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Where to Go in Maine: 11 Places You Should See in Your Lifetime

Photo courtesy of Flickr/Anthony QuintanoFrom the northern highlands to its southern coastline, Maine is one of the most popular travel destinations among tourists hoping to commune with nature. Outdoor adventurers, families, and couples embark on fun recreational activities in the state such as hiking in Acadia National Park, watching fireworks at an annual fall festival…

8 Amazing Last-Minute Summer Road Trips in the United States

Embarking on a road trip across the United States has been instilled as an American pastime, thanks to iconic works like “Thelma and Louise” and Jack Kerouac’s “On the Road.” In less romanticized terms, road trips can fill an itinerary with bucolic countryside scenery, natural wonders, and off-the-beaten-path adventures. Summer is the season of choice…

The 6 Best Road Trips to Take in Europe

Its open roads might not share the same pop culture status as some of the iconic U.S. highways, but Europe is home to some incredible drives that showcase the continent’s incredible landscape. Europe offers a diverse range of natural settings, from Germany’s Bavarian Alps to the rugged beauty of rural Ireland. And exploring the continent…

7 Bucket List Trips You Can Do on a Budget

When it comes to travel, the term “bucket list” can be synonymous with “budget-busting.” Sure, some bucket-list candidates, like safaris or around-the-world cruises, are so expensive that you might need multiple lifetimes to pay them off. But at Oyster, we know you can have an epic, life-changing trip without draining your bank account to the…

16 Things to Pack for Your Next Road Trip

Whether you’re hitting the open road for a Jack Kerouac-inspired trip or tackling the entire length of the Pacific Coast Highway, your drive will require some preparation. Of course, make sure your vehicle is in tip-top shape for the miles you’re about to clock in. That means checking the lights, water and oil levels, and…

Top Road Trip Essentials

Southeastern Iceland/Oyster Flying may get you to your destination quicker, but you’ll miss out on the stunning scenery below the clouds and hidden gem attractions that are best explored via a car. That’s why we love a good road trip, whether along California‘s breathtaking coast or through Iceland‘s geologic wonders. But before you hop in…

15 Must-Visit Spots Along Iceland’s Ring Road

Oyster At exactly 828 miles, Iceland’s Route 1 encircles the entire country. With an average speed limit of 55 miles an hour, you could technically drive the whole thing in less than 24 hours. But with all the incredible places along the way, we suggest you take at least eight days to soak it all…

7 Bucket-List Drives You Have to Take in Your Lifetime

When you’re traveling, driving offers a chance to slow down and let everything you’ve experienced up to that point sink in. And then there are the drives that you travel specifically for — drives that reveal incredible natural phenomena, a palpable sense of history, or just beautiful scenery. Whatever your reason for hitting the road,…

5 Coolest Roadside Attractions in the U.S.

David/Flickr Some things are a given for road trips. You can bet on ingesting greasy food and massive quantities of caffeine. You’re likely to have at least one brilliant ah-ha moment and one crushing realization about your life. And, you’ll definitely encounter roadside oddities to entertain your loopy, sleep-deprived brain. There’s the world’s largest this’s…

10 Stops You Can’t Miss on Your I-95 Road Trip

If you want to drive along America’s East Coast, chances are you’ll motor on I-95 for a good portion of it. Beginning in Maine and ending in Florida, the highway passes through more states than any other in the U.S. — 15 in all. Interstate 95 is also the country’s longest North-South road, but not…