Tips for Planning a Cross-country Road Trip
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Road trips are an iconic part of the American experience.

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Road trips are an American institution. With a country as vast as the United States, residents have long found it romantic and alluring to pile in the car and spend a week or two exploring their homeland. National parks are a major draw, as are amusement parks, roadside attractions and scenic drives.

Before you climb behind the wheel, here are some main preparations you'll want to make.