Tips for Surviving Hectic Holiday Travel

If you’re not traveling this holiday season for one reason or another, you’re in the minority. Brace yourself now for terrible drivers, long security lines, and most likely a lost bag or package. But even with all that going on, we’ve got the tips below to get you to your family and friends, or away from them, with as little grief as possible.

Christmas Around the Country

From elaborate Christmas light displays to authentic German markets, people around the country celebrate Christmas in their own unique ways. Even Santa Clause takes a different form depending on where you’re celebrating. Old Saint Nick, Santa Clause, Kanakaloka (Hawaii), and Papa Noel (Cajuns) are one and the same.

Great Fall Traditions & Where They Come From

Traditions are a great way to celebrate a specific season, holiday, milestone, or memory. They can be as simple as going to the movies every Black Friday or as grand as a luxurious trip every wedding anniversary. While some traditions are looked forward to and celebrated, others are met with less enthusiasm.

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The Best Fall Festivals Across America

The cooler weather that accompanies the fall season sends people rushing outside to enjoy the colorful leaves, pumpkin spice everything, and all things spooky season-related. However, one of the best places to enjoy all that the fall brings is at a festival.

Autumn Escapes

While September is the beginning of the school year for many, it’s also the seasonal kickoff to some of the most pleasant weather of the year. The nice weather makes it even harder to surprises our travel bug as it can’t be cured by the unofficial end to summer.

Great Listens for the Car

We’ve come along way from the days of satellite radios and A-tracks being our only methods of entertainment in our cars. Nowadays, your listening options are limitless. You can still choose to rock out to satellite radio or A-tracks in most vehicles, but you also have options of CDs, XM radios, or even connecting your mobile device to your car (hello podcasts, streaming services, sports games, and goodbye commercials). But even with all of those options, it’s still easy to find yourself in the middle of a cycle of the same 20 songs.


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