# Road trip
This Tiny Town in South Carolina is Redefining Small-Town Southern Charm
The Lantern found the definition of small-town southern charm on a recent visit to Ridgeway, South Carolina. This beautiful, peaceful community in Fairfield County gives visitors plenty of opportunities to explore rich southern history firsthand. Many may not be aware, but Ridgeway is also home to the "World’s Smallest Police Station" and other hidden gems. The town is picturesque for its beautiful historic structures and walkable downtown area.
8 Car Maintenance Hacks for Road Trips: Keep Your Vehicle Running Smoothly on the Open Road
Road trips are a quintessential adventure, offering the freedom to explore new places and create lasting memories. Whether you're planning a cross-country journey or a weekend getaway, one thing is for sure: you want your car to run smoothly throughout the trip. To ensure your vehicle is ready for the open road, we've gathered eight car maintenance hacks that will help keep your ride in tip-top shape.
The Best Fall Festivals in Oregon!
Fall is the best time of year. Many polls and surveys will tell you that fall is voted the public's favorite season. The cool weather, fall colors and many festivals makes it the best. Oregon is a great state to be in during the season. Here are some of the best festivals to check out!
7 Haunted Roads and Bridges in South Carolina that will “Drive" you MAD - Perfect Fall Road Trip
South Carolina is one of the oldest states in America, with decades of tragedies, urban legends, and happenings. The Lantern has traveled to some of the scariest places within the Palmetto State to bring you this hair-raising list for the perfect haunted road trip that will leave you on the edge of your seat.
Old Faithful Inn at $424: Who can still afford a Yellowstone road trip?
OLD FAITHFUL—Liz Adkins saved for four or five months to afford for her family to visit Yellowstone National Park. On a breezy, busy August afternoon a few minutes after Old Faithful spouted off, she explained how lunch got packed each morning to save a few bucks. Dinners were being made at the KOA campground in Cody, where Adkins’ family slept at night. There were few excesses during the Grand Rapids, Minnesota family’s long-planned journey to see Yellowstone’s 2.2 million acres, which were set aside “for the benefit and enjoyment of the people” some 152 years ago.
Plan Your Road Trip Right with Free State Maps
It's become a lost art, the phycial map. Having a map with you while you travel was once considered essentail. But now people rely soley on GPS. That's why you should always have a physcial map in your car before taking any journey. It is a road warrior's secret weapon.
Grandmother of the Year? This Texas Teacher Took Her Grandkids to 36 Buc-ee's Locations in One Week
In a remarkable spring break adventure that many Texans could only fantasize about, Judy Martin, a high school teacher from Port Neches, embarked on a grand road trip to all 36 Buc-ee's locations in Texas, along with her five young grandchildren.
Women’s Volleyball: Buckeyes drop two games in unsuccessful road trip
Sarah Sue Morbitzer; Women’s Volleyball vs Nebraska. Credit: Katie Good | Lantern File Photo. After a 3-0 start, the season for Ohio State has not continued as expected. The No. 19 Buckeyes (3-5) dropped two games to No. 6 Texas Thursday (25-27, 25-13, 25-14, 25-23) and No. 18 Baylor Friday (25-22, 25-19, 18-25, 23-25, 15-8), extending their losing streak to six games, all against ranked opponents.
Immerse Yourself in the Blue Ridge Parkway Fall Foliage
As autumn rolls around every year, nature puts on a showstopper along the Blue Ridge Parkway. Nestled amidst the majestic Appalachian Mountains, this 469-mile scenic roadway offers an unparalleled experience for those seeking to witness nature's canvas transform into an enchanting kaleidoscope of hues.
New England Fall Foilage Road Trips
The experience of a fall foliage road trip in New England is nothing short of magical. As summer gives way to autumn, the landscape transforms dramatically, with forests donning a vibrant palette of reds, oranges, and golds.
Chase Fall Colors On A Road Trip Along Minnesota's North Shore
The only place in Minnesota where the colors change twince! Once for the inland maples, and a second wave of aspens and birch turning on the shoreline. As we start to change tempetures, it's time to start planning a drive up the North Shore Scenic Byway.
Cruise Down A Slice Of Americana On Illinois' Route 66
Looking for an iconic American road trip? Set your sights on Illinois' stretch of the famed Route 66. Traversing 301 miles from Chicago to the Chain of Rocks Bridge at the state's southern tip, the Mother Road is filled with vintage roadside attractions, retro diners, and windswept driving.
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COMPLETE Visitors Guide to HOT SPRINGS NATIONAL PARK | History | Highlights | Mountains??
In this video, we are going to share with you our amazing trip to Hot Springs National Park in Arkansas. Also, while educating you of its past. This park is one of the most unique and beautiful places we've ever visited and can't wait to show you why. Hot Springs National Park is not your typical national park. It's actually the 2nd smallest one in the country, but it has so much to offer. The main attraction is, of course, the hot springs. These are natural springs that flow out of the ground at a temperature of about 143°F (62°C). They have been used for centuries by Native Americans and later by European settlers for their healing and therapeutic properties. You can experience the hot springs in different ways, such as soaking in a historic bathhouse, taking a dip in a modern spa, or even drinking the water from a fountain. But there's more to this park than just the hot springs. There's also a rich history and culture that you can explore.
Interesting facts about the Hawkeye State that might surprise you!
Every state in the United States has its own unique features and quirks, and Iowa, the Hawkeye State, is no exception. From its diverse landscapes to its rich cultural heritage, Iowa offers much to discover. In this article, we'll explore what a resident of Iowa is called and delve into some intriguing facts about this charming state.
Sound like an Alabamian: Slang words to use if you want others to think you're a local
Alabama, with its rich history, warm hospitality, and southern charm, is a state that beckons you with open arms. When you visit the Yellowhammer State, you'll quickly realize that Alabamians have a unique way of talking—a delightful blend of Southern drawl and local expressions. If you want to fit in and connect with the locals, adopting some Alabama slang is an excellent way to start. Keep reading as we introduce you to a few Alabama slang words and phrases to help you sound like a true local and immerse yourself in the heartwarming Alabama experience.
Sound like a Connecticuter: Slang words to use if you want others to think you're a local
Connecticut, with its New England charm, rich history, and diverse culture, is a state that invites you to explore its hidden treasures. When you visit the Constitution State, you'll quickly realize that Nutmeggers have their own way of talking—a blend of Yankee dialect and local expressions. If you want to immerse yourself in the local culture and connect with the people, adopting some Connecticut slang is a great way to start. In this article, we'll introduce you to a few Connecticut slang words and phrases to help you sound like a true local and embrace the welcoming Connecticut experience.
Sound like a Wyomingite: Slang words to use if you want others to think you're a local
Wyoming, the Cowboy State, is known for its sweeping landscapes, rugged individualism, and unique culture. When you visit the Equality State, you'll quickly discover that Wyomingites have their own way of talking. If you want to fit in and connect with the locals, adopting some Wyoming slang is a fantastic way to start. Keep reading as we introduce you to a few Wyoming slang words and phrases to help you sound like a true local and immerse yourself in the authentic Wyoming experience.
Sound like an Alaskan: Slang words to use if you want others to think you're a local
Alaska, with its pristine wilderness, rugged landscapes, and unique culture, is a place unlike any other. When you visit the Last Frontier, you'll quickly discover that Alaskans have a language of their own. If you want to blend in and connect with the local community, adopting some Alaskan slang is a fantastic way to start. Keep reading as we introduce you to a few Alaskan slang words and phrases to help you sound like a true local and immerse yourself in the authentic Alaskan experience.