9 episodes

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 roadtripreadypodcast.com.

Stay connected on Instagram @road_trip_ready for additional road trip inspiration and exclusive content.

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Road Trip Ready: Road Trip Planning Tips, Inspiration and Getaway Ideas Danielle Desir Corbett and Christopher Rudder

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    • 5.0 • 3 Ratings

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 roadtripreadypodcast.com.

Stay connected on Instagram @road_trip_ready for additional road trip inspiration and exclusive content.

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    EP8 | Road Trip Planning: How To Find Hidden Gems Before and During Road Trips

    EP8 | Road Trip Planning: How To Find Hidden Gems Before and During Road Trips

    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 visual insights
    (20:23) Facebook groups as planning resources
    (29:11) Using Google Maps for itinerary planning

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    Website: https://roadtripreadypodcast.com/
    Follow on Instagram: @road_trip_ready

    Connect with Danielle Desir Corbett
    Website: https://thoughtcard.com/
    The Thought Card Podcast: https://pod.link/1434482532
    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@thethoughtcard
    Instagram: @thedanielledesir
    Twitter: @thethoughtcard

    Connect with Christopher Rudder
    Website: https://roadtripontario.ca/
    Website: https://rudderlesstravel.com/
    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@RudderlessMedia
    Instagram: @road_trip_on

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    • 32 min
    EP7 | How To Make Road Trips More Comfortable and Enjoyable

    EP7 | How To Make Road Trips More Comfortable and Enjoyable

    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 memberships for unexpected situations because, let's face it, potholes don't care about your plans.

    In this episode, we cover:
    (13:50) Road Trip Planning and Taking Turns
    (20:46) Road Trip Comfort and Safety
    (31:10) Road Trip Entertainment
    (35:29) Road Trip Breaks and Emergency Services
    (45:48) Additional Road Trip Tips and Hidden Gems

    Connect with Us
    Join our newsletter: https://newsletter.roadtripreadypodcast.com/
    Join our Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/roadtripready
    Website: https://roadtripreadypodcast.com/
    Follow on Instagram: @road_trip_ready

    Connect with Danielle Desir Corbett
    Website: https://thoughtcard.com/
    The Thought Card Podcast: https://pod.link/1434482532
    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@thethoughtcard
    Instagram: @thedanielledesir
    Twitter: @thethoughtcard

    Connect with Christopher Rudder
    Website: https://roadtripontario.ca/
    Website: https://rudderlesstravel.com/
    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@RudderlessMedia
    Instagram: @road_trip_on

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    • 46 min
    EP6 | Thrilling Driving Experiences in Manchester, Vermont

    EP6 | Thrilling Driving Experiences in Manchester, Vermont

    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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    Website: https://roadtripreadypodcast.com/
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    Connect with Danielle Desir Corbett
    Website: https://thoughtcard.com/
    The Thought Card Podcast: https://pod.link/1434482532
    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@thethoughtcard
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thedanielledesir/
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/thethoughtcard

    Connect with Christopher Rudder
    Website: https://roadtripontario.ca/
    Website: https://rudderlesstravel.com/
    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@RudderlessMedia
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/road_trip_on/

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    • 24 min
    EP5 | Road Tripping with Kids: From Infants to Teens with Kevin Wager

    EP5 | Road Tripping with Kids: From Infants to Teens with Kevin Wager

    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 organized and addresses the financial aspect of road trips, noting they can be a more budget-friendly alternative to air travel.

    Leave this episode feeling encouraged about prioritizing travel experiences with your family and making time for adventures, even amidst busy schedules.


    In this episode, we cover:
    (4:09) The impact of travel on kids(6:19) Differences in road-tripping with kids of various ages(12:43) Planning kid-friendly road trip stops(15:01) Essential gear for road trips(23:45) Navigating children's schedules and travel

    Connect with Kevin Wagar
    Website: https://wanderingwagars.com
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/wanderingwagars/
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/wanderingwagars/
    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/wanderingwagars/
    TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@wanderingwagars/

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    Join our newsletter: https://newsletter.roadtripreadypodcast.com/
    Join our Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/roadtripready
    Website: https://roadtripreadypodcast.com/
    Follow on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/road_trip_ready/

    Connect with Danielle Desir Corbett
    Website: https://thoughtcard.com/
    The Thought Card Podcast: https://pod.link/1434482532
    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@thethoughtcard
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thedanielledesir/
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/thethoughtcard

    Connect with Christopher Rudder
    Website: https://roadtripontario.ca/
    Website: https://rudderlesstravel.com/
    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@RudderlessMedia
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/road_trip_on/

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    • 30 min
    EP4 | Traveling with Pets: How to Successfully Road Trip with Dogs and Cats with Britt Kascjak

    EP4 | Traveling with Pets: How to Successfully Road Trip with Dogs and Cats with Britt Kascjak

    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. Additionally, find out about the necessary equipment and gear you'll need to keep your furry babies healthy and happy throughout your road trip.

    In this episode, we cover:
    (7:13) Overcoming anxiety with pet travel(8:12) Tips for first-time pet travelers(11:03) Essential gear for pet road trips(14:52) First aid for pets(16:16) Organizing pet travel gear(20:06) Leash and lead considerations(25:29) Differences between traveling with cats and dogs(28:29) Litter box solutions for cats(31:50) Options when leaving pets at home

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    Connect with Britt Kascjak
    Website:https://thekaspack.com/
    Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC0iDVMNUMhWgjl9QGEBvT0Q
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thekaspack
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thekaspack/
    TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@thekaspack

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    Connect with Danielle Desir Corbett
    Website: https://thoughtcard.com/
    The Thought Card Podcast: https://pod.link/1434482532
    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@thethoughtcard
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thedanielledesir/
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/thethoughtcard

    Connect with Christopher Rudder
    Website: https://roadtripontario.ca/
    Website: https://rudderlesstravel.com/
    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@RudderlessMedia
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/road_trip_on/

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    • 34 min
    EP3 | Exploring Rochester NY: The Legacy of Susan B. Anthony and the Women's Suffrage Movement

    EP3 | Exploring Rochester NY: The Legacy of Susan B. Anthony and the Women's Suffrage Movement

    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. Anthony's involvement in the temperance movement
    [8:13] Susan B. Anthony's advocacy for labor, pay equity, and ending slavery
    [9:15] Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass' historic debate
    [12:41] Honoring Susan B. Anthony's Legacy
    [14:15] Tips for visiting the Susan B. Anthony Museum & House

    Thank you to Deborah Hughes, President & CEO of the National Landmark Susan B. Anthony Museum & House, for joining us.

    Visit Susan B. Anthony Museum & House: https://susanb.org/

    🚗 Plan Your Trip To Rochester, NY:

    - Fun Things To Do In Rochester, NY For First-Timer Visitors: https://roadtripontario.ca/things-to-do-in-rochester-ny/

    - 5 Reasons To Visit Rochester, NY: https://thoughtcard.com/top-reasons-to-visit-rochester-new-york/

    - Best Places To Eat in Rochester: https://thoughtcard.com/places-to-eat-rochester/

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    Connect with Danielle Desir Corbett:
    Website: https://thoughtcard.com/
    The Thought Card Podcast: https://pod.link/1434482532
    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@thethoughtcard
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thedanielledesir/
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/thethoughtcard

    Connect with Christopher Rudder:
    Website: https://roadtripontario.ca/
    Website: https://rudderlesstravel.com/
    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@RudderlessMedia
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/road_trip_on/

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    • 15 min

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As a road tripper, I look forward to riding shotgun on this trip!

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