Where to Take a Road Trip From New York City

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Where to Take a Road Trip From New York City
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Summer is road-trip season. The fairest of nature’s four quarters, its warm weather and sunny skies beckon, especially for folks living in areas that receive winter’s wrath. It’s spring and time is ticking; have you planned your vacation yet? Continue Reading...

MX-5 to Monterey: Grand Junction, CO to Monterey, CA

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MX-5 to Monterey: Grand Junction, CO to Monterey, CA
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Day three looks the longest, with a total of 1,121 miles to drive over an estimated 16 hour and 21 minute period. Luckily, there will be an overnight pit stop in Sacramento to drop Tony off at the airport before I begin the final three hour drive to Monterey. Continue Reading...

MX-5 to Monterey: Ames, IA to Grand Junction, CO

MX-5 to Monterey: Ames, IA to Grand Junction, CO
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Day two begins with a cars and coffee event hosted by Steve Myers at his fantastic Skunk River Restoration shop in Ames. To say he has a little bit of everything is an understatement. With 945 miles and over 13 hours to drive today, Tony and I are going to have to pull ourselves away… Continue Reading...

MX-5 to Monterey: Harrisburg, PA to Ames, IA

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MX-5 to Monterey: Harrisburg, PA to Ames, IA
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Day one is going to be our longest single day, spanning 998 miles from Harrisburg, PA to Ames, IA. According to Google maps the drive should take 14 hours and 37 minutes, but I’m hoping to cut that down by a few hours. Accompanying me on the trip is Tony Intrieri, President? of Rally North… Continue Reading...

MX-5 to Monterey: A 3,000 Mile Journey Begins

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MX-5 to Monterey: A 3,000 Mile Journey Begins
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At AutoGuide we love road trips. Any chance there is to drive somewhere instead of walk/fly/boat, we take it. I may be the guiltiest party here. Aside from my yearly adventures with the charity organization Rally North America, I’ll take any opportunity to get behind the wheel and drive. Continue Reading...

MINI Take the States: Wrap Up

MINI Take the States: Wrap Up
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I tagged along for a two legs of MINI Takes the States, an epic cross-country road rally that’s put on by the company. I participated in just two sections of this continent-spanning trip, but that was still enough for me to experience four Midwestern states and some 700 miles of America. But there’s much more… Continue Reading...

Aviod Pricey Parking with Peer-to-Peer Rental Services

Aviod Pricey Parking with Peer-to-Peer Rental Services
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Traveling is expensive, especially if you opt to fly. But it’s not just airfare that hurts; parking your car while on vacation for a week can cost a small fortune. Car-sharing services could be the answer to this problem. Continue Reading...

Volkswagen Golf R Fan Contest Offers ‘Ring’ Track Day Prize

Volkswagen Golf R Fan Contest Offers ‘Ring’ Track Day Prize
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In celebration of the most powerful performance car it’s ever sold in the U.S., the 2012 Golf R, Volkswagen is launching a fan contest to reward one lucky enthusiast.  “The Golf R has an incredibly loyal following of fans, and this is a way for Volkswagen to say ‘thank you’ for their passion and enthusiasm,”… Continue Reading...