Road Trip Ready: Road Trip Planning Tips, Inspiration and Getaway Ideas

Road Trip Ready: Road Trip Planning Tips, Inspiration and Getaway Ideas

Whether it’s a cross-country road trip, a quick day trip, or a relaxing weekend getaway, get ready to hit the open road with ‘Road Trip Ready,’ the ultimate travel podcast for endless road trip inspiration and ideas. Join hosts Danielle Desir Corbett and Christopher Rudder, passionate road trippers and experienced travelers, as they go beyond the surface-level information in typical travel guides. From charming small towns to picturesque villages and lesser-known attractions across the U.S. and Canada, discover what makes each destination unique, its claim to fame, and the best-kept secrets locals cherish. Dive into the planning process, from selecting the perfect routes, packing essentials, budgeting tips, and more. Equipped with insights, you’ll be well-prepared to create unforgettable memories with your family and friends. So buckle up, and turn up the volume because you’re ‘Road Trip Ready’! To find out more, visit Stay connected on Instagram @road_trip_ready for additional road trip inspiration and exclusive content. Hosted by Ausha. See for more information.


April 9, 2024 32 mins

We've all felt FOMO when we realize we've missed out on some amazing stops on a road trip. To combat this, we're sharing our top strategies for finding those special, off-the-beaten-path spots that make road trips truly unforgettable.

In this episode, we cover:

  • (4:10) Pre-trip planning with tourism boards

  • (5:48) Leveraging blogs for in-depth information

  • (9:03) The value of podcasts in trip planning

  • (13:59) Utilizing YouTube for ...

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Discomfort is common during road trips, often leading people to avoid them. Today, we'll explore improving road trip comfort by sharing our favorite tips and resources. We discuss what makes road trips enjoyable, including bonding time, the car essentials, and discovering hidden treasures off the beaten path. Additionally, we'll share our personal playbook, like using apps such as GasBuddy to save money on gas and essential members...

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Looking for fun things to do in Manchester, Vermont? From off-roading at the Land Rover Experience to cruising up the Mount Equinox Skyline Drive for breathtaking views, don't miss these hidden gems and unique driving experiences in Vermont.

In this episode, we cover:

(5:30) Off-roading in Manchester, VT

(10:00) Mount Equinox Skyline Drive

(16:00) Carthusian monks at the summit

(20:00) Tips for descending Mount Equinox

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Most people envision challenges and stress when it comes to road-tripping with kids. But award-winning travel writer Kevin Wager is here to shatter that perception. Discover how to turn road trips with kids into unforgettable adventures that strengthen family bonds.

From infants to teenagers, Kevin discusses the different considerations that come with each age group. Additionally, he shares practical advice like staying organiz...

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Are you planning to take a road trip with your furry friends? Join us as we talk to Britt Kascjak, the owner of The Kas Pack blog and Shed Happens. She is an expert in outdoor travel with pets.

Whether this is your first time traveling with your pet or you're an experienced traveler, you'll learn valuable tips on getting ready for the journey and dealing with any anxieties, particularly if you have an older or more energetic pet...

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We explore the deep roots of the women's suffrage movement in Rochester, New York, and its lasting impact on our society. Discover how Susan B. Anthony fought for equity and played a crucial role in securing women's right to vote in the United States.

[1:13] Introduction to Susan B. Anthony and her role in the women's suffrage movement

[3:24] Discussion on Susan B. Anthony's fight for equity and her early causes

[4:38] Susan B. ...

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Join us as we dive into the advantages and disadvantages of hitting the open road. We cover everything from freedom and flexibility to the dreaded tolls and traffic. But don't worry; we also provide solutions to overcome these challenges.

Whether you're a road trip enthusiast or hesitant to give it a try, this episode will help set your expectations and motivate you to get out the door. So grab your bags, adjust your mirrors, a...

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Welcome to Road Trip Ready! We're Christopher Rudder and Danielle Desir Corbett, roadtrippers who rack up thousands of miles exploring the U.S. and Canada a year.

Join us for the first episode of the podcast, where we discuss our love for road trips and the reasons behind starting a travel podcast dedicated to this topic. Not only do we share our personal experiences but also the lasting impact road trips have had on our lives.


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Welcome to Road Trip Ready! 

We are so excited you've discovered our show and cannot wait for our offical launch on Tuesday, January 2, 2024. 

We encourage you to follow the podcast on your favorite podcast player and share it with a friend. 

Hosted by Ausha. See for more information.

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