jeremy Krug discusses the Ebola scare and gives tips on planning your longer, multi-day road trips. Our weekly travel segment Along the Way... heads to the Virginia coast and crosses one of the most unusual bridges in the world, the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel.

It’s another hour of roadtripping, travel, and fun on this week’s edition of Road Trip Radio. Don’t miss it!

Episode #70 – Ride the Coast Starlight

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One of the greatest train adventures in the world is right here in the USA: Amtrak’s Coast Starlight. It winds through forests and fields, around mountains, past cities, and along 100 miles of extraordinary California coastline. This week, host Jeremy Krug will show you the best of the Coast Starlight and how to enjoy a first class experience affordably.

In our Along the Way… segment, Jeremy tackles the oft-derided Interstate 10 in West Texas. It’s not as desolate as you think; you’ll find natural springs, pristine caves, and historic sites galore along this 500-mile stretch of rural West Texas expressway.

Jeremy takes your travel questions in Travel Q&A, and there’s more comedy in On the Lighter Side, plus classic commercials from the golden age of radio in The Travel Archive. It’s a fast-moving hour of roadtripping, travel, and fun in this week’s edition of Road Trip Radio!

Episode #60 – Route 66 in Illinois

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This week Road Trip Radio begins a state-by-state tour of Route 66. On this week’s episode, we work our way down the state of Illinois, savoring the sights and flavors along the way. In This Week in Travel, we examine the current state of air travel with a hilarious commentary chronicling what it’s like to take to the unfriendly skies.

Dave and Jeremy unveil the $100 Road Trip Challenge and answer your questions in Travel Q&A. Join us for more classic commercials from the Golden Age of radio, plus comedy and commentary on this week’s edition of Road Trip Radio – another hour of roadtripping, travel, and fun!

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Episode #12 – Spring Break Road Trips – Plus a Trip to Western Kansas

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This week, we’ll be giving you plenty of tips to help you get your vehicle ready for your upcoming Spring Break Road Trip, whether you’re headed to the beach, to a theme park, or somewhere else, make sure you’re ready before you hit the road!

If your next road trip takes you through the HIgh Plains of Western Kansas, you may be surprised to find plenty of roadside treasures await your discovery.  Unusual cliffs and kitschy stops are just a few of the things you’ll find here.  On this week’s edition of Road Trip Radio, we’ll cover some of the sights you won’t want to miss in this often-overlooked part of the country.

Also, Dave Godar interviews RTR host Jeremy Krug about his own road trip experiences and what got him hooked on long-distance road travel.  Join us for more travel tips, travel news, road trip trivia, and comedy on this week’s episode of Road Trip Radio!