Backpacks and Road Maps Blog
White Sands is the largest gypsum sand dunes in the world. Here’s why we love it and why you will too!
No trip to West Virginia is complete without a visit to the New River Gorge. This guide to the area will make trip planning a breeze. From what to do, to where to stay, we’ve got you covered!
Before planning your trip, be sure to check out our helpful USA travel tips, a detailed guide on what to see and do all across the United States.
Look no further for your ultimate South Dakota travel guide. Western South Dakota has so much to offer and we’ve put together all the best things to see and do while you’re there. From the eclectic Wall Drug to national parks and monuments—this area has something everyone will love!
Find all the best things to do in Chicago with our Top 6 list. The Windy City has so much to offer and this list will help guide your way. Video guide included!
Everything you need to know about visiting Congaree National Park. Useful tips on how to make your trip to Congaree an enjoyable one. From packing the right bug spray, to the best footwear, we’ve got you covered!
All the gear and gadgets you need for living the van life! Here is our essential list of must-have items to make van life just a little bit easier.
What to do on your vacation to Charleston, South Carolina, and a few things NOT to do.
A guide to everything you must see and do on your first trip to New Orleans.
We share our van life decorating tips on how we made our van feel like home. Get some ideas about how to make your van feel warm and cozy too!
A trip to St Augustine Florida is more than just a pretty beach. Explore all that St Augustine Florida has to offer from history to shopping, and beaches!
Visiting Magnolia Market at the Silos could be a headache. Follow our helpful tips on how to make your trip to the Silos a good one.
Sanibel Island is a tropical getaway off of Florida’s gulf coast, with something for everyone. Here are the best things to do so you can have a great weekend exploring Sanibel Island.
The Everglades is a massive national park with so much to see and do. We outline the best stops to make for the perfect Everglades Itinerary.
For those in need of some relaxation, Key West is the place to be. Soak up some sun, eat some conch, and rest a little. Here is our Leisurely Guide to Key West.
Heading to the Florida Keys? Be sure to stop in Key Largo. Here are some great things to see and do in the uppermost Key.
Exploring Big Bend National Park takes some time—especially if you want to see as much as possible. Here are our Top 5 Things to do in Big Bend.
In the middle of the New Mexico high desert sits 27 giant radio telescopes aimed at the stars. Black holes? Pulsars? Quasars? Aliens? They research them all here.