Love to travel, but not sure where to start? We can relate! Over the past five years, we’ve written more than 200 blog posts on Back Road Ramblers, documenting our experiences road tripping as a family, camping, glamping, and more!
We know that navigating our massive travel library can be difficult.
To help with this, we’ve gathered the top 10 posts from the past month to help you find some inspiring articles. We’ll keep this list updated so you can always come back to it when you need some travel and outdoor inspiration for your next adventure.
Our Top 10 Posts This Month
Let's get right to it! These are the top 10 posts on Back Road Ramblers for December. Hopefully, they will inspire you to get outside and travel more!
Portsmouth, New Hampshire has long been known as a summer destination, with its proximity to the ocean, gorgeous public parks, and bustling downtown, but did you know that there are oodles of things to do in Portsmouth, NH in the winter?
Here’s are some of our favorite things to do in Portsmouth, New Hampshire in the winter, as well as some tips for enjoying your own winter getaway.
The iconic American road trip is generally a summer affair, thanks in part, to rock n’ roll, convertibles, and school vacations. Winter provides a totally different road-trip scene – perhaps a bit less romantic, but just as exciting. Winter road trips generally involve a lot less traffic, fewer crowds, and probably an extra bag full of warm coats in the trunk.
Is there a secret to helping your kiddos enjoy the outdoors in the winter? Besides making sure they get out in all types of weather, the key is providing them with winter layers that are non-restrictive and warm. We’re going to cover our perfect layering system and give you recommendations for the best winter clothes for toddlers and babies.
Nestled deep in the Mojave Desert is a land of big shining waters, never-ending sunshine, and incredible beauty. Lake Havasu City, Arizona is a sprawling waterfront city of more than 52,000 people. While the city is only 55 years young, Lake Havasu City boasts an eclectic history, a thriving Main Street, and a busy waterfront area.
If you enjoy hiking, you can still get outside during hunting season. You just have to take some precautions to keep yourself safe. Here’s what you need to know about hiking during hunting season, no matter where you live.
For a city of 21,000 people, it’s actually quite extraordinary how many restaurants are thriving in Portsmouth. With 22,000 seats available for dining, you could eat out three times a day for a month, and never visit the same Portsmouth, NH restaurant twice.
There are 417 parks in America’s National Park System, and when it comes to visitation numbers, the Blue Ridge Parkway comes in at number one. That’s right — this winding, mountain road has been called America’s favorite drive, and according to the National Park Service, the Blue Ridge Parkway saw 14,099,485 visitors in 2020.
Why? Because the Blue Ridge Parkway is 469 miles of breathtaking gorgeousness!
If ever there was a beautiful, must-visit American town, Port Townsend, Washington has to be it. Located at the northeastern tip of the Olympic Peninsula in the Puget Sound, Port Townsend experiences a temperate climate year-round and is best known for its Victorian architecture and natural beauty.
The following gifts are perfect for our outdoor-loving teens and young adults – practical items that won’t put a huge dent in your wallet, and a few cool gifts that are just for fun. This year, we’re recommending outdoor gifts for teens under $50 so you can stretch your dollar further during the holidays.
Is there anything more magical and inviting than a misty, secluded hot spring on a cold winter day? Maybe, but I haven’t discovered it yet. The Western United States is teeming with natural hot springs just waiting for you to discover them.
Hopefully, you’ve discovered some inspiring destinations for your next road trip! Check back next month for more fabulous ideas!
Back Road Ramblers shares travel tips, road-trip destinations, and outdoor adventures for the wanderer in everyone. We help people connect with the world and each other by stepping out their front door and embarking on journeys big and small.