Thanksgiving 2015 Road Trip!

10 essential products for an easy ride

Thanksgiving 2015 is fast approaching! Some of us are busy preparing our homes to welcome family and friends, while others are preparing to venture away. AAA predicted that 46.9 million people will be travelling more than 50 miles away from home this Thanksgiving, and 89.3% of these travelers are using cars as their main form of transportation. If you are one of those travelers taking a road trip this Thanksgiving we have compiled our top 10 essential road trip products to make your ride that much smoother.

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The Ultimate Guide to Renting a Car: Rental Car Tips to Save You Time & Money

Car Rental at Airport

Renting a car is one of the most baffling and daunting tasks facing many modern travelers.

Think of all the variables involved in booking a simple roundtrip flight, then consider that renting a car also involves choosing a model, paying for gas, considering several different insurance options and weighing return times.

What’s worse, rental car companies aren’t subject to the same strict guidelines as the airlines are; it’s much easier for them to conceal fees and tack on hidden charges before the final bill comes due.

Yet renting a car still remains a staple of many cross-country trips, whether you’re on a family vacation and need to lug around a couple of kids or a business trip where you’ll be on the move for much of your stay.

With that said, here is (almost) everything you need to make renting a car just a little bit easier.

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The Essentials: Shenandoah Valley, VA

Bear's Den Outlook in the Shenandoah Valley


Immortalized in song, dance, film and television, the Shenandoah Valley is 200 miles of breathtaking vistas. During the fall, people travel from around the world to enjoy the changing of the leaves. The area becomes an outdoor wonderland of reds, oranges and greens. In addition to the great outdoors, visitors also enjoy the local towns that are booming with history and hospitality.

While you may not be able to experience everything on your trip, our trusty Shenandoah Valley guide will make sure that you are prepared to engage in your heart’s desire. Continue reading “The Essentials: Shenandoah Valley, VA” »

Tailgating Season Gear Up Guide

Steelers Polamalu Fan Tailgating


We’re super excited about football season! Who doesn’t enjoy cheering on your alma mater or the home team, and tailgating with friends and family? To help you enjoy the game, we’ve assembled a few tailgating items that will make watching the game from the parking lot, the stadium, or over at a friend’s house… a win-win situation — no matter what’s on the scoreboard.

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