Road trips are great ways to get away from the ordinary and experience something new. But they aren’t always easy, especially if you’re traveling with friends or family who aren’t used to road trips. To help you plan your next successful road trip, here are some tips that will keep everyone involved in the fun instead of frustrated by the journey!

If you’re trying to decide what songs to play on your next road trip, here's a tip. Create an epic playlist of fun and upbeat tunes guaranteed to make your road trip more enjoyable before you hit the road!

Bring emergency supplies like an emergency kit, tire pump, jumper cables and flares. These help you in case of an accident or if your car breaks down. Everyone needs to be trained how to use these things in case they are needed during your trip. But don't forget things like snacks, drinks and a big empty bottle of Gatorade to use when you don't want to stop to use the bathroom.

In a new survey, OnePoll says 61% of people said they'd love  to plan a road trip . . . IF they didn't have to drive.  Which is interesting because in the same survey, 40% of people said that THEY are the best driver they know.

And we're not talking about epic, cross-country trips either.  On average, people would be willing to journey about seven-and-a-half hours.

35% of people love to mix planned and unplanned stops.  51% said it's a great way to bond with family and friends . . . and 76% said that road trips are fun because the journey becomes more important than the destination.

Time Stopped in the 70s at This Rock Island Home

This Rock Island home has just hit the market for just over $100,000. If you take a look inside you might feel like you're at Grandma's house. This home seems to be stuck in the 1970s.

Shag carpeting? Check. Bright avocado 70s green? Check. Drapes that cover not just the window, but the entire wall? Check. And my favorite; carpet in the kitchen AND bath? Check. Let's take a look inside this 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom affordable home that's for sale now in Rock Island.

Be a Couch Potato in Your Own Private Spud

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to spend your vacation inside a potato? For $124 a night you can reserve this Airbnb that's just outside of Boise, Idaho. It might be the perfect couple's getaway. Take a look inside the Idaho Potato Hotel.



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