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Episode #57 – 14 Must-Have Items on a Road Trip

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On this week’s edition of Road Trip Radio, you’ll learn the 14 essential pieces of gear you MUST take with you. Join us as we talk about packing for a summer road trip. In this week’s edition of our travel segment Along the Way…, we head up to one of America’s most beloved monuments, Mount Rushmore, as well as the exhilarating surroundings nearby – the Black Hills and Badlands National Forest.

In our Travel Q&A segment, we’ll discuss hotel options for roadtrippers under 21, and we’ll open up The Travel Archive and relive the cola wars. Jeremy has a big announcement tonight for all road trip lovers! Listen to tonight’s show and stay tuned to this website for more details.

Also, there’s an all-new comedy skit in our On the Lighter Side segment – pilot Jonathan Nellsen calls in, but doesn’t seem to know anything about planes.

Join us for another hour of roadtripping, travel, and fun on this week’s edition of Road Trip Radio, hosted by Jeremy Krug.

Follow-up to this week’s show: The Road Trip Book: Travel America Like You’ve Always Dreamed by Jeremy Krug goes on sale Monday, May 26th, the start of the summer travel season. This 364-page book discusses every part of planning a memorable road trip, from packing to vehicle prep to advanced preparations for an extended trip. Readers will learn dozens of ways to save money, manage road conditions, make the best of hotels and campgrounds, and eat well without sacrificing a healthy diet while traveling. Dozens of suggested routes and destinations are highlighted in the book, including the best national parks, rivers, beaches, and historic trails from coast to coast. There are special chapters on traveling to Alaska, Route 66, and one-tank road trips. The Road Trip Book: Travel America Like You’ve Always Dreamed will be a must-have for every road trip lover. The book will be available in print edition and an edition for Kindle e-readers on Monday, May 26th. The audio version should be available on iTunes, Amazon, and by mid-June. Listeners to Road Trip Radio will receive a discount on the print edition; listen to the May 26th episode for more information.

Episode #19 – Must-Have Road Trip Apps

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Smartphones and tablets make summer roadtripping that much easier and more convenient.  Join host Jeremy Krug for this week’s episode, where we’ll discuss some of our favorite apps that make our road trips better (and cheaper!)

Our weekly travel segment Along the Way… heads for Mount Rushmore in South Dakota.  You won’t be disappointed by the scenic beauty and attractions available in the area.  The byways here are some of the best in the country!

In our This Week in Travel segment, we discuss the recent spike in gas prices in the upper Midwest, plus we talk about the ‘singing seatmate’, the lady who would not stop singing while on a recent flight and forced the pilot to make an emergency landing in Chicago so she could be removed from the flight!

On the Lighter Side, we welcome Wayne Martin back to discuss his alleged luxury motorcoach trip to the Belmont Stakes.


Wall Drug Store

Minuteman Missile National Historic Site

South Dakota Air and Space Museum

Badlands National Park

Spearfish Canyon Scenic Byway

Plan to Visit Mount Rushmore