Escape Your City: Washington, D.C.

RelayRides blogger Amanda L. Grossman shows you 5 great places to escape to if you live in Washington D.C. Washington D.C. is such a fun city. From the Eastern market, to discovering little-known corners of the Smithsonian, there are endless activities to pursue. But sometimes, it’s nice to get out of the city. Fortunately for you, there...
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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...
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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...
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Summer Roadtrips: East Coast Edition

RelayRides blogger and automotive expert Brad Iger follows up with his West Coast summer trips with the East Coast edition of ideas for hitting the road Summer is here, and it looks like the East Coast is really starting to warm up to the idea. Last month we covered our favorite trips on the West...
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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...
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Great Hikes (and Cars) for Memorial Day Weekend

RelayRides blogger Sydney Jarod shares some of his favorite hiking destinations just in time for the start of the summer fun–Memorial Day Weekend Between the end of ski season and the beginning of beach season is one of our favorite times of year: the beginning of hiking season. There’s no better way to escape your...
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Watch Opening Day Baseball with RelayRides

If you’re like us, it really isn’t spring until baseball starts again. With Opening Day here, check out Sydney Jarod’s recommendations for watching the action Play Ball! Baseball season started yesterday, March 31st, when the Texas Rangers were beaten by the Houston Astros in their first game as members of the American League. The remaining...
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Ideas for Getting Away This Super Bowl Weekend

While most Americans are excited about the Super Bowl, some would rather get away. RelayRides blogger Nicholas Pell shares ideas for getting out of town It’s Super Bowl Sunday this weekend. And while that has sports fans getting excited, if you’re the type of person who doesn’t much care one way or the other about...
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NFL Tailgating Tips

If you’re like RelayRides blogger Nick Pell, you can’t wait for Sunday’s playoff match-ups. So, for all of you NFL fans, Nick has shared some ideas for tailgating this Sunday It’s playoff season, the time of year that turns friends into enemies and casual fans into hardcore fanatics. In our opinion one of the best...
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Great Travel Tips for MLK Weekend

RelayRides blogger Nicholas Pell shares some great trips for the MLK holiday weekend, including some great ways to honor MLK’s legacy Of course, if you are in Washington, D.C., or the Beltway, an easy, car-free way to truly celebrate the spirit and contributions of Dr. King would be to visit his memorial, which will certainly...
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