December 4, 2020

Explore America: Wide open spaces you can drive to in the American Southwest

In the midst of the Coronavirus, when citizens are urged to stay indoors and limit contact with one another as much as possible, we’re getting a bit stir-crazy. We’ve decided to put together a list of places in the Southwest that you can drive to in order to get some fresh air without fear of bumping into too many people. These places are gorgeous wide open desert locations that are big enough to accept all the readers of this blog at the same time! Regardless of timing, all of these locations should be on everyone’s bucket list.

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Best ways to boil water on road trips

Have you ever found yourself in a hotel room or in your car thinking how nice it would be to have a hot cup of coffee or tea at that exact moment? Or even a hot chocolate, cider, TopRamen, whatever you need boiling water for? We looked at options to boil water in hotel rooms, in a car or camper, in a picnic area, etc. and narrowed it down to four possibilities.

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10 best travel coffee makers for road trips

Would you agree that there are many great ways to make coffee while on the road, but none that are ideal? We put a bunch of coffee-making techniques to the test, from old-school systems to the newest gadgets. This is our analysis.

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DetourOn camping gear reviews

We’ve mentioned that we have really cool car camping gear for rent from Big Agnes and GSI Outdoors, as well as a few other miscellaneous companies. But is it any good? Here we go item-by-item with the pros and cons of each.

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DetourOn travel services

In addition to the DIY interactive planner and roadbook, DetourOn also offers car camping gear rentals and several other travel services and ongoing promotions.

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