Memorial Day Weekend Survival Guide

More than 37.2 million Americans are expected to hit the roads for Memorial Day weekend. Beat the traffic with tips from travel writer Melanie Lieberman. Gas prices may be creeping higher with the temperatures, but that won’t deter Americans from kicking off summer with a road trip. The American Automobile Association estimates that more than...
Read more

Experience International Culture Without Ever Leaving the US

Want to experience culture, but flying internationally isn’t in your budget? RelayRides blogger Amanda L. Grossman shares 5 U.S. cultural destinations. Do you have the international travel bug in you? The problem is that international travel can be really expensive. Great news: due to various ethnic populations settling in the United States and modeling their lives after the...
Read more

Top 5 Convertible Day Trips

RelayRides blogger Amanda L. Grossman shares five convertible-worthy day trips from cities across the US. My friend took her honeymoon in the California wine country, something that has been on my bucket list ever since. But you know what made her trip even more special? She and her new-husband rented a convertible to drive around in! Talk...
Read more

Affordable Getaways this 4th of July

RelayRides blogger Amanda L. Grossman shares affordable options for making the most of your 4th of July, three-day weekend. July 4th falls on a Friday this year, making it a three-day weekend for many. This is the perfect time to plan a little getaway with your family. And if you’re on a budget—like most of us are—you...
Read more

Financial Savings Backfires

Saving and investing in your future are sound financial decisions; however, Eric Rosenberg shares ways financial savings can backfire. Are you saving too much cash? That is not something that many of us think about very often, along with other questions about over-investing and over-saving. It is great to save, but it is important to...
Read more

Top 5 National Parks to Visit This Summer

With the summer travel season in full swing, RelayRides blogger Brad Iger shares his favorite national parks and rides to get your there In 1864, Senator John Conness of California sponsored an act to transfer the valley and nearby Mariposa Big Tree Grove to the state so they might “be used and preserved for the...
Read more

Top 5 Fourth of July Destinations for Fireworks

RelayRides blogger Nicholas Pell’s favorite thing about the 4th of July is the fireworks. So, we asked him to pick his favorite places to enjoy fireworks It’s the Fourth of July and that means one thing: fireworks. Rather than watching fireworks in the cramped and light-polluted cities, why not strike out for the provinces? You’ll...
Read more

Go to an Amusement Park This Memorial Day Weekend

So, you’re not into the Great Outdoors, blogger Nicholas Pell has some suggestions for adventure this holiday weekend–his top amusement parks Summer is almost officially upon us and that means it’s time for a trip to the amusement park. However, if you don’t have a car, getting there and back can be a challenge, as...
Read more

Great West Coast Summer Trips

We’re so excited about Memorial Day weekend and the beginning of summer that we asked blogger Brad Iger for more outdoor adventure ideas–you’re welcome For many of us on the West Coast, summertime is already making its presence felt by way of consecutive weeks of unbelievably great weather. As the mercury rises, so does the...
Read more